USATC S 160 2-8-0 Locomotive 1/35th scale

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USATC S 160 2-8-0 Locomotive 1/35th scale

Post by EPOCH3 » 15 Nov 2020 19:57

Hi I recently decided I needed a few US locomotives to go with my US railway gun projects and nothing is readily out there in the market place. Commander's models was suppose to release one in 1/35th scale but its been in the release cycle for years so I decided to build one myself. I decided to do the United States Army Transportation Corps class S160 2-8-0 steam locomotive (used all over the place in Europe during and after WWII). I just finished the basic CAD model of the undercarriage and frame and next I'll tackle the fire box, tender, valves and controls etc. Should be ready to 3D print in a couple of weeks or so. Happy modeling - and stay safe always :)
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Post by EPOCH3 » 20 Nov 2020 15:05

a couple of updated pics of my S 160 2-8-0 Lok project
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Re: USATC S 160 2-8-0 Locomotive 1/35th scale

Post by hesh1380 » 21 Nov 2020 09:25

Wow this is just absolutely amazing👍,
Glad to see another CAD user out there, a lot more detailed than I would do for sure.

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Post by Bébert 1er » 21 Nov 2020 11:27

Salut Greg,
je pars sur quelques chose de beaucoup plus petit avec la MAV-377. C'est vraiment beaucoup de travail cette locomotive, bravo et bon courage pour la suite.
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Post by EPOCH3 » 21 Nov 2020 14:56

Thanks Bernard - I always thought that these loks were too much work but after starting it, there are many duplicate and mirrored parts so on one level it's easier than I thought. The one difficult aspect is 10-20 different types of valves that I need to do next (and they are all time consuming little parts).
I liked this one enough to do the bigger 2-8-2 (1'D1') Mikado next. Cheers

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Post by Milan Mynar » 21 Nov 2020 16:59

It looks like great model.

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Post by kstdk » 21 Nov 2020 17:17

Hello

I take it, that they did not ship theese locomotives overseas.?

They used local railway material in Europe, or not?

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Post by EPOCH3 » 21 Nov 2020 18:31

kstdk wrote:
21 Nov 2020 17:17
Hello

I take it, that they did not ship theese locomotives overseas.?

They used local railway material in Europe, or not?

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Kurt
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Hi - These were all primarily made for overseas use - over 2000 were shipped
aboard and most stayed in Europe after the war. Only a handful remained in the USA.

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Post by EPOCH3 » 21 Nov 2020 18:36

From Wiki - here is a list of the S-160 loks that remained in service though out Europe/Turkey after the war. Several went to Africa and Asia as well.


Austria, ÖBB class 956 – 30 examples, all scrapped[7]
Czechoslovakia, ČSD class 456.1 – 80 examples, last of them (456.173) withdrawn in 1972 and scrapped the following year
France, SNCF class 140U – 121 examples, all passed on to other countries by 1947;
Germany – 40 examples briefly used in 1947 in American and British zones, based in Bremen. All sold to Hungary in August 1947;
Greece, class Θγ (THg) – 27 examples received in 1947 (Θγ 521 to 537 and Θγ 551 to 560), plus 25 examples bought from Italian FS railways in 1959 (Θγ 571 to 595);
Hungary, MÁV class 411 – 510 examples, bought at $10 000 for coal-fired ones, and $10 000, $16 000 or $20 000 for oil-fired ones, depending on condition. 484 were put into service with road numbers from 411,001 through 411,484. A further 26 were cannibalized for spares;[8]
Italy, FS class 736 – 244 examples, plus four salvaged from a sunken ship, all but eight with oil firing. 25 sold to Greece in 1959, the rest were withdrawn in early 1960s
Poland, PKP class Tr201 – PKP received 75 S160s from UNRRA and numbered them Tr201-1 through 75; a further 500 arrived from the USATC as class Tr203, numbered Tr203-1 through 500.[8] In PKP service, boiler pressure was reduced to 13 bar (1,300 kPa; 190 psi) and maximum speed was set at 65 km/h (40 mph). Modifications included fitting Trofimov piston valves, electric headlights and cab side doors. One engine was converted to a Tank locomotive in 1957, and designated class TKr55[5]
Soviet Union, Class ШA (ShA) – 200 machines ordered from Baldwin (ШA 1 to 90) and ALCO (ШA 91 to 200), designated S162s and S166s. ШA 52 to 55, 69 and 70 were lost en route to Vladivostok and ШA 13 remained in the USA.[9] In 1957, 50 of them were for 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) track and used by the southern Sakhalin Railway[9]
Spain, class 553 – in 1958 the Alaska Railroad sold six S160's to the Ferrocarril de Langreo[10][11][12]
Turkey, TCDD class 45171 – 50 units, numbered 45171 to 45220[1]
United Kingdom – none in use with any of the mainline railways after World War II, as almost all were exported post D-Day. However, one was kept back by the British Army, Alco built works number 71512, and used at the Longmoor Military Railway as their WD 93257 "Carl R Gray Jr" until scrapped in 1957.[13][14] Some have now been re-imported for use by preserved railways
Yugoslavia, JŽ class 37 - 80 examples

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Re: USATC S 160 2-8-0 Locomotive 1/35th scale

Post by kstdk » 21 Nov 2020 20:17

Hello

Ok, that surprises me, but I am not much into railway material, besides the guns - so useful info, thanks :-)

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