Road Name ACI ID#
Genesee Valley Railroad 5 224
Reporting Marks Road Number AAR Car Type Codes
GV 21 Mechanical Designation: ZD
Type Code: n/a
ID# Scale Weight General Car Type
27 Lionel O (1:48) 1lb, 10.75oz Locomotive
Model Built By Era or On-model Dates
Lionel 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!
 
 
Overall Condition
Good condition. Motor could use a full overhaul.
 
 
Paint Scheme & Weathering
Is the model painted? Yes

Paint Scheme:
Painted in a fictional Genesee Valley paint scheme of white body, black roof and underbody, and red trim.
 
Is the model weathered? Yes

Weathering:
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.
 
 
Couplers
Does the model have couplers? Yes

Couplers description:
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.
 
 
Wheel Sets
Does the model have wheelsets? Yes

Wheelsets' description:
Metal wheels
 
 
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

Electronics Information:
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

Decoder Information:
Probably will never be equipped with DCC.
 
 
Modeling Notes
No notes yet.
 
 
Shopping List Of Parts Needed For Model
  • Nothing on list yet.

 
 
To-Do List Of Things Yet To Be Done To Model
  • Nothing on list yet.

 
 
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KarTrak / ACI Label
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