Swafford’s imagination at work again!
Keep in mind, Texas thinks big! The attached drawing was digitally painted by me and was created by modifying a drawing from Michael Eby at trainiax.net
+2I don't think that truck will work, too rigid for curves, the self steering truck would be the prefered choice.
Actually, the only eight axle locomotive in Brazil is the DDM45. All the others including the tunnel motors ride on four axle trucks, with two per end.Just awesome! I would love to see some 8 axle power again. I think we our overdue for something dramatic on the locomotive scene.
You know down in Brazil they love the 8 axle units. They often put 8 axle trucks on SD40T-2's and other locomotives. You should check out some videos if you haven't seen them in action yet.
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