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    N&W Heritage SD70M-2 #611 "Spirit of Bluefield"





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    Quote Originally Posted by btvfd View Post
    Wow! Thank you, there is a lot of stuff, I'll have to look it over tomorrow.

    Regards,

    John

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    Wow i love that SD70Ace reskin of N&W keep up the good work man!.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jkinzel View Post
    Thank you, Peter. The web site got me close, but no cigar. Considering the font is almost 60 years old it might be hard to come by. I keep thinking it must be out there someplace as the model RR decal companies use it. I may try contacting the NP historical society and see if they have anything.

    Thanks.

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    Chances are NP uses a custom font. Decal/Modeling companies are either gonna create their own version or get a copy of the real one from BNSF (thru their license). A quick search following my earlier instructions turns up this font, you might be able to find a free version somewhere. https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/sweet/square/medium-sc/ It's not exact, but probably as close as you're gonna get.

    If you feel like hand-lettering (and know what you're doing), I'd start with Arial and square off the curves. You'd have to remake some letters completely, but it's a start.

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    Here's my Southern 385: https://youtu.be/jj9X1BGy90A
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    Quote Originally Posted by PerRock View Post
    Chances are NP uses a custom font. Decal/Modeling companies are either gonna create their own version or get a copy of the real one from BNSF (thru their license). A quick search following my earlier instructions turns up this font, you might be able to find a free version somewhere. https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/sweet/square/medium-sc/ It's not exact, but probably as close as you're gonna get.

    If you feel like hand-lettering (and know what you're doing), I'd start with Arial and square off the curves. You'd have to remake some letters completely, but it's a start.

    peter
    Thank you for your help, Peter. I sent an email to the NPRHA in hopes they can help. I'll give them a week or two before trying my luck at hand crafting the numerals.

    Regards,

    John

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    Gensets being born .







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    Iowa Interstate 30th Anniversary ES44AC #516


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    Greater Buffalo no. 5361 in a semi-torn down state being moved around Ebenezer Yard in West Seneca, the new home of the locomotives for the Greater Buffalo Railroad. 5 stalls have been leased to the GB for storage of the locomotives as well as a back shop building for servicing/restoring steam locomotives.


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    5361 steaming around in the yard later in the week...


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    I decided that the Indiana Western railroad needed some streamlined equipment...




    Sure,they might possibly be coaches far past the 1950's,but if they aren't 1950's era,there still good enough for me since i'm not that picky.

    NOTE:Screenshots are from TANE.
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    NS Heritage SD70ACe #1982. Based on the 2009 Lionel O-Gauge model


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    Quote Originally Posted by RailFan500CA View Post
    I decided that the Indiana Western railroad needed some streamlined equipment...


    Sure,they might possibly be coaches far past the 1950's,but if they aren't 1950's era,there still good enough for me since i'm not that picky.

    NOTE:Screenshots are from TANE.
    Nice! Glad to know that I'm not the only one who is the fan of the Indiana Western and I've also reskinned a few things to go with it as well:
    Last edited by BBarnes005; February 16th, 2019 at 12:30 AM.

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    Below is a 5 unit AEDCB set for Southern Pacific using Dave Snows new Well car Gunderson Unit C




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