|Genesee Valley Railroad
||AAR Car Type Codes
||Mechanical Designation: ZD
Type Code: n/a
||General Car Type
||Lionel O (1:48)
|Model Built By
||Era or On-model Dates
||Era: 1970s as painted
Unknown built date.
|Description Of Model|
|Lionel FA2 from the 1950s. Originally factory painted for Union Pacific. At some point after I received it I repainted it with gold spray paint. Then, 25+ years later, I finally repainted it into a fictional Genesee Valley paint scheme and then weathered the heck out of it!|
|Good condition. Motor could use a full overhaul. |
|Paint Scheme & Weathering|
|Is the model painted? Yes|
Painted in a fictional Genesee Valley paint scheme of white body, black roof and underbody, and red trim.
Is the model weathered? Yes
Locomotive is heavily weathered to represent an FA1 nearing the end of its operational lifespan.
|Detail Parts Installed|
|Does model have extra detail parts installed? Yes|
Detail parts description:
A pair of after-market / replacement single-chime horns was added to replace the missing original horn.
|Does the model have couplers? Yes|
A-end: No provision.
B-end: Lionel non-operating modern style.
|Trucks / Running Gear|
|Does the model have running gear? Yes|
Running gear description:
Model has two 2-axle metal trucks, unsprung, one of which has the motor built onto it.
|Does the model have wheelsets? Yes|
|Motor & Power Train|
|Is the model motorized? Yes|
Motor / power train description:
Typical Lionel power truck. Runs a bit rough, but not bad consider its age and lack of maintenance over the last 25+ years.
|Non-DCC Electronics Information|
|Are non-DCC electronics installed? No|
No electronics, just hardwired headlamp.
|DCC Decoder Information|
Is the model DCC ready? No|
Is DCC installed? No
Short Address: n/a
Long Address: n/a
Probably will never be equipped with DCC.
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