Road Name ACI ID#
New York, Ontario & Western Ry. 9 544
Reporting Marks Road Number AAR Car Type Codes
NYOW 2794 Mechanical Designation: ZD
Type Code: n/a
ID# Scale Weight General Car Type
41 HO (1:87.1) 0.01oz Locomotive
Model Built By Era or On-model Dates
Mantua Era: n/a
Unknown built date.
 
Description Of Model
Description Mantua 2-8-2C steam locomotive kit decorated for a fictional NYO&W camelback.
 
 
Overall Condition
Excellent
 
 
Paint Scheme & Weathering
Is the model painted? Yes

Paint Scheme:
Black, graphite, and Tuscan with white markings.
 
Is the model weathered? Yes

Weathering:
Moderate road grime
 
 
Detail Parts Installed
Does model have extra detail parts installed? No

Detail parts description:
No after-market parts added
 
 
Couplers
Does the model have couplers? Yes

Couplers description:
Kadee #5 couplers front and rear, unknown type of drawbar between locomotive and tender.
 
 
Trucks / Running Gear
Does the model have running gear? Yes

Running gear description:
Steam locomotive: 2-8-2 wheel arrangement with two 2-axle trucks under the tender
 
 
Wheel Sets
Does the model have wheelsets? Yes

Wheelsets' description:
All metal - either nickel silver or brass.
 
 
Motor & Power Train
Is the model motorized? Yes

Motor / power train description:
Type of motor and motor's condition unknown at this time.
 
 
Non-DCC Electronics Information
Are non-DCC electronics installed? No

Electronics Information:
n/a
 
 
DCC Decoder Information
Is the model DCC ready? No

Is DCC installed? No

Short Address: n/a
Long  Address: n/a

Decoder Information:
Maybe never...
 
 
Modeling Notes
My first - and only - steam locomotive kit. It was bought on a whim at a hobby shop near my high school. I think it was supposed to be a READING locomotive, but I finished it for my favorite railroad at the time, the NYO&W. I know they had camelback locomotives, but I didn't know that they never had any 2-8-2C's, nor was I aware yet of their numbering scheme - hence the 2700-series road number.

I *might* repaint / re-letter this locomotive for my fictionalized version of the Elmira, Cortland & Northern - part of the Lake Ontario & Hudson River system. I might do that, but a greater part of me wants to keep this and my other NYO&W models from the 1990s as-is. These were my first modeling efforts and I am proud of them.
 
 
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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