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by Luke
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:14 am
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Brittain Yard Operations
Replies: 19
Views: 12607

Re: Brittain Yard Operations

Selected AC&Y Equipment Delivered by AC&Y to N&W at Mogadore, Ohio from 11-5-1966 to 11-19-1967 Date Initials Number AAR Code Equipment Type Load / Empty Railroad Owner or Shipper Comments 1 Model 11/24/1966 ACY 1314 GB 41' mill gon, fixed ends, 3'6" sides, 1380 cuf, 50T Load Akron...
by Luke
Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Brittain Yard Operations
Replies: 19
Views: 12607

Re: Brittain Yard Operations

DS040708213727 - Copy.jpg Tim et al, Tried to upload a file with ca 1966-67 actual interchanges at Mogadore - AC&Y deliveries to the N&W, but it didn't make the trip. In the photo above at the west-end yard throat, you can see the mix of freight cars (and freight traffic) was quite varied.....
by Luke
Sun Mar 17, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Brittain Yard Operations
Replies: 19
Views: 12607

Re: Brittain Yard Operations

AC&Y's Brittain yard has always been recognized as one of the more interesting terminal facilities, namely as its compact and very functional. Compared to other railroad yards which tend to be very elongated, Brittain is very easily modeled. It has not changed significantly since designed and c...
by Luke
Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Cloverhouse AC&Y dry transfers
Replies: 4
Views: 2251

Re: Cloverhouse AC&Y dry transfers

Matt, As has been stated in prior posts, the Clover Leaf decal set is applicable for the AC&Y's very first freight cars which were acquired in 1912. A comprehensive story appeared in the Fall 2002 AC&YHS News magazine (which is no longer available in print). The boxcars were in the AC&Y...
by Luke
Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Akron Canton & Youngstown Railroad Discussions
Topic: Classic Trains Magazine
Replies: 0
Views: 1872

Classic Trains Magazine

Check out Bob Warrick's "Fallen Flags" article entitled AC&Y: First on the list, and innovative in the Spring 2013 issue of Classic Trains magazine. Details of the story were collaborated by Bill Hanslik, Jr., Chris Lantz and myself. The article is very well done. Kalmbach's Senior Ed...
by Luke
Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:35 pm
Forum: AC&Y - A&BB Book
Topic: Most Needed Image - AC&Y's "Blue Goose"
Replies: 0
Views: 1685

Most Needed Image - AC&Y's "Blue Goose"

ALL: We are appealing to the Society membership and forum viewers to assist in locating color images of AC&Y's Business Observation No. 23, affectionately known as "The Blue Goose". We have several partial views in color plus other full views of low quality. Pride of the AC&Y, it ...
by Luke
Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: AC&Y - A&BB Book
Topic: AC&Y-A&BB Book Update
Replies: 0
Views: 1568

AC&Y-A&BB Book Update

An update on the status of the much anticipated AC&Y-A&BB Morning Sun Book: IMAGES: We're still gathering and qualifying color images. We have secured additional impressive slide collections including images by J.David Ingles, John Thesing, John Parker, Chuck Yungkurth, Doug Edwards, Bill El...
by Luke
Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Akron Canton & Youngstown Railroad Discussions
Topic: AC&Y Sheet Music
Replies: 2
Views: 3602

Re: AC&Y Sheet Music

You bring up an interesting subject of which not much is known. The music was an existing song entitled "The Band Plays On" and was reprinted with permission of the original copy write owner. The undated AC&Y Railroad version of the song was renamed "The AC&Y Train Rolls On&q...
by Luke
Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:02 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Construction of the LK&O Railroad
Replies: 25
Views: 12896

Re: Construction of the LK&O Railroad

Alan, Have been following your LK&O postings.... you're making GREAT progress! Very nice work! Bob
by Luke
Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:26 am
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Spencer Elevator in HO Scale
Replies: 3
Views: 2414

Re: Spencer Elevator in HO Scale

Here are three more Spencer views including a photo of the prototype Spencer Equity Elevator about 1983. REL

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