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AN N SCALE RS-3M-?

(Image of a Housatonic Railroad RS-3m  found on Google)

A long-held modelers’ dream,

Doing custom modeling…

Certain railroads

Extended locos,

Lives economically!

RS-3 diesel engines on the main

Were rather hard to maintain…

EMD units

In crashes came though it,

These newer engines to the RS-3 came.

The ALCO RS-3’s “two-forty-four”

Diesel engines were used no more…

They put an EMD

Into the RS-3,

Made a hybrid which lasted years more!

This modeler’s vision is fading,

Tiny N scale’s quite a lading…

Too much for me

Small parts to see,

The project he’s begun evading.

–Jonathan Caswell

 

N SCALE INVENTORY REDUCTION

A necessary story,

Reducing inventory….

Too much to store–

Can’t buy any more–

The results of trying it–gory!

Collection reduction in size,

With E-Bay he had bigger eyes…

Not all fit

So get rid of it,

Someone else gets a pleasant surprise!

KATO, LIFE-LIKE and more,

Model trains I’ve seen before…

Standardizing

Is realizing,

Maintaining many brands is a chore!*

(Is for the real railroads, too!)

What to do with the proceeds,

If any—for charitable deeds…

Perhaps the Boy Scouts–

A troop hereabouts–

May have some project needs?

–Jonaathan Caswell

(Image is from E-BAY, and does not represent all of the equipment culled out or necessarily any specific equiopment.)

*NOTE: Am selecting ATLAS AND BACHMANN, PRIMARILY  All of my ALCOs are ATLAS…WITH A FEW EXCEPTIONS.