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Firemans side view of model with all detailing complete.

Engineers side view of model with all detailing complete.

Brunswick Green. Of all of the various renditions of Brunswick Green that have been r ecreated by the model manufacturers in HO, theirs is by far the best. Students of PRR diesels will note that there are two significant details on the Stewart model, and the model shown in this article, that do not match the prototype PRR units. The first is the access doors under the cab on each side. The PRR units had much larger doors that extended below the top edge of the sidesill. The Stewart model has smaller doors that are correct for a great many C630s but not the Pennsys. I debated whether or not I should try to change this detail on the model to make it more accurate, but decided not to attempt it on a predecorated model. If I had started with an undecorated model, I would have definitely made this detail change. The other discrepancy is the fact that the Stewart model has the ALCO standard three classification lights over each of the front numberboards. The PRR units only had one red classification light centered over each numberboard. The Stewart model has the

Close-up view of the front end, engineers side, showing all of the added details prior to painting.

Close-up view of the front end, firemans side, showing all of the added details prior to painting.

24 MODEL RAILROADING

JUNE 2001

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