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Online Model Train Hobby Store. Digitrax, Inc. American Railroads.

Great Northern Railway

Northern Pacific Railway. Spokane, Portland, and Seattle Railway. BNSF. New York Central. Southern Railway (U.S.) The Southern Railway (reporting mark SOU) was a US class 1 railroad that was based in the Southern United States.

Southern Railway (U.S.)

It was the product of nearly 150 predecessor lines that were combined, reorganized and recombined beginning in the 1830s, formally becoming the Southern Railway in 1894. At the end of 1970 Southern operated 6,026 miles (9,698 km) of railroad, not including its Class I subsidiaries AGS (528 miles or 850 km) CofG (1729 miles) S&A (167 miles) CNOTP (415 miles) GS&F (454 miles) and twelve Class II subsidiaries. That year Southern itself reported 26111 million net ton-miles of revenue freight and 110 million passenger-miles; AGS reported 3854 and 11, CofG 3595 and 17, S&A 140 and 0, CNO&TP 4906 and 0.3, and GS&F 1431 and 0.3 It merged with the Norfolk and Western Railway (N&W) in 1982, forming the Norfolk Southern Corporation.

As railroad fever struck other Southern states, networks gradually spread across the South and even across the Appalachian Mountains. Union Pacific. The North Coast Limited - April, 1959 - (Burlington Route Notes) WESTBOUNDNORTH COAST LIMITED.

The North Coast Limited - April, 1959 -

No. 25 Buffet Observation Lounge Car Chicago to Seattle - 4 Double Bedrooms, 1 Compartment (259). Sleeping Cars Chicago to Seattle (Car 255) - 8 Duplex Roomettes, 6 Roomettes, 4 Double Bedrooms Chicago to Seattle Vista Dome (Car 256) - 4 Double Bedrooms, 4 Duplex Single Rooms, 4 Roomettes. Chicago to Portland (Car 257) - 8 Duplex Roomettes, 6 Roomettes, 3 Double Bedrooms, 1 Compartment.


American Locomotive Company | ALCO. Baldwin Locomotive Works. 4-8-4. Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 4-8-4 represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and four trailing wheels on two axles.


The type was first used by the Northern Pacific Railway, and initially named the Northern Pacific, but railfans and railroad employees have shortened the name when referring to the type[citation needed], and now is most commonly known as a Northern. Overview[edit] Development[edit] Roller-bearing equipped Timken 1111 (Northern Pacific 2626) The stability of the 4-8-4 wheel arrangement meant that driving wheels up to 80 inches (2.0 m) diameter could be used for high speed passenger and fast freight operation. Although locomotives of the 4-8-4 wheel arrangement were used in a number of countries, those that were developed outside North America included various design features which set them apart from North American practice. The Northern name[edit] Canada.

Scale Train Drawings. Welcome to the Trainiax drawings page!

Scale Train Drawings

This is a collection of drawings that I have been working on since late 2000. Updates One of the more obscure GE models has now made it into 1:18: The BQ23-7. Previously, I had only ever drawn this locomotive in the early 1:55 series - it never made it into either the redrawn 1:55 drawings or the 1:36 series. But after finishing GE-motor Blomberg trucks yesterday (for use in standard B23-7 drawings) I figured I'd give the Q a shot.

Previous Updates Trainiax Drawings Drawing Search. Ferreomodelismo. List of rail transport modelling scale standards. Scale Standards[edit] NEM[edit] MOROP (The European federation of national model railway associations) is a European organisation which publishes NEM-standards.

List of rail transport modelling scale standards

NEM-standards are used by model railway industry and hobbyists in Europe. The standards are published in French and German and both versions have an official status. Unofficial translations in English from third parties exist for certain NEM-standard sheets. Model railway scales and gauges are standardized in NEM 010,[1] which covers several gauges for each scale. No letter = standard gauge (prototype: 1,250–1,500 mm or 49.2–59.1 in)m = metre gauge (prototype: 850–1,250 mm or 33.5–49.2 in)e = narrow gauge (prototype: 650–850 mm or 25.6–33.5 in)i = industrial (prototype: 400–650 mm or 15.7–25.6 in)p = park railway (prototype: 300–400 mm or 11.8–15.7 in) For instance, a metre gauge model railway in H0-scale would be designated H0m. NMRA[edit] There are two NMRA standard sheets where the scales have been defined. NMRA Finescale[edit] Industrial Rail Trains Archive by