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by wadegriffis
Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: ACY Billboard Font
Replies: 1
Views: 1296

Re: ACY Billboard Font

I know of no "font" for the ACY large lettering. All the large "Billboard" cars I made for my current decals were custom designed. Used various photos ,scanning programs and methods to develop the letter sizes. If you look on the "Great Decals" web-site under the ACY li...
by wadegriffis
Mon Mar 02, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society
Topic: Medina Train and Toy show
Replies: 1
Views: 1275

Medina Train and Toy show

The ACY decal collection will be at the Medina Train and Toy show the 13 of April. If you are in the area stop by and see us. Thanks .
by wadegriffis
Sat Dec 27, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society
Topic: Clay Tile
Replies: 0
Views: 2886

Clay Tile

Have just read the latest ACY News . Brought back a lot of memories . My uncle owned the farm my dad used. The farm is near Haviland ,Ohio. This area in Northwest Ohio was just on the edge of the "Great Black Swamp" . The ground water level here is ( or was ) just feet below. This caused t...
by wadegriffis
Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:09 am
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society
Topic: Medina , OH model train market
Replies: 0
Views: 2915

Medina , OH model train market

Morning to all. Just a note to let you know that the ACY decals will be at the Medina , Ohio Railroad & Toy show on Sunday the 26 th of Oct.
The show is at the Medina County Community Center on the Medina Fairgrounds. Thanks for your support. Wade Griffis
by wadegriffis
Wed Oct 01, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: AC&Y Diesel Roster
Topic: Scale drawings for F-M H20-44 (AC&Y 500-508)
Replies: 3
Views: 2789

Re: Scale drawings for F-M H20-44 (AC&Y 500-508)

Tom : I have looked in every site I can access. The closest I have found is at this site - http://www.trainweb.org/willstrainart/FM_line.htm . This gentlemen has produced some really nice drawings. However -- he has done every FM unit except the H-20-44 . If we could contact him he might be a source...
by wadegriffis
Tue Sep 09, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society
Topic: Fostoria Model railroad show
Replies: 0
Views: 2772

Fostoria Model railroad show

The Fostoria Rail Festival sponsored by the Fostoria Rail Preservation Society is going to be held Sat, Sept 27th. I have secured a table at the show , and will have the ACY decals and other items at the show. I know the ACY did not go to Fostoria , but it was close. Besides attending will give you ...
by wadegriffis
Thu Jul 03, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society
Topic: Van Wert Railroad Historical Days
Replies: 0
Views: 2938

Van Wert Railroad Historical Days

The Van Wert , Ohio Historical society is hosting the 2014 Railroad Heritage days - July 12th and July 13th. For West end modelers , Van Wert is just 14 miles east of Delphos, and the Pennsey and the NYC ( Cincinnati Northern) went thru Van Wert. The ACY decals will be at the Model Railroad show alo...
by wadegriffis
Thu Jul 03, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: New products:
Replies: 10
Views: 3921

Re: New products:

Note on the new Athearn car - it is pretty much just their old version. The car unfortunately doesn't really match the cars the ACY had. Unless the picture on their web site was just a re-cycle of an old car, check the car out before you buy. WBG.
by wadegriffis
Thu Jul 03, 2014 3:44 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: New products:
Replies: 10
Views: 3921

Re: New products:

The new ACY #805 car is out and looks very good. Thanks to Tom for letting us know to watch for it. WBG.
by wadegriffis
Sat Apr 12, 2014 5:40 pm
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society
Topic: ACY decals - company store inventory
Replies: 0
Views: 3310

ACY decals - company store inventory

The ACY decal supply is available again. The decals have been listed on Mr. Bill Mosteller's - " Great Decals " site. You will find other ACY decals listed also. The listing is under " Black Swamp Shops". I have listed only the HO and N scale decals at this time . For the "S...

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