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by hudson
Mon Feb 18, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 4-Cylinder Pacifics in Britain
Replies: 10
Views: 3131

Re: 4-Cylinder Pacifics in Britain

Hi, A drawing is available at: http://www.brightontoymuseum.co.uk/w/images/Coronation6220_blueprint_side_detail_nose.jpg a picture of an outside cylinder (Duchess of Sutherland): http://yourmodelrailway.net/gallery/155/155_200403_260000000.jpg A photograph of the Duchess of Hamilton where you can se...
by hudson
Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 4-Cylinder Pacifics in Britain
Replies: 10
Views: 3131

Re: 4-Cylinder Pacifics in Britain

Hi, The Stanier pacifics are normal simple expansion locomotives.The clearance gauge for English railways did not permit using 2 cylinder locomotives for high power outputs. Why they are so loud I don't know. Generally French and German 4-cylinder locomotives were compound locomotives. There were a ...
by hudson
Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:21 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Some Swiss Work
Replies: 6
Views: 1269

Re: Some Swiss Work

I revert after looking at the subdirectory Lok im Bau (locomotives under construction):

http://www.balson.ch/4713.html

The narrow gauge Beyer-Garratt for 7 1/4 in gauge is really impressive, especially the short, fat
boiler!

Comments from Marty would be very welcome!

hudson
by hudson
Sat Feb 02, 2013 10:39 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Some Swiss Work
Replies: 6
Views: 1269

Re: Some Swiss Work

Balson AG was founded by the late Charles Ball and his son Charles. This firm is well known for high quality models.

The steam activities of the SLM were taken over by the DLM AG.You can find more information by making a google search "DLM AG".

hudson
by hudson
Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:25 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Walschaerts design: dimensioning lifting and reverse arms
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Re: Walschaerts design: dimensioning lifting and reverse arm

The Kuhn slide is described in: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuhn_slide A very nice model showing this Kuhn slide is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=T0iGO01e01w at approx 2 minutes. I do not know offhand of any publication showing the dimensioning of lifting arm and link, rev...
by hudson
Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Sorocabana railway 4-8-2 3-cylinder locomotive built by ALCO
Replies: 4
Views: 2048

Re: Sorocabana railway 4-8-2 3-cylinder locomotive built by

The steam locomotive roster of this railroad is available at:

http://orion.math.iastate.edu/jdhsmith/term/slbrefs.htm

hudson
by hudson
Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Sorocabana railway 4-8-2 3-cylinder locomotive built by ALCO
Replies: 4
Views: 2048

Sorocabana railway 4-8-2 3-cylinder locomotive built by ALCO

Model built by Arnaldo Bottan, Brazil I found yesterday the following videos Portuguese spoken: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JFqdSN-f4E 5JFqdSN-f4E http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fml-xuSKtMs fml-xuSKtMs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWew0jvuePw OWew0jvuePw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3MrIRRI...
by hudson
Sun Jan 13, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Inside Frame Trailing Truck
Replies: 31
Views: 3572

Re: Inside Frame Trailing Truck

New Direct Link: https://ia700303.us.archive.org/28/items/locomotivedicti00assogoog/locomotivedicti00assogoog.pdf Sorry for the inconvenience. Best regards, hudson NB Checked the link, it works for me. Another way would be to go on the first mentioned link to HTTPS,click on it, then a new page with ...
by hudson
Sat Jan 12, 2013 5:23 pm
Forum: Home Shop CNC
Topic: Tormach 1100
Replies: 4
Views: 4203

Re: Tormach 1100

I do not have a Tormach CNC mill. Recommend you to check youtube especially JohnGrimsmo's channel a knife maker in Canada using this mill. There were discussions on the Practical Machinist forum which might be very helpful. There is also a Tormach forum on CNC Zone. It also depends what you want to ...
by hudson
Sat Jan 12, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Inside Frame Trailing Truck
Replies: 31
Views: 3572

Re: Inside Frame Trailing Truck

The Locomotive Dictionary of 1906 contains several drawings for trailing trucks,
see pages 453-455

http://archive.org/details/locomotivedicti00assogoog

Hope this information will be helpful.

Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:05 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Baker valve gear
Replies: 75
Views: 13066

Re: Baker valve gear

Hi, You could try: https://www.yousendit.com/ or http://www.mailbigfile.com/ There are other similiar services available. The two services mentioned above send the recipient of the file the link for the download. Alternatively: http://www.senduit.com/ or http://www.blindcode.com/ With these services...
by hudson
Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:38 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Baker valve gear
Replies: 75
Views: 13066

Re: Baker valve gear

Illinois Central no 1518

I found a slightly better photograph of the Baker valve gear on flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/43619751@N ... otostream/

Hope this helps,

Best regards,
hudson