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Discussion in '2-8-0 Consolidations' started by frisco1522, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. frisco1522

    frisco1522 Staff Member Staff Member

    This is a Hallmark Frisco 2-8-0 which has been redetailed with 2 New York air pumps and converted to coal burning. New doghouse, can motor, Tsunami and a few custom castings.
    It's in the process of being dirtied up with chalks right now and will enter service as a helper engine out of Newburg.
     

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  2. Oldguy

    Oldguy Member Frisco.org Supporter

    Looks real good.
     
  3. Jim James

    Jim James Staff Member Staff Member

    I can almost feel the ground rumble. Very nice weathering and I bet that Tsunami really breathes life into it. Excellent work as usual.
     
  4. magistrate

    magistrate Member

    Don I truly wish I had half your modeling skills. You do beautiful work!!
     
  5. TAG1014 (Tom Galbraith RIP 7/15/2020)

    TAG1014 (Tom Galbraith RIP 7/15/2020) Passed Away July 15, 2020 Frisco.org Supporter

    Don--We've GOT to have a group (family) photo of your engines around the roundhouse! :)))

    Tom G.
     
  6. Sirfoldalot

    Sirfoldalot Frisco.org Supporter Frisco.org Supporter

    Masterful work!
     
  7. meteor910

    meteor910 2009 Engineer of the Year Staff Member Frisco.org Supporter

    Super! I can almost hear it climbing Rolla/Dixon hills on helper assignments already!

    Ken
     
  8. frisco1522

    frisco1522 Staff Member Staff Member

    I'm starting to give some thought to a photo roster. There are too many to gather round the roundhouse now. I wish I had a backdrop like the Springfield shop wall to pose them against.
     
  9. DanHyde

    DanHyde Member

    Makes me regret leaving HO just a bit.
     

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