Boiler Construction Questions

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Re: Boiler Construction Questions

Post by Loco112 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:36 am

I sure hope the Swanton guys had that original boiler 3D scanned for future reference and projects. Document all work on historic equipment.
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Re: Boiler Construction Questions

Post by Glenn Brooks » Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:58 am

I don't think they needed to have it scanned. If memory serves, I believe they have the original drawings.

Here's a couple more photos of the new boiler and a second loco with the original wagon top boiler still mounted.

New boiler made by Railroad Constructors in Laramie, Wyoming
Pacific with original wagon top boiler still operating
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