by Ron High
02 Feb 2018, 23:42
Forum: New Haven Railroad Discussions
Topic: NH X-Trooper Express Cars
Replies: 20
Views: 1.2K

Re: NH X-Trooper Express Cars

Anyone have two sets of trooper express car prototypical replacement sides they want to part with?  There was one set of Red Ball sides on eBay that I just missed, most likely because someone here read my post.  That will teach me to act first and post afterwards.😀 Ed Ed they are available  from Mo...
by Ron High
30 Jan 2018, 00:06
Forum: New Haven Railroad Discussions
Topic: RAPIDO PARLOR CAR UP-DATE
Replies: 16
Views: 1.7K

Re: RAPIDO PARLOR CAR UP-DATE

So . . . what’s next in the series, grills and diners, combines or something else or all three and the observations!😀 I vote for diners and grills.  Everyone wants them, right? Ed Jason mentioned in his EP-5 video announcement that more New Haven stainless steel cars will be coming.  That's great t...
by Ron High
27 Jan 2018, 22:08
Forum: New Haven Railroad Discussions
Topic: Rapido EP-5 "Jet"
Replies: 98
Views: 5.2K

Re: Rapido EP-5 "Jet"

Rapido had an EP5 gray plastic unfinished sample at the Amherst Railway Society show in Springfield it looks pretty good. With an order cutoff in September and early 2019 delivery it is time to get our orders in.
Ron High
by Ron High
27 Jan 2018, 22:02
Forum: New Haven Railroad Discussions
Topic: RAPIDO PARLOR CAR UP-DATE
Replies: 16
Views: 1.7K

Re: RAPIDO PARLOR CAR UP-DATE

"Jason also mentioned that the parlor wheel sets roll much more freely than those on the previous coaches.  Can the coach wheel sets be replaced with the new parlor wheel sets or would the entire truck need to be replaced to allow them to roll as freely as the parlor cars?" Now, now, the added drag...
by Ron High
14 Jan 2018, 22:47
Forum: New Haven Railroad Discussions
Topic: New Haven Lightweight Grill Cars
Replies: 8
Views: 687

Re: New Haven Lightweight Grill Cars

click on 1,2,and 3      1       http://www.alphabetroute.com/nynhh/rosters.php       2        http://www.alphabetroute.com/nynhh/pd.php       3       when you are the page listing all the car diagrams click on 950-964 it will download a PDF which you can open to view the diagram. This is what happen...
by Ron High
02 Jan 2018, 14:04
Forum: New Haven Railroad Discussions
Topic: Naugatuck Valley Map
Replies: 10
Views: 739

Re: Naugatuck Valley Map

To the End of the Line – DVD $39.95 SALE $20.00 In 1999, The New Haven Historical and Technical Association, Inc. became aware of a rare 8mm motion picture film which had been produced as a home movie by Mabel and Harold Lange. Through the kind auspices of noted national author and scholar of The Ne...
by Ron High
20 Dec 2017, 14:55
Forum: New Haven Railroad Discussions
Topic: NH Freight Train Service info wanted
Replies: 12
Views: 822

Re: NH Freight Train Service info wanted

Mr. ejdeluca. Here is the link to the 1915 property valuation map for Quinnebaug: http://archives.lib.uconn.edu/islandora/object/20002%3A860059417. It is the second map of a series of 17 starting with Thompson and Putnum, Connecticut, and ending with Thompson, Connecticut and Webster, Massachusetts...
by Ron High
20 Dec 2017, 13:43
Forum: New Haven Railroad Discussions
Topic: NH Freight Train Service info wanted
Replies: 12
Views: 822

Re: NH Freight Train Service info wanted

Mr. ejdeluca. Here is the link to the 1915 property valuation map for Quinnebaug: http://archives.lib.uconn.edu/islandora/object/20002%3A860059417. It is the second map of a series of 17 starting with Thompson and Putnum, Connecticut, and ending with Thompson, Connecticut and Webster, Massachusetts...
by Ron High
20 Dec 2017, 13:33
Forum: New Haven Railroad Discussions
Topic: Atlas n scale ne-5
Replies: 14
Views: 669

Re: Atlas n scale ne-5

Mr. DBrion. Thanks for the compliment. I had been collecting and reading traction, electric railway, and some model railroad magazines during the first 19 years in the Army, and built some traction models which stationed at Aberdeen Proving Ground and visiting the East Penn Traction Club meets. Whi...
by Ron High
20 Dec 2017, 12:53
Forum: New Haven Railroad Discussions
Topic: CD of NH interlockings
Replies: 2
Views: 317

Re: CD of NH interlockings

I recently picked up a NY, NH, & H RR CD of signal department interlocking diagrams put out by Hiawatha Rails. They are great copies of original blueprints of the diagrams dating back to 1919 and include some interlockings I have never seen before. Most of them are along the Shore Line from New Lon...