Maryland GP40 #3798...
Western Maryland never purchased
many units at a time. This GP40 order was a total of 5 units, #3795-3799.
#3798 is the only one I know of that may not have gotten Chessie paint.
Since the Athearn GP40-2 model is so close to this order of GP40's, I chose
to backdate a GP40-2 to a GP40. I like the WM units alot, and I needed
a Circus painted unit on the roster. #3798 was a perfect choice.
For more information on how to backdate
a GP40-2 to a WM GP40 try my "WM
Below is a Dean Heacock pic of the
real #3798. This unit was purchased in August 1971 and was actually
the next to last locomotive ever purchased by the Western Maryland.
All subsquent WM locomotives were purchased by the Chessie System and assigned