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2021-03-02

2021-03-01

2021-02-26

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD SD70MAC drawings
      • Cab door (4 hinges instead of 3) (Phase 1c1 and earlier left-side views)
      • Cab door (increased height and angled top corner) (Phase 1c2 and later right-side views)

2021-02-25

2021-02-23

2021-02-20

2021-02-18

2021-02-17

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • GE U30B drawings (LN and WP Phase 1d right-side views)
      • Water level sight glass
    • GE four-axle Universal series left-side views
      • Removed stray red pixel from left rear axle (mistakenly added in previous revisions)
  • Revised in Locomotive Descriptions and Phases section:
    • GE U18B, U23B, U30B, U33B, U36B Phases
      • Minor detail additions regarding brake chain pipe, water level sight glass and pilots

2021-02-15

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 14 GE C30-7 drawings (FCP and NdeM versions)
    • 4 GE C36-7 drawings (FCP and NdeM versions)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • GE C30-7 and C36-7 left-side views (BN Phase 2a and 2c versions; NW Phase 1c and 2c versions)
      • Added missing rear class lights
    • GE C30-7 right-side views (ATSF and BN versions)
      • Added missing section of pipe for handbrake chain
      • Added missing section of inner sand line brackets (under #3 and #4 axles) (ATSF Phase 2e right-side views only)

2021-02-14

2021-02-13

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 4 GE B30-7A drawings (BN versions; "B30-7AB")
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GE Universal and Dash 7 series right-side views (except BQ23-7)
      • Longer handrail stanchion in front of cab
    • Four-axle Dash 7 units
      • Added notch and square hole at top of bolted strip above door behind cab (Phase 3a and later right-side views)
      • Revised seams under door behind cab (Phase 3a and later right-side views)
      • Added drip rail over door behind cab (Phase 3b and later right-side views)
      • Removed end fuel gauge from rear of fuel tank (CO left-side views)
      • Relocated end fuel gauge from front to rear of tank (MP Phase 2d and 3 right-side views)
    • Six-axle Dash 7 units (Phase 2c and later)
      • Revised seams under door behind cab
      • Added drip rail over door behind cab (Phase 2d and later)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • CR #5002 (GE B36-7)
      • Added notch and square hole at top of bolted strip above door behind cab
      • Revised seams under door behind cab
      • Added drip rail over door behind cab
    • CSXT #1896 (GE U18B)
      • Longer handrail stanchion in front of cab
  • Revised in Locomotive Descriptions and Phases section:
    • GE B23-7, B30-7, B30-7A, B36-7 Phases
      • Split Phase 3a into Phase 3a and 3b (shifting previous 3b/3c to 3c/3d)
    • GE C30-7, C30-7A, C36-7 Phases
      • Split Phase 2c into Phase 2c and 2d (shifting previous 2d/2e to 2e/2f)

2021-02-12

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 2 GE B30-7A drawings (SOU version)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GE six-axle Dash 7 series drawings
      • Added safety valve to front air reservoir (left side)
      • Added notch and square hole at top of bolted strip behind front air intake (right side) (except NS Phase 2e C36-7)
      • Rear headlight and numberboards (Phase 2a and later versions)
      • Fuel filler (except ATSF Phase 2c-2d versions and NS Phase 2e version)
      • Fuel filler cutout in side frame (ATSF Phase 2c versions)
      • Changed bolted strip / front hood doors to later-phase version (Phase 2c versions)
      • Removed 3rd side sill access hatch (NW Phase 2d C36-7 left-side view)
      • Corrected sand line glitch behind front truck (ATSF Phase 2d right-side views)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • CR #5002 (GE B36-7)
      • Added sloped plate under frame behind draft gear
      • Rear headlight and numberboards
      • Fuel filler
      • Added safety valve to front air reservoir
      • Added underframe box / conduit behind top step
    • SCL #5134 (GE BQ23-7)
      • Pipe behind rear truck
      • Added sloped plate under frame behind draft gear
      • Fuel filler
      • Small pipe clips above fuel tank
    • SLSF #867 (GE B30-7)
      • Pipe behind rear truck
      • Added missing end transoms on trucks
      • Fuel filler
      • Added safety valve to front air reservoir
  • Revised in Locomotive Descriptions and Phases section:
    • GE C30-7, C30-7A, C36-7 Phases
      • Moved bolted strip / front hood doors from Phase 2d to Phase 2c
      • Moved raised rear headlight / numberboards from Phase 2b to Phase 2a (HTML table error)

2021-02-11

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 4 GE B32-7 drawings (SOU versions)
    • 2 GE B36-7 drawings (SOU version)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GE four-axle Dash 7 series drawings
      • Pipe behind rear truck (except Phase 3 versions)
      • Added sloped plate under frame behind draft gear (except Phase 1a versions)
      • Rear headlight and numberboards (Phase 2c and later versions)
      • Added missing end transoms on trucks (versions with Type B trucks only)
      • Fuel filler (except late ATSF versions)
      • Added safety valve to front air reservoir (left side)
      • Small pipe clips above fuel tank (right side) (LN, MP, PW, SCL and SLSF versions)
      • Added underframe box / conduit behind top step (Phase 3c versions, BQ23-7 left-side view)
  • Revised in Locomotive Descriptions and Phases section:
    • GE B23-7, B30-7, B30-7A, B36-7 Phases
      • Split Phase 1a into Phase 1a through 1c
      • Renamed original Phase 1b to Phase 1d
      • Moved bolted strip / front hood doors from Phase 3b to Phase 3a
      • Added dimensions for B30-7A1
      • Added Family Lines / Seaboard and Southern railroad variations

2021-02-10

2021-02-09

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 4 GE U23B drawings (SOU versions)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP26 drawings
    • EMD GP30 drawings (GMO versions)
    • EMD GP35 drawings (AA, GMO, SLSF and SOU versions with Type B trucks)
      • Added missing end transoms on trucks
    • All GE 4-axle Universal series drawings
      • Air filter bracket and piping behind fuel tank (right side)
      • Added sloped plate under frame behind draft gear
      • Added missing section of angled pilot brace behind steps (except Phase 2h2 versions)
      • Added missing end transoms on trucks (versions with Type B trucks only)
    • GE U30C drawings (LN right-side views)
      • Air reservoir piping behind fuel tank
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • CSXT #1896 (GE U18B)
    • PICK #9508 (GE U18B)
      • Air filter bracket and piping behind fuel tank (right side) (CSXT #1896 only)
      • Added sloped plate under frame behind draft gear
      • Added missing section of angled pilot brace behind steps

2021-02-07

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 3 GE U30B drawings
      • LN Phase 1d version
      • WP Phase 2b1 right-side view (previously combined with Phase 2b2 version)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • GE U30B (WP Phase 2b1 left-side view)
      • Relocated fuel cutoff switch
    • GE U30B drawings (SLSF versions)
      • Added inner sand lines
    • Most GE 6-axle Universal series drawings (except BN versions)
      • Fuel filler
      • Higher footboards (U23C only)

2021-02-06

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 4 GE U30B drawings (CBQ Phase 2a version and WP Phase 1d version)
  • Revised in Locomotive Descriptions and Phases section:
    • GE U18B, U23B, U30B, U33B, U36B Phases
    • GE U23C, U30C, U33C, U36C Phases
      • Separated Phase 1c into Phase 1c and 1d (four-axle units only)
      • Corrected description of horizontal radiator drip rail (previously listed as absent prior to Phase 2a)
      • Corrected description of radiator/roof walkway transition in Phase 2a

2021-02-05

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • Most GE 4-axle Universal series drawings
      • Fuel filler (where not previously revised)
      • Higher footboards (when present)
      • Added radiator drip rail (SLSF and WP Phase 2b versions only)

2021-02-04

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 2 GE U33B drawings (SCL Phase 2a version)
    • 3 GE U30C drawings (BN Phase 2g1 through 2h2 right-side views, 5900 series)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD SD40 (BO/CO Phase 1b2 left-side view)
      • Walkway blower duct and side handrail jog position
    • GE U33B drawings (SCL Phase 2b2 version)
    • GE U36B (SCL Phase 2c right-side view)
      • Added ATS shoe
      • Relocated antenna (U33B only)
    • GE U18B, U33B and U36B drawings (SCL versions)
    • GE U30C and U33C drawings (BN versions)
      • Fuel filler
      • Higher footboards (U18B only)
    • GE U30C drawings (BN Phase 2f and 2g1 versions with Locotrol)
      • Added second air filter behind fuel tank (right side)

2021-02-03

2021-01-29

2021-01-28

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD SD60 (CR version left-side view)
      • Corrected line glitch in speed recorder cable at axle
    • GE C30-7 drawings (LN/SCL Phase 1c through 2c left-side views)
      • Removed partial valve from air line behind front steps
    • All GE B32-8, B39-8, C32-8, C39-8, Dash 8-32B and Dash 8-40B drawings
      • Revised air reservoir height and brackets (this update was applied to Dash-7 units in November 2018; I had intended to revise Dash-8 units at the same time)
      • Added missing section of bell (C32-8 and C39-8 right-side views)
      • Revised dynamic brakes (B32-8 only)

2021-01-23

  • Significantly altered / expanded Homepage descriptions and "About the Author" section in the Contact page
  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 4 EMD GP30 drawings (CO Phase 2a and 2b versions)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • GE B23-7 drawings (all Phase 1a versions)
    • BE B30-7 drawings (CO Phase 1a version)
      • Relocated fuel cutoff switch to within side sill
    • GE B23-7 drawings (CR left-side views)
    • GE B30-7 drawings (CO left-side views with Type B trucks)
      • Added missing section of sand line nozzle on rear truck
  • Revised in Locomotive Descriptions and Phases section:
    • Renamed page to include "Descriptions"
    • Separated phase listings for each builder into sub-categories based on locomotive series
    • EMD GP30 Phases
      • Converted to tabular format
      • Added phase detail illustrations
    • GE B23-7, B30-7, B30-7A, B36-7 Phases
      • Added Phase 3c
      • Added phase detail illustrations
      • Added truck descriptions and illustrations
    • GE C30-7, C30-7A, C36-7 Phases
      • Added Phase 2e
      • Added phase detail illustrations
      • Added truck descriptions and illustrations
      • Added railroad variation descriptions

2021-01-22

2021-01-21

2021-01-16

  • Added acknowledgements in Drawings page

2021-01-13

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP35 drawings (Phase 2 versions)
    • All EMD GP40X, SD35 and SD40X drawings
      • Fuel tank height and gap from underframe
      • Fuel tank vent pipe
      • Handrail stanchions above fuel tank (left side)
    • All EMD GP15D, GP20D, SD40A and SDP45 drawings
      • Fuel tank height and gap from underframe
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • CEFX #2040 (EMD GP20D)
      • Fuel tank height and gap from underframe

2021-01-12

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD GP39X, GP59 and GP60 series drawings
    • EMD GP38-3 drawings (NS versions)
    • EMD GP39-2 drawings (MKT version)
      • Fuel tank height and gap from underframe
    • All GE AC44C4M and AC44C6M drawings
    • GE ES-series drawings (Phase 2e and 2f1 versions)
      • Increased corner handrail thickness
      • Revised end handrail stanchions
    • GE ES-series drawings (Phase 2f2 and 2g versions)
    • All GE ET44AC and ET44C4 drawings
      • Increased corner and side handrail thickness
      • Revised end handrail stanchions
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • AA #2373 (EMD GP39-2)
    • ATSF #143 (EMD GP60M)
    • ATSF #345 (EMD GP60B)
    • BN #3118 (EMD GP50)
    • SP #9724 (EMD GP60)
      • Fuel tank height and gap from underframe
    • CREX #1328 (GE ES44AC)
      • Increased corner and side handrail thickness
      • Revised end handrail stanchions

2021-01-11

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD F59PH, F59PHI, GP20C-ECO, GP50, SD70MAC and SD70ACe drawings
    • All GMD F40PH-2D, GP38-2(W), GP40-2(W), GP40-2L(W), SD50F and SD60F drawings
      • Fuel tank height and gap from underframe
    • GMD F40PH-2D drawings (as-built versions)
      • Fuel filler
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • BN #8004 (EMD SD40-2)
    • BNSF #8010 (EMD SD40-2)
    • BO #1977 (EMD GP40-2)
    • BO #4331 (EMD GP40-2)
    • CBNS #3366 (EMD SD40-2)
    • CMQ #9017 (GMD SD40-2F)
    • CMQ #9020 (GMD SD40-2F)
    • CN #5350 (GMD SD40-2(W))
    • CN #5512 (GMD SD60F)
    • CN #5570 (GMD GP38-2(W))
    • CN #9511 (GMD GP40-2L(W))
    • CP #9009 (GMD SD40-2F)
    • CR #1630 (EMD GP15-1)
    • CR #3400 (EMD GP40-2)
    • CR #6381 (EMD SD40-2)
    • CSXT #1524 (EMD GP15T)
    • DMVW #5454 (GMD SD50F)
    • DTI #224 (EMD GP38-2)
    • DTI #6419 (EMD GP40-2)
    • DWP #5904 (EMD SD40)
    • GOT #522 (EMD F59PH)
    • GTW #5836 (EMD GP38-2)
    • KCS #4040 (EMD SD70ACe)
    • LN #8158 (EMD SD40-2)
    • MKT #621 (EMD SD40-2)
    • RI #342 (EMD GP40)
    • SLR #3008 (EMD GP40-2)
    • SLSF #923 (EMD SD45)
    • UP #8424 (EMD SD70ACe)
    • VIA #6407 (GMD F40PH-2)
    • VIA #6438 (GMD F40PH-2)
      • Fuel tank height and gap from underframe

2021-01-10

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD/GMD SD38, SD39, SD40, SD45, SD45-2 and SD50 drawings
    • EMD SD60 drawings (CNW, CR and EMDX versions)
      • Fuel tank height and gap from underframe
    • All EMD SD60I and SD60M drawings
    • EMD SD60 drawings (UP versions)
      • Fuel tank length, height and gap from underframe

2021-01-09

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD/GMD GP15 series, GP38 series, GP38-2, GP40, GP40-2, SD38-2, and SD40-2 series drawings
      • Fuel tank height and gap from underframe

2021-01-08

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP38-2 drawings (most left-side views without inner sand lines)
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front under walkway) (missed in December 2020 update)

2021-01-07

2021-01-06

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • GE ES-series drawings (Phase 2d2 and earlier versions)
      • Increased corner handrail thickness
      • Revised end handrail stanchions

2021-01-05

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GE 4-axle Dash 7 series drawings
      • Increased corner handrail thickness
    • All GE Dash 8 series drawings
      • Increased corner handrail thickness
      • Revised end handrail stanchions (units with wide-nosed cab and late versions with standard cab)
      • Revised corner handrail location and attachments (units with wide-nosed cab only)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • CR #5002 (GE B36-7)
    • CSXT #1896 (GE U18B)
    • PICK #9508 (GE U18B)
    • PW #3902 (GE B39-8)
    • SCL #5134 (GE BQ23-7)
    • SLSF #867 (GE B30-7)
      • Increased corner handrail thickness
    • AMTK #505 (GE Dash 8-32BWH)
    • BNSF #5601 (GE AC4400CW)
    • CDTX #2052 (GE Dash 8-32BWH)
    • CEFX #1043 (GE AC4400CW)
    • CN #2501 (GE Dash 9-44CWL)
    • NS #3533 (GE Dash 8-32B)
      • Increased corner handrail thickness
      • Revised end handrail stanchions
      • Revised corner handrail location and attachments (AMTK #505 and CDTX #2052 only)
  • Added revision history for GE Dash 8 series drawings

2021-01-04

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GE 6-axle Dash 7 series drawings
      • Increased corner handrail thickness
    • All GE AC4400CW and Dash 9 series drawings
      • Increased corner handrail thickness
      • Revised end handrail stanchions
      • Added / revised X-panels in front hood section (Phase 1a through 1d Dash 9 units only)
    • GMD GP35 drawings (CN version)
      • Changed rear pilot from rock deflector to footboards
      • Removed front pilot grabiron
    • GMD GP35 drawings (CP versions)
      • Removed pilot grabirons
  • Revised in Locomotive Phases section:
    • GE Dash 9 series phases
      • Added Phase 1e
      • Divided Phase 2d into 2d1 and 2d2

2021-01-02

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP30 and GP35 drawings (PRR right-side views)
      • Corrected mismatched front right handrail
    • EMD GP35, SD40 and SD45 drawings (PRR versions)
      • Added MU connector on end handrails

2020-12-31

2020-12-30

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 9 SD70MAC drawings (BN versions; BNSF Phase 1e1 left-side view)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD SD70MAC drawings
      • Revised fuel tank height
      • Added line representing top edge of fuel tank
      • Added missing bolt on second handrail stanchion behind cab (left side)
      • Wider right front / left rear inverter cabinet panels (except Phase 1g1-1g2 versions)
      • Narrower spacing of walkway supports on blower duct (Phase 1d left-side view only)
  • Revised in Locomotive Phases section:
    • EMD SD70MAC Phases
      • Divided Phase 1c into 1c1 and 1c1
      • Divided Phase 1e into 1e1 and 1e2
      • Added details concerning fuel tank, inverter cabinet panels, air piping and blower duct walkway supports

2020-12-29

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD SD40 drawings (CGW and LN Phase 1a3 left-side views)
      • Front fuel tank support
    • EMD SD40 (PRR 6040-6054 right-side view)
      • Corrected mismatched front right handrail

2020-12-28

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 15 EMD GP35 drawings (GMO Phase 2c version; SOU and WP versions)
    • 2 EMD GP40 drawings (WP Phase 1a3 version)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP30 drawings (SOU Phase 2b version)
      • MU connector housing
    • EMD GP35 drawings (AA, GMO and SLSF left-side views with Type B trucks)
      • Brake chain bracket
    • EMD GP35 drawings (AA and GMO versions)
      • Added pole pockets near steps
    • EMD SD35 drawings (SOU version)
      • Removed cab awning and flag bracket
      • Relocated front left walkway light
      • Added speed recorder
      • Added ATS shoes

2020-12-26

2020-12-22

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GMD SD40-2F, SD50F and SD60F drawings
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Cab corners and sub-base doors
      • Sand hoses
    • All EMD SD45-2 drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
      • Sand lines (larger pipe diameter, revised hoses)
    • All EMD SW1001, SD70ACe and SD70M-2 drawings
      • Increased handrail thickness
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • CBNS #3366 (EMD SD40-2)
    • CN #5250 (GMD SD40-2(W))
      • [Combination of 2019 and 2020 sets of revisions from undecorated version]
      • Relocated front hood seam resulting in revised hood proportions
      • Front section of hood lengthened by 1"
      • Revised hood section under inertial air intake
      • Gap from seam to middle hood doors shortened by 0.75"
      • Middle hood doors shortened by 0.25"
      • Increased height of bottom of hood doors
      • Corrected seam at bottom corners of long hood
      • Revised radiator intake grills and roof fan hatch
      • Revised exhaust stack (CN #5250 only)
      • Corrected minor line glitch on latches on cab sub-base door and first engine room door (CN #5250 only)
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Air pipe vent valve (right rear under walkway)
      • Sand lines (larger pipe diameter, revised hoses)
    • CMQ #9017 (GMD SD40-2F)
    • CMQ #9020 (GMD SD40-2F)
    • CN #5512 (GMD SD60F)
    • CP #9009 (GMD SD40-2F)
    • DMVW #5454 (GMD SD50F)
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Cab corners and sub-base doors
      • Sand hoses
    • DWP #5904 (EMD SD40)
      • [Combination of 2019 and 2020 sets of revisions from undecorated version]
      • Relocated front hood seam resulting in revised hood proportions
      • Front section of hood lengthened and blower duct widened by 1"
      • Gap from seam to middle hood doors shortened by 0.75"
      • Middle hood doors shortened by 0.25"
      • Increased height of walkway blower duct and bottom of hood doors
      • Corrected seam at bottom corners of long hood
      • Revised radiator intake grills and roof fan hatch
      • Revised exhaust stack
      • Added missing grabiron ahead of right-side battery box
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
    • SLSF #923 (EMD SD45)
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
    • KCS #4040 (EMD SD70ACe)
    • UP #8424 (EMD SD70ACe)
      • Removed angled brace behind end plates (UP #8424 only)
      • Increased handrail thickness
    • BNSF #5601 (GE AC4400CW)
    • CEFX #1043 (GE AC4400CW)
      • Added missing truck brake piping
      • Added X-panel under central air intake
      • Added sideframe holes below cab sub-base
    • CR #5002 (GE B36-7)
      • Revised air reservoir height and brackets
      • Added end-mounted fuel gauge on fuel tank
      • Revised horn
    • SLSF #867 (GE B30-7)
      • Revised horn
  • Added revision history for EMD SD70ACe and SD70M-2 drawings

2020-12-21

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD / GMD SD38, SD40, SD40A, SD45 and SDP45 drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)

2020-12-20

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD SD38-2 drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
      • Sand lines (larger pipe diameter, revised hoses)
      • Adjusted height of center hinge of engine room doors
      • Added missing line segment in traction motor cables above fuel filler (left side)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • AA #2373 (EMD GP39-2)
    • ATSF #143 (EMD GP60M)
    • ATSF #345 (EMD GP60B)
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter (except AA #2373)
    • BN #8004 (EMD SD40-2)
    • BNSF #8010 (EMD SD40-2)
    • CR #6381 (EMD SD40-2)
    • LN #8158 (EMD SD40-2)
    • MKT #621 (EMD SD40-2)
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
      • Sand lines (larger pipe diameter, revised hoses)
      • Adjusted height of center hinge of engine room doors (except BN #8004 and BNSF #8010)
      • Added missing line segment in traction motor cables above fuel filler (except BN #8004 and MKT #621)
    • SP #9724 (EMD GP60)
      • [Combination of 2019 and 2020 sets of revisions from undecorated version]
      • Revised center hood door spacing
      • Revised hood behind cab
      • Increased height of bottom of hood doors
      • Corrected minor line glitch on latches on first engine room door
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing

2020-12-19

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GMD SD40-2 drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Corrected rear corner handrail length (Phase 1 right-side views only)
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
      • Sand lines (larger pipe diameter, revised hoses)
      • Added missing line segment in traction motor cables above fuel filler (left side) (except CP Phase 2d1 version)

2020-12-18

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD SD40-2 drawings (CNW, Family Lines, ICG, MKT, RI and SOU versions)
    • All GMD SD40-2(W) drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
      • Sand lines (larger pipe diameter, revised hoses)
      • Adjusted height of center hinge of engine room doors
      • Added missing line segment in traction motor cables above fuel filler (left side)
      • Corrected line glitch on rear of cab roof (SD40-2(W) as-built left-side views only)
      • Corrected lift ring glitch ahead of dynamic brake fans (SD40-2(W) as-built right-side views only)

2020-12-17

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD SD40-2 drawings (ATSF, BN, BO, CR, NW and SLSF versions)
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
      • Sand lines (larger pipe diameter, revised hoses)
      • Adjusted height of center hinge of engine room doors
      • Added missing line segment in traction motor cables above fuel filler (left side)
      • Added missing section of smaller air filter (CR right-side views only)

2020-12-16

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP26 drawings
      • Relocated front hood seam resulting in revised hood proportions
      • Front section of hood lengthened by 1"
      • Gap from seam to middle hood doors shortened by 0.75"
      • Middle hood doors shortened by 0.25"
      • Increased height of bottom of hood doors
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator fan dimensions and spacing
      • Added missing rear cab door (right side)
    • All EMD GP39-2 and GP39X drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter (except MKT GP39-2)
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway) (except MKT GP39-2)
      • Moved 3rd stanchion from rear farther rearward (MKT GP39-2 only)
    • EMD GP40X drawings
      • Revised radiator fan spacing
    • All EMD SD35 and SD40X drawings
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fans (48" fans)
    • All EMD SD70MAC drawings
      • Added missing bolts on outer secondary suspension blocks of HTCR trucks

2020-12-15

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD GP20C-ECO, GP59, GP60, GP60B and GP60M drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing (except GP20C-ECO)
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter (except GP20C-ECO)

2020-12-10

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP15D and GP20D drawings
      • Increased height of bottom of hood doors and blower duct
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
    • EMD GP38-3 drawings (NS versions)
    • All EMD GP50 and GP50L drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter (except GP38-3)
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway) (Phase 1 versions only)
      • Moved 3rd stanchion from rear farther rearward (Phase 2 versions only)
      • Corrected missing section from rear truck (ATSF Phase 2b left-side view only)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • BN #3118 (EMD GP50)
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter
      • Air pipe vent valve (right rear under walkway)
    • CEFX #2040 (EMD GP20D)
      • Increased height of bottom of hood doors
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing

2020-12-10

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GMD GP38-2(W), GP40-2(W) and GP40-2L(W) drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • CN #5570 (GMD GP38-2(W))
    • CN #9511 (GMD GP40-2L(W))
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
    • FWWR #2000 (EMD GP38-3)
      • [Combination of 2019 and 2020 sets of revisions from undecorated version]
      • Relocated front hood seam resulting in revised hood proportions
      • Front section of hood lengthened by 1"
      • Gap from seam to middle hood doors shortened by 0.75"
      • Middle hood doors shortened by 0.25"
      • Increased height of bottom of hood doors
      • Corrected seam at bottom corners of long hood
      • Revised paper air filter housing and dynamic brake taper
      • Corrected minor line glitch on latches on first engine room door
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Added missing line in dynamic brake section

2020-12-09

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 4 EMD GP38-2 drawings (PW versions)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD GP15-1, GP15AC and GP15T drawings
      • Front end handrail stanchions moved inward (CR GP15-1 version only)
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Dynamic brake fan (GP15T only)
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
    • EMD GP38-3 drawings (FWWR versions)
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Added missing line in dynamic brake section (except FWWR 2004-2005)
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings) (FWWR 2004-2005 only)
      • Added missing pixel in left side frame above rear of fuel tank (FWWR 2004-2005 only)
    • All GMD F40PH-2D drawings
      • Side handrails (increased handrail thickness, revised placement)
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings) (as-built versions only)
      • Revised size and location of side steps and doors
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • BO #1977 (EMD GP40-2)
    • BO #4331 (EMD GP40-2)
    • CSXT #1524 (EMD GP15-1)
    • DTI #224 (EMD GP38-2)
    • GTW #5836 (EMD GP38-2)
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter (BO #1977, BO #4331 and CSXT #1524 only)
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
    • CR #4300 (EMD GP40-2)
    • DTI #6419 (EMD GP40-2)
      • [Combination of 2019 and 2020 sets of revisions from undecorated versions]
      • Relocated front hood seam resulting in revised hood proportions
      • Front section of hood lengthened and blower duct widened by 1"
      • Gap from seam to middle hood doors shortened by 0.75"
      • Middle hood doors shortened by 0.25"
      • Increased height of bottom of hood doors
      • Corrected seam at bottom corners of long hood
      • Revised radiator intake grills and roof fan hatch
      • Fuel tank moved 2.5" rearward (CR #3400 only)
      • Front right traction motor cables and air piping moved 0.75" to 1" rearward
      • Revised exhaust stack
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter (DTI #6419 only)
      • Air pipe vent valve (right rear under walkway)
    • CR #1630 (EMD GP15-1)
      • [Combination of 2019 and 2020 sets of revisions from undecorated version]
      • Relocated front hood seam resulting in revised hood proportions
      • Front section of hood lengthened by 1"
      • Middle hood doors narrowed by 0.75"
      • Increased height of bottom of hood doors
      • Corrected seam at bottom corners of long hood
      • Front end handrail stanchions moved inward
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Air pipe vent valve (right rear under walkway)
    • VIA #6407 (GMD F40PH-2D)
    • VIA #6438 (GMD F40PH-2D)
      • Side handrails (increased handrail thickness, revised placement)
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Revised size and location of side steps and doors

2020-12-08

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD GP38-2 drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
      • Front uncoupling lever (LV version)
    • EMD SD60M drawings (UP versions)
    • All EMD SD70MAC drawings
      • Removed rear numberboards

2020-12-07

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD GP40-2 drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Increased metal sand pipe diameter
      • Air pipe vent valve (left front / right rear under walkway)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • GOT #522 (EMD F59PH)
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fans
      • Increased fuel tank vent pipe diameter
    • ICG #7918 (EMD GP8)
      • Added pipe conduit behind cab on conductor's side
      • Increased handrail thickness
    • ICG #8719 (EMD GP11)
      • Fewer bolts around radiator intake screens
      • Increased handrail thickness
    • RI #342 (EMD GP40)
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Added missing pixel in side frame above rear of fuel tank
    • SLR #3008 (EMD GP40-2)
      • [Combination of 2019 and 2020 sets of revisions from undecorated versions]
      • Relocated front hood seam resulting in revised hood proportions
      • Front section of hood lengthened and blower duct widened by 1"
      • Gap from seam to middle hood doors shortened by 0.75"
      • Middle hood doors shortened by 0.25"
      • Increased height of walkway blower duct and bottom of hood doors
      • Corrected seam at bottom corners of long hood
      • Revised radiator intake grills and roof fan hatch
      • Revised handrail stanchion spacing (except Phase 2c units)
      • Fuel tank and air reservoirs moved 1" to 1.5" rearward
      • Revised exhaust stack
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Added missing pixel in left side frame above rear of fuel tank
    • SP #6640 (EMD GP35)
      • [Combination of 2019 and 2020 sets of revisions from undecorated versions]
      • Relocated front hood seam resulting in revised hood proportions
      • Front section of hood lengthened and blower duct widened by 1"
      • Gap from seam to middle hood doors shortened by 0.75"
      • Middle hood doors shortened by 0.25"
      • Increased height of walkway blower duct and bottom of hood doors
      • Corrected seam at bottom corners of long hood
      • Added lift rings below radiator intakes
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fans (48" fans)
      • Increased handrail thickness

2020-12-06

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD / GMD GP28, GP30, GP30B, GP35 and GP40X drawings
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fans (48" fans)
      • Removed end drop step and handrail chains (MP GP35 variations only)
      • Corrected corner handrail length (GMD GP35 only)
      • Removed dynamic brakes (CNW Phase 1a2 GP35 left-side view; MP Phase 1c GP35 right-side views)

2020-12-05

  • Added revision history for EMD GP8 and GP10 drawings
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD GP8, GP9, GP10, GP11, GP18 and GP20 drawings
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fans (48" fans)
      • Fewer bolts around radiator intake screens (Phase 3a GP10 with hood from late GP9)
    • All EMD SD50, SD60, SD60I and SD60M drawings
      • Increased fuel tank vent pipe diameter
      • Sand lines (larger pipe diameter, revised hoses)

2020-12-04

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD F59PH and F59PHI drawings
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fans (F59PH)
      • Increased fuel tank vent pipe diameter (F59PH)
    • All EMD / GMD GP38, GP38AC and GP40 drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions (Phase 2c and 3 versions)
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised radiator and dynamic brake fan dimensions and spacing
      • Fuel tank vent pipe (increased diameter, revised fittings)
      • Added missing pixel in left side frame above rear of fuel tank (except Phase 2c versions)

2020-12-03

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 15 EMD SD70MAC drawings (BNSF and TFM versions)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD SD50, SD60, SD60I and SD60M drawings
      • Revised side handrail stanchions
      • Increased handrail thickness
      • Revised anticlimber supports (Phase 1d and later SD60M and SD60I)
      • Revised radiator fan dimensions and spacing
      • Changed radiator fans to later Q-type (Phase 2c and 2d SD60M and SD60I)
      • Revised headlight housing (UP Phase 2b units)
  • Added in Locomotive Phases section:
    • EMD SD70MAC Phases
  • Continued transfer of 1:55 drawings from old pages to drawing search:
    • EMD SD70MAC

2020-11-28

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD SD50 drawings
      • Minor detail revisions to inertial air intake and angled seam behind cab
    • All EMD SD60 drawings
      • Shifted first hood door, inertial air intake, dynamic brakes and blower duct rearward by 0.25" to 0.5"
    • All EMD SD60M and SD60I drawings
      • Revised cab / short hood proportions (moved front edge forward by 0.75"; increased total cab length by 1.5" on SD60M and 0.5" on SD60I)
      • Shifted first engine room door, inertial air intake, dynamic brakes and blower duct rearward by 0.25" to 0.5"
      • Revised rooftop access panels over engine compartment (UP Phase 1d version only)

2020-11-25

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 4 EMD F59PH drawings (late GOT versions)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • MLW M-420 drawings (CN 2500-2529 as-built version)
      • Removed rear numberboards
      • Removed rear wrap-around pilot
    • MLW M-420 drawings (CN 2530-2559)
      • Removed rear wrap-around pilot (as-built version only)
      • Removed pollution collector tank behind fuel tank (as-modified versions only)
    • MLW M-420 drawings (CN 2560-2579 as-built version)
      • Added pollution collector tank behind fuel tank

2020-11-24

  • Continued transfer of 1:55 drawings from old pages to drawing search:
    • EMD SD60
    • GMD SD40-2F
    • Undecorated and painted intermodal containers and trailers

2020-11-23

  • Continued transfer of 1:55 drawings from old pages to drawing search:
    • EMD SD45
  • Revised tables displaying drawings (added borders separating groups by railroad or by model)

2020-11-21

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2020-11-19

2020-11-19

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • GE B23-7 and BQ23-7 drawings (CR and SCL versions)
    • GE B30-7 drawings (SLSF version)
    • GE B36-7 drawings (CR versions)
    • GE C30-7 drawings (CR version; some LN, NW and SCL versions)
    • GE C36-7 drawings (CR version)
      • Revised horn

2020-11-16

2020-11-12

2020-11-11

2020-11-10

2020-11-09

2020-11-07

2020-11-05

2020-11-04

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 8 ALCO RS-11 drawings (SP versions)
    • 2 GE U23C drawings (PC version)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • ALCO RS-11 drawings (versions with 2-pane cab side window)
      • Narrower cab side window
    • ALCO RS-11 drawings (SAL and NW left-side views)
      • Removed short hood doors
    • ALCO RS-11 drawings (SAL version)
      • Corrected minor line glitch in front sanding line (left side)
      • Changed brake wheel from surface-mounted to recessed (right side)
  • Added in Photos section:
    • 30 photos from 2020-05-06
    • 37 photos from 2020-05-13
    • 84 photos from 2020-05-26
    • 11 photos from 2020-05-31

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2020-10-21

  • Slightly revised site styles (reduced paragraph width to improve readability)
  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 10 GE AC4400CW drawings (CP Phase 1f through 2c versions)

2020-10-20

  • Added revision history for GE AC4400CW drawings
  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 3 GE AC4400CW drawings (CP Phase 1a3/1a4 versions)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GE AC4400CW drawings
      • Added sideframe holes below cab sub-base
    • GE Dash 9-40C and Dash 9-40CW drawings (up to NS 9008)
    • GE Dash 9-44CW drawings (Phase 1a through 2a1 versions)
    • GE AC4400CW drawings (Phase 1a1 through 1c2 versions with Hi-Ad trucks)
      • Revised truck brake piping
      • Reversed orientation of truck brake hose (right-side views)
    • GE AC4400CW left-side views (Phase 1d and later versions)
      • Added missing truck brake piping (versions with Hi-Ad trucks)
      • Added X-panel under central air intake (Phase 2a1 and later versions)
    • GE AC4400CW left-side views (FXE/TFM and UP Phase 1g versions)
      • Corrected handrail around inverter cabinet
  • Revised in Locomotive Phases section:
    • GE AC4400CW Phases
      • Added truck brake lines (Phase 1c3 / 1d)
    • GE Dash 9 series phases
      • Separated Phase 2a into Phase 2a1 / 2a2 (truck brake lines)

2020-10-17

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • Removed 1 GE AC4400CW right-side view (duplicate drawing of SP Phase 1a3/1a4 version)
  • Revised in Locomotive Phases section:
    • GE AC4400CW Phases
      • Reversed order of appearance of sloped door behind right-side radiator intake / revised traction motor cable brackets (Phase 1a3 / 1a4)

2020-09-30

  • Updated Contact page
    • Added javascript bicycle, car and cat photos