AD&N 17

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by Tad, Mar 3, 2005.

  1. Tad

    Tad Member

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    I took this photo of AD&N 17 on 31 Dec 2003 at Crossett, Arkansas at the old AD&N shop.

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    It had been out of service for 7 1/2 years at that time.


    Here is my N Scale version.

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    It was made from a $1.50 Life-Like Caboose. I added an Atlas smokejack and caboose trucks. I also body mounted Micro-Trains 905 Z scale couplers.
  2. Fred_M

    Fred_M Guest

    Very Good. The proto has some unique trucks. :) Fred
  3. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Tad, that looks really good. :thumb: I agree with Fred, those are some unique trucks.
  4. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Great looking caboose, Tad!
  5. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    You did a nice job on it Tad :)
  6. Tad

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    Thanks , gentlemen.

    AD&N 17 is a former Reading caboose.

    The Life-Like NE caboose was the closest match I could find, it was a GN X300 before I stripped it. I got the Atlas trucks from an Atlas NE-6 New Haven caboose. The smokejack came from an old Atlas offset cupola UP caboose.
  7. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    Very nice Tad. I am pleased to see that you have a caboose on your layout. As Fred says, those are unusual trucks.