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by Luke
Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: AC&Y Structures & Facilities
Topic: Brittian Yard Storehouse
Replies: 2
Views: 722

Re: Brittian Yard Storehouse

There were several storehouses behind the diesel shop. The largest was the Stores building, an elongated building with a loading dock on the north rail served side. It contained everything from nuts and bolts to dimensional lumber. It was painted tuscan red. Attached are photos looking down from the...
by Luke
Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society
Topic: Archives
Replies: 7
Views: 6162

Re: Archives

Pslota, Two years ago the Society donated our vast collection of AC&Y Archive records to the University of Akron (Archive). While the collection is not yet catalogued, there are "finding aids" which will help in your search for specific information such as track arrangement blueprints...
by Luke
Sun Jun 05, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Akron Canton & Youngstown Railroad Discussions
Topic: AC&Y 4427's - Request for Info
Replies: 0
Views: 1994

AC&Y 4427's - Request for Info

The Publications team is seeking photographs and/or digital images of AC&Y's Pullman-Standard PS-2CD 4427-cuf covered hoppers. Twenty cars, numbered AC&Y 420-439, were purchased new in July 1964 for grain service. We plan to feature these unique "Jumbo" covered hopper cars in an u...
by Luke
Wed May 25, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: AC&Y Freight Roster
Topic: AC&Y Fans Rejoice!
Replies: 0
Views: 1981

AC&Y Fans Rejoice!

There's a good chance AC&Y fans will be granted another AC&Y specific model. Earlier this year (2016) the Society was contacted by Kadee Quality Products to provide lettering detail for a new 50' PS-1 boxcar model in HO scale. Kadee has offered both 40' and 50' PS-1's for some time. However...
by Luke
Tue May 24, 2016 1:01 am
Forum: AC&Y Freight Roster
Topic: New AC&Y Prototype Model
Replies: 1
Views: 803

Re: New AC&Y Prototype Model

As mentioned, Ray Breyer is documenting the railroad prototype 36' boxcars corresponding to the four series to soon be offered by Accurail. The Accurail 1700-series (steel roof, wood end and deep "fish-belly" center-sill underframe) should closely represent the AC&Y's 500-series doubl...
by Luke
Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:58 pm
Forum: AC&Y Freight Roster
Topic: New AC&Y Prototype Model
Replies: 1
Views: 803

New AC&Y Prototype Model

scan0004 - Copy.jpg Accurail has announced a series of 36-foot wood-sheathed boxcars in HO-scale. The cars are in four variations are scheduled for late summer 2016 release. See http://www.accurail.com/accurail/CATALOG/Accurail_36ft.pdf These are entirely new models representing early prototype equ...
by Luke
Sun Mar 27, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society
Topic: Wade Griffis
Replies: 1
Views: 2026

Wade Griffis

Regret to advise we have lost another AC&Y fan, Society member and friend. Wade Griffis battled lung cancer for the past year, but ultimately succumbed to the disease. Wade was a talented model railroader and purveyor of a line of custom decals (Black Swamp decals) which included many custom de...
by Luke
Sun Feb 21, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society News Magazine
Topic: Company Store
Replies: 2
Views: 1156

Re: Company Store

We have retained five (5) complete sets of ALL published magazines. One has been donated to the University of Akron Archive to accompany our other donated items at that repository. Another set has been donated to the DeGolyer Library at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. That remarkable repos...
by Luke
Thu Jan 28, 2016 2:24 pm
Forum: Akron Canton & Youngstown Railroad Discussions
Topic: AC&Y at Fairlawn
Replies: 0
Views: 1313

AC&Y at Fairlawn

Am seeking information and particularly photos on the AC&Y served industries at Fairlawn, namely Carter-Jones Lumber and Fairlawn Supply & Concrete. Any help is appreciated. Below are a few early photos of the area when these AC&Y customers were active. Fairlawn is now 100% commercializ...
by Luke
Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society News Magazine
Topic: Company Store
Replies: 2
Views: 1156

Company Store

While the AC&Y HS Company Store has been closed for a couple years, we still have a few items for sale, mainly photos and magazine back issues. These will be offered periodically on EBay with the proceeds going to support the AC&Y HS Archive, the bulk of which has been placed with the Unive...

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