Interesting "stuff"

Union Pacific Steam Club Events Coming Up
Union Pacific will host a celebration marking the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad's completion Thursday, May 9, at 10:30 a.m. MDT. The ceremony will be held at Ogden Union Station a day ahead of Utah's celebration at Promontory Summit where the Golden Spike was originally tapped into place. The May 9 ceremony will feature Living Legend No. 844 and Big Boy No. 4014. The two will meet, recreating the historic image taken at Promontory Summit on May 10, 1869.
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Pullman On Dress Parade
An old brochure from 1948 advertising overnight travel on Pullman. Contains layouts for day and evening set ups of different types of roomettes, rooms etc. Pdf file can be enlarged to view text.
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Here is a list of train shows for Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC.
The show information comes from the internet and model railroad magazines.
Mid Altantic Train Shows by State and Da[...]
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Wow live cameras in the cabs.  Live feeds 24/7 from different trains around the World.

Order LIGRS photos calendar   

Link to YouTube video by PIKO showing how they manufacture their model of a 25-Ton Diesel


John Hagedorn suggests visting the fabulous Tall Tree layout in Valparaiso, Indiana.  For information click here

To see a video


Winter view of rotary snow plow in G scale going through the snow.

Check out photos from Dave Smith's visit to EnterTrainment Junction in West Chester, OH  As well as theit webste


German layouts in scale 1 and

Bayard Cutting Arboretum Horticultural Society 
Railroad Museum of Long Island 
National Railway Historical Society Twin Forks Chapter 
Long Island Live Steamers 
Video of Riverhead RR Museum Railfest 2013 

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