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by Steve Bratina
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder
Replies: 10
Views: 639

Re: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder

Hey Don!
Is there anybody going with you to the meet?
by Steve Bratina
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: NJLS Spring Meet Reminder
Replies: 2
Views: 563

Re: NJLS Spring Meet Reminder

any update on how the meet turned out? Any pictures?
by Steve Bratina
Thu May 23, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Basket case 2-4-0
Replies: 15
Views: 1410

Re: Basket case 2-4-0

You mentioned how many engines have disappeared. I remember a nice 3/4' Reading 2-8-0 that used to ply the rails. As Al on Happy Days used to say....." Yea..yea...yea...yea!"
by Steve Bratina
Fri May 10, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1" Scale RRSupplies Caboose & Eng Class Marker lamps ****SOLD****
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Re: 1" Scale RRSupplies Caboose & Eng Class Marker lamps

Hello Bob,
I would like to buy the 1" marker lights. Please send me the total cost US to ship to Cambridge Ontario Canada and I will send you a US Money Order.
by Steve Bratina
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 110
Views: 16713

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

OK. We will just leave it at that.
by Steve Bratina
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 110
Views: 16713

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

Adrian Buyse just jumped up in his grave!
by Steve Bratina
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 110
Views: 16713

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

Bill. Look at my previous post, read once then repeat. Keith, if you punch up Richard Leonard's NYC web site, look at the 5243 and then the 5300. The Michigan Central engines actually had two styles of the flat baker frame. One we will call slab side and the other had an opening similar to the baker...
by Steve Bratina
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 110
Views: 16713

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

Check the baker bracket on a rebuilt 5200 class engine. Now go to a 8200 class engine. Finally look at the 5344. See any difference?
by Steve Bratina
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Moving Image Research Collection
Replies: 2
Views: 1223

Re: Moving Image Research Collection

Check out Flying Scotsman Runs in Sidney Australia. Beautiful 1/2" scale stuff.
by Steve Bratina
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 110
Views: 16713

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

Very nice work. One thing to take note of. The Baker gear on this engine was the style they used for the Michigan Central engines. The Baker for the Hudson you want is what I think they call the short frame. When the Hudsons were changed over from the Walschearts they used a long frame Baker gear. T...
by Steve Bratina
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Moving Image Research Collection
Replies: 2
Views: 1223

Moving Image Research Collection

Not sure if this was posted here before. Type this into the computer and for the search punch in "steam locomotives". Some live steam including the Hild Pacific at Lindhearst and outtakes from what seems to be the locomotive from the the San Francisco Exposition? Many interesting old films of railro...
by Steve Bratina
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Wanted: Scale blow down valves
Replies: 14
Views: 2531

Re: Wanted: Scale blow down valves

It is a German firm I think. It stands for Damph Machinist Supirior