Posts Tagged ‘engine’

Winchester Engine Servicing

Posted on April 6th, 2012, by Michael Rountree

Fully functional diesel engine servicing facilities are now a part of Winchester Yard! Back in October 2011 I began the development of this little wedge of plywood, which previously had been serving as a temporary shelf for tools and whatnot while working elsewhere on the layout.

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High Nose U-Boat

Posted on February 27th, 2012, by Michael Rountree

I model the Norfolk & Western in 1971 (in addition to my fictional WP&P, which I treat as if it were recently merged into N&W). I’ve got a good sampling of EMD and ALCo engines to fill my roster, but one thing lacking are the GE U-boats. I can readily get my hands on a […]

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And Another Birthday Present

Posted on April 4th, 2011, by Mike

Here now is the engine that my favorite nephew picked out for me. He knows I like to paint my own engines, so he smartly selected an unpainted version, and now it is up to me to come up with the paint scheme.

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A High-Nosed Birthday Present

Posted on March 2nd, 2011, by Mike

Since today is my birthday (oh Lordy I’m turning forty!) I decided to treat myself to a gift that I’d long been considering. It is one of the new Atlas C-420’s decorated for Norfolk & Western, complete with a high short hood.

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