Recently, we arrived in Dickinson yard just in time to catch the Morris Fork turn departing for the branch proper with geep 6075 in charge, with an ex-Pennsylvania N8 pool caboose bringing up the rear. We later caught up to the turn coming back downgrade from Morris Fork….
Daybreak finds us at the road crossing outside Dickinson yard by Sam and Mickey’s grill where we catch ex-PRR Alco 9106 leaving westbound with a trainload of tank cars for the various plants up the Kanawha valley.
Yes, a bit of modeler’s license here in this first video posted on the website. The Sharks were gone before my period modeled here on the PC, but these models I just couldn’t resist when they came out from BLI. Here we see Sharks lead a long freight westbound up the valley on the secondary, … Continue reading
I feel I need to highly recommend a superb hobby shop, located out in Deshler, Nebraska called Spring Creek Model Trains. They can be found at almost every train show in the country, selling the latest in HO scale. They also carry N scale. The owners are good, friendly people, as are the people in … Continue reading
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We’ve pulled out of the archives some photos from 1964 of New York Central action around Dickinson yard, and up on the branch near Morris Fork. Luckily we found a photo of Baldwin sharks in the then “new” cigar band scheme pulling out of Dickinson yard.