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by wbarbe
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Bob Canavan’s 2-4-0
Replies: 1
Views: 320

Bob Canavan’s 2-4-0

In the June 86 issue of Modeltec there was an article about a little 2-4-0 designed by a member of the Montreal Live Steamers named Bob Canavan. I wondered whatever happened to that engine. In the article it said several were being built but I wonder if any were ever finished. Does anyone know anyth...
by wbarbe
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1-1/2" Scale 1870 Westinhouse Brake Valve
Replies: 4
Views: 1411

Re: 1-1/2" Scale 1870 Westinhouse Brake Valve

Jack
How much are you asking for this one?
Thanks
by wbarbe
Wed May 22, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Conway C-16
Replies: 8
Views: 3734

Re: Conway C-16

Try Ridgeway Roundhouse Products.
www.ridgwayroundhouseproducts.com
They bought the Conway line
by wbarbe
Tue May 14, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 90-Ton Logging Mikado ****SOLD****
Replies: 36
Views: 12158

Re: 90-Ton Logging Mikado

Can you tell me who made the boiler?
by wbarbe
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: East Coast Locomotive Works
Replies: 9
Views: 2204

East Coast Locomotive Works

I seem to remember a long time ago a company that sold castings for a Pacific 4-6-2 I believe.

I thought the name of the company was East Coast Locomotive Works.

Does anyone remember this company and known what happened to them or the patterns for the engine?

Just curious.
Thanks
by wbarbe
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: I'm just an operator
Replies: 22
Views: 4378

Re: I'm just an operator

As neither and operator or a machinist I am constantly amazed at the works of art produced by both manual and CNC machines. I believe there is a great deal of skill in both and most of it overlaps. I don’t think you can successfully produce parts with CNC unless you know how they would be made the o...
by wbarbe
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Allen Consolidation vs Ten Wheeler
Replies: 5
Views: 2091

Allen Consolidation vs Ten Wheeler

Has anyone built the Allen Consolidation? I was wondering if it is more or less complicated then the Ten Wheeler? I assume with the smaller drivers and more of them, it should pull a little better and the outside valve gear is nice. Would like to hear from someone who has built one or at least seen ...
by wbarbe
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Converting a Allen models Chloe 0-4-2 to a 2-4-0
Replies: 13
Views: 4107

Re: Converting a Allen models Chloe 0-4-2 to a 2-4-0

In the old Allen models catalog, I believe there was a picture of a 2-4-0 using Chloe parts, so it can be done.
by wbarbe
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Station, Road, Steam Stafford locomotive
Replies: 3
Views: 1998

Station, Road, Steam Stafford locomotive

Has anyone seen one of the StstionRoadSteam 0-4-0 Stafford locomotives running?
Everything I have seen on the web makes it look like a great starter locomotive if someone wants a bolt together kit but I was curious if anyone has actually seen one run?
Thanks
by wbarbe
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: INJECTOR STARTER VALVES
Replies: 5
Views: 2089

Re: INJECTOR STARTER VALVES

Are there any starting valves still left?
Thanks
by wbarbe
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Cal Tinkham
Replies: 5
Views: 1934

Re: Cal Tinkham

I had the pleasure of meeting Cal at the Nevada State Railroad Museum and to see his fantastic engines. He was a great craftsman and a really nice guy.
by wbarbe
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Mogul Kit Differences
Replies: 35
Views: 5699

Re: Mogul Kit Differences

Speaking of kits, does anyone actually make a machined kit anymore?