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MNG GE #1
« on: November 13, 2022, 06:29:33 PM »
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Is that MNG's GE diesel?

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Re: MNG GE #1
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2022, 06:48:15 PM »
Yes, that is MNG GE Diesel #1.
We are facilitating its repair in coordination with MNG and ML&M.
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Re: MNG GE #1
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2022, 06:49:59 PM »
I like the paint scheme.

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Re: MNG GE #1
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2022, 07:18:31 PM »
I like the paint scheme.

I believe it's a Portland Terminal paint scheme (homage to Maine Central).

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Re: MNG GE #1
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2022, 10:14:47 PM »
It is a very nice paint job. It does not look anything Maine Central like to me. Someone told me once what inspired the scheme. It was nothing around here.
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Re: MNG GE #1
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2022, 12:36:21 AM »
I like the paint scheme.

I believe it's a Portland Terminal paint scheme (homage to Maine Central).

Maybe Portland Oregon. The ones over here either looked like B&M\MEC diesels in black & red (which she had for a while) or black with a yellow nose.
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Re: MNG GE #1
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2022, 10:19:33 AM »
I've seen Portland Terminal photos with the yellow nose.

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Re: MNG GE #1
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2022, 03:09:01 PM »
I believe that B&M and MEC engines (and Portland Terminal) had a maroon body with gold stripes in the center paint scheme in the 40's and 50's. Check out Conway Scenic's engines 573 and 4268. https://www.conwayscenic.com/2021/05/14/april-2021-wheel-report/

MNGRR No. 1 is maroon with an off white (maybe cream?) stripe.
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Re: MNG GE #1
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2022, 07:37:25 AM »
So were repairs to #1 successful?

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Re: MNG GE #1
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2022, 09:56:50 PM »
Easy way to answer the question. Is No. 1 still in the enginehouse? Is it still jacked up?

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Re: MNG GE #1
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2022, 07:13:17 AM »
The locomotive is still in the engine house with one truck disassembled.
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Re: MNG GE #1
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2022, 05:44:50 PM »
There was a bearing failure. New bearings are in the works.
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