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Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by UP SD40-2, May 14, 2007.
Yes it is:thumb:
The second unit is C40-8 9221 and my DDA40X in the shop:mrgreen: I don't have any better pics right now( hard drive crashed:cry
Ahh, just added a Lightning bolt Dash 9...
Just a plain Blue Box unit, DW plow added and painted, painted handrails, and darkened grills, all done by previous owner.
wow and yikes at the same time..sharpie maybe? ah well
you guys are gonna hate me for this...i bought a BNSF 38-2 (p2k) last month, i well, i fell "in love" with that loco...i couldnt resist the paint scheme....and im also under the spell of the SF Northerns....... im goin to purchase one here soon, but on a good note i went railfanning...UP RAILFANNING!!, i couldnt get a shot of a untouched AC4400 Southern Pacific unit....it was dark sun was goin down, and it was the 4th so yea..... no flash either..... i did try.... but i got lots of shots of some GE UP units.... lol ah well... lol
and i might puchase a UP SD80 soon too lol
My UP interests are in the 1950s - attached are a few pictures of most of my UP locomotive fleet. All are sound-equipped, and the 2 ABBA Alco sets tend to raise the roof a bit when they power up:
Sweet pics Brian and welcome:thumb::thumb:
Josh, SLAP AWESOME JOB on the Dash-9:thumb::thumb::thumb:
Nscaler, GOOD to hear from you again:mrgreen: , GLAD you went UP rail fanning:thumb::thumb::thumb:
Brian M, :welcome1: , REAL GLAD to have YOU aboard!:thumb::thumb::mrgreen:
WOW!!!:eeki: , GREAT LOOKING ENGINES!:thumb::thumb::thumb:
Welcome to The Gauge...Brian....That's a bunch of sweet looking UP units....What scale are you modeling..?
Thanks - it's HO - all just normal Proto/Trix/Atlas stuff with some weathering and the odd additional bit added. Attached is a recent pic of my Challenger too.
Brian, your Challenger looks GREAT!:thumb: , i also forgot to mention i am a HUGE FM fan, i REALLY LIKE the extended stacks you put on them:thumb::thumb: .
Some Great UP Equipment here. Love it all.
Brian, awesome challenger:thumb::thumb: Another project I need to get going onwall1
ok so the SD80 is on hold ive decided to fix my Kato SD70, and put sound in her!
im also going to say this,
KATO IS BRINGING OUT THE SD70ACe's!!! (N-scale, if it were HO id be talking like this lol)
i cant wait to own a KATY, MOPAC, SP, WP, UP lol, Rio Grande, C&NW (BNSF to make the game equal....) lol
and also also, ordered a sound decoder for my SD70M today, got one heck of a bargain too....can you say $61? lol
and a Frisco FA-1 (Atlas/Roco 1978 for a meer $10....hey isnt that reasonable since its a ALCo.?
jk i do like the sound of an alco starting up lol
Jim, i cant wait to see progress made on that Challenger:thumb::mrgreen: .
nscaler, WOW!:eeki: , thats great news about the SD70ACe's:thumb::thumb:
$61.00 is a GREAT price on a sound decoder:thumb: , what brand is it?
BTW, GOOD DEAL on the FA1 too!:winki:
I am sure that challenger will look great once you get her finished Jim.
whoops, i think its an MRC, or a Digitrax....lol
Unfortunately not much progress yet,:cry: but hopefully soon.
Thats OK Jim, i agree with Matt, i am sure it will look GREAT once your done with it:thumb::mrgreen: .
nscaler, you dont know what you bought? ...when it comes in, let us know, and let us know how you like it:thumb: .
We had our monthly O scale meeting at a new member's house. He is rebuilding his O Scale layout. He models UP only. This is some of his engines, sorry picture intensive.