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A Railfan in Brazil
Here is the template of a SD70ACe/45 assembled ina C30-7. This locomotive will run from the EMD plant to Eldorado Co to check the clearence in tunnels and bridges to see if is it possible to send the Sd´s by rail. We think that a narrow tunnel in Belo Horizonte city s too tight to the SD7-´s.

Robert Gift

former OL presenter
Can explain better? I did not get it.
I tried to post the photo.
Second photo in post #7
Whitish gray object hangs down from the locomotive chassis to the left of the open panel door.
It appears to have a flared speaker cone from a speaker driver.


A Railfan in Brazil
A better view of that strange thing. I asked some friends and one said me it can be a electronic bell. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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