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by DJSteamer3017
Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: D&RG Long Caboose in 3" scale
Replies: 17
Views: 10279

Re: D&RG Long Caboose in 3" scale

Hey Mike,

Any updates on this project ?

David
by DJSteamer3017
Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Frisco 1522
Replies: 89
Views: 43447

Re: Building the Frisco 1522

Any updates on your 4-8-2?
by DJSteamer3017
Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Rainier Live Steamers (RLS
Replies: 3
Views: 2322

Re: Rainier Live Steamers (RLS

Is there a track plan of what Tom Murray used to have at his estate?
by DJSteamer3017
Wed Sep 14, 2016 10:51 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WANTED: Railroad Supply Nathan Sight Glass
Replies: 5
Views: 3226

Re: WANTED: Railroad Supply Nathan Sight Glass

Hey Tom,

Here's a link that might help
http://www.chaski.org/homemachinist/vie ... 17#p357517

Keep on Steamin' my Friend
David.
by DJSteamer3017
Thu Sep 08, 2016 11:10 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Looking for Harry Haas ATSF Northern design
Replies: 23
Views: 7532

Re: Looking for Harry Haas ATSF Northern design

The Good thing about these northerns is that both the Santa Fe 2925 and 2926, which are the 4-8-4s that Harry Haas, Sr. Constructed, survive today. 2925 is at the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento. The 2926 is being restored to operating conditions in Albuquerque, NM. Here's a video of ...
by DJSteamer3017
Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:38 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little Engines "old" Atlantic?
Replies: 12
Views: 5022

Re: Little Engines "old" Atlantic?

Hi all, thanks for the enlightening feedback. Words from elsewhere also bolstered what was said here about the timeline of the slide valve vs. piston valve at LE. Today I pulled one of the covers off and confirmed that it is the slide valve. Here it is. Quite clever really. -M Another project for y...
by DJSteamer3017
Wed Jul 27, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: A Beginner with a Plan
Replies: 10
Views: 4030

Re: A Beginner with a Plan

First things first. Do you have any idea how much the machine equipment and tooling is going to cost you? Or maybe your next door neighbor has a machine shop.......... I got ahead of myself...Do you have a ball park figure on how much you are going to spend on the project? BTW your sources for fitt...
by DJSteamer3017
Wed Jul 27, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: A Beginner with a Plan
Replies: 10
Views: 4030

A Beginner with a Plan

My Fellow Live Steam Colleagues Below is a top view of the Boiler of a 1" Scale Coles 0-4-0 I want to Build. May seem crude, but drew up this plan. Im doing my homework and it's on going. I'm going to start purchasing valves and piping as a start very soon. Im basing my 0-4-0 on Matt Mason's Coles 0...
by DJSteamer3017
Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Berkshire Construction Photos
Replies: 118
Views: 46184

Re: Berkshire Construction Photos

Hello Fellow Live Steam companions,
Even though it's been a while since there's been a post on this thread, here's something to note. A Berkshire has just come up for sale in Washington. Keep on Steamin' my friends.

David

http://discoverlivesteam.com/discoverfo ... /index.htm
by DJSteamer3017
Tue May 24, 2016 1:20 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Restoring a modified Allen 2-4-0 barn find
Replies: 126
Views: 70575

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

Hello Tyleirs, If you haven't yet done so take a look at the May 2016 edition of the LALSRR Engine Booster, page 6, bottom photo. Almost in the center of the photo is a loco that may look familiar to you. I don't think that is Art Laidlaw with his hand in the cab. Could this be your engine? HMMMMMM...
by DJSteamer3017
Tue Feb 23, 2016 1:47 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Narrow Gauge Cab Lighting
Replies: 14
Views: 5602

Re: Narrow Gauge Cab Lighting

Larry,
The Bling looks bangin'. Did you 3D Print the Patterns? Keep on Steamin' My Friend.

David
by DJSteamer3017
Sat Oct 10, 2015 11:24 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Restoring a modified Allen 2-4-0 barn find
Replies: 126
Views: 70575

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

The 2-4-0 in the Pic Below and the one you are restoring are one and the same. Keep on Steamin' My Friend.

David