Tecnical drawings?

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  1. CPRSD40-2

    CPRSD40-2 New Member

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    Where could I find technical drawings of locomotives, with dimensions and things like that. I am thinking of building a BIG model locomotive for my daughter to ride on. I would like to get the exact dimensions of an SD40-2 before I start building it. Thank you in advance!
  2. MCL_RDG

    MCL_RDG Member

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    I would start with...

    ...Model Railroad magazine's website. I believe they have a searchable index of magazines. They have printed many articles on locos with dimensioned drawings. Find what issue the SD40-2 was printed in and see if you can get a back issue.

    Mark
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  4. CPRSD40-2

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  5. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    You could also try:

    http://paintshop.railfan.net/emd3.html

    about 1/3 of the way down the page. All drawings on this site seem to be profile only though...

    Sounds like a neat project!

    Andrew
  6. DanRaitz

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    If you have or can get a copy of Kalmbachs "Model Railroader Cyclopedia - Volume 2, Diesels" in it you will find drawings of the SD40-2. You will also find drawings of a lot of other diesels.:D

    Dan
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    cidchase Active Member

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    37.95 new at amazon.com + free shipping,
    beats $50+ at the LHS IMHO.:D :D
  8. SD90

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    Thank you everone, bye the way, I'm now SD90, I changed my handle, thanks for the info and links, I think they will work.