Behind The Scenes Ask Trains How do I find out of production locomotive wheelsets?

How do I find out of production locomotive wheelsets?

By Cody Grivno | January 16, 2023

| Last updated on April 19, 2023

Tracking down spare parts for out of production locomotives can be difficult

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How do I find out of production locomotive wheelsets? Cody provides tips for finding out of production locomotive wheelsets at various locations, from online bidding sites to the consignment section of a local model railroad shops.

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