From: "Paul R DOT Tupaczewski" paultup AT comcast DOT net
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 22:20:09 -0500
Subject: RE: (erielack) SDP45 Front Designation
"el-sd-detail-f.jpg" - image/jpeg, 750x515 (24bit)
Here's the aforementioned photos. Not exactly close enough, but it gives you
an idea of what it looks like. This is a George Elwood photo, if memory
> In looking at photos of SDP45s it appears that the front of
> the locomotive was designated with a small plate or medallion
> with the "F" on it. Does anyone have a clear photo of one of
> these "F" plates? Also, if anyone has modeled one of these
> in O Scale I would be interested in seeing what you have done.
I believe I have a decent photo of the "F" medallion at home. It
would be a nice (albeit very tiny) piece to have made in etched brass,
though it might be a little thick in HO scale (but might just be perfect in
Microscale's HO scale diesel detail decal sets have a representation
of these, but obviously, with no relief to them.