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by JohnK
Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: NELS Track At The Box Factory
Replies: 14
Views: 721

Re: NELS Track At The Box Factory

Hello My Friends Thank you for the info and photos, very cool! That hi line looked like it was quite a run. I'll bet it was challenging for some of the smaller locos. Jack Jack, an interesting tidbit about smaller locos is that Charlie Purinton's Pennsylvania 0-4-0 "Jiminy Cricket" held (holds?) th...
by JohnK
Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: NELS Track At The Box Factory
Replies: 14
Views: 721

Re: NELS Track At The Box Factory

Jack, Don's answer is probably as close to the truth as you'll be able to find. Nobody I've talked to, even people who were there, can confirm the date that it ended. 1958 is probably correct. Lester died in 1962 and for several years prior, his main focus was his 7-1/4" gauge RR around his home/est...
by JohnK
Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit
Replies: 4
Views: 686

Re: Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit

Joe Tanski wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:46 am
Thanks John ,
I am now building my second one,chassis now complete,starting on boiler
Joe
Nice photo! I'm still on my first one, but it's coming along great!
by JohnK
Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 1338

Re: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit

Mr. Banning, best wishes!

-John from Friends Models
by JohnK
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit
Replies: 4
Views: 686

Re: Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit

Great loco; I'm enjoying every moment of building mine.
by JohnK
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1-1/2" scale "Lafayette" 4-2-0 castings now available
Replies: 2
Views: 2356

Re: 1-1/2" scale "Lafayette" 4-2-0 castings now available

Group,

Several bronze parts are now available for, and included with, the cylinder section.

http://www.friendsmodels.com/productsfo ... ge420.html

Thank you.

-John
Friends Models
by JohnK
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: West Coast Live Steam BOOK Project
Replies: 14
Views: 2185

Re: West Coast Live Steam BOOK Project

The Charlie Purinton book is also available from Friends Models.

-John
by JohnK
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1-1/2" scale "Lafayette" 4-2-0 castings now available
Replies: 2
Views: 2356

Re: 1-1/2" scale "Lafayette" 4-2-0 castings now available

Group, the cylinder section for the Lafayette is now ready.

Please see http://www.friendsmodels.com/productsfo ... ge420.html if interested.

Thank you,
-John
Friends Models
by JohnK
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Closeout Specials at Friends Models
Replies: 0
Views: 2016

Closeout Specials at Friends Models

Group, Friends Models has a "Specials/Sales/Closeouts" section on the website where various "stuff" is listed from time to time, that may be of interest. Currently, there are sets of "non Friends Models" Pennsy A3 Switcher drive wheels , in 3/4" scale, available on the Friends Models "Specials/Sales...
by JohnK
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Friends Models June 2019 sale
Replies: 0
Views: 1884

Friends Models June 2019 sale

Group, FRIENDS MODELS is having a June 2019/Father's Day sale through June 30th. Details are on the www.friendsmodels.com home page. Scroll a little ways down on the home page. The first highlighted (yellow) paragraph says "June 2019/Father's Day sale" and will bring you to the sale page, if clicked...
by JohnK
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1-1/2" Scale 1870 Westinhouse Brake Valve
Replies: 4
Views: 1816

Re: 1-1/2" Scale 1870 Westinhouse Brake Valve

Looks amazing, Jack.
by JohnK
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: East Coast Locomotive Works
Replies: 9
Views: 2827

Re: East Coast Locomotive Works

East Coast Locomotive Works, Sandy Hook, CT.....back when Sandy Hook simply meant "Sandy Hook", and not Sandy Hook.