Brettsterville Railroad History
In 1994 the first railroad to provide service to Brettsterville was the Brettsterville Railroad.
In 2004 the Bittersweet & Honeysuckle Railroad purchased all the rolling stock
of the Brettsterville Railroad and took over Passenger & Freight operations.
Late 2005 Bittersweet and Honeysuckle Railroad sold the company to the Brettsterville Railroad
|2007 Brettsterville RR V5 - Dix Hills, NY|
|2004 Brettsterville RR V4 - Holtsville, NY|
|1997 Brettsterville RR V3 - Hempstead, NY - Basement perimeter layout|
|1995 Brettsterville RR V2 - Rock, Levittown, NY - Bedroom Layout w/Mountain Line|
|1994 Brettsterville RR V1 - Silo Lane, Levittown, NY - A simple oval of N Scale Track|
|N Scale Flextrack by Atlas Model Railroad|
Mount Brettster Built
NCE System Installed
Digitrax DCC System Installed - Super Chief and Zephyr
N Scale renamed Bittersweet & Honeysuckle, Serving Brettsterville
|2004||September||New Shelf Railroad - First HO 'Honeysuckle & Brettsterville'|
|2004||July||Time-Saver Layout on a door,|
|2004||Jan||Portable N Scale Layout built with Plexiglass Protectors|
|2003||July||Last Run at Beverly|
|2002||October||Abandoned partial layout in basement. Coryville,|
|2002||July||Removed Mountain Line Access at Stair-Tunnel|
|2001||February||Received MRC Sound Master & New Panel Installed Command 2000 by MRC|
|2001||January||Ravina spur extended with switchback at 23 Silo|
|2000||August||Viaduct and Ravina created with TIPPI|
|2000||March||New turntable installed|
|1999||September||Scenery Re-Work - Roads painted to Grey, Lighting Added|
|1999||May||Brettsterville Northern RR Merges with Hempstead Railroad|
|1998||August||Second Access Doorway added to roomed, Brett was away at Grandma's|
|1998||May||Brettsterville RR was relocated to it's new home in Hempstead, New York|
|1997||October||EPA regulations mandated the relocation of Brett's Recycling.
Reason: Potential hazardous waste could migrate downstream to ‘Twin Streams’, ‘Bretts Gorge’ & ‘Twin Lake’.
||Two Rock Trestle supports replaced with reinforced concrete abutments.
The Original 'Two Rocks' supporting the trestle are now on display at Two Rock Park.
|1997||June||'Twin Arch' This stone overpass was erected for the Railroad to negotiate 2 small rivers just north of Bretts Gorge.|
|1996||July||First Episode of the Television Show Model Railroading on Long
also known as TheTrainShow
|1996||May||Brettsterville Railroad moves to 2 Rock, New Mountain Line Established|
|1994||December||First N Scale Train Set given to Brett by Aunt Amanda|