Another Faux New Haven Locomotive

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Another Faux New Haven Locomotive

rsullivan
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Joined: 14 Dec 2016, 20:36

23 Nov 2017, 04:08 #1

Greetings and here is pair of faux New Haven electric locomotives based on the New York Central & Harlem RR S-1 to S-3 electric locomotives design, but wearing a knock off of two different possibly based on Hebert Matter schemes using the red, white,and black common in the McGinnis era. They are O gauge, but I know nothing else about them. I found them while searching for images of New Haven stations. Possibly some of the faux / non-New Haven collectors already have one or both and can tell us more about them. I like the use of a NYC&HRR locomotive style with the NHRR schemes, even if they are faux. Enjoy.
Richard H. Sullivan, Jr.  member #3967
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Faux New Haven RR scheme on a New York Central & Harlem RR style electric locomotive of the S-1 to S-3 classes. Interesting that it displays every herald type used by the New Haven RR.
Faux New Haven RR scheme on a New York Central & Harlem RR style electric locomotive of the S-1 to S-3 classes. Interesting that it displays every herald type used by the New Haven RR.

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Second faux New Haven RR scheme on a New York Central & Harlem RR style electric locomotive of the S-1 to S-3 classes. Not as colorful as the first, and doesn't include every herald used as in the first picture.
Second faux New Haven RR scheme on a New York Central & Harlem RR style electric locomotive of the S-1 to S-3 classes. Not as colorful as the first, and doesn't include every herald used as in the first picture.
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jkasey
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Joined: 06 Jul 2017, 14:31

23 Nov 2017, 16:47 #2

Maybe the Superintendent of the Stamford Model Railroad Club could use them there!

John
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Richard Abramson
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Joined: 04 Aug 2017, 21:23

26 Nov 2017, 14:16 #3

John:
Good suggestion!!
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rsullivan
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Joined: 14 Dec 2016, 20:36

26 Nov 2017, 18:26 #4

Mr. Kasey and Mr. Abramson being knowledgeable of the members of the Stamford Model Railroad Club seem to have an inside track on the modeling preferences of the members, particularly the Superintendent in this case. I will say that I was very impressed with the visit to the Stamford Model Railroad Club on my only opportunity to attend a reunion so far. It was the NHRHTA 49th or 50th Annual Reunion at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel, and I got to see "The finest O-Scale layout east of the Mississippi, DEDICATED to things New Haven." It was not false advertising on the flier! If anyone has a chance to see it, I recommend that you take the time out and just study this amazing layout. Amazing work regardless of the scale.
Richard H. Sullivan, Jr. member #3967
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jkasey
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Joined: 06 Jul 2017, 14:31

26 Nov 2017, 20:47 #5

Richard,
Let it be known that both Rick Abramson and I are not members of the Stamford Model RR Club. That club is strictly O scale and Rick and I model in HO scale  I do, however, know a few of those that do belong and Rick is on the NHRHTA BOD as well as some members of the club who are also on the board. The layout is indeed impressive and one of oldest, if not the oldest club layout in the US I believe that they are having open house this weekend & next weekend.
John member 3444 
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rsullivan
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Joined: 14 Dec 2016, 20:36

26 Nov 2017, 23:50 #6

Mr. Kasey. Sorry for misspeaking about Mr. Abramson's and yours memberships. It seemed like you both knew members, and I just stepped over the line when I wrote about the Club. The Stamford Model Railroad Club site (at http://stamfordmodelrrclub.com/HISTORY.html) says, "In 1939 three individuals, one of which was a member of St Johns Church, formed the Stamford Model Rail Road Club." It then continues about the growth and development of the Club. 
For those who have never seen or can't get to see this fantastic layout, it has many youtube videos at https://video.search.yahoo.com/search/v ... &fr=mcafee
About the open house. Channel 12 News ran a video article on this year's open house and also posted it online line November 24th at http://connecticut.news12.com/story/369 ... open-house. The two days Channel 12 News reported were yesterday, November 25th and this coming Saturday, December 2nd, as the only days the Club is conducting the open house. So, the last day to see this 78 year old club is next Saturday. Channel 12 News posted a second article today about the open house at http://www.news12.com/story/36926030/st ... liday-show. Channel 12 News says, "The show will also take place next Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m."
Richard H. Sullivan, Jr.  member #3967
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nhhe52
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Joined: 26 Mar 2004, 05:19

28 Nov 2017, 19:07 #7

jkasey wrote: Maybe the Superintendent of the Stamford Model Railroad Club could use them there!

John
Does the Stamford Club have 3rd rail power?  I don't believe the GCT roof pans, if the models have them, will reach the standard overhead wire height.  🙂

All kinding aside, these tin plate models are something but the Stamford Club layout is fantastic in its scope and prototypical detail.  

Ed
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DBrion
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Joined: 21 Jun 2006, 05:52

29 Nov 2017, 00:19 #8

For youngsters who love trains (and oldsters) the SMRR club is a paradise!  I brought my kids there for years at each holiday season.  The layout is phenomenal, the detailing magnificent.  Those guys (and gals) deserve everlasting kudos.

BTW, that first locomotive is missing a NHRR logo.  The avatar that John Kasey uses (green and gold diamond NY NH &H RR) was used on NH electrics around WW1.  If it's on that first loco it must be on the unseen side.  🚂
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rsullivan
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Joined: 14 Dec 2016, 20:36

29 Nov 2017, 00:34 #9

Thanks Mr. DBrion for letting us know about the early electric's herald used by Mr. Kasey. I wasn't aware of it, and you are right. It isn't visible on the first locomotive.
Richard H. Sullivan, Jr.  member #3967
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Richard Abramson
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Joined: 04 Aug 2017, 21:23

29 Nov 2017, 02:16 #10

That "diamond" logo was known as "the four corners." For example, it was used on EP-1s, EF-1s and EY-2s.
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