MAINE CENTRAL to MERCHANTS DISPATCH EXPRESS

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 MEC - Maine Central
Includes listings for MEC subsidiary Portland Terminal.
  • BUSINESS CARS
  • The Flying Yankee
  • MEC 16 Arundel - PS corrugated diner - lounge. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 18 Arundel - as L&N.
  • MEC 166 - steam generator car rblt. from steam locomotive tender. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 212 - HW coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 241 Webhannet - PS corrugated coach - smoker, as NdeM. (RAILCAR PHOTOS)
  • MEC 322 - HW baggage - coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 336 - (ex-10 Spruce, nee-PULL Undina) HW baggage - express rblt. from buffet - parlor. (J. HUTCHINS)
  • MEC 337 - (ex-11 Pine, nee-PULL Dulcina) HW baggage - express rblt. from buffet - parlor. (J. HUTCHINS)
  • MEC 362 - HW baggage - express - 15' mail. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 390 - (ex-AMTK 5444, exx-PC 4044, nee-PRR) PS corrugated 54-seat coach. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 390 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 409 - wood blind-end baggage - mail. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MEC 409 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 413 - HW baggage - mail. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MEC 415 - HW baggage - mail. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 501 - wood vestibuled baggage - coach. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 655 - wood vestibuled dining car. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 901 - (ex-BAR 230) PB American Flyer coach, in MofW service. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 901 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 901 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • MEC 901 - (SHELBURNE FALLS TROLLEY MUSEUM)
  • MEC 950 - (ex-901) IR HW boarding car rblt. from baggage - mail motor car. (J. HUTCHINS)
  • MEC 950 - (BRITISH RAILWAY MODELING)
  • MEC 950 - grounded. (AURORA7)
  • MEC 950 - (AURORA7)
  • MEC 957 - wood vestibuled coach, in MofW service. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MEC 2001 - HW Instruction car, ex-coach.  (History???) (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MEC 2001 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MEC 2001 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • MEC 2001 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 2001 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 2001 - (BRITISH RAILWAY MODELING)
  • MEC 6000B - Budd articulated coach. (NEW ENGLAND CUSTOM RAIL)
  • MEC 6000B - (NEW ENGLAND CUSTOM RAIL)
  • MEC HW coach - in MofW service.  (History???) (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • Washington County 10 - wood open-platform baggage - mail. (JACKSON & SHARP COLLECTION DELAWARE DIGITAL COLLECTION)
  • Washington County 12 - wood open-platform baggage - express. (JACKSON & SHARP COLLECTION DELAWARE DIGITAL COLLECTION)
  • Washington County 20 - wood open-platform baggage - mail - coach. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • Washington County 31 - wood open-platform coach. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • MEC MW 948 - HW coach, in MofW service. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 949 - HW MofW car rblt. from baggage - express.  (History???) (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • MEC 949 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC MW 969 - wood vestibule MofW car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 970 - (ex-AMTK 5456, exx-SCL, nee-ACL 234) PS corrugated coach, in MofW service. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • PTM 199 - steam generator car rblt. from steam locomotive tender. (BRITISH RAILWAY MODELING)
  • PTM 199 - end detail. (BRITISH RAILWAY MODELING)
  • PTM 199 - end detail. (BRITISH RAILWAY MODELING)

     MC - Maine Coast
  • MC 1642 - (ex-N&W) Mod. HW coach, with 1643 and 3567. (CENTRAL CALIFORNIA RAILS)
  • MC 3567 Mervin P. Harriman - (ex-EL, nee-DL&W) HW m.u. coach. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • MC 3567 - on SRNJ.
  • MC HW m.u. trailer - (nee-DL&W) (CENTRAL CALIFORNIA RAILS)
  • RPCX 3090 - (ex-NJT/NJDOT, exxx-PC, nee-ATSF 3090) Budd 108-seat coach rblt. from 60-seat. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • RPCX 3090 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)

     MERR - Maine Eastern
    Also see the Morristown & Eastern listings.
  • MERR 1001 Pine - (ex-ME 7623, exx-AMTK 7623, exxx-4709, exxxx-4826, nee-AT&SF 2834) Budd 88-seat coach rblt. from 48-seat leg-rest coach. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • MERR 1001 Pine - (SOUTH WESTERN ONTARIO TRAINS)
  • MERR 1001 Pine - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 1001 Pine - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 1001 Pine - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 1001 Pine - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 1001 Pine - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MERR 1001 Pine - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • MERR 1002 Magnolia - (ex-Acadian/DRCX 5627, exx-AMTK 5627, exxx-SCL 5627, exxxx-SAL 6263, nee-FEC Jacksonville) Budd 56-seat coach. (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 1002 Magnolia - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MERR 1003 Ash - (ex-Acadian/DRCX 5640, exx-AMTK 5640, exxx-PC 2900, nee-NYC 2900) Budd 56-seat coach. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • MERR 1003 Ash - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 1003 Ash - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 1004 Elm - (ex-Acadian/DRCX 5641, exx-AMTK 5641, exxx-PC 2901, nee-NYC 2901) Budd 56-seat coach. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • MERR 1004 Elm - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 1004 Elm - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 1004 Elm - (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 1004 Elm - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MERR 1004 Elm - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 1449 - (ex-AMTK) Material Handling Car. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MERR 1449 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MERR 2006 Alexander Hamilton - (ex-ME, exx-AMTK 3712, exx-PC 7129, nee-PRR 7129) Budd parlor - lounge observation. ((RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MERR 4001 Alta Lake - (ex-BCOL, exx-VIA 1340, nee-CN 1340) LW dining car. (RR FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MERR 4001 Alta Lake - (RAIL PICTURES)
  • MERR 4001 Alta Lake - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)

     Maine Narrow Gauge Railroads
    Includes cars for the Bridgton & Saco River, Edaville, Franklin & Megantic, Kennebec Central, Sandy River & Rangely Lakes, Sandy River RR, Wiscasset & Quebec and Wiscassett Waterville & Farmington.
  • SR&RL Ellis D. Atwood - wood narrow-gauge open-platform parlor. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • B&SR wood narrow-gauge open-platform baggage - mail - express - (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • B&SR 16 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • SRRR Rangeley - wood narrow-gauge open-platform parlor car. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • KCRR 1 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform baggage - coach. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • F&M 2 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • W&Q 3 - (ex-SR&RL 9 Rangeley) wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach rblt. from parlor. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • W&Q 3 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • W&Q 3 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • W&Q 3 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • W&Q 3 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • W&Q 3 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • W&Q 3 - (HAWKINS RAILS)
  • ERR 3 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • SRRL 4 - narrow-gauge railbus. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • SR&RL 6 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • SR&RL 6 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • KCRR 11 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • ERR 11 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • ERR 11 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • KCRR 12 - wood narrow-gauge open-air open-platform coach. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • ERR 12 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform baggage - coach. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • SRRR 14 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform baggage - coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • B&SR 16 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • SR&RL 19 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach, in B&SR paint. (RAILFAN USA)
  • SR&RL 19 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • SR&RL 19 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • MNGR 19 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • ERR 20 - wood narrow-gauge coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • ERR 21 - wood narrow-gauge coach. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • ERR 21 - (ex-SR&RL, nee-F&M 2) (SANDY RIVER & RANGELEY LAKES RAILROAD OFFICIAL HOMEPAGE)
  • MNGR 22 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MNGR 23 - wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach. (RAILFAN USA)
  • ERR 26 - (ex-SR&RL) wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • ERR 26 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • ERR 28 - (ex-SR&RL) wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • ERR 130 - wood narrow-gauge open-air coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • ERR 551 - wood narrow-gauge baggage - coach - caboose. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • SR&RL 553 - wood narrow-gauge express - coach - caboose. (MAINEEXILE)
  • SR&RL 553 - (SANDY RIVER & RANGELEY LAKES RAILROAD OFFICIAL HOMEPAGE)
  • SR&RL 553 - (MAINE NARROW GAUGE RR MUSEUM)
  • SR&RL 557 - wood narrow-gauge express - coach - caboose. (RAILFAN USA)
  • SR&RL 557 - (RAILFAN USA)
  • SR&RL 557 - (SANDY RIVER & RANGELEY LAKES RAILROAD OFFICIAL HOMEPAGE)

     MCRRCo. - Mammoth Cave RR Co.
  • MCRRCo. 2 - wood open-platform baggage - coach. (THE RAILFAN.NET USERNET ABPR PHOTO ARCHIVES)
  • MCRRCo. 2 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MCRRCo. 2 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MCRRCo. 2 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MCRRCo. 2 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)

     MHM - Marquette & Huron Mountain
  • MHM 64 - (ex-LS&I) wood open-platform coach. (MID-CONTINENTAL RR MUSEUM)
  • MHM 76 - (ex-GB&W X76, nee-KGB&W 77) HW baggage - mail. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MHM 100 - (ex-CNW) HW baggage - coach.  (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MHM 101 - (ex-CNW) HW baggage - coach.  (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MHM 102 - (ex-CNW) HW baggage - coach.  (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MHM 103 - HW coach.  (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MHM 105 - (ex-ERIE 2331) HW Stillwell coach. (RAILROAD MICHIGAN)
  • MHM 105 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MHM 110 - (ex-GB&W) wood open-platform coach caboose. (ILLINOIS RWY. MUSEUM)
  • MHM 110 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MHM 110 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MHM 110 - (ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM)
  • MHM 400 Captain Hook - (ex-MP 22, nee-Winette) HW business car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MHM 2331 - (ex-ERIE) HW Stillwell coach. (RAILROAD MICHIGAN)

     Martha's Vineyard RR
  • Martha's Vineyard RR Oak Bluff - wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • Martha's Vineyard 5 - wood narrow-gauge blind-end baggage. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)

     MDDE - Maryland & Delaware
  • MDDE 2 - (ex-B&M W3161, exx-2084, nee-737) wood open-end baggage - coach (transferred to Arkansas and Missouri as a part of that line's start-up). (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MDDE 2 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • N&W 1721 - PS LW "PM" 60-seat coach, altered for excursion service. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • N&W 1730 - (ex-1006, nee-1730) PS LW "PM" 60-seat coach, altered for excursion service. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)

     MPa - Maryland & Pennsylvania
    Includes listings for Baltimore & Delta Rwy.
  • MOTOR CAR
  • B&D wood narrow-gauge open-platform coach - (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • MPa 11 - wood open-platform coach. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • MPa 11 - (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 12 - wood open-platform coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MPa 12 - (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • MPa 12 - (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 14 - wood open-platform coach. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • MPa 14 - (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 16 - wood open-platform coach. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • MPa 18 - wood open-platform coach. (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 19 - wood open-platform coach. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • MPa 19 - (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 20 - wood open-platform coach. (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 20 - wood open-platform coach, on the Strasburg RR.
  • MPa 22 - (ex-PRR 3783) wood open-platform baggage - coach. (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 24 - (ex-PRR 3023) wood open-platform coach. (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 25 - (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 33 - homebuilt wood blind-end baggage - 15' mail apartment. (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 34 - homebuilt wood blind-end baggage - 15' mail apartment. (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 35 - (ex-CM 306) wood blind-end baggage - 15' mail apartment. (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 35 - @ B&O RR Musuem.
  • MPa 42 - homebuilt wood blind-end baggage.  This car rblt. to MPa 35 [2nd], see above. (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 44 - wood blind-end baggage. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MPa 44 - homebuilt wood blind-end baggage. (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)

     MMID - Maryland Midland
    Includes listings for the EnterTRAINment Line dinner train.
  • BUSINESS CAR
  • MMID 33 - (ex-USA) StLCCo. streamlined generator car rblt. from troop kitchen car.  Previously used on the EnterTRAINment Line train, shown in primer paint for Classic Rail Cars. (CLASSIC RAILS)
  • MMID 56 - (ex-AMTK 5691, nee-NP 587) LW 56-seat leg-rest coach.  Previously used on the EnterTRAINment Line train, shown in primer paint for Classic Rail Cars. (CLASSIC RAILS)
  • ENTX 83 - (ex-LI 2182, exx-MTA, exxx-EL 1311, nee-DL&W 311) ACF LW coach. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • ENTX 100 The Catoctin - (ex-DT&I 1907, nee-PRR 7528 Greensburg) Mod. HW business car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • ENTX 100 The Catoctin - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • ENTX 102 - (ex-USAF) HW Flight Similartor car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)

     MHWA - Mattawa Temiscaming Timber Train
  • MHWA 7402 - (ex-CN) commuter coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MHWA 7601 - (ex-CN) coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)

     MTM - Memphis Transportation Museum
  • MTM 469 - (ex-EL 769, nee-DL&W) Budd slab-side dining car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 469 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 469 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 469 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 515 Federal Express - (nee-RI) Budd generator car rblt. from mail car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 515 Federal Express - (RAILCAR PHOTOS)
  • MTM 515 Federal Express - (NORTH AMERICAN RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 1600 - (ex-N&W, nee-WAB) ACF corrugated DR - parlor RE observation. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 1600 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 1600 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 1600 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 1600 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 2361 Winston Hoover - (ex-AT&SF Regal City) LW 4 Comp - 4 DBR - 2 DR. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 2361 Winston Hoover - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 2515 - PS corrugated coach. (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 3380 Dyersburg - (ex-AMTK Picuris, nee-ATSF 1372) Budd dorm - buffet lounge. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 6404 - MRLX (ex-PC 3606, nee-NYC 3131) PS corrugated 64-seat coach. (SKIP'S RR DEPOT)
  • MTM ACF corrugated parlor observation - (ex-Wabash 1600) note that the corrugation does not wrap around the observation end. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)

     MDT - Merchants Despatch Express
  • MDT 8032 - 50' express reefer. (HAGLEY DIGITAL ARCHIVES)

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