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by dnevil
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Morris switcher trucks
Replies: 2
Views: 984

Re: Morris switcher trucks

Lee Wright used drive shafts with Tol-o-matic right angle gear boxes on his locomotives. You can probably find some helpful photos here:

http://lees-trains.folkenroth.com/

Regards,
Daris
by dnevil
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New book: The Backyard Railroader
Replies: 4
Views: 1329

New book: The Backyard Railroader

A new book has just been published by Jeff Frost of North Carolina entitled "The Backyard Railroader". Here is more info. A preview of the book can be seen by clicking on the Amazon link at the bottom of the page.

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... Railroader

Regards,
Daris
by dnevil
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 3/4" scale turbogenerator drawings
Replies: 4
Views: 948

Re: 3/4" scale turbogenerator drawings

This page indicates that Bill Dykeman passed away prior to June 2007.

http://www.rypn.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=27918

There are links to his former webpages here:

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Bill_Dykeman

Daris
by dnevil
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 3/4" scale turbogenerator drawings
Replies: 4
Views: 948

Re: 3/4" scale turbogenerator drawings

The Otha Hege drawings can be found here:

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... _Generator

Other useful drawings are located here:

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... _Generator

Daris
by dnevil
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 1939 Danvers
Replies: 7
Views: 1782

Re: 1939 Danvers

I would be happy to post them on the IBLS website. Longevity is a big issue, especially on the Internet. Printed copies of old live steam publications are still available and can be found on eBay, etc. But when a website goes down you are lucky if some of it is preserved on Archive.com. The IBLS web...
by dnevil
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Re:O'Connor drawings for promontory locomotive reeplicas
Replies: 2
Views: 861

Re: Re:O'Connor drawings for promontory locomotive reeplicas

For those just tuning in, the files containing the drawings for Jupiter and 119 can be downloaded from here:

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... ocomotives

The drawings are in the public domain as they were funded by U.S. public funds.

Daris
by dnevil
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 1939 Danvers
Replies: 7
Views: 1782

Re: 1939 Danvers

Finally posted the photos from this auction. Please take a look, if you have further information on the people and locomotives please post here.

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... amers#1939

Thanks!

Daris
by dnevil
Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: HOW TO LOCATE J HAROLD GEISSEL
Replies: 7
Views: 1222

Re: HOW TO LOCATE J HAROLD GEISSEL

RICHK,

If you are looking for more information on "Skookum" you may want to chat with George Templin, who built one in 1.5 inch scale.

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... ge_Templin

Send me a PM if you'd like his contact information.

Regards,
Daris
by dnevil
Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Alcohol Burner
Replies: 14
Views: 2044

Re: Alcohol Burner

Here is a link to the article by Ken Shattock.

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... e_Steamers

Please read the caution at the end entitled "Poison Gas Plant".

Happy steaming!

Daris
by dnevil
Mon Dec 31, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Bill Yoder-the 3/4-inch audit guy
Replies: 15
Views: 3227

Re: Bill Yoder-the 3/4-inch audit guy

Bill has published the latest version of his 3/4 inch registry, now with 526 entries.

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... e_Registry

Daris
by dnevil
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam Dome Throttle
Replies: 42
Views: 8602

Re: Steam Dome Throttle

More information on Throttle valves can be found here:

ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Throttle_valve

Regards,
Daris
by dnevil
Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Bagley Oil Burner
Replies: 8
Views: 3227

Re: Bagley Oil Burner

More information on oil burners can be found in this article.

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Oil_burner

Regards,
Daris