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The models below are factory painted Altas locomotives to which I added detail parts, some of which were scratch built, like the air duct on the RS3 roof. Weathering was added to bring out details. Click image for a larger view.

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This CPR snow plow was painted with Scalecoat Black and Accupaint CP Bright Red. Decals are a combination of PMI and CDS. Click image for a larger view.

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This family portrait is showing two CP Rail SD40-2F, a Kaslo kit mounted on a Kato drive (#9007) and an OMI model in the CPRail system scheme. the cousin, CN SD50F #5410 is mounted on a P2K SD60 drive. All were painted with Accupaint. Microscale decals, DCC and weathered. Click an image for a larger view.

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This model is a modified O scale brass GP9 to CNR specs.  The modifications were done by a fellow in Toronto, the craftsmanship is fantastic. I painted it with Accupaint colours. The stripped are painted instead of decals. Directional lights were added. Light weathering. Click an image for a larger view.

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This is an OMI model, painted using Accupaint. Decals are from Microscale and Accucals. DCC equipped and light weathering. Click on image for larger view.

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This is a Sylvan kit built as per the instructions, painted using Accupaint, decals from CDS and Microscale and was finished with light weathering. Click image to view larger.

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This unit started as an OMI LMX unit that was modified and detailed for BC Rail. Painted in the unique Westwind scheme for the dinner train, I used Floquil paint and ORO decal and light weathering to finish the model. Click an image for a larger view.

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This is an Athearn AC4400CW, detailed and painted in the new Cartier Railway colours in Accupaint. The red is CP bright Red, VIA Blue and Testors Alumminum. Decals by Highball Graphics. Weathering highlights the under frame and roof details. Click image for a larger view.

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This is a resin kit made by Kaslo, available from George’s Trains. The model represents the PH2 version. The unit was painted to match the Athearn bi-level car colours. It is mounted on an Athearn F59PH drive that was modified by removing the battery boxes behind the fuel tank and mounting the air reservoirs. the decals are from ORO Decals, the paint is Testors and Accupaint. The unit is DCC equipped. Click on image to view larger.

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This OMI model was stripped and additional details added like ditch lights and the footstep/hose holders were removed.  Accupaint stencil black was used and decals are from Microscale and ShellScale. Weather was done with Floquil black, rail brown and mud. KD 58 and MV lenses completed the model. Click image for larger view.

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