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by chooch
Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Miller's Backyard Railroads
Replies: 27
Views: 10663

Re: Miller's Backyard Railroads

A little more on Miller Backyard Railroads, Previous posts of Miller, Bethlehem and Texas RR Supply (Terry McGrath) are very interesting. I started this hobby about mid/late 60`s. Still use some Diesel switcher trucks and couplers. The Cone friction drive I still have but have changed to Electric fr...
by chooch
Mon Sep 12, 2016 11:21 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Early American pass car drawings wanted..
Replies: 16
Views: 2291

Re: Early American pass car drawings wanted..

Chris,
I have sent you a PM but just in case, here is a link to a builders site that has old time cars, Really nice!! I have seen them.
chooch
http://jsrailcar.com/railcars.htm
by chooch
Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:14 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Show your Park Gauge train
Replies: 112
Views: 26842

Re: Show your Park Gauge train

Glenn Brooks,
I just came across this Park train site. No doubt you already know of this train--The Spirit of Traverse City. But just in case, here is a link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQ5ViurgOgE



chooch
by chooch
Mon Sep 05, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Skating Away
Replies: 14
Views: 3451

Re: Skating Away

John Sommer,
Just to let you know you might have some long established competition for --Skates, de-re railers and such

http://www.discoverlivesteam.com/forsal ... /index.htm

Chooch
by chooch
Mon Sep 05, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Old Topic--Titan Trains / MCC
Replies: 20
Views: 6938

Re: Old Topic--Titan Trains / MCC

Re:-Re: MCC / TITAN-TRAINS--Again. Well, about 15 months have gone by since old Mt. Car trains was changed to Titan Trains. A new(er) takeover with many promises of better and improved customer service, faster delivery of products and more. Again, though an Office Manager was to be the "go to" guy f...
by chooch
Wed Aug 31, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Show your Park Gauge train
Replies: 112
Views: 26842

Re: Show your Park Gauge train

Hello Glenn Brooks, I have not been able to contact the widow for information yet of the fellow that had a large scale loco and some track at the Veterans Memorial Railroad. Nor have I tried the site mentioned below yet. As far as I remember, the park train loco came from somewhere in south Forida. ...
by chooch
Fri Aug 26, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Show your Park Gauge train
Replies: 112
Views: 26842

Re: Show your Park Gauge train

Glenn Brooks, Friends Models--Yes, they advertised in Live steam back when. It is still going But, by another live steamer I think in Woburn, Mass (north of Boston) a John Kerdzonack (sp) as far as I know. I thought he was on this group posted a few times about parts/castings for sale. The comment o...
by chooch
Fri Aug 26, 2016 9:29 am
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Show your Park Gauge train
Replies: 112
Views: 26842

Re: Show your Park Gauge train

Glen Brooks, Thank you for reply and Larger scale park trains. I do understand somewhat the Larger scales just in general, but then I am more a little guy in 1-1/2 inch. :-) But, my mention of the smaller gauge (old Friends Models) was just in case it might be of interest somehow. I will have to loo...
by chooch
Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Show your Park Gauge train
Replies: 112
Views: 26842

Re: Show your Park Gauge train

Glenn Brooks. Are these considered Park trains/ Not Steam but, I wonder if you know of the 16" MTC Diesel train Now at the Sanford, Fla zoo. This MTC has been at the zoo about five years as best I can remember. ------------------- There was another train there many, Many years ago also. I would say,...
by chooch
Mon Aug 08, 2016 6:21 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Halting my GE44 ton project
Replies: 8
Views: 2383

Re: Halting my GE44 ton project

WJH,
That is Great news. Wishing your Daughter the best and a continued and speedy recovery.
Keep the faith.
Larry D of Florida.
by chooch
Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:18 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Looking for Howard Gorin website
Replies: 3
Views: 1155

Re: Looking for Howard Gorin website

jcbrock wrote:http://www.themachineryworks.com/catalog/index.cfm should be the catalog page. I believe Howard is a member here.
Thank you Mr. Brock
chooch
by chooch
Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Looking for Howard Gorin website
Replies: 3
Views: 1155

Looking for Howard Gorin website

I believe that is the name of the person in Boston Mass.that makes steam engine parts etc..
Thank you. Chooch