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Project by helluvawreck posted 1432 days ago 2844 views 4 times favorited 8 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.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau





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wseand

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#1 posted 1432 days ago

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

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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Delta356

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#2 posted 1432 days ago

That is a great looking train.

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Grumpy

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#3 posted 1432 days ago

I like it.

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

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mahadevwood

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#4 posted 1431 days ago

Very nice, looking very great, wonderful creation

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vanzemaljac

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#5 posted 1341 days ago

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 833 days ago

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 831 days ago

I appreciate it , everyone.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Aziz Subach

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#8 posted 4 days ago

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

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