August 6 and 7, 2005
Greenberg's Train Show, Fort Washington Expo


  • It was the first summer Greenberg's show in this area.

  • PRR Y3 Mallet and C&A Passenger trains made their debut.

  • Numerous friends stopped by and said hello.

  • Photos were taken and added to the web site.


  • The passenger line saw the Chicago and Alton limited steam, New Haven EP5 and the Reading GS-5.

  • The center line had a long string of boxcars and was variously pulled by WM Diesels, Penn Central Diesels and a double header of Mikados.

  • The inside freight line had the PRR Y-3 and Lima Berkshire alternating on the Billboard reefer train.  

  • Finally the trolley livery varied between three SF PCC's and four gold Septa PCCs.

The Layout

  • The layout was 24' x 56' at this show.

  • Carl brought 8 yard modules, 2 bridge modules, 3 engine yard modules, 6 sceniced straight modules  and 4 wide corner modules.

  • Bill brought 8 trolley modules, 1 straight module and Dave's 4 wide corner modules.

  • Carl and Karen arrived at 11 AM on Friday, Bill and Tommy arrived at 1 PM with the new trailer.  Setup was more or less complete by 7:30 PM.   It was unbelievable hot outside.  Fortunately the AC was on in the hall.

  • John and Tim joined us on Sunday.  The show closed at 4:00 PM. Breakdown was complete by 6:30 PM

  • TMCC Signal operation was flawless.

  • Power distribution worked well.

  • The show was in the B hall.










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