Kris Toy Train Operating Society Rolling Stock

Toy Train Operating Society (TTOS) is an organization that promotes toy train collecting and operating. Variations noted are from the Kris Model Trains chapter of Greenberg's Guide to Kusan Trains.

The 1970 TTOS National Convention was held at the Mayfair Hotel in Los Angeles, California on August 21, 22 and 23. The first 10 cars on this page were decorated for that convention.

Kris TTOS 1970 light green boxcar with red panel doors

Toy Train Operating Society 1970 Model Railroading Is Fun boxcar; light green; black and red lettering; black TTOS logo; sliding red panel doors; full ladders. Boxcar variation (A) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the Blue Room collection.


Kris TTOS 1970 light green boxcar

Toy Train Operating Society 1970 Model Railroading Is Fun boxcar; light green; black and red lettering; black TTOS logo; sliding light green panel doors; full ladders. Light green with light green panel doors boxcar variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris TTOS 1970 light green boxcar with red plug doors

Toy Train Operating Society 1970 Model Railroading Is Fun boxcar; light green; black and red lettering; black TTOS logo; sliding red plug doors; full ladders. Light green with red plug doors boxcar variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the T. Cosgrove collection.


Kris TTOS 1970 dark green boxcar with plug doors

Toy Train Operating Society 1970 Model Railroading Is Fun boxcar; dark green; black and red lettering; black TTOS logo; sliding dark green plug doors; full ladders. Dark green with plug doors boxcar variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the T. Cosgrove collection.


Kris TTOS 1970 gray boxcar with black doors

Toy Train Operating Society 1970 Model Railroading Is Fun boxcar; gray; black and red lettering; black TTOS logo; sliding black panel doors; full ladders. Gray with black doors boxcar variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the T. Cosgrove collection.


Kris TTOS 1970 white boxcar with red doors

Toy Train Operating Society 1970 Model Railroading Is Fun boxcar; white; black and red lettering; black TTOS logo; sliding red panel doors; full ladders. White with red doors boxcar variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the T. Cosgrove collection.


Kris TTOS 1970 yellow and brown refrigerator car

Toy Train Operating Society 1970 Model Railroading Is Fun refrigerator car; yellow; brown roof; black and red lettering; black TTOS logo; stamped yellow plug doors; full ladders. Yellow and brown refrigerator car variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the T. Cosgrove collection.


Kris TTOS 1970 yellow and silver refrigerator car

Toy Train Operating Society 1970 Model Railroading Is Fun refrigerator car; yellow; silver roof and ends; black and red lettering; black TTOS logo; stamped yellow plug doors; full ladders. Yellow and silver refrigerator car variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the G. Clarke collection.


Kris TTOS 1970 green and black refrigerator car

Toy Train Operating Society 1970 Model Railroading Is Fun refrigerator car; green; black roof; black and red lettering; black TTOS logo; stamped green plug doors; full ladders. Green and black refrigerator car variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the T. Cosgrove collection.


Kris TTOS 1970 orange bank car

Toy Train Operating Society 1970 Model Railroading Is Fun bank car; orange; black and red lettering; black TTOS logo; stamped orange plug doors; full ladders; coin slot in roof. Orange bank car variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the T. Cosgrove collection.


Kris TTOS 1971 National Convention orange boxcar with plug doors

Toy Train Operating Society 1971 National Convention boxcar; orange; black lettering and logos; sliding black plug doors; half ladders; 111 produced. Boxcar variation (C) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris TTOS 1971 National Convention orange boxcar with panel doors

Toy Train Operating Society 1971 National Convention boxcar; orange; black lettering and logos; sliding black panel doors; half ladders. Panel doors variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris TTOS 1971 National Convention orange boxcar with rib doors

Toy Train Operating Society 1971 National Convention boxcar; orange; black lettering and logos; sliding black rib doors; half ladders. Rib doors variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris TTOS 1972 National Convention stock car

Toy Train Operating Society 1972 National Convention stock car; black; yellow lettering and logo; sliding yellow stock doors; full ladders. Black with yellow doors stock car variation not documented in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris TTOS 1976 Snowbird ICU Division boxcar

Toy Train Operating Society 1976 Snowbird, Utah I.C.U. Division boxcar; brown; blue and white lettering; American flag and "American Revolution Bicentennial 1776 - 1976;" sliding white smooth doors; half ladders. This is the only Snowbird, Utah 1976 variation in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris TTOS 1977 National Convention boxcar

Toy Train Operating Society 1977 National Convention, Columbus, Ohio boxcar; yellow; blue roof and ends; black and blue lettering and graphics; sliding blue plug doors; half ladders. There are no 1977 TTOS cars listed in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris TTOS 1977 Buckeye Division boxcar

Toy Train Operating Society 1977 Buckeye Division, Columbus, Ohio boxcar; yellow; red roof and ends; black and red lettering; steam locomotive, buckeye and Christopher Columbus logos; sliding red panel doors; half ladders. There are no 1977 TTOS cars listed in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris TTOS 1977 Buckeye Division boxcar with Ohio logo

Toy Train Operating Society 1977 Buckeye Division, Columbus, Ohio boxcar; yellow; red roof and ends; black and red lettering; steam locomotive, buckeye, Christopher Columbus and Ohio logos; sliding red plug doors; half ladders. "# 12" is written in black marker pen underneath the car. There are no 1977 TTOS cars listed in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris TTOS 1977 Southern Pacific Division boxcar

Toy Train Operating Society 1977 Southern Pacific Division, Muckenthaler Cultural Center boxcar; orange; black lettering; sliding silver plug doors; half ladders. There are no 1977 TTOS cars listed in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris TTOS 1977 Mid-Central States Division boxcar

Toy Train Operating Society 1977 Mid-Central States Division, Elgin, Joliet and Eastern 65166 boxcar; yellow; green roof; green and red lettering and logos; sliding yellow plug doors; half ladders. A similar car has been documented without the red TTOS logo. There are no 1977 TTOS cars listed in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris TTOS Mid Central States Division stock car

Toy Train Operating Society Mid Central States Division, Rock Island stock car; no road number; gray; blue lettering; sliding yellow stock doors; full ladders; 100 produced. This is the only Rock Island stock car variation listed in Greenberg's.


Kris TTOS NCS Division boxcar

There is a listing for Rockwell City Cars in Greenberg's, but no car description. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris TTOS Southern Pacific Division, Merry Christmas refrigerator car

Toy Train Operating Society 1978 Southern Pacific Division, Anaheim, California, Merry Christmas refrigerator car; white; black, blue-gray and green lettering; Mickey Mouse and Goofy logos; sliding red plug doors; half ladders. TTOS 1978 Merry Christmas refrigerator car variation not in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of B. Batt.


Kris TTOS 1979 National Convention prototype boxcar

Toy Train Operating Society 1979 Northeastern Division Niagara Falls National Convention prototype boxcar; yellow; black roof; sliding black plug doors; half ladders. One of a kind. There are no TTOS 1979 cars listed in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris TTOS 1979 National Convention blue roof and ends boxcar

Toy Train Operating Society 1979 Northeastern Division Niagara Falls National Convention club officials boxcar; yellow; blue roof and ends; sliding yellow plug doors with TTOS logo; half ladders. 20 produced. There are no TTOS 1979 cars listed in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris TTOS 1979 National Convention black roof boxcar

Toy Train Operating Society 1979 Northeastern Division Niagara Falls National Convention general membership boxcar; yellow; black roof; sliding yellow plug doors with TTOS logo; half ladders. 280 produced. There are no TTOS 1979 cars listed in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris TTOS 1981 National Convention boxcar

Toy Train Operating Society 1981 San Diego, California National Convention boxcar; blue; sliding white smooth doors with TTOS logo and convention dates; half ladders; circular dolphin stickers placed cater-corner on the roof ends. Boxcar variation (E) in Greenberg's. Newbraugh Brothers Toys (NBT) number 528-1167. Pleasant Valley Process (PVP) decorated more than 1,000 cars in June 1981 for NBT.

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