The Vintage HO collector.

You have seen My ideas of the Uncatalogued B&O Freight set #2. Here is my original B&O set #1 the other uncatalogued train set sold by Lloyd's Hobby Shop of Baltimore Maryland.

Just received it an hour or so ago,

This set has a HObbyline stamped on set # and it is 462. Even though uncatalogued it has a HObbyline set reference number. It can clearly be seen on this set box. The box art shows a Western Pacific Alco FA-1. This loco was released by HObbyline in 1955 and the art work dates this. The advertisement I found for this set was in the October issue of the Model Railroader Magazine. Lloyd's hobby shop offered this set and the freight set #2 from October 1955 to Christmas time 1955.

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Here is a retro HO scale tank car with a rarely never seen road name Pegasus Oil Company, with a recording marking od H&P 753. It setps back to the 1950's with its tin plate cars and sets. The car is 99% steel metal. Only the wheels are different. It has a form of Kupsee couplers and will couple up with most hook and loop couplers.
This is from a old Macy's tin plate train set. This cars will run on HO gague track I am trying to clean it up as much as possiable. The only rust damage is to a letter S on one side.
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A little extra on this old tinplate tank car.

What I've done is use this old tank car and add a newer frame and trucks, and couplers to allow it to run with other HO freight cars.

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This enlarged view of the second depot shows a typical New Jersey Railroad passenger car of 1857 when this depot opened for service. You can read the lettering on this car. It says N.J.R.R.& Trans Co. This arched roof style passenger cars reminds me of one made by Mantua, and is readily a viably even today. I dont know if I would want to tackle this project, but who knows. I sure dont. But there ois a big maybe attached to this thought.
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Here is the picture of the the second depot on the Hudson, and its complete front faced of this beautiful lost to time and destroyed by the PRR when just 15 years old. and was replaced by them with a all wood terminal building. with a big square barn like structure the inside of open wood framing. Used as a waiting room.

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REVELL FAN ; THE DRAWINGS ARE I THINK DONE THE FRANK LESLEY COMPANY AND OTHERS THAT DID THESE ILLISTRATIONS AND PUBLISHED THEM IN THEIR DAILY SUNDAY, AND WEEKLY MAGAZINES. THE COLORIZING OF THESE DRAWINGS AND LITHOGRAPHS WAS DONE LATTER ON. They definitely brought the past to life.
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I really love the picture of you and friends/family, in the train room. I could play in there all day! :)
 
Those pictures are reminding me of playing the game Red Dead Redemption on the PlayStation - set in a fictional 1899 the designers of the game do a wonderful job filling the games arena with a fully interactive wild west train set to play with