The first two shots were taken at the "L" line Rockaway Parkway station in Brooklyn. It's the last stop on the "L" and I guess you...
The steeple cab is a 1912 ex-South Brooklyn RR loco. It's on display along with many other fine subway memoribilia at the New...
A good day of foaming, Martyn!
I used to belong to THE NATIONAL INSULATOR ASSOCIATION.
Try this link for insulator questions and answers:
1.9 billion people ride the subway system each year, in a fleet of 6,400 subway cars, to 468 stations, 156 of which are elevated stations.
LARGEST NUMBER OF FARES COLLECTED IN 2003 AT A SINGLE STATION.
"Faces, hats, hands, newspapers, jiggled in the fetid roaring subway car like corn in a popper."
JOHN DOS PASSOS
"MANHATTAN TRANSFER," 1925
On the subway's maiden voyage, Oct. 27th, 1904:
F.B. SHIPLEY OF PHILADELPHIA BECAME THE FIRST MAN TO EVER GIVE UP HIS SUBWAY SEAT TO A WOMAN.
"It was in no shelterd nook
It was by no babbling brook
When romantic'lly we met.
Ah, the scene I can't forget
We were thrown together in the...
"Innumerable millions of passengers had polished the wood of the turnstile with their hips. From this arose a feeling of communion -- brotherhood...
Was the line through Crawford Notch (MEC) abandoned or is it still active?
I rode the Conway back in '80 during it's railfan...
Thanks for the compliment.
We hope to get more ideas about safety in the modeling world too.
Please submit any ideas you come up with! [img]...
I get to smell the subway everyday.
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Sorry to hear that Ken.
Hope you posted a plywood safety thread on our site. [img]
In a scene like that, would an O scale person feel just as much pain and suffering as an HO scale person?
How do you figure out what an O scale...
Pardon the pun, but this is nice!
Obviously, this forklift operator wasn't an avid reader of our safety site!
I think we have a one of a kind site.
Thanks to Russ for all his hard work creating the site, doing the posting of photos, and keeping the site...
Russ (RUSH2NY) and I have worked for months getting together a safety site related to both modeling and real railroading.
Please take a look at...
A Mountain Railroad Spells Death for Grizzlies and Cubs
March 23, 2004
By JIM ROBBINS
WEST GLACIER, Mont. - Every day, trains climb a steep...