Waybill change….

I have decided to return to the original format waybill I started out with. Even though the current waybills using the actual PC form added a more prototype feel to operations, they were also hard to read being hand printed, and for us old guys, our eyesight isn’t what it used to be! The original … Continue reading

A Slight Name Change…

As you may have noticed, I’ve made a slight name change to the website today. This was done to reflect the transition from one-third New York Central motive power to almost all Penn Central power. Gone are the NYC locomotives and the N&W locomotives. Everything remaining are PC engines, except for the Alco S2 which … Continue reading

This week on the Hitop…..

So this week we got an early start and headed over to the Dickinson yard office to sign a release and to get the lineup. We were just in time to see the turn to Spring Street yard being made up in the yard as shown below: We then took some shots of his consist … Continue reading

This week on the Hitop….

Just a short video today of a turn coming back down the valley after leaving Spring Street yard in Charleston headed back towards Dickinson yard. We caught GP7 5628 and train at a crossing headed eastbound. I have previously posted this on Facebook and fans seem to like this one, so enjoy! Video does not … Continue reading

The joy of research…

I guess perhaps you have to love history to love research into any area. You probably should anyway if you’re researching an area to model that is halfway across the country that you haven’t visited in twenty years! But research you must if you wish to capture the feel and look of that area you’re … Continue reading