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Title Trans Attic & United RR
Description A group of ten pictures from the Eugene, Oregon layout of George Hopkins. This layout was #2 gauge, Carlisle & Finch and track used was the original C&F strip steel rail with separate wooden ties. The first two pictures are not dated, the next two were taken in 1974 and the last six in 1991 as the layout was being dismantled.

001 - Early C&F #45 on the Trans Attic and United RR.
002 - Engineers side view of above locomotive.
003 - Home made C&F #75 by George Hopkins, shown with nickel cars.
004 - Georges #75 in the middle, compared with early and mid production #45s.
005 - On the left is a #EPL 420, clockwork motor car, made from 1897 to 1935, and on the right is a #EPL 590 clockwork autobus, made from 1907 to 1945.
006 - George Hopkins, builder of the Trans Attic & United RR.
007 - Lionel standard gauge remote control switches converted to operate the C&F switches.
008 - Turntable on the TA&U RR, note that demolition has started on the siding at left.
009 - Dick Hopkins Holding a coil of steel rail that has been rremoved from the wood ties.
010 - More demo of the Trans Attic & United RR.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer First four by George Hopkins, last six by Dick Hopkins
Collection Photograph
Object ID P2011.017.001
Date 1974 & 1991
Copyright None indicated.
Orig/copy Original
Print size Varies see below
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-Category Documentary Artifact
Place Eugene, Oregon
Subjects Carlisle & Finch
#2 gauge
2 rail
ribbon rail