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Locomotive Phases - GE B23-7, B30-7, B30-7A, B36-7

These phases are of my own making.


Phase 1a 1b 2a 2b 2c 2d 3a 3b
Left side sill access hatches 5 2 3
Truck centers 36' 2"
(equal distance from pilots)
37' 2"
(rear truck moved 1' rearward)
36' 8"
(rear truck 6" closer
to pilot than front)
Jacking pads plain flat metal plate on underside
Hinged panels under radiators 3 bolts, straight bottom edge central latch, notched bottom edge
Exhaust small stack, no silencer, narrow base large stack/silencer, wide base
Rear numberboards flush raised
Rear class lights high low
Cab side windows 4 2
Phase 1a 1b 2a 2b 2c 2d 3a 3b
Overall length 62' 2" 61' 2"
Left-side hatches under cab 2 narrow, 3 wide;
small latches; bolted panel at front
1 wide, 1 narrow, 3 wide;
large latches; no bolted panel
Cab vent circular, on roof rectangular, behind cab
(inconsistent in Phase 3a)
Hinged panels on hood ends No Yes
Long hood grabirons Closer spacing
Short hood left-side louvres Yes No
Short hood headlight housing present on all units (blanked off when lights not installed) present only with
headlight installed
Hood doors behind cab no bolted strip behind hood door closest to cab bolted strip added, first
2 hood doors narrowed
Phase 1a 1b 2a 2b 2c 2d 3a 3b

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