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by jcbrock
Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PVLS 60th
Replies: 119
Views: 10825

Re: PVLS 60th

We have about 1200' at the St Croix too. Some of it is REALLY high, the railhead must be 10' or so. It's temporarily apart for a bridge replacement, it might not be back together for the fall meet. I'd sure like it to see some more action!
by jcbrock
Thu May 31, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Books on live steam
Replies: 11
Views: 2587

Re: Books on live steam

It was expensive when new, so I guess it makes sense it is expensive now. I didn't realize it was quite that expensive though. I probably wouldn't buy one sight-unseen Whitey, but someone in a club around you might have a copy they'd let you take a peek at. I would describe it as an 'inspirational o...
by jcbrock
Thu May 31, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Train Mountain
Replies: 29
Views: 3137

Re: Train Mountain

I'm new to the forum and would enjoy meeting any of you that would care to say hello. I'll be there from Monday afternoon through Friday, staying at the Cimmaron in K-Falls. I love the DHR so plan to attend the 'B-class' seminar. At the track look for someone about 7 feet tall around either the St C...
by jcbrock
Thu May 31, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Books on live steam
Replies: 11
Views: 2587

Re: Books on live steam

Any live steamer would enjoy 'Master Railroad Builder' by the late Steve Booth. ISBN 0-941178-03-X

Lots of people the west coasters will know, and lots you won't. (I'm on page 255 :wink: )
by jcbrock
Sat May 26, 2012 7:11 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: construction drawings
Replies: 21
Views: 3167

Re: construction drawings

The trucks under 3751's tank look the same. I found a reference that indicates those are most likely Pullman roller bearing trucks. http://www.wheelsmuseum.org/stagner2.html Now we just need a source of Pullman drawings circa 1936! Edit: It looks like there are several of those. This might be good t...
by jcbrock
Thu May 24, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: construction drawings
Replies: 21
Views: 3167

Re: construction drawings

That's probably going to be your best bet. I checked my 1930 Loco Cyclopedia and poked around the DeGolyer library collection and didn't find anything on-line. They may have something hardcopy.

The thing that is going to be tough is the trucks, they look fairly unique. Take lots of pictures!
by jcbrock
Wed May 23, 2012 5:50 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: construction drawings
Replies: 21
Views: 3167

Re: construction drawings

Pamela, I have a drawing in a jpg that I can send you. PM me an email that can handle a 1.4 Mb attachment if you'd like it. I believe this is the tender for both the Hudson and the early 3700 Northerns, but a few quick measurements at Pomona would confirm that for you.