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by Doug_Edwards
Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Uintah #20 0-6-2t
Replies: 15
Views: 1925

Re: Uintah #20 0-6-2t

The De Golyer library at SMU has an erecting diagram for a Uintah 0-6-2 built in 1905. I have no idea if it is the same engine or not. Might be worth a look.

Regards,

Doug
by Doug_Edwards
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Around the country
Replies: 18
Views: 2591

Re: Around the country

Hi Pat, Depending on what your ultimate priorities are, you might consider reversing your direction of travel, and hit Yellowstone and Glacier NPs in the end of August, and heading down south to Florida from there. The roads in Glacier are often not completely cleared of snow until July, and both pa...
by Doug_Edwards
Fri May 03, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam Distraction
Replies: 11
Views: 2086

Re: Steam Distraction

Nice looking project.

Is a canopy in the plans? That way you could operate it for more than a couple of days in the Oregon summer!

D.
by Doug_Edwards
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Bolster clearance question
Replies: 12
Views: 4544

Re: Bolster clearance question

In looking at various instructions online the information I'm getting is to have one set of trucks with about a 1/16 clearance on the bolsters, which results in the frame being more stable for riding. Then the second truck should have about 1/4 inch under it's bolsters. This difference is needed fo...
by Doug_Edwards
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: 3LD510 Lombardini
Replies: 3
Views: 2074

Re: 3LD510 Lombardini

Jorg50, Lombardini engines have a very good reputation. I think you will be impressed with the robust simplicity of the engine. That engine is post 1980, as before 80, it was model 510. That model is no longer available in the US due to not being able to meet emission standards, and seems to be some...
by Doug_Edwards
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Mogul info
Replies: 40
Views: 6488

Re: Mogul info

The Southern Pacific had a couple of classes of Moguls that had piston valves and Walchearts gear on them. The class M10, built in 1912 by Baldwin, and the class M21, which while classed as a rebuild, was for all intents and purposes new locos, built in the late 20's in Houston. Both classes had 63"...
by Doug_Edwards
Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 3/4" Scale Boxcar Drawings/Plans
Replies: 7
Views: 2046

Re: 3/4" Scale Boxcar Drawings/Plans

Hi Frank, The WP car in the first image was built between 1910 and 1918. I can say that because the WP was a late RR, and started operations in 1910, and the USRA designs were out by 1918, and this would have been a single sheath car with outside bracing then. If you look closer however, I think you...
by Doug_Edwards
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: SP GS-1's
Replies: 4
Views: 1550

Re: SP GS-1's

Gary, At one time I think I had some drawings for a GS1. I'll have to dig to see if I still have them. Are you looking at building one? Iirc, they were the heaviest SP steam to run in Texas. Do you ever see any SP steam drawings ever surface in your area? I know that SP built or did some major rebui...
by Doug_Edwards
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: What type of Drill Rod for Axles?
Replies: 33
Views: 6105

Re: What type of Drill Rod for Axles?

I've posted this before, but I feel a needle bearing is a poor choice for our application. The small diameter wheels spin faster @7mph than a cars wheel on the freeway, and the speed is way too fast for such tiny little needles. They are typically used on things that pivot, not rotate, or for insta...
by Doug_Edwards
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: What type of Drill Rod for Axles?
Replies: 33
Views: 6105

Re: What type of Drill Rod for Axles?

I've posted this before, but I feel a needle bearing is a poor choice for our application. The small diameter wheels spin faster @7mph than a cars wheel on the freeway, and the speed is way too fast for such tiny little needles. They are typically used on things that pivot, not rotate, or for insta...
by Doug_Edwards
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB Miniature Locomotive Magazines
Replies: 11
Views: 2430

Re: WTB Miniature Locomotive Magazines

Thanks Keith!

D.
by Doug_Edwards
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB Miniature Locomotive Magazines
Replies: 11
Views: 2430

Re: WTB Miniature Locomotive Magazines

It sounds to me like he is looking for copies of The Miniatiure Locomotive magazine that was published by Dick Bagley back in the early 1950’s. They are a treasure trove of great information. Keith Keith, What was the last issue of the Miniature Locomotive, or how many issues total? I have some, bu...