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Toy Construction #139: Getting close

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Blog entry by htl posted 07-12-2017 04:47 PM 925 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 138: How do you catch a cow? Part 139 of Toy Construction series Part 140: Building the tender »

Not got to much more for this puppy.

Just some pictures for a days work.

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Dutchy

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#1 posted 07-12-2017 05:01 PM

Very nice, as always. At the moment I’m on vacation with my VR and don’t see al your contributions, but when I’m back home I will enjoy al what I have missed.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#2 posted 07-12-2017 07:17 PM

Have not posted or commented on here but have been watching from the side lines Coming along just great

-- Derek, Kent, UK, https://www.facebook.com/DLWoodart/?ref=bookmarks

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#3 posted 07-12-2017 08:21 PM

Really well done!!

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#4 posted 07-12-2017 08:55 PM

You’ve certainly done yourself proud with the quality of this train build Bruce…beautiful workmanship!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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htl

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#5 posted 07-12-2017 09:20 PM

Thanks guys!!!
I’ve been working really hard on it.

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crowie

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#6 posted 07-12-2017 10:26 PM



Thanks guys!!!
I ve been working really hard on it.

- htl

That little bloke needs a longer lever bar…..ha ha….but marks for effort!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#7 posted 07-13-2017 01:53 AM

Wow beautiful.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#8 posted 07-13-2017 11:05 AM

Very nice work!

In my younger days I was a avid bushwalker and spent many days exploring the Blue Mountains and environs
(crowie country) anyway I found my way into the Wolgan Valley where kerosene shale had been mined.
To get the shale out of the rugged mountains they built a entire railway system and used what was called Shay locos, they were gear driven bogies capable of very tight turns and pitches well above the standard 1:40 for a “normal Railway” incline

The locos unfortunately were all cut up for scrap amd the railway lines ended up in Tobruk as defences.

Here is a picture of one of the locos, I thought it may be of interest.

Further reading http://users.tpg.com.au/newnes/r/loco.htm

Enjoy

-- Regards Rob

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htl

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#9 posted 07-13-2017 01:34 PM

Very interesting!!!
I love that they had a drive shaft system, very interesting indeed!!!

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