The NS 7541 has been running around for years like this.https://www.facebook.com/photo...mp;theater&ifg=1
Link is no good to someone who does not have facebook.
That just looks unfinished... not really a patch
Lionel could do a similar engine with weathering and maybe scorch marks under the exhaust stack. I bet it would sell. I have heard rumours Norfolk Southern is not going to repaint units as often as in the past with all the recent shop personnel cutbacks. So units like 7541 may become more common.