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by OSUMiner
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Fire watch, solid fuel run at Train Mountain?
Replies: 25
Views: 4735

Re: Fire watch, solid fuel run at Train Mountain?

I certainly understand the need to ban the coal engines during any kind of dry period/season but that being said, I hate to see an all out ban on solid fuel. :cry: I understand sometimes it's just easier to say "no" than to deal with the additional issues, heck some of us parents some do it all the ...
by OSUMiner
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 1.5" coupler suppliers
Replies: 26
Views: 6533

Re: 1.5" coupler suppliers

I often use my steam engine for helper service, up the grade to push and down the grade for braking. I don't want to uncouple while braking for the engine in front of me! If you place your coupler at the standard height you won't have to limit what your engine can do or modify it later to expand its...
by OSUMiner
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Boiler wash
Replies: 9
Views: 2620

Re: Boiler wash

What's the white vinegar concentration?
by OSUMiner
Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Locomotive Water Issues
Replies: 17
Views: 4582

Re: Locomotive Water Issues

Schlik88... As Marty Knox emphasized during his recent presentation at the Buckeye Limited Convention, "If there is one thing you should take away from this presentation, ALWAYS keep water in your boiler!!" Seems pretty obvious but you'd be surprised how often someone finds themselves unable to effe...
by OSUMiner
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trucks for riding cars
Replies: 8
Views: 2471

Re: Trucks for riding cars

Mountain Car / Titan and Tom Bee both work well.
by OSUMiner
Thu May 11, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Museums, Factories, Etc.
Topic: McCormick Railway Park Museum machine shop
Replies: 4
Views: 4780

Re: McCormick Railway Park Museum machine shop

My all time favorite railroad park!!
by OSUMiner
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 2017 Buckeye Limited: Aug 9 - 13
Replies: 1
Views: 973

Re: 2017 Buckeye Limited: Aug 9 - 13

Just wanted everyone to know that additional information has been posted about the convention and you are now able to purchase all your tickets for the event and tours online.
by OSUMiner
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: 2017 Buckeye Limited: Aug 9 - 13
Replies: 3
Views: 1931

Re: 2017 Buckeye Limited: Aug 9 - 13

The track will allow 7.5" equipment to operate on it. We have recently posted additional information on the convention. We have two outings planned, one to the Age of Steam Roundhouse and the other to the Conesville Power Plant. We have also posted information on hotels and camping.

Jim Henry
by OSUMiner
Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: 2017 Buckeye Limited: Aug 9 - 13
Replies: 3
Views: 1931

2017 Buckeye Limited: Aug 9 - 13

I wanted everyone to know that we will be having a convention this year at Mill Creek Central in Coshocton, Ohio!! The date will be August 9 - 13, with all engines welcome, so mark your calendars. We hope to have the registration page ready in the next couple of weeks. Please see the summary below: ...
by OSUMiner
Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 2017 Buckeye Limited: Aug 9 - 13
Replies: 1
Views: 973

2017 Buckeye Limited: Aug 9 - 13

I wanted everyone to know that we will be having a convention this year at Mill Creek Central in Coshocton, Ohio!! The date will be August 9 - 13, with all engines welcome, so mark your calendars. We hope to have the registration page ready in the next couple of weeks. Please see the summary below: ...
by OSUMiner
Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: American Model Engineering Shutting Down
Replies: 24
Views: 7219

Re: American Model Engineering Shutting Down

I've spoke to the new owner and he told me that there should be an announcement in the next few days. They are planning to begin taking orders soon.
by OSUMiner
Mon Oct 10, 2016 11:34 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Mill Creek Central Fall Blowdown
Replies: 0
Views: 1199

Mill Creek Central Fall Blowdown

Mill Creek Central is having their Fall Blowdown this week, October 13 - 16. Weather looks to be pretty good for Ohio this time of year, forecast showing high temperatures in the 60's and 70's throughout the period. http://www.millcreekcentral.com