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by ComstockFriend
Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Pacific Coast Ry motor
Replies: 4
Views: 3447

Re: Pacific Coast Ry motor

Yes, drawing of 4000 on P-236, photos on P-237 with trailer 4001, 4000 with a different cab March 15, 1926, P-235, Pacific Coast Railway by Wescott and Johnson.

John Friend
by ComstockFriend
Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:50 am
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Carson & Colorado emblem
Replies: 2
Views: 3262

Re: Carson & Colorado emblem

The emblem/logo is the real deal. Here is a HMY signed check in my collection.

John Friend
by ComstockFriend
Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:51 am
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Death Valley RR and the Baby Guage
Replies: 2
Views: 3038

Death Valley RR and the Baby Guage

Link from the T&T Yahoo Group

http://gradworks.umi.com/1514165.pdf

Very nice thesis...

John Friend
by ComstockFriend
Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Bachmann 4-4-0 for the Carson and Colorado
Replies: 24
Views: 39632

Re: Bachmann 4-4-0 for the Carson and Colorado

John,

I was afraid you would ask that! I assume Chris would use the shank size.

This chart from Hanson Rivets (I've bought a few from them) should give you the head sizes...

http://www.hansonrivet.com/w08.htm

John Friend
by ComstockFriend
Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:31 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Bachmann 4-4-0 for the Carson and Colorado
Replies: 24
Views: 39632

Re: Bachmann 4-4-0 for the Carson and Colorado

John Duffy, From Chris DeWitt at NSRM: "A lot of the stack from Glenbrook appears to be Baldwin with patches and repairs applied as needed. The original size rivets we removed are 1/4" diameter in the funnel. The 8 rivets in the bottom part that secure the tie down rods are 3/8" dia. The rivets that...
by ComstockFriend
Thu Dec 27, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Bachmann 4-4-0 for the Carson and Colorado
Replies: 24
Views: 39632

Re: Bachmann 4-4-0 for the Carson and Colorado

John,

Here are some more. I think the head size is about 5/16, I'll see if I can get the info from Chris DeWitt at NSRM.
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John Friend
by ComstockFriend
Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Bachmann 4-4-0 for the Carson and Colorado
Replies: 24
Views: 39632

Re: Bachmann 4-4-0 for the Carson and Colorado

John,

Here is Glenbrook's stack, different style but same type construction:

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid= ... =1&theater
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And one I took at the V&TRRHS Symposium this October
John Friend
by ComstockFriend
Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Sams Coupler and Pin - Hawthorne to Ardenwood
Replies: 1
Views: 2607

Sams Coupler and Pin - Hawthorne to Ardenwood

(SPNGHS) held its 2012 Conference at the SPCRR's location in Ardenwood Park (Newark, California). One of the 2011 participants at Hawthorne, Nevada, was given a find by a fellow who had missed the event. He wondered if it was railroad related and if we knew what it was. Randy Hees tried the pin like...
by ComstockFriend
Mon Jun 06, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: James (Jim) Saylor : 1962 - 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 7396

Re: James (Jim) Saylor : 1962 - 2011

He will be missed.