Refuling Station pictures?

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  1. McFortner

    McFortner Member

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    Does anybody have any pictures of an engine refuling "station"? I want to model one on part of my layout, but I need to know what they look like.

    Michael
  2. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    If they have a fueling station it's usually just a concrete pad with a pump and hose. However alot of shortlines and branchlines don't have em'. They just have a fuel truck meet the loco and transfer the fuel. The real shortline here and my model shortline do it that way. They also don't have a sanding tower (my layout does), they have bagged sand delivered, throw the bagged sand and a worker into the bucket on a frontend loader or backhoe, raise it up and dump the sand in. That said, Kalmbach's book "Locomotive Servicing Terminals" is a real nice reference for shortline to mainline.
  3. Blake

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    Here's one...

    from Conrail's Oak Island yard in Newark NJ. This was taken in the mid 1980's.

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  4. Clerk

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    This is the 4th try at posting this.
    This is the refueling station I am going to assemble for my N scale layout.

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  5. Blake

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    I had one of those sets (can't seem to find it now) but I thought it was pretty good.