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Milwaukee Bay Window Caboose Pack 2

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by Rudi (RudiJaeger)

These are repaints for the Southern Pacific C-40 bay window caboose included with the payware DTM SD45T-2-SP (Steam Store). Includes seven individually weathered Milwaukee Road rib-side bay-window caboose repaints inspired by color photos and adjusted to fit the SP C-40 model.

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MLW BayWinPak 4 DTM SD45T-2 SP Chart

Milwaukee Bay Window Caboose Pack; 21 MAR 2022

Repaints by Rudi Jaeger, exclusively for the Southern Pacific C-40 bay window caboose included with the payware DTM SD45T-2-SP (Steam Store).

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Includes seven individually weathered Milwaukee Road rib-side bay-window caboose repaints inspired by color photos and adjusted to fit the SP C-40 model:

MILW 02081, 02082, 01877: Painted in the 1960's all-orange scheme which initiated the mounting of the Milwaukee placard beneath the bay window.

MILW 992060, 992011, 991963: Feature the KarTrak ACI panels which became required by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) in 1967. During the late 60s, the road-number prefixes were changed from "0" to "99" because the car-tracking computers would not recognize a "0" as the first digit. The car-ends are painted in Federal Yellow which became Milwaukee Road practice in the early 1970's, although not all cars would receive this scheme.

MILW 980500: Assigned to Maintenance of Way duty as a crew car.

Note: The Milwaukee Road built the majority of it's caboose fleet in it's own shops, so there will be some degree of variation in the fabrication of the side-ribs and most notably, the types of trucks were certainly not those found on the Southern Pacific C-40 model. But I had to work with what we've got, in order to bring some resemblance of a Milwaukee "rib-side" into the sim; so all "rivet-counting" aside, I hope you will enjoy them.

Credits and thanks to DTM (Cesar Pach) for providing the product which served as the foundation for these repaints.

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Installation:

1. Transfer the Assets folder (from this zip-file) into your main Railworks folder. Note: There are no requirements to overwrite anything; we're simply merging my folders with your existing folders.

2. Navigate to Railworks/Assests/DTGM/SD45T-2-SP/SD45T-2-SPAssets.ap and open the .ap file using the same program used to open my caboose repaints zip-file.

3. Within the .ap file, navigate to RailVehicles/Freight/C-40caboose/ and locate the file "c-40-7.GeoPcDx" and copy it into each of the 7 new caboose folders located at Railworks/Assests/DTGM/SD45T-2-SP/RailVehicles/Freight/C-40caboose-mlw-01 thru 06, plus the folder with the mlw-mow suffix. There will also be a GundersonTwinStack folder with your new caboose folders but don't worry about it; see note-1 below for the explanation.

That's it, all done! You can find your new repaints listed in the World Editor's Assets menu by checking the block, DTM and SD45T-2-SP. They will then be listed in the Rolling Stock menu as "C-40-7 Caboose MLW 01" thru MLW 06 and MLW MoW.

Note 1: The GundersonTwinStack folder contains a modified (darker) axle texture which will supecede it's corresponding texture residing in the .ap file. There's nothing you need to do here, unless you prefer brighter axles; if so, I've included folders containing both the original and modified textures so they can easily be swapped out; just copy the preferred texture and paste it into the Textures folder, overwriting the existing file.

Note 2: I also included revised hose and coupler textures (rusty) along with the originals in case you prefer the primer-gray version. They are located at Railworks/Assests/DTGM/SD45T-2-SP/Couplers/Gunderson/Textures. Again, nothing to do here, unless you want to swap them out as per the procedure described in note-1.

Note 3: Each of these repaint folders contain some behind-the-scenes textures that make each repaint unique; for example, trucks, decals, toned-down alpha layers, modified normals, etc. So if you accidently delete something, please ensure that you replace the file/s from it's corresponding folder in this zip-file. Otherwise, your caboose could end up with a clean suit and dirty shoes, or visa-versa.

Note 4: The model does not provide any interior details or crew; so don't worry if you look inside and it's empty, it's supposed to be.

Note 5. The naming conventions for these repaints are long enough already, so I included a key-chart, "DTM C-40caboose - MILW Units Key Chart.jpg" to identify MLW 01, MLW 02, and so forth. Hopefully, this comes in handy when selecting cars in the assets menu. Have fun!

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Disclaimer: These files are for your personal enjoyment and are not to be redistributed. This product shall remain freeware and is to be hosted exclusively by Railworks America. I am not responsible for any issues you may encounter after downloading the file; it is your responsibilty to follow the installation instructions to achieve a correct setup. If for any reason you are having difficulties with the installation, please contact me at Railworks America, or seek guidance in the forum; there is also plenty of useful information available from the search function - please try that method first.
Thanks! ~ Rudi

MLW BayWinPak 4 DTM SD45T-2 SP 01

MLW BayWinPak 4 DTM SD45T-2 SP 02

MLW BayWinPak 4 DTM SD45T-2 SP 03

MLW BayWinPak 4 DTM SD45T-2 SP 04

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