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by johnpenn74
Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Live steam Mt Gretna Project
Replies: 9
Views: 2540

Re: Live steam Mt Gretna Project

WOW! Thanks Curtis!

JP
by johnpenn74
Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Live steam Mt Gretna Project
Replies: 9
Views: 2540

Re: Live steam Mt Gretna Project

Well, the reality was Jean Villette built his Mt Gretna 4-4-0 and talked about doing a series on it (Comment was made in the Call me Elda series). . While it did make the cover of Live Steam (March 1991, Jean Villette's Mount Gretna Narrow Gauge 4-4-0, Vol. 25 No. 3) a construction series never came...
by johnpenn74
Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:02 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Live steam Mt Gretna Project
Replies: 9
Views: 2540

Live steam Mt Gretna Project

Live steamers,
Does anyone know the dates that live steam ran the construction series on MT Gretna 4-4-0? Did anyone out there ever build a model besides the gentleman in France?

JP
by johnpenn74
Sat Jul 07, 2012 11:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Fiberglass Tenders
Replies: 28
Views: 3148

Re: Fiberglass Tenders

Well yep here's one of the propane tank for water type tenders....

Don did complete a nice tender made for it...

JP
by johnpenn74
Sat Jul 07, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Uintah Railway locomotives
Replies: 45
Views: 7879

Re: Uintah Railway locomotives

Paul Newton's 2-6-6-2 articulated locomotive is being driven by Lexi Browne.
New Zealand

JP
by johnpenn74
Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Loading etiquette
Replies: 40
Views: 6429

Re: Loading etiquette - its sorta like water skiing...

I am gonna go out on a limb and say that loading railroad equipment is similar to going to the lake to go water skiing. That is if you have ever been to public boat ramps there is a systematic flow to it. It boils down to something like this... 1) you que you vehicle near the ramp and prep for load ...
by johnpenn74
Fri Jun 22, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Rerailer Revisited
Replies: 4
Views: 1496

Re: Rerailer Revisited

Does anyone have any pictures of Bob Dean's device for rerailing his northern? I saw it in action once at mid south I think but didn't have the camera ready.

JP
by johnpenn74
Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:57 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 7.5" Gauge 4-6-2 Pacific For Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 2580

Re: 7.5" Gauge 4-6-2 Pacific For Sale

Where is it? Alaska or California...?
by johnpenn74
Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:04 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Allen Mogul Project - Down to Details
Replies: 125
Views: 27924

Re: New to the Forums - My Project

John S,
Is your mogul gonna make Train mountain in June? Anyone else from Atlanta going?

JP
by johnpenn74
Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:38 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Looking For Small Zee Section Aluminum Source
Replies: 8
Views: 3006

Re: Looking For Small Zee Section Aluminum Source

Do a search for formed z sections. There are a few outfits that roll small z sections. Finish is off, but the shape sorta fits the bill.

JP
by johnpenn74
Thu Apr 19, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Canadian Model Boiler Regs/Guidelines
Replies: 18
Views: 2665

Re: Canadian Model Boiler Regs/Guidelines

Hmmm,... Let me ask the question a little differently... Why aren't *all* boilers built to meet ASME code? Even if you are under exemption? Was the exemption intended for 8" to 10+" boiler sizes we see in 1.5 and 2.5 scale? Or was it meant for the smaller sizes and lower pressures? 3/4" 1/2" and sma...