• EMRCA seeks Pan Am support for pedestrian overpass @ N Adams

  • Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.
Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.

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  by johnpbarlow
 
Berkshire Eagle article: "North Adams museum design aims to evoke connection to city's industrial past"

Excerpts:
The exterior design of the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum [EMRCA] evokes the modern high-speed "bullet" trains.

Architect Zhu Pei employs a shiny, silver-colored metallic siding on a smoothly curved edifice with no sharp angles shaped to fit between its neighbors — the Hoosic River on one side and the Pan Am railroad tracks on the other.
https://www.berkshireeagle.com/stories/ ... ast,569133

Background on the O gauge EMRCA:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extreme_M ... ure_Museum
https://www.masslive.com/news/2018/02/f ... combi.html
https://www.masslive.com/news/2018/02/a ... _mode.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/03/arts ... setts.html