Modeling an N&W (or NS) High Hood SD40-2

An HO scale online modeling clinic by Bob Harpe. 


Norfolk and Western EMD SD40-2 #1626 shown above is the prototype for this modeling clinic.

Bob Harpe has presented several online modeling clinics as part of the Railroad Prototype Modeler group on Yahoo.  Those interested in following along with Bob via email can join the RPMclinics-BobHarpe group on Yahoo at the following link:

RPMclinics-BobHarpe Yahoo Page

For those who either missed part of Bob's N&W SD40-2 clinic or just wish to follow it online, all of the steps will be posted here as Bob completes them. Should anyone have a question, Bob can be reached by email.

Building the Model

Click on the links below to view that step:


Bill of Materials

Step 001

Step 002

Step 003

Steps 004 and 004A

Steps 005 and 005A

Steps 006, 006A, 006B, 006C

Step 007

Steps 008, 008A, 008B, 008C

Step 009

Steps 010, 010A

Steps 011, 011A

Steps 012, 012A, 012B

Step 013

Step 014

Step 015

Steps 016, 016A, 016B, 016C

Step 017

Step 018

Steps 019 and 019A

Step 020

Steps 021 and 021A

Step 022

Steps 023 and 023A

Steps 024 and 024A

Step 025 - The Final Chapter


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