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Wabash - How do you model it?
« on: March 16, 2012, 01:23:55 PM »
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I had a customer stop in the shop today interested in modeling Wabash. I didn't think much of it and started looking to see what has been produced. I found out pretty much nothing has been released in for power. Atlas has done Trainmasters and a run of U25's. IM has a run of F units on the way if they don't cancle them. Other than that nothing.

Wabash had GP7's, GP9's, GP35's, VO1000's, SW8's, NW-2's to name a few loco's that are currently or recently produced.

I'm not even interested in Wabash but it is amazing how little has been produced, especially for a road that went through St. Louis, Chicago and Detroit.
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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2012, 01:26:36 PM »
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I think Atlas has decorated GP7 shells.


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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2012, 01:30:10 PM »
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I searched Atlas GP7/9 and GP35 previous releases back to 2001 with no luck.
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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2012, 01:33:14 PM »
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I thought I just looked a few days ago and they had the decorated shells.  Maybe I'm mistaken.  I would be great if I could look right now.  :P


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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2012, 01:56:11 PM »
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I'm not even interested in Wabash but it is amazing how little has been produced, especially for a road that went through St. Louis, Chicago and Detroit.

They also had running rights through Ontario to Buffalo.

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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2012, 02:01:20 PM »
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Wabash shell, from the 96/97 timeframe.

https://secure.atlasrr.com/mmMOD1/Images/NGP7PH2W.jpg

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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2012, 02:08:12 PM »
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Yeah they're still there.

https://secure.atlasrr.com/mod1/itemdesc.asp?ic=NGP7PH2W&eq=&Tp=

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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2012, 02:26:44 PM »
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PRR leased lots of Wasash units over the years.

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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2012, 02:27:35 PM »
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Kato made PAs and Budd passenger cars as well.
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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2012, 02:33:50 PM »
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i model the wabash this way :D

 
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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2012, 09:58:43 AM »
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Intermountain has F7s on the way.

There are lots of Wabash freight cars available.

Microscale has decals for 1960s Wabash, but discontinued their set for blue & gray cabs & hoods.

Con-Cor has done passenger cars in solid blue and blue+silver.

Wheels of Time has done a baggage car in blue.

Life-Like did Ann Arbor FA1s in blue + Gray, and Atlas did an Ann Arbor RS1
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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2012, 10:27:50 AM »
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Intermountain has F7s on the way.

There are lots of Wabash freight cars available.

Microscale has decals for 1960s Wabash, but discontinued their set for blue & gray cabs & hoods.

Con-Cor has done passenger cars in solid blue and blue+silver.

Wheels of Time has done a baggage car in blue.

Life-Like did Ann Arbor FA1s in blue + Gray, and Atlas did an Ann Arbor RS1

If I recall I think Mike spotted a paint error on the yet to be delivered Wabash F units - I hope they corrected it before commiting to the run.
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Re: Wabash - How do you model it?
« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2012, 12:48:05 PM »
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Almost as difficult as N&W ...

Hope that IM doesn't cancel the WAB F7s  - Wabash (then N&W) had over a hundred of them.