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« Reply #680 on: Oct 23rd, 2015, 5:53pm »
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I like the small industrial engines very much. - you don't see them in that kind of condition very often.  
 
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« Reply #681 on: Oct 27th, 2015, 6:07pm »
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NEFAN If I remember correctly this is most of the older American type Industrial Diesels sold in the 1950s to the 1980. A criteria of small diesels having no separate trucks but all axels being mounted in a common frame. Marx made one and it was offered in a few road names, and also different colors. Most common were the New Haven ones for they made it in different paint schemes, I think 3. The 2 different Gilbert ones I just posted. Penn-Line had one. Tyco had a Plymouth rear cab and a center cab type, both 2 axel. Bachmann a 3 axel, then latter on a 2 axel. Athearn Hussler had a rubber band drive one in many road names. Lionel had one that appeared to be the same as Ahearn's but with a better drive. Cary made a die-cast box cab body to mount on the Athearn Hussler. Lindsay made one that later in the same time period was rereleased by Kemtron, a hard one to find. AHM sold 2 different ones, both 2 axel, one a rear cab MDT version, the other a center cab, both imported.  With a criteria of small diesels having no separate trucks but all axels being mounted in a common frame Lionel made a center cab also. It used the same drive as there one with the Athearn Hussler body. I had one in Erie.  
* Does anyone know of any others?
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« Reply #682 on: Oct 28th, 2015, 9:43am »
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 Here is the Lionel Industrial Diesel switcher. Road name is Union Pacific. 0057 is it ID number. People familiar with the Athearn Hussler will note the similarities.  
 
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« Reply #683 on: Oct 28th, 2015, 9:48am »
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 This is the second Lionel Industrial switching Loco. It is the center cab type. Both this one and the Hussler type have the same type drive and do run good. Road name is ERIE. ID number is 0545.
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« Reply #684 on: Oct 28th, 2015, 9:51am »
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Here is one of the Many MARX Hussler type small Industrial diesel switchers. It is a 2 axel and both are driven. Road name is Rock Island. Road Number is 1962 which could be a date.
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« Reply #685 on: Oct 28th, 2015, 10:03am »
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This is the one that was made by Lindsay and Kemtron. A all metal model with 2 axels and both are driven. No road name just old number 5.
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« Reply #686 on: Oct 28th, 2015, 10:09am »
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This is the last one I have right now. It is the Penn-Line all metal model of a small Industrial switcher. Don't know the prototype. It looked like CNJ #1001 which I had seen in a photo on a barge, Also a photo up in the Bronx terminal frank
 
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« Reply #687 on: Oct 29th, 2015, 7:19pm »
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A nice collection. Some of those are VERY pricey if you can find one. I have a Hustler rubber band model in my "to be fixed" area.
 
The Penn line CNJ is a real find.


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« Reply #688 on: Oct 30th, 2015, 8:05pm »
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I found another one a Tyco-Mantua center car. Ma Bell.
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« Reply #689 on: Nov 1st, 2015, 3:04pm »
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In medium sized switchers the EMD SW series switchers. I am thinking of locomotives made before 1980.  I can think of Ahearn's SW7 of course. Next Revell SW7 . Then AHM a SW1 foreign made. An old one with a bronze or brass body was Lindsay SW800. Then in die cast metal, Varney SW7. Another one is the Lindberg a SW1. I have one sold by Walters another SW1.
* other diesels looking very much the same were the NW class by EMD .
NW2 through NW 5. Also in SW classes there were 1000, 1200, and 1500 types.  The Athearn was listed as a 1500.


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Now here are the EMD SW type locomotives that I have all together awaiting assignments. As each leaves a separate photo is taken of it.
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First to be assigned is the Varney Baltimore and Ohio, SW7. It is a die cast locomotive from the 1960's. Factory painted.
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Next leaving is the Athearn SW7 of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Factory painted and lettered this loco was made to pull with its heavy die cast frame and all wheel powered . A smooth runner with all wheels picking up power from the tracks. This type was referred to as Blue Bow locos.
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Now the Lehigh Valley PUP #265 pulls out. Another Athearn Blue box loco that has a kitbashed upgrade to dynamic breaking and a custom painting and lettering.
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Now old Pennsylvania Railroad SW 800 #2501 leaves. A Lindsay all bronze body and frame adding weight from old ago. Defiantly in need of at least new paint and lettering.  
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The CNJ SW7 # 1090 leaves to work. A loco. Another of Blue Box heritage.  painted and lettered by me.
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Another SW1 Pennsylvania Railroad # 8543 pulls out. This Walters SW1 was built painted detailed and lettered by my son Steve. A nice addition to this group.
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Now we see ATSF #3647 on its way. A old Lindberg SW1 still running and very well I might add.  
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Sliding by ATSF SW1 is Erie SW800 #345. This is a second Lindsay bronze SW switcher.  
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* Other medium sized switchers were made by Alco and Baldwin. These were the most common. Small 2 truck diesels like the center cab 44 ton were common. Because on the 2 trucks I would call it one of the smallest of medium diesels. The Alco S series was very common S1 through S6 class were seen everywhere. The later C415 was larger and more a road engine.  
* Baldwin made a few medium sized diesels. A Walters model of the Fairbanks Morris H-15-44 and H-16-44  were a common sight in hobby shops. HObbyline also made the H-15-44 Lowery version. I have it in the HObbyline road name, PRR, B&O, LV, and a custom painted one in CNJ. Looking for the C&O and UP versions to complete those made. Cary may have made a die cast body of the loco also. Early H-15-44's had styling changes made by industrial designer David Lowery. In FM I have a brass model of a H-12-44 painted for CNJ. I don't know if they had one.
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