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by dnevil
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Southern Pacific Blueprints
Replies: 4
Views: 641

Southern Pacific Blueprints

Here are several nice blueprints from the Southern Pacific RR rescued by former employee Fred Boland.

http://wx4.org/to/foam/sp/steam/boland_ ... m_bps.html
by dnevil
Tue Oct 01, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Lee Stephens Southern PS-4
Replies: 0
Views: 512

Lee Stephens Southern PS-4

Does anyone have a copy of Lee Stephens drawings for the Southern PS-4? He advertised a set of castings for the PS-4 in Live Steam magazine in the early 1970's.

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

Regards,
Daris
by dnevil
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steaming Bay Air Hose Connectors
Replies: 5
Views: 1124

Steaming Bay Air Hose Connectors

Not long ago I purchased air hose quick connects from Harbor Freight, assuming they were well standardized. When I tried to use them I found they did not interoperate with other hoses and connectors I had. You may already know this, but there are many different types of air quick connect designs, an...
by dnevil
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Walschaert Eccentric Key
Replies: 9
Views: 1793

Re: Walschaert Eccentric Key

Thanks to all who replied. Bill Shields, this design is based on Billy Van Brocklin's drawings I obtained from John Kurdzionak of Friends Models. Billy's drawings do not specify keys. However, I'm machining the parts on a Haas VF-0E CNC mill, and want to use the accuracy of the mill to place the key...
by dnevil
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Memory Teaser: Pedigreed Locomotive Designs
Replies: 1
Views: 1052

Re: Memory Teaser: Pedigreed Locomotive Designs

It appears that P.E. Hunt and J.A. Josslin were involved in the design you are looking for. https://sites.google.com/site/tsmeweb/q-a/canadianlivesteamlocomotivedesignsofpehunt Take a look at this page too: http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=James_Alick_Josslin Be sure to let us know if you f...
by dnevil
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces
Replies: 26
Views: 4233

Re: 3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces

For future reference I have gathered all of the photos posted by the ebay seller. They can be viewed/downloaded from here:

http://ibls.org/files/2019/Yankee-Shop-Atlantic/
by dnevil
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Walschaert Eccentric Key
Replies: 9
Views: 1793

Walschaert Eccentric Key

I am working on the design of a 4-4-0 based on Bill Van Brocklin's No 28. It will use Walschaert valve gear. I plan on keying the eccentric to the crank pin. My question is as follows. Is it common to also key the crank pin to the wheel to prevent the pin from rotating and throwing the valve timing ...
by dnevil
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces
Replies: 26
Views: 4233

Re: 3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces

The Atlantic is now being offered as a complete set of parts.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/293192033774?ul_noapp=true
by dnevil
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 50 Years of Live Steam Meets in Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 928

50 Years of Live Steam Meets in Texas

August 31, 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary since the first Live Steam meet in Texas. The Live Steam hobby has been alive and well long before this, but L.L. Yates' was the pioneer who brought together the first group of brothers for an official meet. You can read more about it here: http://ibls....
by dnevil
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces
Replies: 26
Views: 4233

3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces

A 3/4" Scale Yankee Shop Atlantic is up for auction on eBay. It is in pieces and has been listed in several auctions: https://www.ebay.com/sch/m.html?_odkw=3%2F4&_ssn=bggameboy&_osacat=0&_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=3%2F4&_sacat=0 Lots of good photos for those interested in the Atlantic. Regard...
by dnevil
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Oil firing
Replies: 9
Views: 1766

Re: Oil firing

Here are some links to the IBLS site to get you started. http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Corwin_Oil_Burner http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Bagley_Oil_Burner http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Firepan_For_Oil_Burner http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Arch http://ibls...
by dnevil
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Railroad Supply new website
Replies: 5
Views: 2085

Re: Railroad Supply

Looks great! Thanks for including a link to the IBLS.

Daris