Modified Steam Engine

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Project by nitewalker41 posted 02-20-2012 01:55 AM 1361 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a modification of the plans from Norm Marshall’s book on building toys, it is enlarged version of “The General” about 2 times and seeing how I don’t own a lathe had to make some modifications to his plan of construction in making the boiler and stacks, plus I made the cab open with windows. The model is made out of Alder, Oak, Fir, Pine and an old “rolling pin”.

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#1 posted 02-20-2012 02:22 AM

super looking train,great job.

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#2 posted 02-20-2012 10:54 AM

innovation, I like that.

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#3 posted 02-20-2012 12:14 PM

It’s a nice looking miniature. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 02-03-2013 09:27 AM

I have the book & plans for this train but haven’t been game to have a go yet…...

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