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Discussion in '2-10-2 Santa Fe' started by frisco1522, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. frisco1522

    frisco1522 Staff Member Staff Member

    The 40 spot has just arrived from being overhauled at Springfield and is in Newburg to join her fellow knuckledragger sister 19. Soon she will be kinking rails and straightening curves on the Fort Leonard Wood Branch and being a helper out of Newburg.

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  2. magistrate

    magistrate Member

    A good looking beast. Ready for a long freight.
  3. klrwhizkid

    klrwhizkid Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporter

    Beautiful work, Don. Thanks for the pictures.
  4. meteor910

    meteor910 2009 Engineer of the Year Staff Member Supporter

    Nice Don! Good to see the two heavyweights #19 and #40 back at work out of Newburg. I like your moniker "knuckledraggers"! Lots of curves for them to straighten out on Rolla and Dixon Hills, plus for sure on the Ft Wood branch.

  5. Jim James

    Jim James Staff Member Staff Member

    She looks all business. I can almost feel the ground rumble.
  6. Karl

    Karl 2008 Engineer of the Year Supporter

    Surface-bent rails, mis-aligned curves, and pulled drawbars (knuckles); All in a days work. It's 1940 again; very nice!
  7. yardmaster

    yardmaster Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporter

    Nice to see a model of my 3rd favorite Frisco locomotive class - right behind the 4300 and 4400-class Mountains. Or maybe I should say 2nd favorite, since the 4400s were spot-series locomotives in origin. All negatives aside, I think the 2-10-2s simply scream "brute force."

    What's the origin of your model, Don? Scratchbuilt? Regardless, it looks superb as do all of the end products from the West Pacific Shops.

    Best Regards,

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