|New York, Ontario & Western Ry.
||AAR Car Type Codes
||Mechanical Designation: ZD
Type Code: n/a
||General Car Type
|Model Built By
||Era or On-model Dates
|Nickel Plate Products
||Era: 1920s - 1940s
No dates on car.
|Description Of Model|
|The is a brass model of an NYO&W Class Y 4-8-2 steam locomotive made by Nickel Plate Products. It was purchased secondhand. |
|The model is in very good condition. There are some partially loose detail parts, but nothing broken. Internal weight in boiler is not screwed in place.|
|Paint Scheme & Weathering|
|Is the model painted? Yes|
Model is covered in two brushed-on coats of paint. A dark black undercoat and a grayish grimy black overcoat. Ideally, the model should be stripped and airbrushed.
Is the model weathered? No
Painting is in progress. No weathering yet.
|Detail Parts Installed|
|Does model have extra detail parts installed? No|
Detail parts description:
No after-market parts added.
|Does the model have couplers? Yes|
Kadee number 5 couplers front and rear, metal drawbar between locomotive and tender.
|Trucks / Running Gear|
|Does the model have running gear? Yes|
Running gear description:
Steam locomotive: 4-8-2 wheel arrangement with two 2-axle trucks under the tender.
|Does the model have wheelsets? Unknown|
All metal - either nickel silver to n.s. covered brass.
|Motor & Power Train|
|Is the model motorized? Yes|
Motor / power train description:
Unknown motor type. Model runs based on battery test.
|Non-DCC Electronics Information|
|Are non-DCC electronics installed? No|
|DCC Decoder Information|
Is the model DCC ready? No|
Is DCC installed? No
Short Address: n/a
Long Address: n/a
|Some loose / damaged parts. Weight in smoke box evades securing screw. Partial provisions made for battery operated headlamp. The model is wearing two or three coats of paint (all brushed on).|
Altered history has the NYO&W selling this locomotive to the re-imagined Elmira, Cortland & Northern in the 1940s, and the EC&N retained her as part of their preserved steam locomotive fleet - painted and lettered for the NYO&W.
|Shopping List Of Parts Needed For Model|
|To-Do List Of Things Yet To Be Done To Model|
- Repaint or finish painting.
- Add lighting.
- Add DCC with sound - maybe