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Southern Pacific NW2E

37 units rebuilt

The (Modelers) differences between Phases are:

  • Phase IV - 12 inch gap left in louvers for roadname.
  • Phase V - Hood angled straight down to windshield, no falsies - see SW Info Page

For N Scale: an SW7/9 would have to be backdated...

For HO Scale Kato has made the required Phase I and IV\V models.

For O Scale: ????

There have been no specific articles for modifying an NW2 to an NW2E.

Model References:

  • Model Railroader Dec. 1979 - NW2 kitbash.
  • Model Railroading Oct. 1994 - Part 4 of the NW2 series - proto photo's of SP 1946
  • Model Railroader - Aug. 1995 - Tiger striping and detailing SP NW2 and SW1.
  • Diesel Locomotive Cyc #2 Page 42 - NW2 Plans.

SP NW2 info page

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