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David Stewart's Collection
 
6/22/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:David Stewart
Dates:1/1/2008 - 1/1/2009
Album Info:All models shown are of HO scale (1.87)
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Athern SW1500 rebuild
Title:  Athern SW1500 rebuild
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 4:41:48 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  110   Comments: 0
Athern SW1500 rebuild
Title:  Athern SW1500 rebuild
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 4:42:10 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
Locomotives: 
Views:  359   Comments: 0
Athern SW1500 rebuild
Title:  Athern SW1500 rebuild
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 4:42:31 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  267   Comments: 0
NCCR GP20/E420M 2103
Title:  NCCR GP20/E420M 2103
Description:  This view shows some added details such as the cab vent. A few axtra details were added since this unit was built. It is a P2K GP20 with several modifications made to it.
Photo Date:  8/9/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 8:17:46 PM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  126   Comments: 1
CSX P2K Rd. Mate
Title:  CSX P2K Rd. Mate
Description:  This unit which still has much work to be done is being built from a Proto 2000 GP30.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 4:41:28 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  109   Comments: 1
NCCR GP30 2580
Title:  NCCR GP30 2580
Description:  Various details added to the rear of a P2K GP30 such as new Cannon & Company fans, 18" strait grab irons, number boards, & pilot details.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 3:23:37 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  93   Comments: 0
NCCR GP30 2580
Title:  NCCR GP30 2580
Description:  This view shows the front end roof detals. The details West bell on all of my high hood units have the center cut out and two peices of angled plastic (brackets) placed in side. This is typical of all prototype units with high mounted bells comon to Norfolk Southern, Southern Railway, and Norfolk & Western units. The horn is a Details Assoiates part which requires each peice to placed together with a great deal of care. Glasses required, Even for a young guy.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 3:23:57 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  78   Comments: 0
NCCR GP35U 2598
Title:  NCCR GP35U 2598
Description:  This view shows details added that are comon to ATSF units. Although on this model which is a Kato GP35, The detail were scratch built to replicate features that have been since removed such as where the amber beacon would have been.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 3:24:24 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  75   Comments: 0
NCCR GP35U 2598
Title:  NCCR GP35U 2598
Description:  This unit was built using a Kato GP35 as the core model with various details added and replaced.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 3:24:49 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  115   Comments: 3
NCCR GP35U 2598
Title:  NCCR GP35U 2598
Description:  This view shows the Kato side frames that had the brake rigging rebuilt to replicate that of the real ones. Athern brake shoes were used in between the wheel sets and the outer clasp were removed. The sander brackets are made of sheet brass cut in a "L" pattern and placed on the bottom side of the retainers.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 3:25:11 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  88   Comments: 0
NCCR GP30 2580
Title:  NCCR GP30 2580
Description:  This view show the details added such as sanding cables, sander brackets and speed recorder among others. This is on a P2K GP30 with factory side frames.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 3:25:35 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  107   Comments: 1
NCCR GP30 2580
Title:  NCCR GP30 2580
Description:  This is a P2K GP30 with various details added. All the 18" strait grab irons were replaced with 0.010" brass wire. The coupler lift bars were hand made so out of the same and are done so that they have the beat down look of years of hard use. The head light housing on the cast mold was not to scale and was replaced with a Cannon & Company part obtained from any hood end kit. Also very visible are the A-Line wind sheild wipers used along with the Details West hood mounted bell.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 3:25:55 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  96   Comments: 1
NCCR GP35U 2598
Title:  NCCR GP35U 2598
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 3:26:23 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  99   Comments: 1
NCCR GP35U 2598
Title:  NCCR GP35U 2598
Description:  This view is of the Kato side frames on the former ATSF/BNSF GP35U #2598. The details shown depicts a Hytte bearing casing that has been drilled out to fit a Timkin bearing. A Details West bearing cap was used. This practice is very common on CSX units of all types. Also a better look at the Athern brake rigging placed in the side frames to replicate rebuilt side frames common to many BB configured units now a days.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 3:26:38 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  141   Comments: 0
NS SD9M 54 (Front Pilot)
Title:  NS SD9M 54 (Front Pilot)
Description:  This view show the front pilot of the P2K SD9 that was used and was compleatly rebuilt to duplicate the real thing. New buffer plates were added, A Details West part. The coupler lift bars were hand made using 0.010" brass wire to replicate those that were on the former N&W units.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 3:27:01 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  135   Comments: 1
NS SD9M 54 (Rear pilot)
Title:  NS SD9M 54 (Rear pilot)
Description:  This view is of the rear pilot which was copmpleatly rebuilt to match the real deal. The base unit was a P2K SD9. The rear pilot details are some what differant from the front pilot with minor changes such as the MU cable in a differant postion and the bottom kick plates on the pilot painted black as if they have been replaced. The coupler lift bars are hand made by using 0.010" brass wire to replicate those on the former N&W units.
Photo Date:  10/26/2008  Upload Date: 10/26/2008 3:27:22 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  115   Comments: 0
Atlas U18B Project
Title:  Atlas U18B Project
Description:  This model was started before Intermountian anouced a U18B. This unit is being built from a Atlas U23B to replicate a former SCL/CSX U18B that will be for my fictional shortline. NCCR-North Carolina Central
Photo Date:  10/27/2008  Upload Date: 10/27/2008 5:16:58 AM
Location:  Union City, GA
Author:  David Stewart
Categories:  Model
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Views:  126   Comments: 1


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