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by dwilloughby
Thu May 25, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Truman Hefner called home
Replies: 3
Views: 2106

Re: Truman Hefner called home

Way back in 1997 I met Truman at Train Mountain. He was the lead in the 'A' team that September. With the help of couple of Canadians, Cliff and Mike, Paul from New Mexico and myself, we set the standard for track laying that year. We laid an impressive 1000 feet per day for four days straight. Than...
by dwilloughby
Sun May 21, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Railroad Supply History
Replies: 57
Views: 30596

Re: Railroad Supply History

John Darby is alive and well living the good life north of Spokane Washington.
by dwilloughby
Mon May 15, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Railroad Supply Springtime Pullman Sale
Replies: 20
Views: 7610

Re: Railroad Supply Springtime Pullman Sale

Steve

Need 13..
by dwilloughby
Sun May 14, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Railroad Supply Springtime Pullman Sale
Replies: 20
Views: 7610

Re: Railroad Supply Springtime Pullman Sale

Steve,
Do have the diaphragms available? If so what is the price?
by dwilloughby
Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Riverside Live Steamers Spring Meet
Replies: 12
Views: 6017

Re: Riverside Live Steamers Spring Meet

Bill
My northern should be running on Saturday.

Dean
by dwilloughby
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Note in Passing: Ken Casford
Replies: 6
Views: 3305

Re: Note in Passing: Ken Casford

The Live Steam hobby lost one of its members last night, April 10, 2017. Ken Casford, Honorary member, past president and long time member of the Riverside Live Steamers passed away after 7 months of hospice care. Not only was Ken a great friend to us at RLS, but he also was known in the O Scale cir...
by dwilloughby
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Note in Passing: Ken Casford
Replies: 6
Views: 3305

Note in Passing: Ken Casford

See next post.
by dwilloughby
Fri Mar 10, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Southern Pacific P-4
Replies: 21
Views: 6625

Re: Southern Pacific P-4

From Linn Westcott's Steam Locomotive Encyclopedia Vol I. The P4 Pacifics had a cylinder bore of 23 inches with a stroke of 28 inches. The drivers were 77 inches in diameter. Tractive effort was 29,900 pounds. So what would be on the cab would be class P4, Driver P-77, bore 23, stroke 28 and tractiv...
by dwilloughby
Mon Jan 02, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New big boiler build
Replies: 17
Views: 10574

Re: New big boiler build

Try Vance Nickerson. I believe he is in the Houston Area. I also believe he is a member of the Southwestern Live Steamers.
by dwilloughby
Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:36 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: my project
Replies: 960
Views: 181463

Re: my project

Wheels, wheels, and more wheels. Wait until you start your passenger cars, more wheels than the law allows. Cheers from LV.
by dwilloughby
Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:41 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: American Model Engineering Shutting Down
Replies: 24
Views: 8568

Re: American Model Engineering Shutting Down

Coles is not closed. A couple of issues have caused them to temporarily suspend taking orders. One is the foundry they used for all of their castings has stopped doing small runs and Coles as well as two other hobby suppliers have to find another foundry. Coles uses three different materials and a ...
by dwilloughby
Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:08 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: American Model Engineering Shutting Down
Replies: 24
Views: 8568

Re: American Model Engineering Shutting Down

Can we get a confirmation on the closure of Coles'.