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C&NW Oil-Electric Box Cab Diesel


August 28, 2017

Diesel Locomotives

Model

Manufacturer

Description

  Price

Chicago & Northwestern
Oil-Electric Box Cab
Diesel

Scratch Built by Tom Mix
 

Prototype Description
C&NW Box Cab Oil-Electric Diesel
Class AGEIR 60 - 300 Horsepower
Joint Builders Consortium AGEIR - ALCO, General Electric, and Ingersoll-Rand
Built 1926 - ALCO Order No. S1532 -  ALCO Builders No. 66679
General Electric Builders No. 10023
Fan Cooled Radiators on Roof - “Squat Pot” Exhaust Stacks
Footboard Pilots
Retired and Scrapped in 1956
Erie Box Cab Diesel No. 20 Very Similar in Design

Model Overview

C&NW Oil-Electric Box Cab Diesel - Proto:48
Scratch Built by Master Craftsman Tom Mix
DCC and Sound Installed
Prewar Detailing
Modeled After Road No. 1000

Construction Features
Brass Construction
Commercial Brass Lost Wax Detail Castings
Fabricated Frame and Internal “Skeleton”
Scratch Built Trucks - Equalized - Sprung Journals - Protocraft Wheelsets
Hand Punched Rivet Detail
Roof Cooling Coils Scratch Built Using Individual Pieces - “See Through” Construction
Scale Operating Couplers on Pilots

Finish
Unpainted - Natural Brass Finish

Lettering - Graphics
Not Applicable

Mechanism

Canon Can Motor
Weaver Gearboxes - Custom Fabricated Gear Towers - Chain Drive

Electronics
Soundtraxx DCC and Sound Decoder
Operating Headlights

Research
Designed and Constructed Using C&NW Drawings and Prototype Photographs
C&NW Historical Society Reference Page - http://cnwhs.org/ageir/cnwageir2.html

Model Condition
New - Test Run - Displayed

Box and Packaging
Not Applicable - Boxed and Packaged Appropriately

Model Summary
Exceptional model of a unique prototype
The roof cooling coils display exceptional craftsmanship
One of a Kind Model

Photographs
Please click here:  C&NW Oil Electric Box Cab Diesel

Listing Date
August 28, 2017

4095.00


Gas Electric Cars

Model

Manufacturer

Description

  Price

Chicago Burlington & Quincy Brill Model 250 Gas Electric Car

GHB International -  w/Custom Upgrades By Tom Mix
 

Prototype Description
CB&Q Brill Model 250 Steel Gas-Electric Car
Built 1925
Passenger and Baggage Sections
Arch Roof
Four Wheel Trucks
Boiler Tube Pilots

Model Overview

CB&Q Brill Model 250 Gas-Electric Car - Proto:48 - GHB International Brass Import
Modified and Upgraded by Master Craftsman Tom Mix
DCC and Sound Installed
Postwar Detailing
Modeled After Road No. 509

Construction Features
Brass Construction
GHB Brill Model 250 - GHB Catalog No. 503 - Version 2 - FM Models Korea
Custom Modifications and Upgrades to Represent CB&Q Prototype No. 509
Window Changes and Other Details
Commercial Brass Lost Wax Detail Castings
Interior Detail - Seats - Passengers - Window Glazing
Underframe Detail
Scale Non-Operating Couplers on Pilots

Finish

Professional Custom Paint
Pullman Green
Grimy Black Roof and Underframe
Lightly Weathered

Lettering - Graphics

Dulux Gold Lettering - Road No. 509

Mechanism
Can Motors - Truck Mounted Geared Traction Motors - Two Axles Powered - Direct Drive

Electronics
Digitraxx DCC and Sound Decoder
Operating Headlights

Research
Modified and Detailed Using CB&Q Drawings and Prototype Photographs

Model Condition
New - Test Run - Displayed
Original Box - Original Foam - B9

Box and Packaging
Original Box - Original Foam - Replacement Packaging - B9

Model
Summary
Extremely Crisp Presentation
CB&Q Prototype Upgrades and Interior Detail Make for a Very Distinctive Model

Photographs
Please click here:  CB&Q Brill Model 250 Gas Electric

Listing Date
August 28, 2017

1495.00