Transport Fever

Transport Fever

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USA Variety Pack V2.0
 
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Scenario: USA
Vehicle: Locomotive
Tags: Train, Americsn
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Mar 31 @ 11:33pm
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Description
Version 2 of the USA Variety Pack to increase the variety of steam locos for the American gameplay type. Many of these locos are generalisations of practices at the time and should not be confused with authentic models.

This pack is compatible with USA Variety Pack 1 savegames, as well as savegames with 6-2-0 John Stephens and 2-6-0 early mogul. It simply overwrites the content and the games will still load.

This pack contains 12 locos ranging from 1850 to 1910, and a balanced Passenger Wagon and General.
All engines contain custom soundsets.

6-2-0 'John Stephens'
An early attempt at a Crampton loco and a unique engine in the US.
Available: 1848
Speed: 60mph
Power: 218hp
T/E: 11,016lb/f
Notes: Don't use it on freight, its a losing battle.


4-2-0 'Pioneer'
Early American 'maid of all work' loco. Part of the original USA Variety Pack but updated.
Available: 1850
Speed: 40mph
Power: 122hp
T/E: 4,496lb/f
Notes: Cheap and cheerful.


4-4-0 'American'
The ubiquitous American 4-4-0, found everywhere forever.
Available: 1855
Speed: 45mph
Power: 188hp
T/E: 8,992lb/f
Notes: Buster Keaton not included.


2-4-0
Small mixed traffic engine, like a mini 4-4-0.
Available: 1859
Speed: 37mph
Power: 150hp
T/E: 4,496lb/f
Notes: Good at pull stuff. A good freighter.


4-4-0 'Express Passenger'
An inside cylinder 4-4-0 built for dedicated passenger work. Part of the original USA Variety Pack.
Available: 1862
Speed: 56mph
Power: 313hp
T/E: 7,868lb/f
Notes: Comes with rebalanced Crackerbox wagon.


2-6-0 'Early Mogul'
In awe at the size of this lad. Absolute unit.
Available: 1867
Speed: 50mph
Power: 510hp
T/E: 43,838lb/f
Notes: Its hefty, and great at those long freight trains.


4-4-0 'Small Switcher'
A small 4-4-0 for small 4-4-0 things. Fictional engine, based on a lot of pictures of small shunters.
Available: 1868
Speed: 43mph
Power: 136hp
T/E: 6,744lb/f
Notes: Just a good little engine really.


0-6-6-0 'Janus'
This actually existed. Two small 0-6-0 engines back to back to create a Fairlie. Utterly failed in real life though.
Available: 1871
Speed: 31mph
Power: 415hp
T/E: 42,714lb/f
Notes: personal favourite


4-6-0 'Fictional'
Part of the original USA variety pack. Has been usurped by other engines but I kept it for compatibility reasons and its cute.
Available: 1875
Speed: 31mph
Power: 209hp
T/E: 6,744lb/f
Notes: Animation is wonky, old model.


2-8-0 'Queenslander'
Small beefy 2-8-0 for medium freight trains and commuter services.
Available: 1880
Speed: 36mph
Power: 794hp
T/E: 20,907lb/f
Notes: Intended to replace the 4-6-0.


4-6-0 'Ten Wheeler'
Generic 4-6-0. Part of the original USA Variety Pack.
Available: 1898
Speed: 56mph
Power: 748hp
T/E: 38,218lb/f


4-6-2 'Pacific'
Pacific loco, part of the original USA Variety Pack.
Available: 1910
Speed: 62mph
Power: 1,360hp
T/E: 44,692lb/f
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12 Comments
TornadoChaser101 Apr 13 @ 10:29pm 
can you create a union pacific 844 FEF-3
Narrowgauge07 Apr 7 @ 1:15pm 
my main problem with this mod is how some of the later locomotives have no front pilots or cowcatchers. it really bothers me.
Kitsune Dawn Apr 2 @ 2:54am 
While I love the mod, it always bugs me that a couple of the locomotives don't have front pilots or cowcatchers.
Dingbat Apr 1 @ 9:47pm 
I like the Fairlie
[F-B] HOTWHEELS25372 Apr 1 @ 6:01pm 
putting variety in early stage of the game is nice to have, do like the engine with both ends driving
SteveM4  [author] Apr 1 @ 7:46am 
If you wish to repaint them feel free, as these are mostly using valilla assets... I will just say to use caution when navigating the mod folder, because it's a total mess!

This is because it was built on top of the old mod, back when I had no idea what I was doing (still don't)
themeatballhero Apr 1 @ 7:36am 
good stuff! You spelled "American" wrong in the tag, just so you can get more subs. Also, any chance we could do repaints on any of these?
Stealthy Apr 1 @ 2:27am 
Understood. Thanks. And good work these, i really like them both. Helps a lot to make the early game more interesting.
SteveM4  [author] Apr 1 @ 2:26am 
If you want to you can unsub from the old one, but any games that use the old one will give you a warning that the mod has been removed.

Honestly depends if you're using an old save or not. If you unsub, just make sure you deselect the old one in the Load Game mod settings.
Stealthy Apr 1 @ 2:18am 
So when subscribing to this, can i unsubscribe from the old one or should i keep these both?