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by West End
Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Combines 261, 262; coach 263 (X-900)
Replies: 5
Views: 2458

Re: Combines 261, 262; coach 263 (X-900)

Tom,

I might be interested. I really would just like the trucks. I can build a car out of available parts for $20. I just need trucks.
by West End
Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Modeling a class "M"
Replies: 3
Views: 1942

Re: Modeling a class "M"

The Bachmann engine was the closest non brass engine to matching the AC&Y class M and M1 engines. The Bachmann engine is however about 10% larger than the AC&Y engine. I made a brief study of the model in "stock" form and compared it with prototype photos. I did find a number of th...
by West End
Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Modeling a class "M"
Replies: 3
Views: 1942

Modeling a class "M"

Still a few more parts to add but this Bachmann engine is getting pretty close.
by West End
Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Columbus Grove
Replies: 0
Views: 2293

Columbus Grove

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Looking east at the location of the DT&I transfer tracks. Downtown "Grove" is behind us.
by West End
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Rimer
Replies: 4
Views: 2272

Rimer

A couple of images from Rimer as the layout progresses.
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The nearly completed station at Rimer. The view is looking west towards Main street and the Ottawa River.
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by West End
Sun Nov 03, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Decals
Replies: 2
Views: 1294

Re: Decals

The society offered them. I imagine some may still be in stock but with the online store closed I don't know if they are available.
by West End
Mon Jul 22, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Brass AC&Y R2 Mikados in HO scale
Replies: 1
Views: 3794

Brass AC&Y R2 Mikados in HO scale

I have been working for the last 2 years to get a run of brass AC&Y mikados produced. I first worked with Division Point but the project has not moved forward. I recently contacted Scott Mann at Sunset who will produce them if a minimum order of 100 engines can be met. Engines will list for abou...
by West End
Thu May 23, 2013 11:22 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Homer's Caboose
Replies: 2
Views: 2013

Re: Homer's Caboose

Robert,

This is actually not on my layout but rather on a club layout. I thought the scenery was nice so I used it and imposed the AC&Y theme.
by West End
Fri May 17, 2013 10:37 am
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Homer's Caboose
Replies: 2
Views: 2013

Homer's Caboose

On Saturday, August 11th, 1951 train 92 rolls east through Arlington. On the rear caboose 63, assigned to conductor Homer Baumgartner. In less than 24 hours, Time Table #25 will come into effect.
by West End
Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Brittain Yard Operations
Replies: 19
Views: 12338

Re: Brittain Yard Operations

The East end of the yard, in addition to yard crews had a local on duty at either 1500 or 1700 hrs (I can't remember which) that switched at Wiemers and then up the Gilchrest Lead switching ACME, ORR, Sieblerling Rubber, General Tire, BF Goodrich, Montgomery Wards, Schneiers Fish, Burger Iron, Rubbe...

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