Model Railroading 10-0

GP 38 Locomotive

Clarendon & Pittsford # 203 Barre, Vermont

Here is railroading at 10-0. This is an example of a GP38 locomotive – some basic facts:
4 axles on the rails
16 clinders in the prime mover (railroad speak for the diesel engine)
706 Examples built by General Electric Locomotive Division
2,000 Horsepower
58,000 lbs of pulling force
250,000 lbs average unit weight.

A massive machine with one purpose – pulling freight all day, every day.

How do you create a scale model of something this huge?

Stay tuned.

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