Model of tugboat NEW YORK CENTRAL NO 18
full modelMODELS - VESSELS - FULL
wood; plastic; cloth; metal
case H. 19-5/8 x W. 26-7/8 x D. 11-3/4 in.; model LOA 20 in.
Full model of tugboat NEW YORK CENTRAL NO. 18 made by Jerry Melton, 2004; "scratch-built" without commercial parts except for dry transfer lettering on hull; hand painted lettering on stack, plank on bulkhead construction, 3/16" scale; made of wood, styrene windows, handwoven fenders; in glass and mahogany display case with brass plaque engraved "NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD TUG/ NEW YORK CENTRAL No. 18/ BUILT 1913 IN NEWBURGH, NY/ NEW YORK R.R. CO./ SCALE 3/16" = 1'/ MODEL BY JERRY MELTON"; original tugboat LOA 99.4', beam 25.5', 800 HP.