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by MAC
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Digital Modeling
Topic: V & T / C & C common combination depots
Replies: 6
Views: 10315

Re: V & T / C & C common combination depots

The Franktown depot had an upper window as shown in your photo. The depot was built without the roof overhang and had upper windows per photos and 1916 Valuation sketches.
by MAC
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: V&T Locomotive Transfer #1
Replies: 4
Views: 5299

Re: V&T Locomotive Transfer #1

The NSRM is in the process of rebuilding the Transfer Flat car. A new study of the car was completed by Stephen Drew, Jim Wilke and Mike Collins. Jim will present a talk on the car at the 2019 V&T Conference in October 11 & 12, 2019 at Carson City.
by MAC
Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10
Replies: 57
Views: 41462

Re: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10

Looks good Andrew, glad to see some progress.

MAC
by MAC
Thu May 05, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: Caboose No 9 in Trainz
Replies: 2
Views: 4389

Re: Caboose No 9 in Trainz

Nice job Curtis. I've been working with Wendell on getting some lamps for the 9. Wendell has a couple of side lamps that he's going to use, but was missing a third lamp. I came across a couple of Candle Lamps that could be used. At first he didn't think they would work until I came across a letter t...
by MAC
Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10
Replies: 57
Views: 41462

Re: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10

Graig,

Windows are:
outside over trim, 22 1/2" wide by 29 1/4" high
Trim, 1 3/4" wide, bottom lip 1"
Glass, 15 1/2" wide by 21 1/2" high.

Mike
by MAC
Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10
Replies: 57
Views: 41462

Re: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10

Graig, The side door opening should be 42" wide, trim should be 3 1/4 - 3 1/2" wide. The door is 43 1/2" wide, which gives you 3/4" overlap each side. The end door opening should be 25 1/4" wide, trim same. The door is 26" wide. Based on original measurements of the car. Note that the side door was ...
by MAC
Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:12 pm
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10
Replies: 57
Views: 41462

Re: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10

Craig,
One more photo.
Mike
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by MAC
Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:02 pm
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10
Replies: 57
Views: 41462

Re: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10

Graig,

Heres some photos of No. 9 at NSRM.

Mike
C9-198~1.JPG
C9-198~2.JPG
by MAC
Sun Dec 26, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10
Replies: 57
Views: 41462

Re: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10

The 1875 date is based on newspaper accounts of two cars being rebuilt and to be run at the end of the passenger train. The only problem is the newspaper doesn't give the car numbers. We do know that cars 1 & 2 were rebuild in 1873 and renumbered 8 (No. 1) and 7 (No. 2) based on newspaper accounts t...
by MAC
Sun Dec 26, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: Virginia & Truckee
Topic: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10
Replies: 57
Views: 41462

Re: Our First Group project, V&T 9 & 10

Andre,

My drawing of the caboose is done to full scale. I can send you a CAD file and you can have it printed to any scale you want.

Mike Collins