Jerome's Switcher Roster V 3.0

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wheeler1963

Aurora & Portland Owner
#64
Jerome, what do you do when you need to have flexicoil trucks on a switcher that doesn't have them? I have a Blue Box SW7 that has a silky smooth saganami motor and LED's, but the trucks are wrong for the loco I want to model and I can't find where to get flexicoil switcher trucks.
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Steve, you can find these on Ebay every now and then. These just came in the mail today.
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kbkchooch

"retired" conductor
#67
BTW Jerome, you're not the only one with SWs on the table! Still not sure what the BN unit might become. Possible a Lehigh Portland Cement unit or another club unit.
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kbkchooch

"retired" conductor
#74
Karl, who's owns the Mount Airy and Western?
The Mt. Airy & Western is the private road of the Four County Society of Model Engineers, aka the FCSME or "Fix me". I've got a fellow club member that has had me do several club engine, for which he has paid much more than they are worth but heck, I ain't complaining!

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Here's a road slug he commissioned


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And a WM styled chopped nose Geep.
Its a simple scheme. D&H gray and black, with a 3 inch gold stripe, white lettering.

The story is that the RR ran along Parr's ridge, a natural formation that runs from D.C. North to Gettysburg PA, Crossing the B&O, Pennsy and the WM. As things went along, the C&O had a controlling interest in the B&O, the B&O has a controlling interest in the WM (they really did) so the WM had a controlling interest in the MAW.
That's our story and we're sticking to it!
 

wheeler1963

Aurora & Portland Owner
#75
The Mt. Airy & Western is the private road of the Four County Society of Model Engineers, aka the FCSME or "Fix me". I've got a fellow club member that has had me do several club engine, for which he has paid much more than they are worth but heck, I ain't complaining!

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Here's a road slug he commissioned


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And a WM styled chopped nose Geep.
Its a simple scheme. D&H gray and black, with a 3 inch gold stripe, white lettering.

The story is that the RR ran along Parr's ridge, a natural formation that runs from D.C. North to Gettysburg PA, Crossing the B&O, Pennsy and the WM. As things went along, the C&O had a controlling interest in the B&O, the B&O has a controlling interest in the WM (they really did) so the WM had a controlling interest in the MAW.
That's our story and we're sticking to it!

Very cool story. I like the simple paint scheme. Classy like the Southern Tuxedo.
 

Greg@mnrr

Section Hand
#78
The SW locomotives are my favorites since I remember them as a kid doing switching in the Milwaukee yards, but then I also remember the steamers still being around. My next loco paint job will be a yellow similar to yours Jerome.

I have collected some hard to find SW locomotives in stock paint for the Black Creek Lumber Company and the Algoma Central.

Jerome enjoyed seeing your custom locomotive detailing and painting progress.

Greg

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wheeler1963

Aurora & Portland Owner
#79
The SW locomotives are my favorites since I remember them as a kid doing switching in the Milwaukee yards, but then I also remember the steamers still being around. My next loco paint job will be a yellow similar to yours Jerome.

I have collected some hard to find SW locomotives in stock paint for the Black Creek Lumber Company and the Algoma Central.

Jerome enjoyed seeing your custom locomotive detailing and painting progress.

Greg

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Greg, thank you very much. I look forward to your future builds. I always enjoy seeing another SW build, gives me new ideas. :)
 





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