NBT-PVP Three Mile Island Rolling Stock

A Three Mile Island nuclear reactor in Pennsylvania partially melted down on March 28, 1979. The rolling stock on this page recall that event. Newbraugh Brothers Toys (NBT) and Pleasant Valley Process (PVP) were involved in decorating these cars. Production dates and numbers are from the NBT Checklist 1974 - 1982.

NBT-PVP Three Mile Island switcher engine

Three Mile Island 1279 Electromotive Division switcher engine. Lionel NW-2 switcher, completely redecorated by PVP. Red, white and blue lettering and graphics. NBT number 105-1132. More than 100 units were produced in December 1979.


NBT-PVP Three Mile Island boxcar with red doors

Three Mile Island 3-28-79 boxcar. Lionel 9400 series boxcar, with a 9700 series end plate, completely redecorated by PVP. Red, white and blue lettering and graphics. NBT number 505-1112. More than 1,000 units were produced in May 1979. There is a scarce variation of this car without "TMI" above the date.


Three Mile Island boxcar with white doors

Three Mile Island 3-28-79 boxcar. Kris Model Trains boxcar completely redecorated. Red, white and black lettering and graphics. The panel doors are installed upside down on both sides of this car. Though there are no NBT or PVP markings on the car, the decoration is similar to the one above. This boxcar is not listed in the NBT Checklist.


NBT-PVP Three Mile Island red and white tank car

Three Mile Island 3-29-79 red tank car with white ends. Formerly a Lionel Mobilgas tank car, it was altered by PVP. NBT number 703-1113, which is the same number as the white and red tank car below. Over 100 units produced in June 1979.


NBT-PVP Three Mile Island white and red tank car

Three Mile Island 3-29-79 white tank car with red ends. Formerly a Lionel Mobilgas tank car, it was altered by PVP. NBT number 703-1113, which is the same number as the red and white tank car above. Over 100 units produced in June 1979.


NBT-PVP Three Mile Island tank car ends

Three Mile Island tank car ends. Photo courtesy of the Blue Room collection.


NBT-PVP Three Mile Island hopper car

Three Mile Island 1279 Mother Nature's Fuel hopper car, featuring the cartoon face of Mr. Yuk. Lionel hopper completely redecorated by PVP. NBT number 305-1114. Less than 100 units produced in November 1979. Photo courtesy of the Blue Room collection.


NBT-PVP Three Mile Island searchlight car

Three Mile Island 101579 searchlight car. Formerly a Lionel Conrail searchlight car, it was completely redecorated by PVP. NBT number 705-1115. More than 100 units produced in September 1979.


NBT-PVP Three Mile Island caboose

Three Mile Island 3-30-79 caboose. Formerly a green Lionel Reading bobber caboose, it was completely redecorated by PVP. NBT number 205-1116. Less than 100 units produced in July 1979.

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