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by West End
Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Delphos yard
Replies: 6
Views: 2606

Re: Delphos yard

Things have been progressing rather slowly but the the track is in place from 3rd street to the yard. The NKP transfer is in place as is the runaround track. The ties for the mainline have been glued into place. Tomorrow the rail will be spiked down. The wye will be last. I have a second level going...
by West End
Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:21 am
Forum: AC&Y Structures & Facilities
Topic: Mail Cranes - Another Riddle!
Replies: 2
Views: 2835

Re: Mail Cranes - Another Riddle!

Bob,

I think the answer is simple. They were installed and used for a very short time. They were retired and removed rather quickly. How much mail traffic was the AC&Y really moving to towns like Rimer and Vuaghnsville anyway?

Chris
by West End
Fri May 25, 2012 12:40 am
Forum: AC&Y Freight Roster
Topic: Last remaining AC&Y boxcar in original paint(?)
Replies: 6
Views: 4905

Re: Last remaining AC&Y boxcar in original paint(?)

The car is former C&O. I remember it sitting at the house track at Sugarcreek in 2001 prior to repainting. Jerry wanted it painted into AC&Y. The number series is wrong for the insulated boxcars the ACY had anyway. The lettering is just a decal job. I worked for the OC from 2001-2003, we use...
by West End
Mon May 21, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Delphos yard
Replies: 6
Views: 2606

Re: Delphos yard

I started the engine house. That is a tough subject to model. It changed in appearance a great deal over the years. You really have to start studying images to see what I mean. The yard office/agency will next followed by the coaling tower and the smaller buildings. I think Rushmore will be my first...
by West End
Mon May 21, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Delphos yard
Replies: 6
Views: 2606

Re: Delphos yard

Matt,

Here is a picture of Vaughnsville Elevator taken a few weeks ago.

http://s1151.photobucket.com/albums/o62 ... GP0825.jpg

Chris
by West End
Mon May 21, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Delphos yard
Replies: 6
Views: 2606

Delphos yard

The west end of the yard at Delphos is coming along. All AC&Y track including switches is hand laid in code 70.

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Engine 202 on the engine house lead testing things out. The tracks left to right: Cloverleaf mainline (up to the left hand switch) NKP/ACY transfer beyond it, AC&Y mainline, runaround track (switch in distance), caboose track, engine house tracks 1-3, WYE track
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by West End
Mon May 21, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: West end AC&Y depot models - photos
Replies: 5
Views: 2173

Re: West end AC&Y depot models - photos

A few more of the east end of the building
by West End
Mon May 21, 2012 8:54 am
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: West end AC&Y depot models - photos
Replies: 5
Views: 2173

Re: West end AC&Y depot models - photos

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Before the thing was finshed
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[attachment=0]photo (1) (640x480).jpg[/attachment Very nice. I built my model of Vaughnsville based on some 1951-55 photographs.

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