Posts Tagged ‘Empire’

Orange Empire Trolley Museum’s VC RY 2, Baldwin 2-6-2 Prairie; May 1991

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Orange Empire Trolley Museum’s VC RY 2, Baldwin 2-6-2 Prairie; May 1991
model railroads
Image by San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Description: Orange Empire Trolley Museum’s VC RY 2, Baldwin 2-6-2 Prairie; May 1991
Copyright: Brenda M. Bailey
Object ID: BMBSlides_00035
Repository: San Diego Model Railroad Museum Library

Orange Empire Trolley Museum’s VC RY 2, Baldwin 2-6-2 Prairie; May 1991

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Orange Empire Trolley Museum’s VC RY 2, Baldwin 2-6-2 Prairie; May 1991
model railroads
Image by San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Description: Orange Empire Trolley Museum’s VC RY 2, Baldwin 2-6-2 Prairie; May 1991
Copyright: Brenda M. Bailey
Object ID: BMBSlides_00034
Repository: San Diego Model Railroad Museum Library

DOT 012, ALCO RSD-1; Orange Empire Railway Museum; Perris, CA; May 1992

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

DOT 012, ALCO RSD-1; Orange Empire Railway Museum; Perris, CA; May 1992
model railroads
Image by San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Description: DOT 012, ALCO RSD-1; Orange Empire Railway Museum; Perris, CA; May 1992
Copyright: Brenda M. Bailey
Object ID: BMBSlides_00652
Repository: San Diego Model Railroad Museum Library

PE 717, Hollywood Car; Orange Empire Trolley Museum; Apr 1990

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

PE 717, Hollywood Car; Orange Empire Trolley Museum; Apr 1990
model railroads
Image by San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Description: PE 717, Hollywood Car; Orange Empire Trolley Museum; Apr 1990
Copyright: Brenda M. Bailey
Object ID: BMBSlides_04017
Repository: San Diego Model Railroad Museum Library

HO and O Scale New York to Chicago Model Railroad Empire

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

www.smarttinc.com presents . . . This HO and O Scale 27ft x 32ft club-sized layout delivers an entertainment packed thrill for friends and family members of all ages. Featuring a traveling odyssey from the southwest to Chicago, Cleveland, Appalachia, all the way to New York City, this layout will entertain for a lifetime. From a full featured steel industry to coal mining, logging, urban transit, and mainline high-balling, this layout has it all! Control System: HO – plug-in DCC, O – Wireless DCS / TMCC See more at www.smarttinc.com

Empire Builder At Speed; Lake City, MN

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Amtrak’s Empire Builder is running late but fast, heading south toward Chicago along the Mississippi’s western bank on 8-7-11, a warm, humid, overcast day at Lake City, Minnesota. Enjoy the Doppler effect of the horn as the train jams past the grade crossing!
Video Rating: 0 / 5

MTH NYC Empire State Express Streamlined Hudson in HO

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

More info at www.rcgrabbag.com. This HO scale MTH streamlined NYC Hudson is pulling six Walthers NYC passenger cars over the hills of the Logan Southern Model Railroad Club layout in Souderton, PA. It was a consist of nine passenger cars, but three of them have reliability issues and seem to derail a lot, so they need to be worked on.
Video Rating: 5 / 5

Ride the Empire Builder Bachmann HO scale train set

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

If you are looking for an interesting and very distinctive ho scale train set, you are in the right place.  The Bachmann Empire Builder ho gauge train set fits this description and is the one for you.

For those of you who like to know the history behind your Bachmann Empire Builder ho scale train set, the Empire Builder was the flagship passenger train of the Great Northern railroad and was named after the founder of the Great Northern railroad, James J. Hill.  He became known as the Empire Builder because he was very successful in reorganizing several railroads and making them the Great Northern Railway.  This railroad extended all the way to the Pacific Northwest in the nineteenth century.  Passengers who traveled on the Empire Builder train after World War II were fortunate because they were able to ride on a Great Dome passenger car and take in the wonderous scenery in the Cascade Mountains and the Glacier National Park in the Rocky Mountains of Montana.

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On to the Bachmann ho scale train set called the Empire Builder.  This train set can be a great way for you to start your model railroading adventure.  An f7-a ho locomotive that is orange and brown leads the way and has Empire Builder printed on its side and is equipped with an operating headlight.  The set also has a powered f7-b ho locomotive that goes behind the f7-a ho locomotive.  

The two cars on the Empire Builder ho scale train set are a full dome passenger car and a smooth side coach.  Both of these brown and orange ho scale train cars have yellow trim and Empire Builder printed towards the top of the car.  These ho scale train cars are very sharp and really add to a model train layout.   The whole train connects to each other with Bachmann e-z mate couplers.

The Empire Builder ho gauge train set travels around a sixty three inch by forty five inch oval of Bachmann snap fit e-z track.  There are sixteen pieces of twenty two inch radius curve track, three pieces of straight e-z track and one plug in rerailer.  To help you out with the setup of your ho scale train set is a illustrated instruction manual.

The Bachmann Empire Builder ho scale train set is just what you are looking for if you are looking for an ho gauge train set with an interesting history behind it and some very colorful passenger cars.  Enjoy your Empire Builder set and happy model railroading.

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I’m looking for a review of the N-Scale Empire Builder Train Set, SF by Bachmann Industries?

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Question by bretty418: I’m looking for a review of the N-Scale Empire Builder Train Set, SF by Bachmann Industries?
Does anyone have it or know anything about it? I want to buy it as a gift but there is only one review up on Amazon.

Best answer:

Answer by monkeymonkey143
unfortunately I cannot help you. trains are cool, though.

Add your own answer in the comments!

INCREDIBLE!!! Details and Operations of the 200sq. ft. Professionally Built Model Railroad Empire

Monday, March 21st, 2011

This video features some of the highlights and operations of a professionally built model railroad. The layout was designed and constructed by Pop’s Custom Model Railroads, LLC. Creators of Fine Scale Museum Quality Model Railroads. You will be amazed at the amount of detail found. Enjoy watching a train as it enters an arrival track and a locomotive rolls through engine servicing and takes a trip on the turntable.

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