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by NP317
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Seeking pics/details for dome sander valves on logging locos
Replies: 0
Views: 12

Seeking pics/details for dome sander valves on logging locos

I need photos and details for the and dome-mounted pneumatic sander valves used on US logging locomotives. Until I can drive the 3 hours from home to photograph and measure those "locally" in use, I am hoping someone has such to share here. Existing locomotives using these valves include: Rayonier (...
by NP317
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Green velvet oil
Replies: 15
Views: 1318

Re: Green velvet oil

I hope you meant to write "quarts."
Otherwise there will be a really surprised recipient!
:D
~RN
by NP317
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Software Maintenance Day--Jan 13 or 14th
Replies: 12
Views: 798

Re: Software Maintenance Day--Jan 13 or 14th

"Blink!"
~RN
by NP317
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Woodinville Shops
Replies: 175
Views: 30637

Re: Woodinville Shops

I'm sure it will work for you just fine, as is.
~RN
by NP317
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New Injector Nozzles for SP #18
Replies: 13
Views: 541

Re: New Injector Nozzles for SP #18

Thanks for the history.
Fascinating to trace origins.

And your work is aerospace quality!
~RN
by NP317
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New Injector Nozzles for SP #18
Replies: 13
Views: 541

Re: New Injector Nozzles for SP #18

Gorgeous work! Is the #18 the last locomotive that ran on the Kahalui Railway on Maui? Formerly from the Carson and Colorado Rwy Owens Valley operation? Or is it the C&C locomotive restored in Laws, NV? My brain wants to understand... and my books are still in storage. Thanks for posting those photo...
by NP317
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Software Maintenance Day--Jan 13 or 14th
Replies: 12
Views: 798

Re: Software Maintenance Day--Jan 13 or 14th

Thanks for taking care of this site!
~RN
by NP317
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Woodinville Shops
Replies: 175
Views: 30637

Re: Woodinville Shops

Very nice! That will serve you well. Only suggestion: The flat-profile wheels might resist steering when loaded. I know this from my two engine stands. One has flat profile wheels (same red polymer as yours) and is difficult to rotate when loaded, while the other has slightly rounded profile wheels ...
by NP317
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Vintage Craftsman Drill Press
Replies: 10
Views: 494

Re: Vintage Craftsman Drill Press

spro:
People just do the best they know how to do.
Patience, Grasshopper...
~RN
by NP317
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 90-Ton Logging Mikado
Replies: 18
Views: 1721

Re: 90-Ton Logging Mikado

Thank Benj.
Yes, I referred to that website build.
Despite the differences from my loco (older drawings and compressed air operation) it did answer questions I had.
~RN
by NP317
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam in Nashville
Replies: 26
Views: 1913

Re: Steam in Nashville

Excellent news!
~RN
by NP317
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Train Mountain Track Building update
Replies: 31
Views: 3148

Re: Train Mountain Track Building update

"The bigger problem for me is wet rail on uphill grades."

Working sanders!
~RN