We have a neighborhood  email/media/social site where people post things they have to sell, want to buy, neighborhood news, report strange goings on, etc.  ISO shows up there all the time and I still have to think about it.

Thanks for the list RTR12.

 

Here's few more to ad.

ABS-Automatic Block System

ALCO- American Locomotive company

Budd- Railroad car manufacturer

COFC-Container On Flat Car

CWR-Continuous Welded Rail

FM- Fairbanks Morse

GE- General Electric

LIMA- An American firm that manufactured railroad locomotive (1870's to 1950's)

Ma&Pa- Maryland and Pennsylvania railroad

RDC-Rail Diesel Car

USRA-United States Railroad Association

 

Trussman posted:

Thanks for the list RTR12.

 

Here's few more to ad.

ABS-Automatic Block System

ALCO- American Locomotive company

Budd- Railroad car manufacturer

COFC-Container On Flat Car

CWR-Continuous Welded Rail

FM- Fairbanks Morse

GE- General Electric

LIMA- An American firm that manufactured railroad locomotive (1870's to 1950's)

Sorry but, "LIMA" is NOT an acronym nor an abbreviation. The company name was Lima Locomotives Works, located in Lima, Ohio (which is also NOT an acronym or abbreviation).

Ma&Pa- Maryland and Pennsylvania railroad

RDC-Rail Diesel Car

USRA-United States Railroad Association

 

 

Hot Water posted:
Trussman posted:

Thanks for the list RTR12.

 

Here's few more to ad.

ABS-Automatic Block System

ALCO- American Locomotive company

Budd- Railroad car manufacturer

COFC-Container On Flat Car

CWR-Continuous Welded Rail

FM- Fairbanks Morse

GE- General Electric

LIMA- An American firm that manufactured railroad locomotive (1870's to 1950's)

Sorry but, "LIMA" is NOT an acronym nor an abbreviation. The company name was Lima Locomotives Works, located in Lima, Ohio (which is also NOT an acronym or abbreviation).

Ma&Pa- Maryland and Pennsylvania railroad

RDC-Rail Diesel Car

USRA-United States Railroad Association

 

 

Psssst…. Hotwater,  The title of this thread is : List of Acronyms & Terms Frequently used on OGR Forums.

In the original listing there are company names mentioned w/a description of the company, such as Atlas, K-line, Lionel, Marx etc etc (etcetra etcetra   ;-) )  .

 

A few more acronyms:

ACF - America Car and Foundry (rail car manufacturer )

BFF - Berwick Forge and Fabricating ( rail car manufacture in Berwick Pa )

IRB - Insulated Rail Block

IRJ - Insulated Rail Joint

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