Tyco Chattanooga 2-8-0

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Mon Jul 12 22:04:40 EDT 2004

Hi Bob;

A G would be out of the question, it is much much smaller than the Tyco
model.  And it is still large for a W.  It depends on how close you want to
get, and how much work you are willing to do.  There have been a couple of
excellent articles in Mainline Modeler on building steam locomotives from
plastic a few years back.  One was on building a scale model of a J one the
Bachmann Plus mechanism, it showed up about the same time the Spectrum
version was announced.  A W on Tyco Chattanooga chassis would be a similar

Nigel F Misso
nfmisso at mchsi.com

----- Original Message ----- 
> How much effort would be required to modify the inexpensive Tyco
> Choo Choo locomotive into one of the N&W 2-8-0 units, either a G or a W? I
> have tried to pull up pictures of these on a N&W photo archive hosted at
> but many of the links do not work, including some for the 2-8-0 classes. I
> have two of these locos left over from old train sets and would not mind
> painting them and detailing them to fit N&W prototypes if possible.
> Bob Welsh

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