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by JKreider
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little engines 1" line of engines
Replies: 33
Views: 3221

Re: Little engines 1" line of engines

Optigman is right on in regard to carrying an inventory, availability of good foundries, and making any “good’ money in the live steam business. There is a lot of “labor of love’ in what may suppliers do, as I think that some suppliers get a lot of satisfaction seeing others do something really nice...
by JKreider
Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 139
Views: 50636

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Chris: As always it is a pleasure to be looking at and following your beautiful work.

Jim Kreider
by JKreider
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Help Baker valve gear
Replies: 12
Views: 2968

Re: Help Baker valve gear

Baker valve gear was designed in three different sizes, at least for inside admission valves: Standard; The common gear frames have reinforcing ribs visible on the outside of the hanger frames. The triangular gear frame was generally used on two-wheel pilot truck locomotives while the long frame was...
by JKreider
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: For Sale - New Mosley Pyle-National Headlight
Replies: 0
Views: 1648

For Sale - New Mosley Pyle-National Headlight

New Mosley Pyle-National headlight, painted with original nameplate - $650.00
I can also provide my Berkshire headlight shelf to go with it, bronze lost wax casting - $35.00
PM me if interested.

Jim Kreider
by JKreider
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: E-Mail today, Offer casting fully Machine
Replies: 16
Views: 3611

Re: E-Mail today, Offer casting fully Machine

And it is possible that the locomotive wasn't even fired up. I was there one day when Irene was pulling locomotives out and people were posing on them just for a catalog shoot.
by JKreider
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: drawings
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

Re: drawings

I have an assembly or elevation drawing if that will help. It has a lot of dimensions on it.
by JKreider
Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Anyone Want To build an 1-1/2" scale NKP Berkshire?
Replies: 2
Views: 2644

Re: Anyone Want To build an 1-1/2" scale NKP Berkshire?

I'll be glad to provide whatever parts you need. Many of the Berkshire parts have found their way on to other locomotive models.
Please PM me with your needs and further info if you like.

Jim Kreider
by JKreider
Thu May 18, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Ridge Locomotive Works is now Ridge Boiler
Replies: 14
Views: 4426

Re: Ridge Locomotive Works is now Ridge Boiler

300 boilers! You have made a very significant contribution to the hobby Marty.

Jim Kreider
by JKreider
Mon May 01, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Moseley Generator Drawings
Replies: 16
Views: 4819

Re: Moseley Generator Drawings

I have the files on the Moseley generators. I'll have to look through them and see what is there.
I know there is a lot of customer correspondence, part purchase invoices, production counts, etc.
I'll look for design sketches or drawings and see if there are any.

Jim Kreider
by JKreider
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Riverside Live Steamers Spring Meet
Replies: 12
Views: 3987

Re: Riverside Live Steamers Spring Meet

The Riverside Live Steamers is having a free pig roast together with a pot luck buffet that all members and guests of RLS are invited to participate in. The pulled pork and food will be available from 3PM on Saturday, the 22nd, and you can eat whenever you wish into the evening. Food will be availab...
by JKreider
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Riverside Live Steamers Spring Meet
Replies: 12
Views: 3987

Re: Riverside Live Steamers Spring Meet

The Hunter 4-8-4 and Big Boy are both club locomotives so there is a good chance that one or both would be running Sunday. Brad Bluth told me he plans on running his UP Challenger at the meet but I don't know what day. Of course we encourage all steam locomotives to show up, big and small. The track...