Baldwin 'Babyface' Interest Survey

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Baldwin 'Babyface' Interest Survey

Post by Dreadnuoght » Tue May 16, 2017 10:23 am


Recently, I have been developing a business based around producing replacement diesel shells in HO scale. These shells would be used to allow the modeling of a different prototype on an existing chassis. I have been in contact with a manufacturer and am now gauging market interest for my first product: a Baldwin DR4-4-1500 'Babyface' cab unit.

Here is an image of one: ... 0ad262.jpg

This diesel has only been offered in brass and a short-lived Anthracite Railroad Historical Society resin kit. The DR4-4-1500 'Babyface' was used extensively by the Central of New Jersey railroad, as well as a handful of units to Missouri Pacific and New York Central.

This shell would fit over a Bachmann RF-16 chassis, but could be modified to fit other chassis. Initially, only an A-unit would be offered, but a B-unit would be offered later if there is sufficient interest. More particulars are explained in the form below.

If you have interest in this kit, please fill out the form below. Feedback from this form will be hugely important to the future of the kit.


Thank you for your time,


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