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PC: Re: Re: GE U25C question-

Ive got an Atlas U33B I've made by splicing a U33C shell to a U23B. You need
to carefully remove the lugs and sand off a couple scale inches to get the
right hood height.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill K. <pontiac -AT- dreamscape.com>
To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com <penn-central@smellycat.com>
Date: Monday, October 11, 1999 8:01 PM
Subject: PC: Re: GE U25C question-

>I think that's actually a kitbash based on Athearn's U30C..   seems like if
>you really wanted to get technical you could combine a U33/36C shell and a
>U23B shell (Atlas) and get a scale width hood version, though.
>There's also an article on U33B's on the following pages and some pix of PC
>units in the article...   including the one remaining PC U33B, now in
>Canada.  GE U-boat month maybe?
>Bill K.
>> From: Garrett Rea <Garrett.Rea -AT- worldnet.att.net>
>> To: Penn Central <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
>> Subject: PC: GE U25C question-
>> Date: Monday, October 11, 1999 2:54 PM
>> October must be PC six axle GE engine month, we have an article on how to
>> scratchbuild a U23C in Craftsman and I obtained a U25C!
>> I have one question that went without an answer, so I figured I would
>> the question again, this time adding a photo.  The box on the roof behind
>> the cab and above the bell- and the screen behind the cab and above the
>> train-control box, what were these for and were they PRR-PC only?  They
>> not on my model that appears to be non-PRR/PC as it has a headlight in
>> nose as well.....
>> http://gelwood.railfan.net/other/prr/prr6509.jpg
>> (The photo came from George Elwood's excellent site)
>> Thanks-
>> Garrett Rea

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