I received a Walthers "Trainline" Deluxe HO Railroad Set as a gift
back in 1995. It is a Caterpillar Tractor Co. themed set. Since that
time I haven't done much with it. I did try a few times in the last
decade to see if anything showed up about this particular set, on the
Internet. I haven't found ANY information. Not even anybody who owns
one. I came close recently and saw a Caterpillar set, but it was in O
I get compelled from time to time to open it up to play around with
it. However, I hold off and put it away for a year or two at a time,
then get it back out to do some more research.
This is a limited edition set distributed by Norscot Group. I finally
decided to call them recently to see what they can tell me about it.
They said they don't have any information on something that old. They
had a long time employee who remembers doing sets like this for
Caterpillar, but the only info I could get is they made tens of
thousands of numbered sets on any given year. I guess I should be
lucky to have a lower serial number on mine, #1147 to be exact.
Has anybody ever seen this particular set? The Norscot "model" number
P.S. Any e-mail addresses on this post are invalid. I avoid SPAM like
the plague. I'll read responses on the newsgroup. This way, any
correspondance on my question will be available to the public.
17 years ago