@Jay Francis posted:
I love those coaches and I would love to be able to add something like them to my roster; along with the Atlantic. My soon to be built layout will feature Reading and PRR equipment. They would make a great addition.
It also takes me back to my childhood and beginning our vacation journey to Cape May at the PRR North Philadelphia station. We then transferred to a PRSL consist in, I believe, Haddonfield NJ. Later on the RDCs arrived for the remainder of the trip. It was a unique time.
Our family did the same thing except our destination was Wildwood. The train from North Philadelphia was also a PRSL train but bound for Atlantic City. Haddonfield was the transfer point as that was right after the junction (Vernon tower) where the line from Philadelphia (over the Delair Bridge) joined the line from Camden. The train for Ocean City, Wildwood, and Cape May came from Camden. There were a few trains direct from Philadelphia to OC, WW, and CM but most of them originated in Camden. Vernon Tower was also where the PRR track stopped and the train got back onto PRSL rails.