Discussion in 'Traction Thoroughfare' started by interurban, Jul 14, 2004.
One of my favarite traction lines, and one with a lot of modeling potential.
Pictures shown by kind permission from Dave Mewhinny. Thanks Dave :thumb:
hum, i like that box motor! yet another project to start on and i havent finished my other ones yet. Oh dear, think traction modelling is going to mean i end up with a massive fleet!
the link to More Illinois Traction.
For thise who would like to build a model of the IT class C or D motors, Model Railroad Warehouse will be offering them in HO scale kits. Here's the link:
Also, check out the photos from John Hintzman's American Model Builders LaserKit 'auxiliary' website. John is an artist when it comes to model railroading and is also a traction modeler AND an avid IT fan. You can expect LaserKit to come out with upgrade parts for anything released from MRRW. Here's the link:
Great little article & pics! :thumb:
It's great when you find something that fires your modeler's imagination like that aint it?
Hi Charlie,, so good to see you posting again ,I read how hard it`s getting for you.
I Pray for better days for you my friend.
There is so much to learn about those good old Traction days.
The potential for modeling is fantastic. :thumb:
Wow! I realy like the third picture. :thumb:
What is it?
It looks like a "Streamline" traction... It's a beauty :thumb:
Hi CN1, I.T. brought these out to try and get more passengers to ride.
Unfortunatly it did not happen and they were soon running them as independent units instead of the three consist in this pic.
SHAME :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
The Electo Liner was great to.
I T sold them off to another Traction co
interurban you'll make a traction fan out of me yet!
Very nice. With the fluted side it almost looked like a pulman car.
Who made them anyway?
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