12/31/2016

GM&O #1900 in 1/29 - the sole Ingalls 4S

Waiting on parts for the other projects I decided to start another project of a unique diesel:
GM&O #1900, built by Ingalls in 1946 as a demonstrator for the intended line of diesel-electrics.
Eventually sold to GM&O it served until 1962.

GM&O #1900

I was able to get an Aristo-Craft FA unit for good price - it will provide the trucks and most parts of the shell, the frame and the pilot. How it starts:


For the HW-passenger car like monitor roof an old Bachmann coach was cannibalized. The rear steps are from an already depleted USA-Trains NW2-frame


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