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Project by helluvawreck posted 08-23-2010 07:44 PM 4515 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a toy steam engine that I built for my son Charlie about 25 years ago. He might have been about 3 years old at the time. Charlie was a rough little boy and I guess that he dropped it and broke the cow catcher off. I don’t have it here with me right now but I would guess that it is about 14×9 x 7. It sits on top of an antique plantation desk in our den and it is one of our prized possessions.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com





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wseand

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#1 posted 08-23-2010 08:00 PM

Was he a helluva”train”wreck. Sorry had to be said. Great looking train, it definitely stood the test of time and Charlie.

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Delta356

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#2 posted 08-24-2010 01:07 AM

That is a great looking train.

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Grumpy

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#3 posted 08-24-2010 02:41 AM

I like it.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#4 posted 08-24-2010 04:29 PM

Very nice, looking very great, wonderful creation

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#5 posted 11-23-2010 03:24 PM

Serbian to English translation
Very beautiful meticulously done wonderful work ..

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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dendhep

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#6 posted 04-14-2012 02:11 AM

Definately going to try and make that for my son. Thank you for the inspiration. Great Train.

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 04-16-2012 12:00 PM

I appreciate it , everyone.

helluvawreck
https://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Aziz Subach

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#8 posted 07-21-2014 05:16 PM

Beautiful, I need to build for my son one of these
AZIZ

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pickerelannie

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#9 posted 02-13-2015 09:30 PM

Good-looking – well built – great locomotive!

pickerelannie

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 02-14-2015 12:40 PM

Thanks for the nice comments, folks. I really do appreciate them

helluvawreck
https://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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califreeman86

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#11 posted 11-22-2015 06:57 AM

Nice work!

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 11-22-2015 08:38 PM

I really do appreciate it, Cal.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#13 posted 03-22-2018 08:29 PM

Nice work!

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