||AAR Car Type Codes
||Mechanical Designation: SHELL
Type Code: n/a
||General Car Type
|Model Built By
||Era or On-model Dates
||Era: 1969 - 1980s
No dates on car.
|Description Of Model|
|Originally a UP 6900-series Centennial DDA40X from Bachmann with lights and sound in the days before DCC. At some point it was butchered in an attempt to make a cocooned locomotive in storage. Frame and light and sound board are all long gone. |
|Junker. Model is just a body shell and the trucks. It is missing its frame and electronics board. Model once had a flashing strobe and horn sound effect. |
|Paint Scheme & Weathering|
|Is the model painted? No|
Partially stripped. Originally UP, then one or more fictional paint schemes.
Is the model weathered? No
|Detail Parts Installed|
|Does model have extra detail parts installed? No|
Detail parts description:
|Does the model have couplers? No|
|Trucks / Running Gear|
|Does the model have running gear? Yes|
Running gear description:
Model has two 4-axle unsprung plastic and metal trucks. One has a pancake motor.
|Does the model have wheelsets? Yes|
|Motor & Power Train|
|Is the model motorized? Yes|
Motor / power train description:
Pancake motor built into the tower of one of the trucks. Condition unknown.
|Non-DCC Electronics Information|
|Are non-DCC electronics installed? No|
Electronics long ago removed and lost.
|DCC Decoder Information|
Is the model DCC ready? No|
Is DCC installed? No
Short Address: n/a
Long Address: n/a
|Unrestorable junker. Trucks might be usable for 0-D-0 or 0-D+D-0 traction or early diesel project in HO or On30 scales. |
|Shopping List Of Parts Needed For Model|
|To-Do List Of Things Yet To Be Done To Model|