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2024-02-10

2024-01-30

2024-01-29

2024-01-28

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 4 EMD SD50 drawings (CO/SBD Phase 2a2 and 2c versions)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD SD50 drawings
      • Corrected minor glitches in wheel bearings, left side traction motor cables, and left rear coupler cut lever
      • Handrail stanchion spacing
      • Hood door and radiator intake height
      • Rear hood door widths
      • Shorter walkway blower duct (left side)
      • Narrower step plate behind cab (right side)
      • Added wind deflector behind cab side window (BO version only)

2024-01-26

2024-01-25

2024-01-22

2024-01-21

2024-01-20

2024-01-11

2024-01-09

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • SLR #806 (EMD RM-1)
  • Revised in Locomotive Descriptions and Phases section:
    • ALCO/MLW C-420, C-424, C-425
      • Combined C-424 and C-425 pages (previously separate)
      • Added C-420 phases
      • Corrected / expanded C-424 and C-425 phases
      • Added general history and model descriptions
      • Added references
    • ALCO/MLW FA, PA series
      • Consolidated model descriptions into first section, with second section only describing phase and production details
      • Expansion of model histories and description of 244 and 251 series engines
      • Converted FA-2 phases to tabular format
      • Added description and phases for PA-1 and PA-2
    • ALCO/MLW RS-2, RS-3
      • Additional details describing 244 series engine

2024-01-04

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP11 drawings (except CRR versions)
      • Nathan P-series horn dimensions
    • EMD GP40-3 and RM-1 drawings (right-side views)
      • Removed central hood doors (RM-1 only)
      • Corrected handrail glitch on back of cab (SLR 3804 and 804-806 only)
  • Added "What's New" archive from 2001-2005 (pieced together from the Wayback Machine)

2024-01-03

2024-01-01

2023-12-31

2023-12-30

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 2 MLW RS-3 drawings (PGE 572)
  • Revised in Locomotive Descriptions and Phases section:
    • ALCO/MLW FA series
    • ALCO/MLW RS-2, RS-3
    • ALCO RS-11
    • EMD GP30
    • EMD GP28, GP35
    • EMD GP38, GP39, GP40
    • EMD GP40-2
    • GE B32-8, B39-8, Dash 8-40B
      • Revised toggle system for showing illustrations
      • Added comparison illustrations with previous model (GP40, GP40-2)
    • EMD GP40X
      • Added illustrations of all variations

2023-12-29

2023-12-28

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 2 MLW RS-3 drawings (PGE 573-575)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP38-3 drawings (versions with P-series horns)
    • EMD GP39X drawings
    • EMD GP40 drawings (IC, RI and SSW versions)
      • Nathan P-series horn dimensions
    • EMD GP40 drawings (Phase 2c left-side views)
      • Bottom latch on second hood door

2023-12-27

2023-12-24

2023-12-23

2023-12-21

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • ALCO RSD-12 drawings (except SP version)
      • Truck brake cylinders
    • MLW RSC-14 drawings
      • Truck brake cylinders, brake rigging and sand lines

2023-12-18

2023-12-17

2023-12-15

2023-12-14

2023-11-28

2023-11-25

2023-11-22

2023-11-21

2023-11-20

2023-11-12

2023-11-11

2023-11-09

2023-11-08

2023-11-02

2023-10-30

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 2 Thrall 3250 cu-ft hopper car drawings
  • Continued transfer of 1:55 drawings from old pages to drawing search:
    • Thrall and Trinity covered hoppers

2023-10-25

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP35 drawings (CEI, RI, SP and SSW versions)
    • EMD GP38 and GP38AC drawings (LN and SOU versions)
    • EMD GP38-2 drawings (CNW, LIRR, LN, RI, SOO and SOU versions)
      • Nathan P-series horn dimensions
    • EMD GP38 and GP38AC drawings (Phase 2c left-side views)
      • Bottom latch on second hood door

2023-10-23

2023-10-22

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • ALCO C-420 and C-425 drawings (NW versions)
    • ALCO RS-11 and RS-36 drawings (NW and SP versions)
      • Nathan P-series horn dimensions

2023-10-21

2023-10-17

2023-10-16

2023-08-30

  • Added in Photos section:
    • 5 photos from 2023-08-21 (Exporail)
    • 70 photos from 2023-08-17 (Exporail)

2023-08-20

2023-08-19

2023-08-18

  • Added Drawing Parts and Components page
  • Continued transfer of 1:55 drawings from old pages to drawing search:
    • EMD SD40-2 (UP versions)
    • EMD SD40-2S
    • EMD SD70M

2023-08-17

  • Continued transfer of 1:55 drawings from old pages to drawing search:
    • EMD SD40-2 (SOO versions)
    • Bulkhead flatcars
    • Centerbeam flatcars

2023-08-16

2023-08-12

2023-08-09

2023-07-18

2023-07-17

2023-07-11

2023-07-10

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD/GMD GP7 through GP20 series drawings (right side views)
      • Moved latches under radiators from 2nd to 3rd door from long hood end