loco id's

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by bigcozzz, Feb 1, 2007.

  1. bigcozzz

    bigcozzz New Member

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    I'm a newbee on a learning curve. Does anyone know of a source which explains what the letters that identify locos stand for, ie; GP, SD, RS,etc,etc,etc It would also be helpful if the site explained what the different ones where used for and a brief history. Web based would be good or perhaps a book I could buy.
  2. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Try our Trainspotter ID forum, right her at The Gauge...! :) The search tool may also turn up some other dicussions here as well.

    Andrew
  3. railohio

    railohio Active Member

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    A Field Guide to Trains by Gerald Foster
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    Squidbait Recovering ALCO-holic

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