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by dnevil
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 50 Years of Live Steam Meets in Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 159

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: 14
Views: 733

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: 809

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: 1216

Re: Railroad Supply

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

Daris
by dnevil
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Kick-Switches
Replies: 10
Views: 1303

Re: Kick-Switches

Here is a kick-switch design used on Jack Haskin's AS&NTRR.

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

Daris
by dnevil
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Modeltec magazine - full listing of issues
Replies: 17
Views: 2102

Re: Modeltec magazine - full listing of issues

I wrote to the C&O Historical Society to ask about their possible ownership of "Modeltec" magazine, and this was their reply: C&O Historical Society does not have rights to Modeltec Magazine, nor any connection with it. The website you referenced in your message says we do. This is entirely incorrec...
by dnevil
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Modeltec magazine - full listing of issues
Replies: 17
Views: 2102

Re: Modeltec magazine - full listing of issues

Heaven forbid!! I have thought about that problem. Part of the work of the IBLS has been to preserve live-steam related websites that have disappeared. This is accomplished largely with the help of archive.org. Other than making sure we have a succession of IBLS Secretaries, how else can we preserve...
by dnevil
Tue May 28, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: LALS 8mm movie from the mid 60's
Replies: 21
Views: 3574

Re: LALS 8mm movie from the mid 60's

Frank Mann's #5001 is seen on the steaming bay at time 1:47.

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Frank_Mann
by dnevil
Fri May 10, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: 12" Guage Wheel Standard
Replies: 36
Views: 9175

Re: 12" Guage Wheel Standard

rkcarguy,

Good catch, WG is a typo, should be 11.843 inches. I've posted an updated document.

Daris
by dnevil
Wed May 08, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Inexpensive 7.5" trucks?
Replies: 9
Views: 2201

Re: Inexpensive 7.5" trucks?

Take a look at this D&RGRR flatcar. Drawings and assembly plans are provided as well.

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... latcar_Kit
by dnevil
Fri May 03, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: 12" Guage Wheel Standard
Replies: 36
Views: 9175

Re: 12" Guage Wheel Standard

BTW, if you are viewing the PDF file in your web browser you will want to hold the shift key and click the reload icon to see the latest edit.
by dnevil
Fri May 03, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: 12" Guage Wheel Standard
Replies: 36
Views: 9175

Re: 12" Guage Wheel Standard

That's a good idea. I'll modify and repost. Thanks!