That’s a good idea but last night I was using the GP’s separately, not in an MU. One was delivering coal and the other running freight cars and it wasn’t so clear which was which at times. I have seen somewhere modelers putting large “helicopter” cab numbers on the roof to help with the id but I wasn’t sure I liked that and thought maybe someone might have a different idea.Keep a slip of paper handy with the numbers on them. Lead is X, secondary is Y...
Put them together in a consist, problem solved, or add a small flag on the roof or sides of one of them, or do both, one Confederate other Union.Well the numbers are there but when I’m operating the train I’m not close enough to read the little numbers on my ho scale locomotive. I was just trying to do something to tell which is which during operation .
On one of them, paint one or two hood doors light gray to replicate replaced doors.I get what you're saying. Hard to read those small numbers all the way across the layout.
Maybe just change something enough to notice the difference.
An open door or panel? Extra crewman on the running board?
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