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Standard Turbine Locomotive

Model Railroader magazine has a review of a new Standard Turbine Locomotive. This was an experimental locomotive powered by a gas turbine, which means, it was very loud. Also, they emitted a significant amount of waste heat from the top exhausts, so much so that there are reports of melted bridges when the locomotive would […]

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New Locomotive: General Electric U25B

I just got word of a new N-scale locomotive, the General Electric U25B, available by pre-order from Atlas. This was the first independently developed locomotive from GE, made from April 1959 through February 1966. This fits my time frame. Union Pacific acquired 12 of these locomotives so it would be an appropriate sight on my […]

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