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by Steam Engine Dan
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: types of coal
Replies: 29
Views: 2004

Re: types of coal

I agree, having a thin fire helps too.
by Steam Engine Dan
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: types of coal
Replies: 29
Views: 2004

Re: types of coal

Tristan, can you mix it with soft coal? actually fred if the buck ice coal is as smokey as Tristan says it is. you would be better of mixing it with anthracite to cut down on the smoke. as well as sifting out the dust and fines. unless you want to have what is called the photographer's blend. where...
by Steam Engine Dan
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: David Knowles PRR 94 0-4-0 History
Replies: 3
Views: 1608

Re: David Knowles PRR 94 0-4-0 History

Looking for history on live steam 7-1/4"  PRR 0-4-0 A5s number 94 (it is a replica of the 94 at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania) and the Reading tender that David Knowles owned and ran at NJLS and PLS? I was recently told that Elmer Nuskey may have built this engine. Would like to hear from any...
by Steam Engine Dan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New York Central Streamlined Hudson
Replies: 164
Views: 63444

Re: New York Central Streamlined Hudson

hey jack, you might like this one. live sound footage of the commodore Vanderbilt on it's debut run in December of 1934.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eIOtj7V060
by Steam Engine Dan
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 79
Views: 8299

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

jack and keith, just real quick. here are a couple of pics of my fathers 5344. the first photo was taken in 1998 one year after the engine was completed 1997 and that's my father posing with it. and the 2nd one was taken last year with me at the throttle. we've had 22 years of enjoyment with her and...
by Steam Engine Dan
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 79
Views: 8299

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

no just my home computer. oh well. it's not a big deal. thanks for all your help though. :D
by Steam Engine Dan
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 79
Views: 8299

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

yea keith, I don't know what im doing wrong. I tried everything and nothing. oh well. I tried. thanks for posting that sample picture.
by Steam Engine Dan
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 79
Views: 8299

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

The NYCSHS has just recently put a huge collection of photos online. The images are fairly low resolution but you can order good copies from the society. I ran a search for 5344 and there are 115 images available. Look here: https://n317.fmphost.com/fmi/webd#RR_Research-ValMaps huh, I keep clicking...
by Steam Engine Dan
Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 79
Views: 8299

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

The NYCSHS has just recently put a huge collection of photos online. The images are fairly low resolution but you can order good copies from the society. I ran a search for 5344 and there are 115 images available. Look here: https://n317.fmphost.com/fmi/webd#RR_Research-ValMaps huh, I keep clicking...
by Steam Engine Dan
Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 79
Views: 8299

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

if you need photos or information for 5344 jack, I got tons of photographs of the real 5344 that ive collected over the years. both unstreamlined and streamlined, from spoke to scullen disc drivers and eventually her later end of steam service with monster centipede tender. my father has the two big...
by Steam Engine Dan
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New York Central Streamlined Hudson
Replies: 164
Views: 63444

Re: New York Central Streamlined Hudson

otherwise she is looking great, beautiful work
by Steam Engine Dan
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New York Central Streamlined Hudson
Replies: 164
Views: 63444

Re: New York Central Streamlined Hudson

Hello My Friends Been a while since any photos of the Hudson were posted. It's just about finished up and it will be handed off to Doug the owner who is building the tender. Here is a shot of the back head, turret, and cylinder cock operating valve. Aren't those angle union valves beautiful, Barry ...