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Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by TrainNut, Sep 7, 2007.
I have to say that is one FREAKIN SWEET PA!!!! I need one...
CNWman: It kinda looks like a FA. The rear truck looks like a 2 axle type, It's hard to tell , and it looks a little short. I thought PAs were longer and were six axle..
GAHHHHHH!!!!! You could be right, chessie. I can't tell the difference between the two most of the time, and I can't really see the axel type on it.
Got some more work done on the module. I glued down the warehouse, office, guard shack buildings, 2 of the 3 bumping posts and also added some piping in.
Yes, it's an FA-2. Hobby shop just up the street from me is custom painting these suckers. $184 buckeroos will get'cha this'n...
Those grand canyon locos are actually FPA-4. Basically, it is an FA that is a few feet longer to accomodate a steam generator for passenger service. The railway used to have 5 operable units, 3 As and 2 Bs. I am not sure if they still use all 5. During the spring, it is pretty common to see a 15 car train with an ABA or an ABB set up front - pretty cool. They have some F40s now, and I am not sure how many of them they use, but the eventual goal was to use the F40s instead of the ALCos because they can pull more cars.
This thread has only been open for about three days and we’re on the seventh page already! Wow!
Cool PC loco and Monon boxcar!
Those are some great looking locos!
Cool night shot!
That is cool shot of the F-unit!
Nice looking F-unit? What is the undecorated one going to be?
Cool to that loco for real!
Nice looking shot with the loco and signal!
Nice extra! Like the second unit!
Neat night shot!
Great looking scene!
Nice job on the mine!
Great looking office car!
Cool shot! Great background!
Those are some neat hoppers!
Great loading dock scene!
The scene keeps getting better!
Great steamers! I am jealous of the cab forward. I would love one but I cannot justify it on my pike.
Cool steam loco!
Cool patch unit!
Nice BNSF shot! I love the Grand Canyon FAs!
Nice action shot of 8620!
Nice engine yard scene!
It is great to see posting and those are great looking locos!
Cool looking scene and locos!
That is a great looking structure!
The module is looking better and better!
Watch out I got a long one coming.
Ooops! Obviously, I don't have a clue as to which is which. I just took the info right off of the hobby shops site. Either they could not find an FPA-4 to custom paint or the FA-2 was close enough and so they used that one. I dunno... speculation at this point.
I finally had the time and the energy to run a long train and here it is:
Bachman Plus F7A - Western Maryland
Bachmann Plus F7B - Western Maryland
Atlas PS-2 covered hopper - Lehigh & New England
Atlas Delaware & Hudson PS-2 covered hopper
Atlas PS-2 covered hopper - Jersey Central
Atlas PS-2 covered hopper - Pennsylvania
Atlas PS-2 covered hopper - Jersey Central
Bev-Bel/MDC/Roundhouse covered hopper - Jersey Central
MDC/Roundhouse (Custom Painted by others) covered hopper - Central Railroad of Pennsylvania (Jersey Central)
Kadee PS-2 covered hopper - Jersey Central
Walthers 46’ USRA gondola – Pittsburgh & Lake Erie
Walthers 46’ USRA gondola – B&O
Walthers 46’ USRA gondola – Lehigh Valley
Walthers 46’ USRA gondola – Reading
Mantua Single Dome Tank Car – Ethyl
Mantua Single Dome Tank Car – Pure Oil
Mantua Single Dome Tank Car – General Electric
Accurail 6-Panel Outside Braced Boxcar – Lehigh & New England
Athearn 40’ Boxcar – Custom Painted and Dry Transfers – Jersey Central
Accurail 40’ Double-Door AAR Boxcar – Canadian National
Athearn 3-Dome Tank Car – BB Kit – Shell
Athearn 3-Dome Tank Car – RTR – Wolf’s Head Oil
Athearn 3-Dome Tank Car – RTR – Barrett’s
Athearn 50’ TOFC – BB Kit - Pennsylvania with International Forwarding Trailers
Athearn 50’ TOFC – BB Kit - Reading with B&O Trailers
Atlas NE-6 Caboose – Friend’s custom painted and decaled – Hudson Electric
And to wrap things up a video:
YouTube - Western Maryland Train
WOW Tom, that was an AMAZING run-by!!!!!!
My favs were all the tankers!!! Those things were nice and dirty, BEAUTIFUL job on all the weathering, OUTSTANDING job Tom!!!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
great weathering there Tom
Awsum rollby Tom..:thumb: I like the power on the point too:thumb::thumb:
Tom, I am totally impressed! The weathering is absolutely fantastic, and I am very impressed with your watering station!