Soo GP38-2 4511 from an Athearn Model
Soo Line 4511 GP38-2 (former Milwaukee Road) from a heavily reworked Athearn model.
Added details include new air lines, speed recorder, firecracker antennas, coupler cut bars, MU hoses, plow, lift rings, horn, all weather window, ditch lights, Kadee #58 scale couplers, pilot faces rebuilt, beacon, fuel tank fittings, and alot of
of other stuff I can't remember off the top of my head.
Over Floquil primer, I used Scalecoat II white, Floquil Soo Line red and and Floquil Engine black. The decals are
Microscale, and the entire unit was semiglossed with half Testor's glosscoat and half Testor's dullcoat thinned with lacquer thinner. The unit was then weathered using
This unit also features Northwest Shortline nickle silver wheelsets, operating ditch lights on both front and rear and a North Coast Engineering decoder for DCC operation.
Alot of hours went into this model, but I think it speaks for itself.
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Last Updated 1/11/2005