Bob Zenk our technical expert partner on this project has been posting photos and descriptions on numerous online forums (Trainorders.com – Facebook SP Prototype modelers page and the 9010 Facebook page. Please check them out of you haven’t seen them yet. Final reservations are due by this Saturday. These models will elevate the art of brass diesel models to a level never before seen. – thanks for your support
Below is a small sample of the correction note package we sent back to Boo Rim
Unfortunately due to virtually no reservations we are forced to cancel the DODX caboose project. Thanks for your interest.
The story goes the Bakersfield roundhouse foreman decided number 9 needed a new look. He asked the shop forces to change her into a more historic looking locomotive. Those working the Slim Princess, especially engineer Walt Ferguson, were not happy with the result. We are offering number 9 in this configuration for those that find it cool, or that happen to model the date range she was in this configuration.
Photo by Dudley Westler UTI 5702
We are happy to announce a new and we hope very well received HOn3 project. The SP Narrow Gauge! In this project we will produce all of the motive power from the 1950’s forward including number 8, 9 and the newly restored #18 as well as diesel #1. We will also produce some select pieces of rolling stock including the number 401 in two versions, the number 12 combine, the water tender tank car and four different freight cars. We know there are many fans of the Slim Princess and we really hope to receive the reservations needed to make this project a reality. There is a list above with the specific versions of each piece we will do. The photos below show some of the versions and there are references to other photos that are available in books and on-line. Please see your dealer and get your reservations in on these. They are critical in making this a reality.
Photo by Scott Inman UTI 5703-2
Photo by Dudley Westler UTI 5703-1 Photo by Chard Walker UTI 5709 – there will be multiple road numbersPhoto by Chard Walker UTI 5706 Photo by Dudley Westler UTI 5708 Photo by Dudley Westler UTI 5705 (the auxiliary water tender) Photo by Dudley Westler UTI 5711 there will be multiple numbers