Great little railroad to model

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by coachC, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. coachC

    coachC Member

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    I thought this might be an interesting shortline to model for those interested in modern operations but with a soft spot for the old locos like the RS-3.


    The Battenkill Railroad
  2. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I like the looks of it. Like you I enjoy the look of those older units and the orange scheme appeals to me.
    Ralph
  3. SD90

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    Interesting!
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    Short lines can be very fun to model, I'm thinking of modeling one on my layout. The only problem is, do I want to sacrifice real estate for a short line, or have more main line run?! HMMMMM.
  5. umtrr-author

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    Nice photos, thanks for sharing. The Battenkill is an interesting little railroad.

    SD90, perhaps a shortline connecting to your main line for the best of both worlds? You don't have to model the entire shortline a la the Kelly's Creek and Bradley on the previous version of the Virginian and Ohio.