Generator Wagon

JimmyB

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After being inspired by the Lisbon narrow-gauge tram running in Alaska via generator trailer thread I decided I would build one.

The basis for the generator is:

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But with some changes to make it look more like a generator than a box. The wagon will be an IP Engineering Flat Bed Wagon Kit:

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Current progress on scratch built generator:

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Rhinochugger

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I trust you're going to keep the JCB logo ;);)
 

Gizzy

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We recently took a trip on the Bure Valley Railway in Norfolk.

They have a Generator car in each of their coach consists, very similar to the JCB example and mounted on a rolling chassis. They are painted in the same livery as the carriages....

 
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JimmyB

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Well, it's now finished, or as finished as it is going to be, marked as a JCB as suggested, colour! after checking it would seem that JCB has used a number of different yellows, so rule 8 :):

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Coupling to the tram, I was concerned that my smallest curves Aristocraft 3ft radius would be to tight, but on a quick test all is fine:

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