One of Jon"s Engines???

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  1. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

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    I just returned from the second day at the Greenburg Train Show with some M-T's and a couple of new locos. I bought a GP-7 and the seller had this Lifelike SW sitting there. He "let it go" for $20.00 with the GP. Thought of Jon when I picked it up. It runs quietly and smoothly around the layout and appears to haul 6 or 7 cars with no trouble at all.

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    davidstrains Active Member

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    another view

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  3. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    What abeaut :)

    an sw-1500?
  4. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

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    I agree with Jon. Both those engines are a beaut.
  5. interurban

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    OOOrrrrrr sw 7?????:D
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    davidstrains Active Member

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    box lable reads "SW-9/1200
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    Do the louvers extend al the way from the bottom to the top or is there a split where the Railroad name is on the hood (in other words, are there louvers underneath the name decal)? This will verify if it is an SW7 or SW9/1200. A great reference for switcher ID is The Yard Limit. Here is the link to the site:
    http://yardlimit.railfan.net/

    Tom F
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    davidstrains Active Member

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    Tom,

    The louvers do not extend through the name decal. So if I looked at the photos right this is a SW-9/1200. It looks almost exactly like the Albany Port RR SW-9 pictured here.
    http://yardlimit.railfan.net/archive/bm/aprr-12.jpg
  9. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    Fantastic site Tom, and it addresses one of teh points of confusion to me with the timelines! Thanks!
  10. tomfassett

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    Jon, the site is run by Mark Laundry who does a GREAT job... Wait until he starts putting up the "critter" reference...:D

    Tom F