Just for fun, something else. Built this nice kit for a friend.
Pretty to build, gives a nice view on his layout.
engineers side of the detailed engine. only the tender is not quite the right one....hmmm
Fire men side of the detailed engine
Here the engine has got a lot of aditional details and most important for the shape of the engine a brand new self made brass cabin. I like it and...
Another picture of the smaller boiler.
Thats it - the boiler went down for about 4mm which means that the center is not anymore at 3250mm hight but 2900mm which is very much better for...
First step - rip off some part of the walk way along the boiler and put it onto the engine - that is proto for some of the Class W2.
another assembly probe ... ooh my good the boiler is higher than the highest boilers of anny mashine ever build.
that must be changed.
engineer side of the original boiler.
fireman side of the boiler original.
Driver base with some details abblied standing on one of my handlaid turnouts
Driver base assembled -- autsch -- what giant drivers.
First assembly probe. Original Kit parts.
This project was scrapped several years ago. This was a JnJ resin shell on a LL GP20 chassis. All was fine untill I tried to build the metal...
M4D GP38-2 rapid prototype shell on an Atlas GP40-2 chassis and walkway.
M4D GP38-2 rapid prototype shell on an Atlas GP40-2 chassis and walkway. Etched fan close-up.