DROOOOOL.....slurp......DROOOOOOOOOOOOOOL Yowsa! I love it man very nice!It's been a while since I hve shown anything off. Just yesterday I added a new Athearn Genesis UP MP15DC to the fleet. My yard fleet is almost complete.
I just have to wait untill those UP GP40-2s are in.
Looking thru several books i have' Woods Great Northern Railway and Some Classic Trains found several pictures of GN. palace cars that did have a similar type of roof vent,whether they were for fresh air or lighting can't be positive but I'm leaning towards the idea that they were for lighting as interior views show light fixtures along the centerline of the cars and had they been for fresh air might they not have sucked in some exhaust from the locomotive?Mike, thanks, that's a real nice detail they added. Athearn seems to get better with every run.
GN, those Roundhouse Palace Cars always were beauts. I'm never seen vents that run the length of the clerestory though. I can't remember from my days of building those if that was a Roundhouse thing or if that's how the GN set them up and you added them. Very few clerestory roof cars had vents like that so I was wondering about it.
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