View single post by Broadoak
 Posted: Thu Nov 4th, 2010 10:04 am
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Joined: Fri Oct 1st, 2010
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
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Rock Island U33B rolls over the grade crossing at Benson. These were the heaviest four axle switchers the Rock ever owned and were intended for pool service with the UP at North Platte. I bought this model second hand in very damaged and tatty condition and with a wide fly wheel less motor. I cleaned it up straightened the hand rails and added more details and then weathered it. I lastly fitted a conventional modern Athearn motor and it has performed perfectly ever since.

Last edited on Tue Feb 10th, 2015 03:13 pm by Broadoak

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