Photos on the Third Division
main trestle on the branch line from Crawford up to Summit was
stick-built from scratch by the late Ralph Edwards. The West Central
Main Line is in the foreground.
Another view illustrating the completed scenery in this area.
Central No. 1217, a C-2 class Consolidation type steam engine, eases
its train over the Third Division's main wooden trestle on a dark,
dreary, late afternoon in 1938. The loco is a Bachmann Spectrum.
arch bridge on the Third Division branch line. A modified
Life-Like kit constructed by club member Dennis Hamilton. He also
did the background painting of the forest, upper lake, and
waterfall. The late Ralph Edwards modeled the lower lake and rock
areas. Edwards got the trees from his wife's flower bed.
Central Consolidation No. 1217 begins crossing the arch bridge.
The engine was painted and numbered for the West Central by Dennis
This Union Pacific Prairie type steam engine chugs across the steel arch bridge.
Union Pacific Prairie type steam engine emerges from a tunnel on the
branch line from Summit down to Crawford.
trestles are over Redwood Gulch on the West Central Model
Railroad. The upper wooden trestle is on the Third Division
branch line. The lower steel and concrete trestle is on the West
Central Main Line.
Central Consolidation No. 1217 emerges from the tunnel and onto
the second wooden trestle on the branch line up to Summit.
Steam on the WC
Diesels on the WC