Engine bed (GSC)

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Re: Engine bed (GSC)

Post by Loco112 » Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:44 am

Did you read LivingLegend's post of a few years ago about his contacts with GSC;
http://www.chaski.org/homemachinist/vie ... 278#p98303
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Re: Engine bed (GSC)

Post by echo » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:40 am

That GSC loco bed in Locomotive Cyclopedia issue 1947 on page 8-608 is I'm 99% sure a Niagara bed. I recently finished 3D modelling it and it looks identical. In the image the pilot beam ends have been cut off to bore the cylinders.

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Re: Engine bed (GSC)

Post by gwrdriver » Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:34 pm

That GSC bed photo is a "stock" photo and has been used several times in railway histories (one I have is by Richard Prince) to represent an example of the cast steel frames being used in their locomotives.
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