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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)

2022-04-18

2022-04-12

2022-04-07

2022-04-02

2022-03-31

  • Shortened breadcrumb navigation and removed it from high-level pages

2022-03-30

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD SD70, SD70I, SD75I, SD70MAC, SD70M-2 and SD70ACe drawings
      • Coupler cut levers
      • Corner handrail end plate attachment points
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • KCS #4040 (EMD SD70ACe)
    • UP #8424 (EMD SD70ACe)
      • Coupler cut levers
      • Corner handrail end plate attachment points
    • DWP #5904 (EMD SD40)
    • SLSF #923 (EMD SD45)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (SLSF #923 only)
    • DWP #3600 (ALCO RS-11)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot end handrail

2022-03-29

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD SD39 and SD39 drawings
    • EMD SD40, SD40A, SD45 and SDP45 drawings (Phase 2 versions)
    • All GMD SD40 and SD40-2 drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)

2022-03-26

  • Updated Links section
    • Added numerous pages I frequently visit but neglected to include previously
    • Simplified link text (linking from title instead printed URL)

2022-03-23

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All ALCO RS-11 and RS-36 drawings
    • All MLW RS-10, RS-18 and RSC-14 drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot end handrail
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (NYC, PRR and SAL RS-11 versions)

2022-03-21

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD GP9, GP18 and GP20 drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Corner step height increased by 2" (except GN GP20 versions)
      • Footboard height increased by 1.25" (except GN GP20 versions)
      • Revised coupler carrier / draft gear
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)
    • All EMD SD35 and SD40X drawings
    • EMD SD40 and SD45 drawings (Phase 1 versions)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)
    • All six-axle GE Universal series drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Cab window gaskets
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)

2022-03-20

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 4 EMD SD45-2 drawings (ATSF 5705-5714)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • All EMD SD38-2 and SD45-2 drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Revised ribs on blower duct
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions
      • Changed horn from Leslie S-5T to Nathan P3 (LN SD38-2 only)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • BN #8004 (EMD SD40-2)
    • BNSF #8010 (EMD SD40-2)
    • CBNS #3366 (EMD SD40-2)
    • CN #5250 (GMD SD40-2(W))
    • CR #6381 (EMD SD40-2)
    • LN #8158 (EMD SD40-2)
    • MKT #621 (EMD SD40-2)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Revised ribs on blower duct (left side views)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)
      • Changed horn from Leslie S-3K to Prime PM-990 (BN #8004 only)

2022-03-19

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD SD40-2 drawings (all except ATSF, BN, BO, MKT and MP versions)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Revised ribs on blower duct
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (versions with Leslie horns)
    • All GMD SD40-2(W) drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points

2022-03-18

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD SD40-2 drawings (BN, BO, MKT and MP versions)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Revised ribs on blower duct
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (MKT versions only)
      • Changed horn from Leslie S-3K to Prime PM-990 (BN versions only)
      • Changed horn from Leslie SL-3L to Prime PM-920 (MP versions only)

2022-03-17

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD SD40-2 drawings (ATSF versions)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Revised ribs on blower duct
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions

2022-03-16

2022-03-15

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP30 drawings (versions with Leslie horns)
    • GE 4-axle Universal series drawings (versions with Leslie horns)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions
    • All MLW M-420 drawings
      • Coupler cut lever thickness and height

2022-03-13

2022-03-12

2022-03-11

2022-03-10

2022-03-09

2022-03-08

  • Added in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • 2 ALCO FA-1 drawings (generic version)
    • 4 ALCO FA-2 drawings (BO versions)
    • 2 ALCO FB-1 drawings (generic version)
    • 4 ALCO FB-2 drawings (generic versions)
    • 2 ALCO PA-1 drawings (ATSF version)

2022-03-04

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • ALCO C-425 drawings (except NH version)
    • All ALCO C-430 drawings
    • All MLW C-424 drawings
      • 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
      • Added pilot grabirons (except EL C-425, RDG C-430 and MLW C-424)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (except NW C-425 and MLW C-424)

2022-03-03

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • ALCO C-424 drawings (BRC versions)
    • ALCO C-425 drawings (NH version)
      • 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
      • Added pilot grabirons (C-424 only)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions (C-425 only)
    • EMD GP38-2 and GP40-2 drawings (versions with Leslie horns)
    • EMD GP38-3 drawings (FWWR 2004-2005)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • BO #1977 (EMD GP40-2)
    • CR #1630 (EMD GP15-1)
    • CR #3400 (EMD GP40-2)
    • SLR #3008 (EMD GP40-2)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions

2022-03-02

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP28, GP35, GP38, GP38AC and GP40 drawings (versions with Leslie horns)
    • EMD GP15-1 drawings (CNW, CR and SLSF versions)
    • EMD GP39-2 drawings (ATSF and BN versions)
      • Horn manifold and back cap dimensions
    • EMD GP15-1 and GP15AC drawings (MP versions)
      • Changed horn from Leslie S-3L-R to Prime PM-920

2022-03-01

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • MLW FPA-4 and FPB-4 drawings
      • Minor side ladder changes
      • Carbody roof vent location (left side)
      • Added bolts to end diaphragm (as-built versions only)
      • Headlight casing and nose door (FPA-4 only)

2022-02-18

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • MLW FPA-4 and FPB-4 drawings
      • Increased bottom of underframe height
      • Relocated and revised traction motor cable brackets
      • Lowered side grills and upper carbody panels
      • Adjusted cab, window and nose proportions
      • Roof hatch positions
  • Revised in Locomotive Dimensions and Measurements section:
    • MLW FPA-4 dimensions
      • Added additional dimensions taken from ALCO mechanical drawings

2022-02-12

  • Added in Photos section:
    • 16 photos from 2019-06-21 (Elgin County Railway Museum)
    • 2 photos from 2020-06-02

2022-02-11

2022-02-10

2022-02-08

  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Undecorated section:
    • EMD GP38-3 drawings (FWWR versions)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Dynamic brake housing dimensions and shape (except FWWR #2005-2006)
      • Added missing portion of #2 (left side) and #3 (right side) traction motor air ducts (except FWWR #2005-2006)
    • All EMD GP15-1, GP15AC and GP15T drawings
    • EMD GP38-2 and GP40-2 drawings (all Phase 2-3 versions)
    • EMD GP39-2 drawings (except MKT version)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Revised ribs on blower duct (except CNW and SLSF GP15-1 variations, and SOO GP38-2 #4451-4452)
    • All GE 4-axle Universal series drawings
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts
      • Cab window gaskets
      • Added missing rear flag bracket (some CO, LN, NYC and PC variations)
      • Revised dynamic brake grids (Phase 1b through 2b3 versions only)
  • Revised in Drawings/1:18 Painted section:
    • BO #1977 (EMD GP40-2)
    • BO #4331 (EMD GP40-2)
    • CR #1630 (EMD GP15-1)
    • CR #3400 (EMD GP40-2)
    • CSXT #1524 (EMD GP15T)
    • DTI #224 (EMD GP38-2)
    • DTI #6419 (EMD GP40-2)
    • GTW #5836 (EMD GP38-2)
    • SOO #4452 (EMD GP38-2)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Revised ribs on blower duct (left-side views)
    • FWWR #2000 (EMD GP38-3)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail end plate / stairwell attachment points
      • Dynamic brake housing dimensions and shape
      • Added missing portion of #3 traction motor air duct
    • CSXT #1896 (GE U18B)
    • PICK #9508 (GE U18B)
      • Coupler cut lever and pilot details
      • Corner handrail and step bolts

2022-02-07

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2022-02-03

2022-02-02