The rest of the pics .
They had a 20th Century Set?I passed on the AM 20th Century Limited set long ago. It's a decision I sometimes regret.
Yep. It's the reason the Budd Cars exist. From AM's 2008 catalog:They had a 20th Century Set?
That is the Empire State Express. This is the set.Yep. It's the reason the Budd Cars exist. From AM's 2008 catalog: View attachment 604872 View attachment 604873
Three extra coaches were also availble.
I just put it on the table for the pictures. I don’t run it too often at the moment.I wish I had that engine. I passed on a scale version that AM was selling at S Fest, now I regret it. I have the passenger cars.
There was a set, Dennis Bagby had one and it was the only set he refused to sell when he was liquidating his massive collection. I tried several times, bought a lot of other NIB items but could not get that set.
Better get that trailing truck re-railed.
Jack is right. The ESE is correct. Sometimes my keyboard gets ahead of my brain. My bad...That is the Empire State Express. This is the set.
Ron once indicated the IC sets were poor sellers. That's why there were no IC Budd dome cars made.The IC City of New Orleans is another one.
Have to admit that’s a sharp one. Pity it wasn’t a hot seller.Ron once indicated the IC sets were poor sellers. That's why there were no IC Budd dome cars made.
There was a Panama Limited decorated by AM using the 85' streamliners: Baggage/Dorm, Coach, Dome, Sleeper, Observation. This was a custom run for Scenery Unlimited in the early 1990's as I recall:
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And as there were no AM E8's back in the 90's, Don Heimberger had a handful of FP7's custom painted for IC:
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The photo's were taken on my old layout, dismantled in 2020 due to a move.Have to admit that’s a sharp one. Pity it wasn’t a hot seller.
that yours , on your layout?