Photos Copyright Details West 2002

This page contains model photos with modeling and prototype information for detailing Athearn's AC4400CW's using Details West detail kits and parts.

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wpe25420.gif (611182 bytes) CSX 500 Class AC4400CW modeled from an Athearn AC4400CW with the new Details West GE Steerable Truck Sideframe #TR-307. Below is a list of other detail parts added. Prototype reference can be found from Diesel Era Magazine Jan/Feb 2002 Vol. 13 Number 1. 

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wpe25475.gif (892029 bytes) New Square Angled-Top GPS Dome Coming Soon From Details West

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DS-230 C44-9W, AC4400CW detail set for SP, CSX, CP & NS

DS-230 Detail Set contains the Following Parts:

Snow Plow (PL-233) Substituted PL-256 for CSX

"Salem" Air Dryer Filters With Mounts & Pipes (AF-237)

Bell (BE-238)

Rear Recessed Sandfiller Housing & Hatches (SF-241)

Brake-Vent Regulator Valve (BV-245)

Handbrake Chain Pulley Beam (PB-246)

Emergency Fuel Shut-off Switch Box (EF-247)

Traction Motor Cable set (TC-239)

Additional Parts Added:

MU-236 MU Cable With Double Ended Receptacles

DL-243 Ditch Lights With Platforms & Lenses

NB-249 "GE" Number Boards, Hi-Lo Mount

AH-251 Air Horn, K-5 

FF-258 "GE" DASH 8, 9 & AC4400CW Fuel Fillers & Gauges 

PB-259 Piping and Bracket Details For Right Side of DASH 8, 9 & AC4400CW 

MU-266 MU Hose, 3 Cluster Set, All Roads

AH-267 Air Hose, Locomotive Trainline With Bracket

RW-270 GE DASH 9-44CW, AC4400CW Rear Radiator Walkway Plates, Access Hatches & Lifting Lugs

RA-274, 275 Radio Antenna, Small Sinclair and Large Sinclair

RA-277 Radio Antenna, "Wide-Cone" Type

*Decals from Microscale, etched steps and windshield wipers from A-line, stanchions from Smokey Valley, paint from Accupaint. 

Canadian Pacific 9600 Class AC4400CW modeled from an Athearn AC4400CW with the new Details West GE Steerable Truck Sideframe #TR-307. Below is a list of other detail parts added. Prototype reference can be found from Diesel Era Magazine Mar/April 1999 Vol. 10 Number 2. 

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DS-230 C44-9W, AC4400CW detail set for SP, CSX, CP & NS

DS-230 Detail Set contains the Following Parts:

Snow Plow (PL-233)

"Salem" Air Dryer Filters With Mounts & Pipes (AF-237) Substituted AF-308 Air Dryer Filter Cylinder/Box Style For Late Era Model GE & EMD Units. 

Bell (BE-238)

Rear Recessed Sandfiller Housing & Hatches (SF-241)

Brake-Vent Regulator Valve (BV-245)

Handbrake Chain Pulley Beam (PB-246)

Emergency Fuel Shut-off Switch Box (EF-247)

Traction Motor Cable set (TC-239)

Additional Parts Added:

MU-236 MU Cable With Double Ended Receptacles

DL-243 Ditch Lights With Platforms & Lenses

NB-249 "GE" Number Boards, Hi-Lo Mount

AH-254 Air Horn, K-3 

FF-258 "GE" DASH 8,9 & AC4400CW Fuel Fillers & Gauges 

PB-259 Piping and Bracket Details For Right Side of DASH 8,9 & AC4400CW 

MU-266 MU Hose, 3 Cluster Set, All Roads

AH-267 Air Hose, Locomotive Trainline With Bracket

RW-272 GE  AC4400CW Rear Radiator Walkway Plates, Capacitor Starter Box and Access Hatches & Lifting Lugs

RA-274, 275 Radio Antenna, Small Sinclair and Large Sinclair

*Decals from Microscale, etched steps and windshield wipers from A-line, stanchions from Smokey Valley, paint from Floquil.

 

wpe78610.gif (741661 bytes) Rear Radiator Walkway Plates and Access Hatches included in RW-270, DS-272 and DS-273. 

wpe49496.gif (857451 bytes) Detailed Traction Motor Cable Mount, Rear Section. (Included In the DS-230, 231 & 232 Detail Kit or separately TC-239).

wpe58357.gif (876585 bytes) Detailed Traction Motor Cable Mount, Middle Section. 

wpe74061.gif (789516 bytes) Detailed Piping Bracket from Set PB-259 before brass wire added. 

wpe74406.gif (969233 bytes) Detailed Piping Bracket shown for typical attachment on GE DASH-9 and AC4400CW's. Ream the holes on the bracket with a #78 drill bit before mounting.   

wpe81438.gif (624070 bytes) New TR-307 GE Steerable Truck Sideframe Assembled View.

wpe54284.gif (837181 bytes) To enhance the truck swing on the Athearn AC4400CW model, trim the back of the spring detail using a flat edge blade. Shown in photo is after the trimming which would gain an additional 50% swing motion. 

 

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