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BC Rail slug article
« on: January 16, 2013, 02:14:02 PM »
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Sandro Schaer pointed out a very well done how to article on building an n scale BC Rail MLW slug. Here's the link.

http://www.cp-forum.net/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=585
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Re: BC Rail slug article
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2013, 06:45:50 PM »
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Rethinking  
my ALCo and TEBU slug projects after reviewing the photos...
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Re: BC Rail slug article
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2013, 03:34:49 AM »
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Very nice - thanks for pointing out the article and that forum, Mike!

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Re: BC Rail slug article
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2013, 09:45:29 AM »
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KCS used their F's as raod slugs for years, then cut them all down into yard slugs.  I think a number of them are still in service.
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Re: BC Rail slug article
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2013, 05:21:37 PM »
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Puddy, thanks for pointing out this article!!!  While it is years beyond my chosen modeling era it yet may come in handy for others looking to cut down a RS3 into a slug, and that is something of value!!!  Southern Railway had slugs rebuilt from a variety of locomotives (and some locomotive tenders) which had similar hood ends and L&N had a couple of RS3-based slugs as well...

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Re: BC Rail slug article
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2013, 05:25:58 PM »
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"KCS used their F's as raod slugs for years, then cut them all down into yard slugs."

Which ones were rebuilt from F-units?  The only ones I am seeing at RRPA were rebuilt from Baldwin (ex-CNW) and EMD (various) switchers.

Now ATSF did build a couple of slugs from CF7s... but these were definitely different creatures.