MAINE CENTRAL to MERCHANTS DISPATCH EXPRESS

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 MEC - Maine Central
Includes listings for subsidiary Portland Terminal.
  • BUSINESS CARS
  • The Flying Yankee
  • MEC 16 Arundel - PS corrugated diner - lounge. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 18 Arundel - as Louisville & Nashville.
  • MEC 111 - (ex-204) HW steam generator car rblt. from coach. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 151 - HW steam generator car rblt. from coach.  (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 155 - wood vestibuled coach, on Conway Scenic.
  • MEC 155 - rblt., @ RR Museum of New England.
  • MEC 166 - steam generator car rblt. from steam locomotive tender. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 201 - HW "gothic" coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 210 - HW "gothic" coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 212 - HW "gothic" coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 220 - HW coach, as Long Island.
  • MEC 240 Alamoosook - PS corrugated coach - smoker. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 241 Webhannet - PS corrugated coach - smoker, as Ferrocarril del Pacifico.
  • MEC 243 Parmacheenee - PS corrugated coach - smoker. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 245 Abenaki - PS corrugated coach - smoker, as Nationales de Mexico.
  • MEC 293 - HW "gothic" coach. (B. ROGERSON)
  • MEC 301 - wood blind-end baggage - express. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 322 - HW baggage - coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 322 - rblt. for business train service.
  • 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 352 - HW baggage - mail, as New Haven.
  • MEC 352 - at RR Museum of New England.
  • 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 409 - wood blind-end baggage - mail. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • MEC 409 - on Conway Scenic.
  • 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 521 - HW baggage - coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 655 - wood vestibuled dining car. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 901 - (ex-BAR 230) PB American Flyer coach, in MofW service. (SHELBURNE FALLS TROLLEY MUSEUM)
  • MEC 901 - (R. MAGINA)
  • MEC 901 - (JBVB)
  • MEC 901 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 901 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 901 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MEC 949 - (ex-337, exx-11 Pine, nee-PULL Dulcinea) HW MofW bunk car rblt. from baggage - express, originally Plan 2417 parlor - DR - buffet. (B. ROGERSON)
  • 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 983 - HW coach, in MofW service. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MEC 2001 - (ex-252) HW Instruction car rblt. from coach. (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 2001 - (M. BISCHAK)
  • MEC 2001 - (B. ROGERSON)
  • MEC 2001 - on Conway Scenic.
  • MEC 2001 - awaiting restoration on Colebrookdale.
  • 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 938 - wood vestibuled coach - smoker, in MofW service. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • 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 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MC 3567 - on Southern Railway of New Jersey.
  • MC HW m.u. trailer - (nee-DL&W) (CENTRAL CALIFORNIA RAILS)
  • RPCX 3090 - (ex-PLRR, exx-NJT/NJDOT, exxx-PC, nee-ATSF 3090) Budd 108-seat coach rblt. from 60-seat. (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • RPCX 3090 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • RPCX 3090 - (NEW ENGLAND RAIL)
  • RPCX 3090 - (RK RAIL PHOTOS)

     MERR - Maine Eastern
    Also see the Morristown & Eastern listings.
  • MERR 1001 Pine - (ex-ME 7623, exx-AMTK 7623, exxx-4709, exxxx-4826, nee-ATSF 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 1001 Pine - (RAIL PICTURES)
  • 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)

     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 60 - (ex-CR) wood open-platform coach. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • MHM 64 - (ex-LS&I) wood open-platform coach. (MID-CONTINENT 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)
  • MHM 2331 - (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 Carlos Fabian Barroso - (ex-1006, nee-1730) PS LW "PM" 60-seat coach, altered for excursion service. (H. FERGUSON)
  • N&W 1730 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • N&W 1730 Carlos Fabian Barroso - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)

     M&Pa - 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 - wood blind-end baggage - 15' mail apartment. (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
  • MPa 33 - (JOHN W. BARRINGER III NATIONAL RAILROAD LIBRARY — THE LEWIS COLLECTION)
  • MPa 34 - 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 wood blind-end baggage - mail - (J.W. BARRIGER III)
  • MPa 42 - 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 - (MARYLAND & PENNSYLVANIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY)

     MMID - Maryland Midland
    Includes listings for the EnterTRAINment Line dinner train.
  • BUSINESS CAR
  • AT 806 - awaiting repainting. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • 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)
  • 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)

     M&W - Mascot & Western
  • M&W wood open-platform baggage - coach - grounded. (K. SOLLMANN)
  • M&W wood open-platform baggage - coach - (S. MINOR)
  • M&W wood open-platform baggage - coach - (OUTLAW164)

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

     McComb RR Museum
  • IC 4 - HW business car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • IC 95 - HW mail. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • IC 95 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • IC 95 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • IC 95 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)

     Medina Railroad Museum
  • RPCX 2143 Conestogo River - (ex-WSJR 2143, exx-Les Trains Touristque du Saint-Laurent 2143 Cap Tourmente, exxx-VIA 2143 Warpath River, exxxx-CN, nee-MILW 3 Lake Keechelus) PS LW 10 Rmt - 6 DBR. (RAILWAY PRESERVATION NEWS)
  • RPCX 2143 Conestogo River - (RAILWAY PRESERVATION NEWS)

     MTM - Memphis Transportation Museum
  • ACL 239 - (ex-AMTK 5461, exx-SCL 5461, nee-ACL 239) PS corrugated 54-seat coach, with both ACL lettering and AMTK striping. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVE)
  • ACL 239 - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 469 Parks Acres - (ex-EL 769, nee-DL&W) Budd slab-side dining car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 469 Parks Acres - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 469 Parks Acres - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 469 Parks Acres - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 469 Parks Acres - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MTM 469 Parks Acres - (LAMAR)
  • MTM 469 Parks Acres - (D. HURT)
  • MTM 469 Parks Acres - as Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society.
  • 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)
  • MRLX 515 Federal Express - (D. GREENE)
  • MRLX 515 Federal Express - (D. GREENE)
  • MTM 515 Federal Express - (A. TUCKER)
  • 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 3380 Dyersburg - (B. MOORE)
  • 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)
  • MTM 8012 - (ex-AMTK, exx-SCL 5912, nee-SAL 6107) Budd dining car. (A. TUCKER)
  • MTM 8012 - (A. TUCKER)
  • SCL Savannah - (ex-SAL, exx-8, exxx-7, nee-564) Mod. HW business car rblt. from coach, in faux Southern paint. (A. TUCKER)

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