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by Cary Stewart
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Found 1899 indicator card in a library book
Replies: 10
Views: 915

Re: Found 1899 indicator card in a library book

k4kfh, The two pressure transducers were war surplus and were very accurate. However, they would not tolerate high temperatures so on air only. The linear resister, about 9" long, was also very accurate and came from war surplus. What brand they were I have no recollection. Like parts are probably s...
by Cary Stewart
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Found 1899 indicator card in a library book
Replies: 10
Views: 915

Re: Found 1899 indicator card in a library book

At the LALS/IBLS meet in 1975 Gary Kubicek and I demonstrated the Indicator Card concept using a X-Y O'scope, a long linear resistor and a pair of pressure sensors on a 9" gage 2-6-0 of 1870 prototype chasis which was on air. The scope came from the rubble of ITT Gov. Systems plant in Sylmar. The pl...
by Cary Stewart
Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Disney American
Replies: 390
Views: 66889

Re: Disney American

Your photo of CP173 is dated correctly for the build date. However, this photo shows the engine as it looked after a major backshop job in the early 1880s. I think about 1883. Note the jamb brakes between the drivers.The engine is black, the wheels are red centers with black tires. The tender letter...
by Cary Stewart
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: House of David
Replies: 8
Views: 1260

Re: House of David

Oh, by the way. In doing my genealogy I have found that Carey and Cary are often used interchangeably particularly by census takers.
Cary (or is it Carey?)
by Cary Stewart
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: House of David
Replies: 8
Views: 1260

Re: House of David

Hmmmm. Well It is not me that has any HOD rolling stock or track. I was born in Chicago before the war but came to California in May of 1941. Was back several times over the years. My late wife was from Bridgeman, MI and went to school in St. Joseph. Here family owned a restaurant at the produce auc...
by Cary Stewart
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Alcalde & Coalfield High Line
Replies: 116
Views: 30890

Re: Alcalde & Coalfield High Line

The combine that Jack refers to above can be seen at the Los Angeles Live Steamers RR Museum on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month when the Disney Barn is open. It has been fully restored and beautiful.
Cary
by Cary Stewart
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 1915 1/8” scale ten wheeler
Replies: 7
Views: 1411

Re: 1915 1/8” scale ten wheeler

Hi John,
Travel Thursday and Monday. Haarrison Hitchcock was going to go up with us but must work. Maybe next year.
Cary
by Cary Stewart
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Tesla cars
Replies: 56
Views: 6562

Re: Tesla cars

We have a Tesla dealership here in Burbank, CA. A neighbor 3 houses down the street bought one of the 1st ones. For me? I am not going to live long enough for them to get to a point where I can drive from Burbank to Carson City, NV without a charge. That's about 450 miles. North bound it is predomin...
by Cary Stewart
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Running a live steamer "1930s style"
Replies: 29
Views: 5224

Re: Running a live steamer "1930s style"

Ah yes. Just as in Britain we had gentleman loco drivers. Cary
by Cary Stewart
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 1915 1/8” scale ten wheeler
Replies: 7
Views: 1411

Re: 1915 1/8” scale mogul

This loco model may have used the V&Ts own No.26 & 27 as a prototype. It is Virginia & Truckee RR. I think this may be a new exhibit in the museum. My son and I will be attending the V&TRRHS conference next weekend so I will get a close look at the model.
Cary
by Cary Stewart
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: E J Paul - Inglewood, California 1/2" scale Pacific (B&O President)
Replies: 3
Views: 793

Re: E J Paul - Inglewood, California 1/2" scale Pacific (B&O President)

For those who don't know who this is Eugene Paul was a co-founder and the 1st pres. of the Los Angeles Live Steamers. He along with many other early members were from the So. Cal. Live Steamers that held forth at the Little Engines facility in Lomita, CA.
Cary
by Cary Stewart
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Restoring a modified Allen 2-4-0 barn find
Replies: 125
Views: 44734

Re: Restoring a modified Allen 2-4-0 barn find

That photo is of Art Laidlaw and his Santa Margarita Valley 2-4-0 loco (Well Dah) as it says in the caption. Art and his daughter used to come down for our meets in his converted Greyhound bus. He was an SP loco engineer on the central coast of California.
Cary