Western Pacific Freight
This is my first Showcase Line train from S-Helper Services.
#00446 Western Pacific SW-1 Switch Engine made from 2000 to 2006.
The SHS engines run extremely smoothely and quietly when you're used to the 1950s Gilbert engines!
Notice the detailing, down to the people inside the cab.
Click the picture to see the other S-Helper SW-1 Diesel Switchers.
#01143 Burlington Northern 2-bay PS2 Hopper made from 2003 to 2006.
#00548 New York Central CCC&StL stock car made from 2001 to 2004.
#335 Soo Line Bulkhead Flatcar made in 1998 and from 2002 to 2006.
#00280 New York Central 3-Bay PS-2 hopper made in 1999, 2002, and 2005.
#01128 Great Northern boxcar made from 2004 to 2006.
#00038 CNW hopper made in 1995.
#00283 Jack Frost hopper numbered 311 made in 1999.
#00413 Jack Frost hopper numbered 331 made in 2000.
#01571 Northwestern Pacific (NWP) Double-Sheathed Boxcar made in 2005.
#01268 Great Northern extended vision caboose made from 2004 to 2006.

The detail and precision scaling on these S-Helper cars really are far superior to anything that Gilbert or Lionel ever made.  But they're also a lot more delicate.  The Gilbert cars were designed as toys to be played with by young boys.  The S-Helper cars clearly are not.


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