This one has been made thinking to Gmvgmv because he likes the GP9...
An EMD GP9 is a four-axle diesel locomotive built by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division in the United States, and General Motors Diesel in Canada between January, 1954, and August, 1963. US production ended in December, 1959, while an additional thirteen units were built in Canada, including the last two in August, 1963. Power was provided by an EMD 567C sixteen-cylinder engine which generated 1,750 horsepower (1.30 MW. A total of 3,444 units of this locomotive model were built for American railroads, with an additional 646 for Canadian railroads and ten for Mexican railroads. Five units were built for a railroad in Brazil, four units were built for a railroad in Peru and six units were built for a railroad in Venezuela.
Feb 8, 2011 9:25:42 amby KnightWolverine Homepage »
Ok I'm now taking my toys out of your sandbox and going home....lol...
Damn Alain!!...When you decide to create a model ...you create a model so detailed that it just boggles ones mind...Most Excellent/Impressive Train Engine my friend...
Feb 9, 2011 3:50:21 amby gmvgmvgmv Homepage »
Another stunning model! You really are a pro at this. Clearly, this iteration blows mine out of the water. I have always had trouble getting the bogeys (axle assemblies) right, but you've really hit the nail on the head here. Spot on! Great color likeness as well. Yup, love those EMDs!!
Oct 6, 2012 5:16:39 pmby Huntley Homepage »
I am not exactly a Santa Fe fan, Penn Central, Conrail will have to post a few of mine here now. My model railroad is well know on the model railroading sites. Love it just the same. Now I know there a few more modelers out there. Great piece of work. What manufacturer? # # #