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New Haven Railroad


Original 1953 16mm film footage shot by Kent Cochrane, a noted WWII Navy combat photographer. Some New Haven Electrics, Maybrook line with 4-unit lash-ups of FA's, the Highland line with RS3's and DL109's including a neat segment of sema- phores dropping. 10-minute segment showing the last excursion for 3016,

the last 2-8-2 steamer to operate on the NH. Includes RDC trip to Cape Cod. 77 Minutes $29.95

This video was the work of photogra- pher, and former New Haven Railroad employee Tom Donahue, and was also made possible through the New Haven Railroad

Historical & Technical

Association. The film covers mainly the shore line and its mainline with lots of Electric action. The 8mm film is well pre- served, including a 10 minute Black and White section of rare New Haven steam in the 1940's. 65 minutes $29.95

(free with order)

Catalog $2.00


Previews and complete descriptions for these and many more at: or at

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PRODUCTIONS Professional Videos • Prompt Service • Since 1984 NEW HAVEN RAILROAD MAINLINES

TIMETABLE listings are published without charge and are run on a space-available basis at the editor’s discretion. RAILFAN & RAILROAD accepts no responsibility for date or time errors or cancellations. Notices must be entered through the on-line timetable page ( by the first of the month two months prior to the cover date (i.e. January 1 for the March issue). Each issue will be in circulation for the full month preceding its cover date. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, April 28-29, 2012. Pasadena Model

Railroad Club Spring 2012 Open House at Pasadena Model Railroad Club, 5458 Alhambra Ave. The Pasadena Model Railroad Club operates the Sierra Pacific Lines, one of the largest HO model railroads in the world covering almost 5,000 square feet. Breathtaking scenery, and theatrical lighting all combine to make this model railroad one you always dreamed it could be. Sat closed 5 - 7 PM. Donation: Adults $3.00, Children $1.00 (Under 7 free, when accompanied by an adult). Contact Don Philpott at (323) 222-1718 or visit OLD GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT, March 18, 2012. Westchester

Model Railroad Club Spring Train Meet at Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Road. Over 125 tables of operating layouts, dealers, kids exhibits and demonstrations of model and toy trains in all scales. There are books, gifts and collectibles for the train enthusiast. Parking is free. Wheelchair accessible. Admission: $7 adults, $5 seniors, $10 families w/children under 12. Contact Ron or Ellie at (914) 967-7541. HARTLY, DELAWARE, March 24, 2012. Hartly Volunteer Fire Co.

Annual Spring Train and Toy Show at Hartly Volunteer Fire Co., 2898 Arthursville Rd. Over 150 tables by over 60 vendors or trains and related items. Operating train layout. Breakfast and lunch served by the fire company ladies auxilliary. Admission: $3.00 Per Person. Contact J. Allen Metheny, Sr. at (302) 270-4712 or visit BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA, April 21, 2012. Regal Railways Model Train Show & Swap Meet at Elks Lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd. Model trains for sale, videos playing, model layout. Admission: $4.00. Contact Joe at (727) 244-1341 or visit HOMOSSASS, FLORIDA, March 24, 2012. Regal Railways Presents

Model Train Show & Swap Meet at Lions Club, 3705 Indiana Terrace. Model trains for sale, videos playing, model layout. Admission: $4.00. Contact Joe at (727) 244-1341 or visit PINELLAS, FLORIDA, April 7, 2012. Regal Railways Presents Model

Train Show & Swap Meet at Knights Of Columbus, 7177 58th Street North. Model trains for sale, videos playing, model layout. Admission: $4.00. Contact Joe at (727) 244-1341 or visit FOLKSTON, GEORGIA, April 14, 2012. Annual Folkston Railwatch

at Folkston Railfan Platform, Folkston Chamber of Commerce, 3795 Main Street. Railfans from all over the country and the world come to watch train videos and trains at the Historic Train Depot and the Folkston Funnel Platform. “The Folkston Funnel” is located on MP 602.2 on the Nahunta Subdivision of CSX, Jacksonville services lane. Admission: FREE. Contact The Okefenokee Chamber of Commerce at (912) 496-2536 or visit CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, April 10-15, 2012. “Cherry Blossom Special”

Chicago to Washington, D.C. This is your opportunity to travel by private varnish to the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC. Enjoy extensive parade with many colorful floats and bands from all over the country. See the memorials to Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt. Visit the many Smithsonian Museums and Arlington Cemetery. Cardinal route eastbound and Capitol route westbound. See the New River Gorge, Harper’s Ferry and the B&O Canal from the train. Includes Washington trolley tours, meals while on the train and full beverage service. St. Louis boarding also available. Admission: $2,199 and up. Contact American Rail Excursions at (313) 300-8411 or visit EAST MOLINE, ILLINOIS, March 31, 2012. HO Model Railroad Club

Open House at Dr Sanders Chiropractic Office, 609 15th Avenue. Operating 2,000 square foot HO model railroad operating on the Midland

Southern Railroad. Admission: Free. Contact Tom Rasmussen at (309) 796-0018 or visit CROWN POINT, INDIANA, March 18, 2012. St.Matthias Model

Railroad Show and Swap Meet at St. Matthias Church Hall, 101 W. Burrell Dr. Over 30 vendors selling their wears pertainingg to Model Railroading. We will have 4 train layouts in O, HO, N and S scale. Refreshments available. Admission: $3.00 per adult, children over 12 $1.00. Contact Bruno at (219) 663-0666 or visit GRIFFITH, INDIANA, April 14, 2012. Spring Railroad Swap Meet and

Milwaukee Road Slide Program at American Legion Post 66, 132 N. Wiggs Street. Railroad artifact and model railroad equipment buy, sell and swap meet, along with our “Milwaukee Road In Southern Indiana “ slide program. The swap meet starts at 12:00 Noon and the slide program starts at 3:30 PM. Hosted by the Blackhawk Chapter of the NRHS. Admission: Free. Contact Bill Molony at (815) 834-0835 or visit INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, March 31, 2012. Indy South Train Show at

Thompson Road Knights of Columbus Hall, 511 East Thompson Road. Model railroad and railroadiana show, operating layouts. Admission: $4 adult; 14 and under free with adult. Contact Dennis Scamihorn at (317) 340-8181 MARTINSVILLE, INDIANA, April 14, 2012. Martinsville Indiana Train

Show at National Guard Armory, 1900 Hospital Drive. Presented by Central Indiana Division, MWR NMRA. Enjoy dealer tables, operating layouts, clinics, door prizes, model judging and food. Free parking. Admission: $5.00. Contact Trevor Jones at (317) 625-7626 or visit LOUISVILLE, KY, March 24, 2012. Division 8 MCR NMRA Spring

Show at Ramada Plaza, 9700 Bluegrass Parkway. Enjoy 125 dealer tables, clinics, and children’s rides. Admission: $5.00. Contact Tom Guenthner

at (502) 363-3113 or visit http://div8-mcr- BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, April 13-15, 2012. “Cherry Blossom

Special” departs from Boston South Station. Travel the Northeast Corridor via Amtrak from New England to our Nation’s Capitol for an all inclusive 3 day rail tour including visits to Monuments on the Mall, U.S. Air Force Museum, The Newseum, Union Station and more. Send SSAE for complete details. Admission: Fares $525.00 pp dbl. occ. Contact Mystic Valley Railway Society at (617) 361-4445 or visit HUDSON, MASSACHUSETTS, April 15, 2012. Metrowest Model

Railroad Society’s O Scale Train Show at Hudson Elks Hall, 99 Park Street. An O scale show with two-rail scale, three-rail Hi-Rail, On3, PROTO:48, books, DVDs, buildings and scenery. White elephant table, sales and exhibits, operating layouts, model display area, door prizes, free parking and food on site. Admission: Adults $5, 12-5 $1, Family Max $8. Contact Larry Grant at

(508) 337-6661 or visit MT. PLEASANT, MICHIGAN, March 25, 2012. Mid-MIchigan Model

Train Show at CMU Finch Fieldhouse, Corner of Franklin and Preston. Layouts on display and flea market. Charity fund raiser-for books for Dog Tales children’s literacy Program and Clare Depot Preservation. Admission: $4.00, children under 10 free. Contact Larry Lewis at (989) 386-6987. PORT HURON, MICHIGAN, April 29, 2012. 30th Annual Huron

Modelers 2012 Railroad Show & Swap Shop at 701 McMorran Blvd. Swap and sell model railroad and railroad related items. Operating model railroad layouts on display. Admission: $5.00, Children age 5 and under free. Contact Fred Cesefske at (810) 385-8815. LA PLATA, MISSOURI, April 2-5, 2012. The La Plata Spring 2012

Railfan Event at Depot Inn & Suites, 1245 N. Brown St. Chris Guenzler will lead four days of railfan photography around the La PLata Area. Three days on the BNSF mainline and one day on Norfolk Southern, KCS and BNSf. All depots will be photographed. Many unique photo locations will be included. Rooms will be 20% off if made by 3/15/2012. Admission: Possible $35 going towards car rentals if you don’t have your own car. Contact

Chris Guenzler at (888) SPRING 841-3669 or visit

MARCH 18, 2012


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