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2022-11-29

2022-11-29

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 8 GE ES44AC drawings (CSXT Phase 2f and 2g versions)
    • 6 GE ET44AC drawings (CSXT and NS versions)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • BNSF #7128 (GE ES44C4)
      • Corner step height
    • CREX #1328 (GE ES44AC)
      • Added chain posts on end handrails
      • Added seam on cab bottom front corner access panels

2022-11-28

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 6 GE ET44AC drawings (UP and late CN versions)
    • 2 GE ET44C4 drawings (late BNSF version)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • GE ES series drawings (Phase 2a and later versions with standard-clearance steps)
    • All GE ET44AC and ET44C4 drawings
      • Corner step height
      • Center hood bolt height (ET44AC and ET44C4 only)
    • All GE ES and ET series left-side views
      • Added AEI tag above left rear truck
    • GE ES series drawings (CN, CSXT, CREX, IAIS and NS versions)
      • Added seam on cab bottom front corner access panels
      • Added chain posts on end handrails (CREX, CSXT and IAIS versions)
      • Removed chain posts on end handrails (NS ES40DC versions only)
      • Corrected straight vs. angled end handrail stanchions (CSXT and IAIS versions; NS ES44AC right-side views)

2022-11-26

2022-11-25

2022-11-20

2022-11-18

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD F59PH drawings
    • All GMD F40PH-2D drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail bolts
    • All GE 6-axle Dash 8 series drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)
      • Cab door window height (versions with wide-nosed cab)
    • GE ES44AC drawings (UP Phase 1f and 2b versions)
      • Added capacitor box (on walkway behind inverter cabinet)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • AMT #526 (EMD F59PH)
    • GOT #522 (EMD F59PH)
    • VIA #6407 (GMD F40PH-2D)
    • VIA #6438 (GMD F40PH-2D)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail bolts

2022-11-17

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD F59PHI drawings
      • Coupler cut levers
      • Corner handrail bolts
    • All EMD GP8, GP10 and GP11 drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Corner step height increased by 2"
      • Revised coupler carrier
      • Changed draft gear housing from M-375/MS-485 to M-380/M-381 (most GP10 and GP11 drawings, except most GP7 rebuilds)
      • Revised draft gear housing (most GP7 rebuilds)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (CR and CRR version only)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • AMT #1325 (EMD F59PHI)
      • Coupler cut levers
    • AMTK #505 (GE Dash 8-32BWH)
    • CDTX #2052 (GE Dash 8-32BWH)
    • NS #3533 (GE Dash 8-32B)
    • PW #3902 (GE B39-8)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
    • ICG #7918 (EMD GP8)
    • ICG #8719 (EMD GP11)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Corner step height increased by 2"
      • Revised coupler carrier
      • Changed draft gear housing from M-375/MS-485 to M-380/M-381 (ICG #8719 only)
      • Revised draft gear housing (ICG #7918 only)
  • Revised in Locomotive Descriptions and Phases section:
    • EMD/GMD GP7, GP9 Phases
      • Updated details regarding overall length and draft gear design
      • Added references

2022-11-15

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP9 drawings
    • EMD GP18 drawings (IC, LV and SAL versions)
    • EMD GP20 drawings (except UP version)
      • Changed draft gear housing from M-375/MS-485 to M-380/M-381

2022-11-14

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GE 4-axle Dash 8 series drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)
      • Cab door window height (Dash 8-40BW only)
    • GE AC4400CW drawings (Phase 1f through 2c CP versions; Phase 2c CEFX version)
      • Narrower steps
      • Added step light behind battery boxes (right side)
  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • CP #8529 (GE AC4400CW)
  • Added in Lettering and Logos section:
    • CP lettering (versions from GP9u #8200 and AC4400CW #8529)
    • GE builder's and emissions control stickers

2022-11-13

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GE ES40DC and ES44DC drawings
      • Cab door window height (except CN versions)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Added numberboard latches (early BNSF versions)
      • Added numberboard seam (CN and late BNSF versions)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • BNSF #7128 (GE ES44C4)
    • CREX #1328 (GE ES44AC)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Cab door grabiron height (CREX #1328 only)

2022-11-12

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 2 GE ES44AC drawings (UP Phase 1f1 version) - completed in 2020 but never uploaded
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GE Dash 9 series drawings
      • Cab door window height (except Dash 9-40C and CN versions)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Step height (NS versions)
      • Added numberboard seam (CN versions)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)
    • All GE ES44AC, ES44C4, ET44AC and ET44C4 drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Added missing truck brake piping (left side)
      • Cab door grabiron height (CREX versions only)
      • Narrower steps (CN versions only)
    • All covered hopper car drawings
    • All tank car drawings
    • All well car drawings
      • Coupler cut levers
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • BNSF #5601 (GE AC4400CW)
    • CEFX #1043 (GE AC4400CW)
    • CN #2501 (GE Dash 9-44CWL)
      • Cab door window height (CEFX #1043 only)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
    • CR #5002 (GE B36-7)
    • SCL #5134 (GE BQ23-7)
    • SLSF #867 (GE B30-7)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Cab window gaskets (SLSF #867 only)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions
    • APA #97 (MLW C-424)
    • CP #4257 (MLW C-424)
      • Redrawn cab face (revised dimensions and nose/roof contours)
      • Cab sides moved rearward by 0.5"
      • Front/rear hood ends moved inward by 0.25"
      • Hood length reduced by 0.75" (length removed in 4 doors under exhaust stack)
      • Coupler cut lever thickness and height
    • FBOX #505314
    • SHPX #432930
      • Coupler cut levers
      • Truck springs

2022-11-11

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All GE AC44C4M, AC44C6M and AC4400CW drawings
      • Cab door window height
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Step height (late AC44C6M, CSXT AC4400CW only)
      • Added numberboard seam (AC44C6M)
      • Removed numberboard hinges (UP Phase 1g2 and later AC4400CW)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)

2022-11-09

2022-11-08

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 2 EMD SD40 drawings (SP Phase 2a3 version)
    • 8 EMD SD40-2 drawings (NDeM versions)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP35 (SP / SSW Phase 2b version)
    • EMD GP40, SD39, SD40 and SD45 drawings (SSW and SP versions)
      • Fuel filler
    • EMD SD38-2 drawing (SLSF 298-299 left-side view)
      • Corrected line glitch on walkway behind cab
    • EMD SD40-2 drawings (CNW Phase 1a left-side views)
      • Removed rear footboards
  • Added in Lettering and Logos section:
    • G&W railroad logos
      • HCRY
      • QGRY (3 variations)
      • SLR (version from 3804)

2022-11-07

2022-11-06

2022-11-01

2022-10-26

  • Revised in Photos section:
    • Re-processed photos from 2008 (adjusted exposure and cropped as needed)
      • 2008-07-19 through 2008-11-05

2022-10-24

  • Revised in Photos section:
    • Re-processed photos from 2008 (adjusted exposure and cropped as needed)
      • 2008-07-04 (CN)
      • 2008-07-05

2022-10-22

  • Added in Photos section:
    • 2 photos from 2008-04-09 (MMA)
  • Revised in Photos section:
    • Re-processed photos from 2008 (adjusted exposure and cropped as needed)
      • 2008-04-01
      • 2008-04-02
      • 2008-04-03
      • 2008-04-06
      • 2008-05-20
      • 2008-05-29
      • 2008-07-01
      • 2008-07-02 (CN)
      • 2008-07-03

2022-10-21

2022-10-19

2022-10-14

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All MLW M-630 and M-636 drawings
      • Coupler cut levers
      • Redrawn cab face (revised dimensions and nose/roof contours)
      • Cab sides moved forward by 0.25"
      • Front/rear hood ends moved outward by 0.5"
      • Added missing cab flag bracket (right side)
      • Rear headlight details (right side)
      • Added bottom seam on hood ends

2022-10-07

2022-09-28

2022-09-27

2022-09-26

2022-09-20

  • Added in Photos section: (George Matheson photos)
    • 37 photos from 1999
    • 66 photos from 2000
    • 76 photos from 2001
    • 50 photos from 2002
    • 38 photos from 2003
    • 24 photos from 2004
    • 55 photos from 2005

2022-09-19

  • Major update to Photos section
    • Revised page structure and filters to include photos taken by George Matheson
    • Changed filters from text links to radio buttons
    • Removed unnecessary "Other Search Options" links from basic photo search pages
  • Added in Photos section: (George Matheson photos)
    • 70 photos from 2006
    • 16 photos from 2007
    • 8 photos from 2008

2022-08-03

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All C30-7, C30-7A and C36-7 drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Cab window gaskets (Phase 1a through 2a versions)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)
      • Changed horn from Leslie S-3K to Prime PM-990 (BN versions only)

2022-08-02

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD SD50 drawings
      • Coupler cut levers
      • Corner handrail end plate attachment points
    • All B23-7, B30-7, B30-7A, B36-7 and BQ23-7 drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Cab window gaskets (Phase 1a through 2c versions)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)
      • Changed horn from Leslie SL-3L to Prime PM-920 (MP versions only)
      • Removed extra cab side windows (CO and SOU Phase 3 versions)

2022-07-13

2022-07-12

2022-07-04

2022-06-18

  • Added in Photos section:
    • 37 photos from 2022-05-24
    • 38 photos from 2022-06-17

2022-05-13

  • Updated in Colours section
    • BNSF orange (changed to RGB values actually used in the drawings)