Search found 6 matches

by 630fireman
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam in Nashville
Replies: 26
Views: 3134

Re: Steam in Nashville

20mph. The condition of the track continue to get better, but the operating rules limit us to restricted speed (20mph + ability to stop in 1/2 range of vision, whole Railroad is technically operated as being in yard limits). But the track has now improved to where we can run 15-20 without throwing t...
by 630fireman
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam in Nashville
Replies: 26
Views: 3134

Re: Steam in Nashville

G&W and the state of Georgia have invested a lot in the C&C track. Track speeds are back up to where they were years back and rising. But for the trains we run mostly, 630 more than enough, but we have the 4501 running so it goes there, much better on those trips than the local, plus the stoker is n...
by 630fireman
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam in Nashville
Replies: 26
Views: 3134

Re: Steam in Nashville

I was not around then, but it is my understanding that when TVRM was trying to acquire it, Norfolk Southern also evaluated it and tried at a similar time to do the same for the steam program. The city of Nashville then raised the price (thinking they had a hot commodity) and both parties lost intere...
by 630fireman
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Swiss electric drawings
Replies: 8
Views: 1516

Re: Swiss electric drawings

Here’s what I found on a quick search.
https://goo.gl/images/FDDA49

May can get better results with better German skills, mine are fairly basic
by 630fireman
Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Foundry Question
Replies: 7
Views: 1960

Re: Foundry Question

I know we have used Acheson at TVRM. So they at least have seen plenty of railroad stuff through their castings. Can’t think of what all we’ve had done there (630’s driver boxes perhaps?), but I’ve been a couple times a few years back when I was in the shop more. I did some design for a safety valve...
by 630fireman
Tue May 08, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Anyone building Oahu RR #85?
Replies: 14
Views: 4652

Re: Anyone building Oahu RR #85?

Hello Loco112, is there any update on when these Oahu drawings might be available? I sent you a message about this on RYPN, but made an account here as well..