"PRR-Talk"'s own Greg Martin worked with Athearn on the design and production of their Genesis EMD F7 units. His own superdetailed units were featured in Athearn's ads for the product, showing the units pulling a heavy freight up the Eastern Slope around Horseshoe Curve.
Greg's models are now on display at the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum.
Here is the list of parts Greg used:
CAL SCALE 190-402 F-UNIT ANTENNA MAST 1-PACK (PER A-Unit) DETAIL ASSOCIATES SY-2215 LADDER GRABS E/F UNITS 1 PACK SY-2202 DROP GRABS 1 PACK SY-6504 CABOOSE GRABS 1 PACK DETAILS WEST BL-16 BACK-UP LIGHT 1-PACK PER UNIT MDC/ROUNDHOUSE #2972 DUMMY KNUCKLE COUPLES 1 PACK MV PRODUCTS LS-19 HEADLIGHT LENSES (BACK-UP LIGHT) 1 PACK UTAH PACIFIC 755-92 PLASTIC ANTENNA MAST 1 PACK 755-61 SPEED RECORDER 1 PACK (PER A-UNIT) . 010-INCH BRASS OR STEEL WIRE (Detail Assoc.) . 018-INCH BRASS OR COATED GALVANIZED FLORAL WIRE (28-GA.) . 019-INCH BRASS WIRE (Detail Assoc.) The rear lift rings were scratch build from . 015-inch styrene strip and 1/8-inch Evergreen plastic tube stock. The Pennsy style round marker lights on the rear of the units and both ends of the B-unit were created with . 025-inch Evergreen Styrene plastic rod. The configuration on the antenna mast on the rear of the A-units will be available as my drawings are complete from my upcoming article in MAINLINE MODELER magazine. I have attached a copy of a photo that may help...
All information provided by Greg Martin and used with permission.