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Western Maryland SD40 Sneak Peak

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Post  Cale on Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:48 pm

When it comes to my locomotives and rolling stock builds I usually dont post photos of my work in progress. Heck I been known to not post photos of finished stuff. But a few in the club have asked about my progress on this one so why not.

This is my preliminary design for a Western Maryland SD40









My plan is to build two powered units, one in WM Red, White and Black and one in WM Speed Letter Black as well as one RWB unpowered unit with full 16 cylinder engine detail. I may also build one in Western Maryland Chessie colors but that one may not be for a while.

This is the design for the RWB powered unit using two Medium Power Functions motors. The Black unit will be a pretty easy pallet swap. I still need to design the under hood details for the unpowered unit. Coming up with a cab window design I was happy with was one of the hardest parts. I wanted them to look more in scale with the rest of the locomotive than my previous SD45 and the low nose and high mounted headlight did not make things any easier. Finding a place to put the I.R. receiver was not easy either. Having it in the long hood with the black receiver port blending in with the top of the hood would have been my first choice but the 5 wide construction didn't allow it. So it's in the cab poking through the roof.

This will be my first set of Power Functions diesels and I'm looking forward to them pulling a long string of container cars around our layouts. Hopefully I'll have these ready for BrickFair.

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Post  Guest on Sat Apr 09, 2011 3:06 pm

Pretty sweet! And nice use of hands!

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Post  Cale on Sat Apr 09, 2011 7:19 pm

AJD08 wrote:Pretty sweet! And nice use of hands!

Thank you. And yes I like to use hands. Many mini figs have been crippled for life at the expense of my MOCs. affraid

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Post  Cale on Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:59 pm

The MOC forum here has been a little slow so here is another little preview of one of my upcoming MOCs. I deided if I'm going to have a proper train for these engines to pull then I'll need a proper caboose to bring up the rear. This is Western Maryland caboose #1828 in the WM's red,white and black paint scheme. I'm hoping to have this and the SD40's done in time for Brickfair.









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