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Favorite locomotives ?

Post by Joe » Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:38 am

Would anyone care to talk about your favorite motive power? I thought of this question as I was running my old Varney Docksider .

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Re: Favorite locomotives ?

Post by RDJ » Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:25 pm

U Boats and SD40's.


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Post by zuluwiz » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:54 am

Lima Superpower.

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Re: Favorite locomotives ?

Post by Bob Durnell » Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:28 pm

My all time favorite steamer: Why an NKP Berk of course. I'm also a fan of the N&W 600's and C&O 2-10-4s.

1) Erie Lackawanna SDP45
2) Missabe, Bessemer and EJ&E SD38-2
3) Any E unit, particularly EL E8s, and the early slant noses ATSF ones.
4) SD40-2s
5) Standard cab SD70's
6) SD70Ms and MACS with the phase 1 nose and the flared radiators.
7) SW1s
8) Any EMD switcher with Flexicoil trucks.
The sweetest sounds in the world: A pair 567's at idle, and a non turbo 645 in run 8!

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Re: Favorite locomotives ?

Post by jett37 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:17 pm

Any Alco but especially the low nose RS36

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Re: Favorite locomotives ?

Post by Steve Bryan » Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:59 pm

Pennsy T-1. I wish I had been around to see them run.

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Re: Favorite locomotives ?

Post by wheeler » Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:56 pm

B&O 4-8-2 "Mountain" type

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