Steam Locomotive model drawings

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Re: Steam Locomotive model drawings

Post by Harlock » Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:28 pm

Dick_Morris wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:55 am
1-1/2" 0-4-0, L'il Lima, 7.25 gauge, 2-1/2(?) scale, Wato Locomotive Works
Lil' Lima is 3 3/4" scale and a 2-4-0.
Lima Mogul, 2-6-0, 7.25 gauge, 2-1/2" scale, Wato Engineering
This one is called the Lil' Mogul. Same parts with an extra driver. 3 3/4" scale.

Photo 1 is a Lil' Mogul, Photo 2 is a Lil' Lima.

WATO Engineering is Keith Watson, he of Sweet Creek fame, so these can be lumped under him. Don't know why I forgot them before, they are a favorite design of mine.

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Re: Steam Locomotive model drawings

Post by jkimberln » Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:40 pm

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Steve Vitkovits designed and had castings made for a light 2-8-2. Dick Thomas was also involved. The design was sold to Railroad Warehouse.
Dick Thomas had a full size erection drawing of the Baldwin 2-8-2 90 ton Mikado. Steve saw the drawing and said to Dick: "Lets build a locomotive." So Steve worked on the drawings from 1991 to 1993 obtained patterns and had them cast at a foundry in Fremont, CA. Steve wanted to go into business selling drawings and castings but Dick just wanted to build one example and bowed out of the business end. At that time there were about 6 engines built. Steve still has his and was at GGLS today to take it home for some pump work. The guys decided to sell the plans and all rights to Bob Petersen at Railroad Warehouse. Since Bob sold out, I have no idea what happened to the material. Steve still has all the originals and notes to the engine.

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Re: Steam Locomotive model drawings

Post by dnevil » Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:35 pm

The drawings and patterns for the 90 ton Mikado are up for sale by Railroad Warehouse, and have been for some time.

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Re: Steam Locomotive model drawings

Post by NP317 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:11 am

I have seen that entire 90-ton 2-8-2 build-set in person (when I picked up my casting set), and am just finishing detailing one of those Mikados.
The price is a really good deal, as it includes (last time I saw that For Sale info) sufficient castings to build at least two of the locomotives.
And a lower price since the last For Sale posting.

I hope someone decides to corral that entire locomotive build set while it's available and together.
I'm too old for that now.
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Re: Steam Locomotive model drawings

Post by cbrew » Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:28 am

NP317 wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:11 am
I have seen that entire 90-ton 2-8-2 build-set in person (when I picked up my casting set), and am just finishing detailing one of those Mikados.
The price is a really good deal, as it includes (last time I saw that For Sale info) sufficient castings to build at least two of the locomotives.
And a lower price since the last For Sale posting.

I hope someone decides to corral that entire locomotive build set while it's available and together.
I'm too old for that now.
RussN
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Re: Steam Locomotive model drawings

Post by NP317 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 12:37 pm

Too bad, Chris. But I understand your thinking. I believe you could be the "perfect person" for that locomotive line.

I don't think the 90-ton 2-8-2 model was ever seriously marketed, and that could lead to sales.
And at this point, the CAD drawings should contain most of the corrections that were needed. My drawing set was good and accurate for my build.
First photo shows the two tables of castings, parts, flame-cut frames and plans, when I picked them up at Mound House, Nevada, in 2007.
Other pics are the results...
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