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by Erskine Tramway
Sat Sep 20, 2014 8:30 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Flathead Six As Motive Power?
Replies: 20
Views: 3049

Re: Flathead Six As Motive Power?

2-17-2012_001.JPG On the 15" gauge R&GN Ry., we had a gas engine with a Ford Model A engine, transmission and rear end. The rear end had the differential disabled. Since it had three speeds forward and one reverse, if we were going to back it up very far, it had an hydraulic jack "turntable" to jac...
by Erskine Tramway
Wed Sep 17, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Erskine Tramway
Replies: 277
Views: 70909

Re: Erskine Tramway

Here ya go, John: This is the underside view. I didn't build it, it's a "custom wheelbase" store bought from Roy Stevens at "Ride Trains": http://ridetrains.net/mmc-chassis.htm When I got it, I was still railroading and didn't have enough free time to build my own. I just built the body to go on it....
by Erskine Tramway
Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:01 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Erskine Tramway
Replies: 277
Views: 70909

Erskine Tramway

Hi folks, Yesterday, I did a test run of my 7-1/2" gauge battery Passenger Motor and a couple of my Heywood pattern cars. The couplers are fabrications I made to couple to either Heywood "hook" or Link & Pin couplers. I'm waiting on the paint to harden on the Motor so that I can add the vinyl letter...
by Erskine Tramway
Wed Sep 10, 2014 5:39 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Air Brake Question
Replies: 90
Views: 14356

Re: Air Brake Question

Hi Folks. New guy here. These are the brake valves I designed and built for 15" gauge equipment when I worked at the Sandley Light Railway Equipment Works, Inc., during the 1960's and '70's. This set is on the engine I ran most of the time, Atlantic #128, and a second picture of the unfinished set t...