Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wordless Wednesday #104

Located between Adena and Dillonvale, Herrick was a storage and drop off point for empty hoppers and ore loads. At one time there used to be a small town and mine located here. CSU Michael Schwartz Library W&LE Collection

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wordless Wednesday #103

Many of the W&LE wood 0800 class survived in the N&W era. Here's hastily repainted exW&LE 0876/NKP 876 somewhere on the Wheeling District, maybe along the Ohio River.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wordless Wednesday #102

NKP W&LE District Adena to Pine Valley CTC Study Plan 4-7-52 CSU Michael Schwartz Library, Special Collections, NKP Collection

CTC signals controlled Brewster to Adena and beyond that was "dark" train order territory. The proposed signaling extension eastward never happened but it was a fascinating find among the boxes of old papers in the Special Collections at the CSU Michael Schwartz Library.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Wordless Wednesday #101

Here are a couple of the models I displayed at the 2016 NKPHTS Convention in Bellevue this past October. These are simply Accurail kits with PanPastel weathering and Dollar Tree black sand coal loads.