Wabash modelingModeling the Wabash Railroad (or Railway, in the early years) can take on many aspects:
- Trains: Passenger, mainline freights, locals
- Buildings: Depots, facilities, customers
- Paperwork: Waybills, clearance forms
- Decals: Mark Vaughn (Des Plaines Hobbies), Microscale, Champ, Speedswitch Media
eBay under "collectibles." These times tables provide information on what types of cars were in the train – coach, sleeper, dome, cafe, diner, lounge.
- Wabash Cannon Ball (#1, #4), Detroit Limited (#2), St. Louis Limited (#3): St. Louis-Detroit, with a connection to Toledo (at Fort Wayne)
- Blue Bird (#21, #24), Banner Blue (#10, #11), The Midnight (#17, #18): St. Louis-Detroit
- City of Kansas City (#3, #12), Midnight Limited (#17, #18): St. Louis-Kansas City, with a connection to Columbia, Mo.
- City of St. Louis (#9, #10): St. Louis-Denver-Salt Lake City-Los Angeles-San Francisco-Portland-Seattle
There were also trains between Forrest and Streator (IL), Gary (IN) and Montpelier (OH), and commuter operations out of Chicago. The steam era used classes J (4-6-2) and P (4-6-4). The diesels were E7, E8, PA1, GP7.
- Brass Car Sides: HO and N scale
- Union Station Products: HO and N (City of Kansas City)
- Stan Rydarowicz: Call him at 330-799-5321
|Model manufacturer||Locomotive manufacturer||Locomotive class||Scale|
|Sunset Models (brass)||2-10-2||L-1||HO|
|Stewart Hobbies||Baldwin||VO 660||HO|
|Stewart Hobbies||Baldwin||VO 1000||HO|
|Genesis, Stewart Hobbies||EMD||F7||HO|
|Athearn, Division Point||FM||H-24-66||HO|
- American Model Builders makes a very nice mine that was near Martinsburg, Mo.