Painting a Great Northern 2-8-8-0

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All finished guys. Test run Thursday. the programming went well, and it ran on the test track. Just for fun I posed it next to the T-1 which is up next. These monsters were designed for heavy freight and high speed. They could take a heavy train and run with the Z-6 Challengers when it came to top speed. I'm not a GN modeler, but they had some awesome locomotives! Now I have to total up the bill. Hmmmm… :)


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I did the run test at the club last night. It went well. The model is a little stiff, nothing some break in time won't solve, but it ran well overall. It's a little noisy, typical of models from the 1960's era, caused mostly by the transfer gearbox. The guys at the club loved it. I almost didn't get to bring it home! I hope you all enjoyed the project. I'll keep doing them as long as there is interest.
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