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Old 01-19-2012, 09:21 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by troy12n View Post
They could do it a little less half-ass.

American F40's had a light inbetween the number boards. I think on delivery it was red, but some ended up with a clear lamp. They could have put an entire nother set of lamps between the numberboards if they wanted more light.
It's a very bad idea to install headlights above the windshield when the locomotives are going to be used in snowy environnements.

If it snows at night, any light mounted above the windshield completely blinds the crews. That's why nose-mounted headlights is so typical of Canadian locomotives.
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