Hobbs, Paul

New Zealand

Clinics Presented:

TTX - An unnoticed giant


Trailer Train was formed in 1955 by Pennsylvania Railroad and Norfolk and Western Railway to provide a pool of flat cars for the emerging Trailer on Flat Car (TOFC) business. By 1960 Trailer Train was operating autoracks, later also containers. Renamed TTX in 1991, the company is today operating more than 200,000 cars, one of the largest fleets in North America.

Day Time Room
Monday, Aug 24 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Mt. Saint Helens
Tuesday, Aug 25 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Mt. Saint Helens

You thought prototype research might be fun


Researching the prototype railroads can enhance our modeling in many ways. We will explore and review many available
resources, their significance to the industry, and usefulness to our hobby activities. Examples from personal research into
the history of the Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway will be included.

Day Time Room
Monday, Aug 24 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Mt. Saint Helens
Tuesday, Aug 25 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM Sellwood