First let's start on the cab roof. Always check pics of the locomotive you are doing. I have seen where the beacon and antenna are opposite. This was on the GP40-2. We need to add the firecracker antenna and the roof beacon. The stock horn on the Atlas GP's is fine. The firecracker antenna for the GP40's goes on the conductors side. Looking straight down in the horn with the horn pointing straight, it's about at 8 o'clock. The roof beacon is about 4 o'clock. The part I use for the beacon is the Details West lollipop antenna. It's a good stand in.
|Notice the firecracker antenna and beacon location.|
|Notice the wind deflector added.|
|Exhaust port is located above the rear right number board. This is one of my 1st methods of installing the rear facing horns. A better option is explained below.|
The 3 chime rear horn is a little challenging but a great add on. I have done many options over the years but the last is the best method:
|The rear facing three chime horn is a must for any RF&P Geep.|