Chicago and North Western SD50 7003 from an Athearn model

This unit started out as a factory painted Chicago and North Western SD50 from Athearn. I dismantled the model. From there, I removed the stock road number and renumbered to 7003. I then added Detail Associates eyebolts, cut bars, MU recepticles antennas, MU hoses, spare knuckles to the rear pilot faces,a correct plow, speed recorders, fabricated sanding lines and truck air lines. Also added were windshield wipers from Detail Associates.
A Digitrax DH163 decoder was installed. Floquil engine black was airbrushed on the underframe and Poly SCale CNW green was used to touch up added on parts.
Decals are from Microscale.
Clearcoated with half Testor's Dullcoat and half Testor's Glosscoat mixed with lacquer thinner.


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Last Updated 7/29/2006