Brittain Yard Operations

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Brittain Yard Operations

Postby pslota » Sat Mar 16, 2013 9:56 am

I am modeling the AC&YRR from Brittain Yard to Delphos in an approx. 400 sq. ft. finished walk-in attic area and in summer 1952. Let's me run a little steam, H15-44, H16-44's and H20-44's (if they ever get produced). I am following the Jim Six method of layout building (read his stuff to understand what that is). Essentially I have built single level around the wall with peninsula benchwork, topped with 2" extruded foam and then topped with 2 layers of ceiling tiles. The track is laid on cork roadbed or directly on the tile. The tiles are easy to contour and are brown colored so the result of shaping, etc. is close to earth color.

Because of the layout of the room and benchwork I am including LDE's for Brittain Yard, some Akron industrial to be switched by AB&B, interchange at Spencer, New London, New Washington, Carey (the stone operations), maybe Columbus Grove, and then Delphos. There will be staging at Brittain, Delphos, Spencer, New London and Columbus Grove. I am keeping trains to around 12 cars including engine and caboose to not have front of trains in one LDE and the rear in another.

Just this week I tore out all of the track work at Brittain as I was not satisfied with the look of the Atlas #4 turnouts (wavy) as well as the transition to the staging area. Before I start laying track again I want to understand how Brittain Yard operated, primarily as an interchange with foreign railroads. This will help to determine how much staging I truly need to build. Obviously I will have an AB&B train that enters and leaves, but what else came in from the eastern end of the yard?

Any help in this area would be appreciated.

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Re: Brittain Yard Operations

Postby Luke » Sun Mar 17, 2013 12:23 pm

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 constructed in 1912, some 100-years ago. Of course, diesel-electric motive power replaced steam, the engine terminal area is unchanged except for removal of the coal dock and roundhouse. For the 1952 era which you are modeling, these structures should be featured along with the diesel shop and diesel fuel oil tanks which still exist today.

Operationally, Brittain served several functions. It was a "flat switch" classification yard with the ability to handle train consists from either the east or west end of the yard. It also had two long inbound / outbound tracks for arrival / departures of AC&Y daily road trains 96-97, 92-94 and 90-95 for expedited traffic and which also carried mixed train equipment until July 1951. You will find these tracks in one the photos I've added to the far north side. Other tracks were used for empty car storage, storage of A&BB interchange and Spur 4 (Goodyear) traffic. There were also transfer runs to Akron interchanges with the A&BB, Pennsy, B&O, W&LE (NKP) and Erie (ca 1952). Additionally, local customers in the Mogadore Valley were served from Brittain plus outbound / inbound traffic from various "turns", local trains serving customers near Downtown Akron, Copley-Fairlawn, Medina, Spencer and further west. Don't forget there were work trains and wreck relief trains plus unscheduled "white flag" locals nearly every day.

I believe you're making an excellent choice in modeling Brittain and the other points you mention. Suggest that you would be best served with Walther's Shinohara Code 83 DCC-ready products which feature No. 6 and other curved turn-outs.

I'll be glad to attempt answers to specific questions and will post a few additional photos. REL
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Brittain Yard from Hill - ca early 60's
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Re: Brittain Yard Operations

Postby pslota » Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:31 am

Luke (Robert), thank you for your reply and information. My recollections of BY are from the early 70's when I lived in Goodyear Heights and was also a route driver for Budweiser and then later 7-UP and East Akron/Mogadore were a part of my route. I grew up in Barberton so saw more of the AB&B operations as a kid, especially the switching of the tank cars at "The Chemical" while sitting at the door at Strazen's Cafe at 14th Street!

While I see that BY was a curved yard, because of layout design constraints (done to get as much linear run as possible) my space for BY is a 24" wide by approx. 20 ft. long bench with a 40" wide area at the roundhouse/turntable area. Therefore I am going to have to go with a "linear" design vs. trying to curve the yard. As stated, I ripped out the first attempt for a couple of reasons...I could not get the staging area behind the wall to connect properly due to the shape of the hidden space and secondly I was not pleased with the Atlas #4 turnouts as they were all bowed (I used 4's to get as much track into the space as possible). I considered 5's but do not want to hand-lay and 6's used too much space. I have since found a forum that describes how to get rid of the bow in the 4's so am going to try that. The plan is too have the inbound/outbound tracks towards the wall and the classification tracks laddered out towards the front. The track plan in John Armstrong's "Track Planning for Realistic Operations" at the bottom of page 26 seems to closely resemble BY from a functional standpoint so I plan to follow it (flipped end-to-end). Let me say that I am interested more in operations while attempting to recreate the AC&Y vs. building an exact replica of the AC&Y.

With that said, I am assuming from your description that there was little to no interchange with foreign roads at BY, but that most of that took place out on the line at i.e Spencer (N&W), New London (NYC, CCC&StL), New Washington (PRR), Carey (C&O), etc. and that most of that traffic went specifically to customers along the AC&Y. I also assume that there was no bridge traffic per se on the route? SO BY would see the AB&B traffic and mostly AC&Y cars from or to local businesses with I guess some foreign cars that were destined to or coming from Akron/Mogadore customers? But the yard would have been "filled" with AC&Y cars...

I have attached a couple of pictures of the BY space on my RR as it looked B4 I took it out.The brown square on the wall leads to staging but that will now be at the wall side.
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Re: Brittain Yard Operations

Postby LKandO » Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:47 am

If it gives you any ideas here is my version of Brittain Yard. http://www.lkorailroad.com/track-plan/

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Re: Brittain Yard Operations - Mogadore Interchange

Postby Free-mo Tim » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:17 pm

With that said, I am assuming from your description that there was little to no interchange with foreign roads at BY, but that most of that took place out on the line at i.e Spencer (N&W), New London (NYC, CCC&StL), New Washington (PRR), Carey (C&O), etc. and that most of that traffic went specifically to customers along the AC&Y. I also assume that there was no bridge traffic per se on the route? SO BY would see the AB&B traffic and mostly AC&Y cars from or to local businesses with I guess some foreign cars that were destined to or coming from Akron/Mogadore customers? But the yard would have been "filled" with AC&Y cars...


I looked at the NKP & AC&Y interchange information for 1953 on the Nickel Plate Society's webpage: http://nkphts.org/databooks/wle/pages/page_49.html.

The data shows that the Nickel Plate dropped off over 3,300 cars to AC&Y at Mogadore and they received a little over 4,000 cars from the AC&Y. That's around 10 cars inbound to AC&Y and a little more than that outbound per day. (These are very rough numbers!) Not a bad amount of traffic "per day".

I wonder if the majority of the inbound traffic to the AC&Y was still coal? There used to be a steady flow of coal from the NYC (Lake Erie, Alliance, & Wheeling RR) at Minerva that went west to Canton on the NKP (ex-W&LE) Carrollton Branch. This coal went north to Mogadore, then on to Goodyear via the AC&Y. Prior to the '50's, Goodyear had a fleet of hopper cars that handled the coal from a Goodyear owned coal mine on the Lake Erie, Alliance, and Wheeling. This is according to the book "The NKP Story by John Rehor". Don't know which mine it was or when Goodyear sold the fleet of hoppers (yet).

Hope this helps broaden the picture of some interchange traffic to Brittain Yard.

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Re: Brittain Yard Operations

Postby Luke » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:31 pm

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Brittain Yard looking East - ca 1976
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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.... a substantial volume of merchandise traffic moved through the yard including intermodal (TOFC) business originated on the AC&Y at Brittain.... a little known fact. Brittain yard had much more going on than just storage cars and classifying traffic off the A&BB. There was also a heavy volume of overhead business, even after the N&W took control. This is explained in Steve Holzheimer's Carbon Black story in the Fall 2013 Society News magazine. The N&W were clever guys and took advantage that another division of revenue could be gained by "including" the AC&Y in routings. For example, a shipment of rice from Arkansas to Baltimore would route SP/SSW-EstL-N&W(NKP)-Delphos or Bluffton-AC&Y-Mogadore-N&W(NKP)-Connellsville, PA-WM-B&O. This happened very frequently!

I've attached a rough drawing showing a possible Akron-Brittain yard configuration in a former laundry room. I'm not going with this plan except the Summit St., Main St. Akron on the left of the drawing. The new plan places the curved yard at the top of the drawing with room for Spur 4 in the lower right hand corner. Bob
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Re: Brittain Yard Operations

Postby Tom Davidson » Sat Mar 23, 2013 12:35 am

A couple general comments:
There's no real need to put much of a curve (if any) into a model version of Brittain. Visually, a straight line would work fine. You'll have fewer coupling/uncoupling problems if the track is relatively straight, and that means less frustration & hence more fun. Ideally, the operating aisle should be on the South side so that the high bluff can be part of the backdrop. Also, John Armstrong pointed out that it feels more natural to view a scene from the south side because that corresponds to the map orientation we are most accustomed to. It would make a lot of sense to build the yard so that the line to Mogadore goes off to the right, ending at a small out-of-sight staging yard. That way you're modeling the NKP/W&LE interchange without the need to buy or build NKP/W&LE rolling stock or structures.
In selecting interchanges and towns to model, I would concentrate on the most active interchanges & tailor operations to suit. The General Tire/Goodyear/A&BB interchange area (Spur 4) would be a good area to feature. The B&O and Erie interchanges in Akron were important, and located close together. Bob Lucas pointed out that steel pipe came from Youngstown Sheet & Tube via these routes and was routed to the NKP at Bluffton for forwarding to the oil fields of the Southwest. Another interesting routing was freight coming from the East on the NKP/W&LE to Spencer, then AC&Y to Bluffton, then NKP to points SW in order to save time by bypassing Bellevue. Of course, the most important routing to Detroit for tires, wheel hubs, etc. was AC&Y to Columbus Grove, then DT&I to Detroit.
IF your goal is operation and interchange that mimics the actual AC&Y, it seems like the points to emphasize would be Brittain, Spur 4 (A&BB), Akron Hazel St. (B&O and Erie), Spencer, Bluffton, and Columbus Grove. Delphos is interesting, but space limitations might dictate that it be sacrificed in order to allow the most important interchanges to be included. In that case, an out-of-sight staging area would work. In this scheme, Akron Main St., Fairlawn, Copley, Medina, New London, Carey, Delphos, and other points of your choosing would be optional additions if there is space for them. All of them were interesting places with interesting switching situations.
For every model railroader, there is a different approach that fits his (or her) style best. I personally believe it's best to put a few limitations on the scope of the layout so that it doesn't become too crowded and unwieldy. By featuring the interchange points I mentioned, you would have a layout that operates and looks like the real AC&Y of 1952, without too much crowding. You may have a different idea, and if you do that's fine with me. It's your railroad, after all.
Good luck, no matter what you decide.
Tom

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Re: Brittain Yard Operations

Postby Tom Davidson » Sat Mar 23, 2013 12:50 am

You mentioned an A&BB interchange. We've done some recent research on A&BB cabooses, which will be shared with AC&YHS members in the future. For the 1952 period, you can represent A&BB cabooses 1 and 2 with Walthers PRR N6b cabin cars (cabooses) with offset cupolas. These are not currently available as far as I know, so you may have to search the model RR shows. Try to find the ones with the 1946-54 paint scheme, and repainting will be simply a matter of touch-up. Future article will explain all.

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Re: Brittain Yard Operations

Postby Luke » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:14 am

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, Canton & Youngstown AAR design, built 1942 by Bethlehem
1/6/1967 NW 514754 MOW Scale calibration test car n/a Norfolk & Western Also interchanged 4/21/67
1/28/1967 ACY X-931 MOW Bunk car converted from B&O #193512 in 1924 n/a Akron, Canton & Youngstown Likely sold for scrap, enroute to Luntz
3/18/1967 ACY 3987 XL 50' box, DF loaders, 9' door, 5041 cuf, 50T Empty Akron, Canton & Youngstown ACY 3975-3999=24 cars in class Sunshine
3/18/1967 ACY 401 LO 38' covered hopper, 3000 cuf, 70T Load Akron, Canton & Youngstown Built 1951 by Greenville F&C modified
4/30/1967 ACY 305 LO 29' "Airslide" covered hopper, 2600 cuf, 70T Load Akron, Canton & Youngstown Eastern Car
5/9/1967 ACY 6397 HM 31' hopper, 2-bays, peak ends, 2054 cuf, 50T Load Akron, Canton & Youngstown Ex-N&W H-1 class= 93 cars Bowser (modified)
5/16/1967 ACY 3626 XM 50' box, steel, 8' door, 4484 cuf, 50T Load Akron, Canton & Youngstown PS-1 built 1955, leased, 196 cars in class Kadee (maybe?)
5/17/1967 ACY 3289 XM 40' box, steel, 7' door, 3717 cuf, 50T Empty Akron, Canton & Youngstown Ex-NH PS-1 built 1948, leased, 144 cars Kadee
6/3/1967 ACY 885 XM 40' box, steel, 10 panel, 7' door, 3693 cuf, 50T Load Akron, Canton & Youngstown Ex-BLE acquired 1960, 102 cars in class Intermountain
10/30/1967 ACY 610 XMI 40' Insulated box, 8' plug door, 3328 cuf, 50T Load Akron, Canton & Youngstown ACY 600-604=5 cars in class (B)
11/10/1967 ACY 1534 GB 48' gon, steel floor, 4'1" sides, 2148 cuf, 70T Load Akron, Canton & Youngstown ACY 1520-1534=15 cars (C)
11/11/1967 ACY 2400 XM 50' box, 15' combo doors, 4982 cuf, 77T Load Akron, Canton & Youngstown New ACF built 1964
11/17/1967 ACY 201 FB 45' steel flat, wood floor, 50T Load Akron, Canton & Youngstown Leased from Arthur & Co. Athearn modified
11/18/1967 ACY 1522 GB 48' gon, steel floor, 4'1" sides, 2148 cuf, 70T Load Akron, Canton & Youngstown Leased from U.S. Rwy. Equipment
Selected Reefers and Insulated Boxcars 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
12/20/1966 RBBX 79652 RBL 50' insulated box, 10' door Load Burlington Refrigerator Express (CB&Q)
12/26/1966 TPLX 2719 RBL 50' refrigerator, CUF, 10' door, 4540 cuf, 70T Load American Refrigerator Transit
1/12/1967 DTI 19386 XMI 40' insulated box, 8' plug door, 3328 cuf, 50T Load Detroit, Toledo & Ironton DTI 19300-19449=140 cars in class (A) Accurail
1/31/1967 FHIX 41033 RB 40' iced refrigerator, 6' door, 2056 cuf, 50T Load Fruit Growers Express Loaded content apples
19/26/1967 PFE 450305 RB 40' iced refrigerator, 6' door, 2056 cuf, 50T Load Pacific Fruit Express
11/1/1967 ART 29386 RB 44' iced refrigerator, 6'10" door, 1988 cuf, 40T Load American Refrigerator Transit Equipped with air circulating fans
11/8/1967 PLE 20111 RSTC 45' iced reefer, 4' door, 2248 cuf, 40T Load Pacific Fruit Express Equipped with air circulating fans
2/2/1967 CRR 93323 RBL 50' all-steel refrigerator, 8' door, 3300 cuf, 50T Load Clinchfield (Fruit Growers Express) CRR 93322-93324=3 cars in service
2/12/1967 GARX 50900 RBL Not shown in October 1969 ORER Empty General American Refrigerator Transit
4/29/1967 BAR 8416 RS 45' ventilated iced refrigerator, 4' door, 1993 cuf, 35T Empty Bangor & Aroostook BAR 8400-8499=27 cars in class
6/24/1967 WADX 3566 RBL 49' mechanical refrigerator, CUF, 9' door, 4360 cuf, 65T Empty American Refrigerator Transit WADX 3500-599=100 cars in class
7/16/1967 CO 23075 RBL 60' insulated box, bulkheads, 10' plug door, 4609 cuf, 70T Empty Chesapeake & Ohio CO 23000-324=322 cars in class
9/2/1967 COLX 757 RB 40' iced reefer w/pallets, 8' door, 3444 cuf, 55T Load North American Car COLX 732-759=26 cars in class
Selected Foreign Hoppers 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 Models
11/23/1966 BWC 5049 HM 31' 2-bay hopper, 1752 cuf, 50T Load Berwind White Coal (Penn Central) BWC 5002-5160=112 cars remaining
11/30/1966 PS 2420 HM 33' 2-bay Hopper Load Pittsburg & Shumut PS 2400-2899=96 cars in class
12/8/1966 TN 1334 HM 33' hopper, 2-bay, 2051 cuf, 50T Load Texas & Northern TN 1300-1499=186 remaining
12/22/1966 MON 4106 HM 33' AAR Std. hopper, 2145 cuf, 55T Empty Monon (Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville) Built 1954, CIL 4001-4150=141 remaining Kadee - CIL 4048
1/12/1967 CI 1199 HT 40' hopper, 3-pocket, 2622 cuf, 77T Load Cambria & Indiana CI 1000-1099=200 cars in class
2/6/1967 PWV 313 HM 33' steel hopper, 2291 cuf, 50T Load Pittsburg & West Virginia (N&W) PWV 3-595=194 cars in service
3/6/1967 MTR 8226 HM 33' steel hopper, 2081 cuf, 55T Empty Montour RR MTR 8000-8299=273 cars in service
4/7/1967 INT 7474 HM 30' steel hopper, 1880 cuf, 55T Empty Interstate RR Likely USRA, INT 7010-8911=400 cars Tichy, Bowser
5/29/1967 DM 5379 HM 33' hopper, 2048 cuf, 50T Empty Detroit & Mackinac
Selected Foreign Gondolas 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 Models
12/6/1966 PWV 7642 GB 41' mill gon, fixed ends, 4'8" sides, 1840 cuf, 50T Load Pittsburg & West Virginia (N&W) AAR design, PWV 7501-7799=14 cars Accurail
12/28/1966 BS 981 GB 46' gon, fixed ends, steel floor, 3' sides, 1284 cuf, 70T Load Birmingham Southern Not a coil gon
1/26/1967 LT 2504 GB 40' gon, fixed ends, steel floor, 3'8" sides, 1366 cuf, 70T Load Lake Terminal LT 2500-2649=149 cars in class
2/9/1967 LA 9384 GB 50' all-steel gon, flat bottom, 4'8" sides, 2240 cuf, 57T Load Louisiana & Arkansas (KCS) LA 9000-9499=51 cars in class
2/9/1967 PBR 178 GB 52' gon, drop ends, 3'6" sides, wood floor, 1761 cuf, 67T Load Patapsco & Black River (Bethlehem Steel) Built 1947, tuscan w/yellow lettering Proto 2000
2/10/1967 DMIR 4404 GB 42' steel gon, fixed ends, 3'10" sides, 1529 cuf, 77T Empty Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range DMIR 4375-4424=50 cars remaining (B)
2/23/1967 FEC 12351 GB 41' gon, fixed ends, 4'6" sides, steel floor, 1774 cuf, 70T Load Florida East Coast Probably modified AAR design??
3/23/1967 YN 1365 GB 42' gon, fixed ends, steel floor, 3'10" sides, 1530 cuf, 70T Load Youngstown & Northern YN 1300-1449=149 cars in class
3/23/1967 NSS 5028 GB 40' gon, fixed ends, flat bottom, 3'8" sides, 1366 cuf, 70T Load Newburgh & South Shore NSS 5000-5099=98 cars in class
5/14/1967 IC 96011 GB 41' gon, solid bottom, 5' sides, 1947 cuf, 55T Load Illinois Central Contents I&S scrap, 910 cars in class
6/8/1967 WAG 3203 GB 50' gon, 13-panel steel, drop ends, wood floor, 3' sides, 1439 cuf, 77T Load Wellsville, Addison & Galeton WAG 3200-3206=7 cars, see Elwood site
5/4/1967 MKC 141 GB 46' mill gon, fixed ends, wood floor, 3'4" sides, n/a cuf, 55T Load McKeesport Connecting MKC 100-174=75 cars remaining
5/19/1967 WM 55160 GB 52' gon, fixed ends, wood floor, 3'2" sides, 1585 cuf, 57T Load Western Maryland WM 55101-175=75 remaining Proto 2000
6/18/1967 KOG 668 GB 41' gon, wood floor, 4'11" sides, 1972 cuf, 50T Load Kansas, Oklahoma & Gulf KOG 601-675=71 remaining (A)
6/22/1967 AC 739 GB 52' gon, 14-panel steel, drop ends, 4' sides, 1996 cuf, 80T Load Algoma Central AC 601-875=275 cars, see Elwood site
7/25/1967 NKP 44612 GBSR 52' gon w/covers, fixed ends, wood floor, 3'7" sides, 1722 cuf, 67.5T Empty Nickel Plate Road (N&W) NKP 44600-624=25 cars in class
9/29/1967 DTI 7105 GB 40' gon, drop ends, wood floor, 3'6" sides, 1368 cuf, 50T Load Detroit, Toledo & Ironton DTI 7000-7299=211 cars in class
10/15/1967 EJE 31106 GB 49' mill gon, fixed ends, steel floor, 3' sides, 1360 cuf, 50T Load Eljin, Joliet & Eastern Molds to Canton, EJE 31000-549=328 cars
Selected Foreign 40' PS-1 Boxcars of 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 or Private Owner Comments and series Model
12/17/1966 GBW 770 XM 40' box, 6' door, 3898 cuf, 50T Load Green Bay & Western Built 1950, GBW 700-899=186 cars remaining Kadee - GBW 799
12/8/1966 CO 17934 XM 40' box, 7' door, 3902 cuf, 50T Load Chesapeake & Ohio Built 1950-52, CO 16000-18499=1991 remaining Accurail - CO 16724
12/17/1966 MNS 1183 XM 40' box, 6' door, 3882 cuf, 55T Load Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern Built 1954, MNS 1100-1199= 175 remaining Kadee - MSN 1103
12/20/1966 BCK 2124 XM 40' box, 7' door, 3902 cuf, 50T Load Buffalo Creek Built 1952-56, BCK 2000-2499=479 remaining Kadee - BCK 2170
12/21/1966 WA 18254 XL 40' box, 8' door, 3898 cuf, 50T, aluminum Load Western Railway of Alabama Built 1956, WA 18250-18266=15 remaining Kadee - WA 18250
1/5/1967 NYC 169160 XM 40' Box, 6' door, 3903 cuf, 55T Load New York Central Built 1950-51, NYC 169000-172499=3099 remaining Kadee - NYC 169016
1/12/1967 CMO 22448 XM 40' box, 6' door, 3885 cuf, 50T Load Chicago, St.Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha (CNW) Built 1956, CMO 22440-22448=2 remaining Kadee - CMO 22418
2/7/1967 CG 8279 XM 40' box, 8' door, 3888 cuf, 55T Load Central of Georgia Built 1952-53, CG 7000-8299= 714 remaining Kadee - CG 7086
2/11/1967 SA 419 XM 40' box, 8' door, 3888 cuf, 55T Empty Savannah & Atlanta Built 1956, SA 200-499=271 remaining Kadee - SA 354
2/16/1967 LN 5279 XM 40' box, 8' door, 3899 cuf, 55T Load Louisville & Nashville Built 1952-53, LN 4000-7199=1201 remaining Kadee - LN 5000
2/23/1967 AA 1256 XM 40' box, 8' door, 3885 cuf, 50T Empty Ann Arbor Built 1957, AA 1200-1399=67 cars (A) Kadee - AA 1234
3/4/1967 SA 699 XM 40' box, 8' door, 3888 cuf, 55T Load Savannah & Atlanta Built 1953, SA 500-799=290 remaining Kadee - SA earlier
8/9/1967 MON 741 XM 40' box, 6' door, 3901 cuf, 50T Load Monon (Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville) Built 1952, MON 601-851=238 remaining Kadee - MON 741
Selected Foreign Flat Cars 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 and series Model
3/31/1967 WAB 582 FM 60' flat, all steel, 50T Empty Wabash (N&W) WAB 450-599=136 cars
4/6/1967 MILW 650250 FM 53' flat, all steel, 55T Empty Milwaukee Road (CMStP&P) MILW 650150-749=318 cars 1941 AAR standard, Proto 2000
7/21/1967 SP 508185 FMS 48' flat, all steel, bulkhead, 70T Empty Southern Pacific Plasterboard Svc., SP 508000-399
7/21/1967 RI 90930 FM 53' flat, all steel, 55T Empty Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific RI 90800-91099=263 cars in class 1941 AAR standard, Proto 2000
8/18/1967 CO 80958 FM 56' flat, wood floor, 6-axle trucks, 125T Empty Chesapeake & Ohio Heavy load Svc., CO 80950-80959=10 cars
9/21/1967 PLE 1195 FM 58' flat, steel, 70T Empty Pittsburgh & Lake Erie PLE 1100-1199=97 cars
10/12/1967 WM 2698 FM 53' flat, steel, wood deck, 70T Empty Western Maryland WM 2601-2710=104 cars in service 1941 AAR standard, Proto 2000
Selected Foreign Covered Hoppers 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 Models
12/22/1966 MI 5784 LO 39' hopper w/roof, 70T Load Missouri-Illinois Converted hopper Sunshine mini-kit
12/24/1966 CCX 185 LO 46' covered hopper, 4000 cuf, 55T Load Columbian Carbon Early carbon black car=15 cars in class Rail Shop
12/25/1966 MOHX 3533 LO 41' covered hopper, 70T Load Monsanto Company Pneumatic unloading
12/26/1966 CCBX 55172 LO 53' covered hopper, 5250 cuf Load Union Carbide Early Center Flow (2 designs) Athearn or Atlas 5250 cuf
1/24/1967 PWV 1960 LO 29' two-bay covered hopper, 2003 cuf, 70T Load Pittsburg & West Virginia (N&W) PWV 1950-2049=12 cars in class PS-2, 8-hatch, built 1955, see Kadee
2/16/1967 NS 5099 LO 49' covered hopper, 10 round hatchs, 2929 cuf, 100T Load Norfolk Southern NS 5000-5299=300 cars in class (A) Built 1966, see Elwood site
6/30/1967 CABX 4701 LO 50' covered hopper, 4727 cuf, 77T Load Cabot Corporation CABX 4700-4739=40 cars in class Carbon black car

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Re: Brittain Yard Operations

Postby Luke » Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:42 pm

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View of RIP track area
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View looking east at AC&Y Stores Dept.
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Brittain Yard from I-76 - ca 1978
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Here are a few additional photos which might be of interest to anyone modeling AC&Y's Brittain yard in East Akron.


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