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by Broken Knuckle
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building a Veranda
Replies: 37
Views: 13493

Re: Building a Veranda

Pontiacguy1 wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:21 am
Are you going to reproduce the tank car as well? That would be cool.
I will build the tanker car. Somehow I need to build a seat into it and still make it look good. If I sit behind the tanker car, that's a long ways back in order to see the points on a switch.
by Broken Knuckle
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building a Veranda
Replies: 37
Views: 13493

Re: Building a Veranda

There were three generations of GTEL. The Second generation had a walk way down both sides because it was so noisy inside. That's where it got it's name the Veranda. I have read that the original design called for a double end cab design. The four AAR type "B" trucks on a bolster is going to be a ch...
by Broken Knuckle
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building a Veranda
Replies: 37
Views: 13493

Re: Building a Veranda

Yes. Second generation GTEL, 4500hp with the outside walkway. Numbers 61 through 75.
by Broken Knuckle
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building a Veranda
Replies: 37
Views: 13493

Building a Veranda

Hello, my name is Jeff, I'm a 40 year tool and die maker, retired. Wanting to build a 1.6 scale UP Veranda but, I'm having problems finding a good set of drawings for it. If anyone has a link or a contact, it would be appreciated. Spent the last week at Train Mountain with friends and had a blast. G...