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Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Sir_Tainly, Nov 3, 2003.

  1. Sir_Tainly

    Sir_Tainly Member

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  2. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    That would be an Atlas C-Liner.
    A nice peice for the shelf. They weren't the best runners to put it mildly.
  3. Sir_Tainly

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    Thanks Ray,

    but is that the right chassis then 2 axles on the front truck 3 on the back ?

    Simon
  4. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    Yes
    Fairbanks Morse made the C-Liner in both 4 and 5 axle configurations.
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    Thanks again Ray :)
  6. Gavin Miller

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    Simon,

    As Ray has said, it is an Atlas FM C-Liner.

    Ray was diplomatic about their performance. They ran like CRAP.

    My pair just decorate the RIP track because they're no good for anything else!

    I decided to paint them in an "original" colour scheme for my fictional railroad (the "RailNet"). I then weathered them to death to make them look long out-of-service.

    Gavin

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  7. grumbeast

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    Lifelike Canada have a new 4 axle version of the C-liner out in N scale that run like a dream and look fantastic. The old atlas B-AIA ones were indeed pigs, but PLEASE don't mistake these with the new lifelikes :)

    Graham