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    Default Show us your custom locos!

    Not sure if this has been done before, but let's see your custom locomotives!

    Here's WVR 2-8-0 1303 (Ex-BAR 400, Exx-W&ER 15).

    James Ellison
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    "The Wabash & Eel River Railway: Midwestern railroading at it's finest."

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    Well, until i take a better photo, here's Vermont & Atlantic 2419. Augh, now that i look at it i might just redo it....

    ~ Charles

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    I cant take credit for building this one but she's mine:

    Its a Whitcomb 65 tonner, the pride and joy of my roster, best switcher Ive got. Built and painted by Randy Gust (randgust.com) under my commission
    Did someone say whitcomb?

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    Rock Island AB6 -



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    I did not build this one:B&M4014.jpg but it is a beauty.

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    An MKT F9AM
    (Built for me)

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    Quote Originally Posted by SluderD View Post
    I did not build this one:B&M4014.jpg but it is a beauty.

    Doug
    I recall that once belonging to a certain person from Maine.
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    BN SD40-2B, custom built, painted and decaled by yours truly.

    Not perfect, but good enough for a 3ft model.



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    If these units count...
    Here is the CN slug I built



    Not 100% custom but was patched by me - CN #2036



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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony35 View Post
    Here is the CN slug I built
    How'd you make that slug? It looks great
    Did someone say whitcomb?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Intermodalman View Post
    How'd you make that slug? It looks great
    Thanks
    Here is the build thread on it

    CN Slug

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    GP30...in Southern colors.



    ...and a NS version for a running mate.
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    A pair of F40's in CSX colors that started as LifeLike Amtrak units...

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    ...and am Amtrak P30CH (which really didn't turn out all that well.) Still not yet complete...more work to do on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Allen H. View Post
    WoW! Have you ever done one the MKT RS3m's?
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    See photos of the original owner's layout here:
    https://m.flickr.com/#/photos/about-...7603977732928/

    It sounded like a good idea at the time... too bad the caboose wasn't in on the plan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mill-Bay View Post
    WoW! Have you ever done one the MKT RS3m's?
    Nope not yet.
    I've thought about it, but those damn stripes will drive a person to the nuthouse!
    I do have a RI RS2m in the works.
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    Those are some really nice looking locos.

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    NS high hood SD40-2. My first high hood conversion

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    Couple more high hoods in the works and also some NS C40-9W's

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    Here are some of mine.




    Sexiest fat man alive.

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