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by thomaskremers
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Olton Hall Plans
Replies: 6
Views: 1257

Re: Olton Hall Plans

These are the plans I was considering buying:
https://www.ajreeves.com/10629.html
I would the convert to 7.25, try to turn into CAD drawings so I can CNC and metal 3d print what I can and see how far I can get.
by thomaskremers
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Olton Hall Plans
Replies: 6
Views: 1257

Re: Olton Hall Plans

I'm going to try and get official permission to call it a Hogwarts but it could always be known to the kids and good for them to know the history of Halll vs Castle. How hard is it to convert 3.5 gauge to 7.25? I found a company selling drawings to a similar hall engine in 3.5. We don't have 3.5 at ...
by thomaskremers
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New bridge open at FLLS
Replies: 5
Views: 1576

Re: New bridge open at FLLS

We were luck enough to have road construction grade foam donated for the project. It worked out great.
by thomaskremers
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Olton Hall Plans
Replies: 6
Views: 1257

Olton Hall Plans

Does anyone know if there are any drawings for building a Hall class English engine in existence? I'm also checking on the British sites but I haven't found anyone having created this engine.
by thomaskremers
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: A5a Camelback numbers - Please post yours.
Replies: 7
Views: 1703

Re: A5a Camelback numbers - Please post yours.

Tad Culp's gas powered 0-4-0 is still running, but he can't make the FLLS meet. I'll get him next time!
by thomaskremers
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Watch out for the herd of Camels-0-4-0 Camelback history
Replies: 27
Views: 9519

Re: Watch out for the herd of Camels-0-4-0 Camelback history

I have a lot of old build pictures, should I share them?
by thomaskremers
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: A5a Camelback numbers - Please post yours.
Replies: 7
Views: 1703

Re: A5a Camelback numbers - Please post yours.

Nuskey and friends built 1171-1174. Ed Faller, Glen Kremers, Bobbie Ritenburg and Dave Bortz are the current owners....so there are two 1173. By the way I talked with Pete Nuskey today. He's coming to the 50th FLLS reunion....unfortunately he doesn't have an 0-4-0. Bobbie Ritenburg is coming also, b...
by thomaskremers
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Watch out for the herd of Camels-0-4-0 Camelback history
Replies: 27
Views: 9519

Re: Watch out for the herd of Camels-0-4-0 Camelback history

I've hit a streak of good fortune, I have a lot of old photos coming in from Bobbie Ritenburg and Bob Schuler (who's grandfather was a good friend of Gil Ritenburg and Ben Nixon). Gil also said he would be interested in coming to the 50th Anniversary although I'm not sure we can get his engine there...
by thomaskremers
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Policy Changes at Ridge Locomotive Works
Replies: 10
Views: 2401

Re: Policy Changes at Ridge Locomotive Works

We are just ecstatic you are still willing to take on projects! Do what you need to and we will adjust.