Gatx Sd38-2

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by DanRaitz, Sep 20, 2004.

  1. DanRaitz

    DanRaitz Member

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    I've finally have my GATX SD38-2 ready for the paint shop.
    She started out as a Athearn SD40-2 and a few cannon parts later.

    First the prototype:

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  2. DanRaitz

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    Next the model:

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  3. DanRaitz

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    The other side:

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  4. Rusty Spike

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    Awesome. I hope to attempt similar some day. Can't wait to see the progress.
  5. Ray Marinaccio

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    Looking good Dan. :thumb: :thumb:
    Nice project.
    Can't wait to see it painted.
  6. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Great Job, can't wait to see when it is done, once again Great Job :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  7. NYC-BKO

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    Fabulous work there, Dan!-:thumb::thumb::thumb:

    BTW : who's the original owner, not up on the paint scheme?
  8. Summit

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    Erie Mining, if I'm not mistaken...or at least one of those private mining roads in the north woods...

    Summit
    Elko, NV
  9. DanRaitz

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    Close, They were built for Reserve Mining in 1978. In 1987 they were purchased by GATX and were sent on long term lease to BN.

    Dan
  10. Summit

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    I knew it was one of those _______ Mining companies, but Erie was the only one I could think of....thanks for correcting that.

    Summit
    Elko, NV
  11. DanRaitz

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    Here she is in primer gray

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  12. DanRaitz

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    another primer shot

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  13. NYC-BKO

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    Super job Dan, looks great in just primer, can't wait for the finished product!:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
  14. DanRaitz

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    Here she is ready for decals

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  15. Ray Marinaccio

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    It's looking good Dan. :thumb:
    Keep up the good work.
  16. Mike343

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    its a beaut :)
  17. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Looking good as you are progressing. :wave: :wave: Can't wait to see the finished product. :thumb: :thumb:
  18. Greg Elems

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    Great work there. :thumb: How many hours have you put into that jewel?

    Greg
  19. dean

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    Wow, outstanding kitbash, cant wait for the final shots!
  20. DanRaitz

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    Here she is all painted and decaled. Now is the time for the weathering.

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