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Toy Construction #193: Gatto Reading train build Cow Catcher #8 1/2

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Blog entry by htl posted 03-17-2018 11:55 PM 857 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 192: Gatto Reading train build #7 1/2 Part 193 of Toy Construction series Part 194: Gatto Reading train build wheels finished #9 1/2 »

Worked on the cow catcher, leading truck wheel assembly, expansion tanks,

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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 03-18-2018 12:13 AM

Love seeing this! So many beautiful parts!
I have an old American Flyer Union Pacific Northern Like this. I got it when I was 7 or 8. I had the entire train and track but sold it all except for the engine and coal car. I believe it’s about 66 years old now. My train is in a box in the attic this photo is one I took off the web.
Anyway… Love your detailed work!
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-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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htl

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#2 posted 03-18-2018 12:17 AM

Man!!! Didn’t we have fun just going in a circle way back when!

I still have a ton a details to make for the wheels and drive chain, I can see it in your train picture.

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 03-18-2018 12:21 AM

BEAUTIFUL WORK!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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Dave Polaschek

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#4 posted 03-18-2018 12:22 AM

It’s pretty awesome watching this come together.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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woodshaver Tony C

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#5 posted 03-18-2018 12:25 AM

I’ll be watching your progress! Here’s a link where I got that photo from….

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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oldrivers

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#6 posted 03-18-2018 12:52 AM

Very Nice build, great workmanship.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 03-18-2018 01:30 AM

Bruce I still have a train set setup for the grandson’s every Christmas though if was a good as this train is turning out, it’d be NO TOUCHING at all…

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

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#8 posted 03-19-2018 12:27 AM

Lots of good looking parts.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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