Video: Bill Aldrich's New York, New Haven, and Hartford
|Great Model Railroads Volume 40
|Part # AKP-GMR-40
||N Scale Supply Price:
|New: December 2004
Bill Aldrichs New
York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad is a memory machine for the halcyon days
of New England railroading -a time when Bill, his relatives and friends worked
along the Shore Line. Half his life was spent with the New Haven first as a passenger
and then as a consultant and finally as member of the board of directors. Thus,
he had access to a lot of research material that hes used to reproduce his
This layout is Bills second New Haven. His first was twenty years old when
he moved and built the new version. This one was completed in only three years.
The layout serves as a scenic display for his highly detailed scratchbuilt locomotives
and rolling stock. He has exquisitely built most of the roads steam engines
from brass after thorough research. Construction often takes 3 to 4 years. His
weathering is some of the best you will ever see.
|The HO scale
New Haven runs around the walls of Bills 50 x 35 foot basement. The layout
features heavyweight passenger trains and time freights running through Rhode
Island and Connecticut in 1948.
explain how he secures his flextrack with ballast only, duplicates passenger cars,
creates water scenes with real depth and uses different types of signals.
The New Haven is a Great Model Railroad because Bill has studied the road his
entire life, and has captured in this model the memories of the carefree days
This picture is an actual video frame captured from this video!
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