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The Kalmbach book, "Model Railroader Cyclopedia-Volume 2: Diesel Locomotives" has drawings/plans of 70 significant diesel locomotives. Can anyone tell me which locomotives are covered by these drawings?

Specifically I'm looking for the EMD GP-7 and F-7 and the ALCO FA-1, RS-1,2, & 3.




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Kent, I wish I still had my copy so I could be sure but my memory is that the the diesel volume covered all the locomotives you're asking about. I think it ended with the GP30 or 35 but all major manufacturer's diesels before that are covered.


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GP7, RS1, FA/FB-1 and RS3 drawings are included. F7 photos are included with photos/drawing of an F3 and F3B.



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sorry to drag tis old thread up but it seems the most appropriate.

If anyone has a copy could you please tell me which GE and Whitcomb center cabs are amongst the plans .


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