Re: ng S-2 [was: Doodle Bugs]

Russ Norris

It says Life LIke on the underside of the frame.

On Sat, Dec 5, 2020 at 2:34 PM Richard Brennan <rbrennan@...> wrote:
Isn't this likely to be a Bachmann S-2 with the
OOP mod axle set from NWSL originally developed for the Bachmann 70-tonner?
A write-up was in the July 2008 RMC by Steve & JIm Hauff.

Richard Brennan - San Leandro CA

At 09:21 AM 12/5/2020, Bruce wrote:
>Do you know the manufacturer of the model?
>With cinders in your eyes,
>Bruce Bowie
>On Sat, Dec 5, 2020, 10:37 AM Russ Norris
><<mailto:rbnorrisjr@...>rbnorrisjr@...> wrote:
>I thought I saw a post on this thread about
>converting diesels to narrow gauge.  I bought
>an S-1 or S-2 online that had been regauged to
>HOn3.  Attached are  photos of it in its
>original B&O colors, and after I repainted it as
>fictitious EBT M-21 (assuming that the EBT
>management bought a used diesel in the early
>fifties to test out its potential.  The only
>problem I ran into was the very low
>undercarriage kept hanging up on my Shinohara
>switches.  I little work with a flat file
>solved the issue and now it runs smooth as glass
>shuffling cards around in the dual gauge yard.

Russ Norris, MMR
Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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