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by dsp&p_fan
Mon Aug 18, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Carter Bros/Oahu Railway Passenger Car Trucks
Replies: 22
Views: 33043

Re: Carter Bros/Oahu Railway Passenger Car Trucks

UH-OH! The NWSL axle length is way too long for scale trucks. I'll have to stretch the bolster to fit them. Regardless, it'll look nice than if I were to stretch the length of the trucks to accommodate the 26" Kadee wheelsets.

Michael
by dsp&p_fan
Fri Aug 08, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Carter Bros. SPC Coaches 56-61
Replies: 1
Views: 8209

Re: Carter Bros. SPC Coaches 56-61

Expensive, but exceedingly impressive!
by dsp&p_fan
Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Carter Bros/Oahu Railway Passenger Car Trucks
Replies: 22
Views: 33043

Re: Carter Bros/Oahu Railway Passenger Car Trucks

Failed to download. But I've emailed Dave at NWSL and asked more info on his wheelsets/tips.
by dsp&p_fan
Fri Jul 25, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Carter Bros/Oahu Railway Passenger Car Trucks
Replies: 22
Views: 33043

Re: Carter Bros/Oahu Railway Passenger Car Trucks

I'm working on them now. They'll have a few parts beefed up for printing, but I doubt that it'll be noticeable. I don't quite have the formula down for HOn3 axles. The Kadee wheelsets have pizza cutter flanges which didn't get along with the test prints of these or the South Park trucks. I unfortuna...
by dsp&p_fan
Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Carter Bros/Oahu Railway Passenger Car Trucks
Replies: 22
Views: 33043

Re: Carter Bros/Oahu Railway Passenger Car Trucks

These got put on a passing siding due to a hot box or something...but the 1-pair of the Carter version is now up on Shapeways...at last!!! https://www.shapeways.com/model/2285877/carter-passenger-car-trucks-on3-1-pair.html?modelId=2285877&materialId=61 Now I need to get the Oahu Railway version up a...
by dsp&p_fan
Mon Jan 20, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Yellow Pine Mining Shays
Replies: 5
Views: 3192

Re: Yellow Pine Mining Shays

I would expect there to be builder's photos at the Allen County Museum in Lima. Charlie Bates is the curator. I was just up there over the weekend to pay homage to 779 and the 1880s business car.
by dsp&p_fan
Thu Jan 02, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: "Florence & Cripple Creek" #500-599 box; 5+1/4" siding
Replies: 2
Views: 2105

Re: "Florence & Cripple Creek" #500-599 box; 5+1/4" siding

Yes, it is in the Car Builder Encyclopedias. There is a section towards the back (in the 1890s-1900s versions) filled with MCB standards. I've referenced the same item Steve posted in there. Good stuff.
by dsp&p_fan
Thu Jan 02, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: SPC Jackson & Sharp Parlor Car in HOn3
Replies: 8
Views: 12304

Re: SPC Jackson & Sharp Parlor Car in HOn3

Yep, 16"R probably isn't enough for Millers without substantial modifications. It didn't occur to me to search there. I spent a fair bit of time to download all of their Cincinnati narrow gauge items a while back. I found a builder's photo of a D&RG J&S coach, #80 I think, in 1881. The trucks appear...
by dsp&p_fan
Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: SPC Jackson & Sharp Parlor Car in HOn3
Replies: 8
Views: 12304

Re: SPC Jackson & Sharp Parlor Car in HOn3

OK. I'll draw up Miller Hooks. That would be a fun little item. Not certain how close I could make them to the prototype in HO (and be functional)...or what concessions would be required...but I want them in O scale. I'm going to dig through White's book, the D&RGW passenger car book, and the Car Bu...
by dsp&p_fan
Fri Dec 27, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: SPC Jackson & Sharp Parlor Car in HOn3
Replies: 8
Views: 12304

Re: SPC Jackson & Sharp Parlor Car in HOn3

That is a gorgeous car. What sort of trucks were used under them? Are the standard D&RG trucks a good approximation? I presume you won't be printing out HO scale Miller Couplers. Eventually, I'd like to create a pair of them for a model the Oahu Railway's Pearl.

Again, beautiful work!