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  1. HO Scale
    I've just acquired an HO Scale MTH Prototype NYC Empire State Express Hudson, and as it's a prototype, it has no motor or paintjob, it's just a grayish silver. I plan on painting it as the NYC Empire State Express Hudson, but I don't have the decals for the tender wording, and the front badge...
  2. Tinplate
    Hi, I am new to the forum, but a long time train enthusiast, and I just purchased my first MTH / standard gauge steam engine...It's the MTH "No. 6" B&O 4-4-0 tinplate steam engine reproduction by Lionel! I paid $750 total for this loco brand new never opened in sealed carton and being OCD, I...
  3. HO Scale
    Silly question of the day: I have three stream engines, and I do not know how I am supposed to attach them to the tender. I have the electronic plug, and a straight bar with a "C" shaped end. The "C" end fits into a vertical post on the tender, but I see no way of keeping the "C" end attached...
  4. HO Scale
    Hi there, first post ! I was needing some help/advice, so many thanks in advance :) I started going to estate sales and whatnot the last couple of months, and it is common to find model trains and such, but I know nothing about them, so I usually look past them since I don't want to buy...
  5. N Scale
    I have bought two American steam engines. One Mogul and one Big Boy. Different makes. They both have a huge gap between engine and tender: about three scale feet. There is absolutely no need for this given the minimum curve either locomotive can manage. This connection is nowhere near the...
  6. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Hello Everyone: I am selling the following: 1) NCE Procab wireless (can be tethered) controller 2) Broadway Limited 3751 (4-8-4) steam engine with sound 3) A.T. & S.F. 2126 steam yard engine (converted to DCC) that smokes 4) A.T. & S.F. El Capitan box car 5) Burlington Northern 2081 diesel...
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