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by SZuiderveen
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Allen Models - running boards back in stock
Replies: 20
Views: 1048

Re: Allen Models - running boards back in stock

That would be Bill Shield’s drawing.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Preserving Old Cars
Replies: 4
Views: 585

Re: Preserving Old Cars

My two Rittenburg cars are hand lettered.

Oops jumped send button. You’re asking about Dustin lettering.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Gathering the herd at Train Mountain
Replies: 9
Views: 1476

Re: Gathering the herd at Train Mountain

Glenn

I was one of 4 engineers on the President Adams to Hope Circle (far north end) today. The trip of a lifetime!
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Steve
by SZuiderveen
Mon May 21, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Youngstown Boxcar Door
Replies: 12
Views: 1663

Re: Youngstown Boxcar Door

Just measured it. Six foot, sorry.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Mon May 21, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: MEG Wendy on Coal
Replies: 15
Views: 1581

Re: MEG Wendy on Coal

Scotty

Yes, block air temporarily to front to get rear to light. Saves maybe 15 minutes on fire up. Once everything is good and hot in operation this is not so much a problem, as the draft moves the coal from back to front.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Mon May 21, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Youngstown Boxcar Door
Replies: 12
Views: 1663

Re: Youngstown Boxcar Door

Here is a Precision door on my Ann Arbor boxcar.
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Steve
by SZuiderveen
Mon May 21, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: MEG Wendy on Coal
Replies: 15
Views: 1581

Re: MEG Wendy on Coal

I have regularly operated the Wendy at Chesapeake and Allegheny in Baltimore. When firing up from cold the fire tends to stay at the front and is hard to get established in the rear, basically because the quickest path of air to the smokebox is the front part of the grate. I’ve tried a orange slice ...
by SZuiderveen
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Allan Models
Replies: 1
Views: 681

Re: Allan Models

In my experience, not exactly a bargain. Especially now that some of the aluminum parts can be gotten in iron or laser cut from Steve A.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Mon Dec 25, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Track Circuit Occupancy Detection
Replies: 21
Views: 2171

Re: Track Circuit Occupancy Detection

The “Buy America” term is not a patriotic wish or a quality control issue. It is for a project with federal government subsidy, likely a Metra project, or the 110 mph project Chicago to St Louis.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Mon Dec 25, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Baldwin green paint scheme
Replies: 26
Views: 2938

Re: Baldwin green paint scheme

David Fletcher’s OEM rendering of “Lyn”:

http://www.pacificng.com/ref/locobuilde ... 92-223.png

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Worthington pump?
Replies: 17
Views: 1486

Re: Worthington pump?

Here is a photo of the fabricated pump from my William Harris Shay:
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The drawings are available at: Ken.Hemmelgarn@sbcglobal.net

It is real joy to watch operate.

Steve