Re:O'Connor drawings for promontory locomotive reeplicas

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RICHK
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Re:O'Connor drawings for promontory locomotive reeplicas

Post by RICHK » Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:38 pm

Post by RICHK » Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:22 am

I have downloaded all the referenced ,pdf files and viewed almost all of them.
Unfortunately the larger the image the less legible it becomes.
So the impressive general assemblies are not readable. Same for the frame sides, boiler, steam cylinders, and quite a few more.
Seems like I will need to find out where the original drawings are being held and investigate having prints made from them.
I will probably need to wait until the (partial) government shut down ends and the Park Service is open again.
Any ideas out there?

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Re: Re:O'Connor drawings for promontory locomotive replicas

Post by Dick_Morris » Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:05 pm

My copies have file names "sheets_1-281.pdf" and "Sheets_282-786.pdf." File sizes are 450,681KB and 509,930KB. The image says the originals of the GA drawings are drawn at 1-1/2" per foot and when displayed at that on my monitor they are clear. If you have a something else let me know and I can share them.

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Re: Re:O'Connor drawings for promontory locomotive reeplicas

Post by dnevil » Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:34 pm

For those just tuning in, the files containing the drawings for Jupiter and 119 can be downloaded from here:

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... ocomotives

The drawings are in the public domain as they were funded by U.S. public funds.

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