Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by Asteamhead » Tue Jun 01, 2021 5:41 pm

Congratulations to the successful steaming up and first run on steam of your J 611!
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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by Steamchris » Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:43 am

Hello Friends,

Asteamhead thank you for your words.

Last weekend we did the first roll out of 611 at our club track near Frankfurt. The J runs nice and smooth,it was a pleasure to ride it. Some impressions...

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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by Harold_V » Mon Jun 07, 2021 3:36 am

Congratulations on the successful run. Sure is a pretty engine!

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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by NP317 » Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:12 am

Celebrate!!
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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by Andypullen » Sat Aug 07, 2021 6:39 pm

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Congratulations Chris!!

You made the cover of Gartenbahn Werkstatt, too!

Now to paint her!

Great job!

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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by JBodenmann » Sun Aug 08, 2021 5:36 pm

Very Cool!
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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by Steamchris » Tue Aug 24, 2021 4:48 am

Hey Guys,

Waow, thank you!!! Wondering that Andy subscribed that fantastic german live Steam magazin. Cool to see. These guys doing a good job on this magazin, i like the english discriptions, not very typical!!!

Looking forward to 5th Sep.,so we will driving together with the Y6 and the J for the first time...a dream comes true.

Thanks again guys and all the best.

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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by NP317 » Tue Aug 24, 2021 11:34 am

Can't wait to see the pictures of your Double-Header!
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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by Steamchris » Wed Sep 08, 2021 1:40 am

Hi guys,

last weekend we had a nice meeting at our club track at Oberusel...near Frankfurt. During the meeting we put the N&W Sisters together on tracks. We were driving a doubelheader for 2 hours it was a lot of fun to push or to pull the other locomotive around the track. At the best photolight we made some pictures, some footage about it will follow.
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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by NP317 » Wed Sep 08, 2021 11:28 am

Stunning!
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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by Steamchris » Wed Jan 12, 2022 4:46 am

Hi Guys,

hope you all steped well in 2022.
During a lot of work on my new house, we needed to go in shop and doing some metal work. We conected the Commonwealth tender trucks castings. All the springs are bought or made also the Equalizing lever. Still some work to do....
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All the best and stay healthy

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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Post by Steamchris » Sun Feb 06, 2022 3:21 pm

Hi Guys,

just want to show a new picture of the Tender trucks with installed spring and leaf springs and balancing lever...
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