Soo Line SD60 6014 from an Athearn SD60 Model
Soo Line SD60 6020 from an Athearn SD60 model.
This model started out as a factory painted Soo Line SD60 from Athearn. I disassembled the model. From there I bent and added
truck airlines and speed recorders. I modified the frame for operating ditchlights and installed Overland Models ditchlight castings on the model. At this time,
I also added a new plow, MU hoses, coupler cut bars, Kadee 58 couplers, appropriate antennas and a beacon stand, lift rings and other appropriate details. I also repainted and redecaled
the numberboard decals which weren't correct for the Soo prototype.
The unit was
semi glossed with half Testor's dullcoat and half Testor's glosscoat mixed with lacquer thinner, assembled with a Digitrax DH163 decoder and tested.
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Last Updated 7/29/2006