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by Ed Weldon
Sat Oct 24, 2009 10:14 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: SPC and PSC D&RG Class 42 4-4-0
Replies: 22
Views: 12344

Re: SPC and PSC D&RG Class 42 4-4-0

Curtis -- Many thanks. Your answer is more than enough to get me moving forward on a frame drawing. Actually just the sideframes as far forward as the valve gear. But I need to make upward of 30 separate left and right images in HO scale and 6 in 3:1 enlargements for Alan Gibson's engraving machine ...
by Ed Weldon
Thu Oct 22, 2009 9:08 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: SPC and PSC D&RG Class 42 4-4-0
Replies: 22
Views: 12344

Re: SPC and PSC D&RG Class 42 4-4-0

Curtis -- If you've got you're ears on --- Can you comment on Robert Shlechter's drawing that I asked about?
Ed Weldon
by Ed Weldon
Sat Oct 17, 2009 8:46 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: SPC and PSC D&RG Class 42 4-4-0
Replies: 22
Views: 12344

Re: SPC and PSC D&RG Class 42 4-4-0

Curtis and others -- After a bunch of digging and wondering "what was I thinking" when I filed this stuff" I finally found the drawing packet that came with my copy of Bruce MacGregor's 2nd book Narrow Gauge portrait of the South Pacific Coast. In there is a very nice 16x22 print of Robert Schlechte...
by Ed Weldon
Mon Oct 12, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: SPC and PSC D&RG Class 42 4-4-0
Replies: 22
Views: 12344

Re: SPC and PSC D&RG Class 42 4-4-0

Curtis -- Thank you for the frame information. It's pretty much what I was looking for when I posted my recent question on on frames on the Yahoo HOn3 group. The different suspensions for the drivers are interesting. I wonder why Baldwin made the change.
Ed Weldon
by Ed Weldon
Sun Sep 13, 2009 7:25 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: 30" gauge logging west of the Rockies
Replies: 2
Views: 2590

Re: 30" gauge logging west of the Rockies

Lennart -- Your site is pretty neat. I've just started looking at it. I'm especially interested in the Molino info, especially the 10 ton shay. I live around 10km from the Molino site. (as the crow flies; actually it's about a 45 minute drive to the Forest of Nicene Marks park entrance and more hour...
by Ed Weldon
Sat Sep 05, 2009 8:26 pm
Forum: Parks, Museums, and Events
Topic: Washington Township Railroad Fair
Replies: 10
Views: 13371

Re: Washington Township Railroad Fair

Here's more pics:
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Anne-Marie pulling the "Hill"
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Deanna and handcar fun
by Ed Weldon
Sat Sep 05, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: Parks, Museums, and Events
Topic: Washington Township Railroad Fair
Replies: 10
Views: 13371

Re: Washington Township Railroad Fair

Here's some more pics from Saturday:
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Ohhhhh Deanna..... Love at first sight
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Ah, the smell of steam and coal smoke; the touch of delicate little cinders dropping on my arm.......
Annie running gear 1513.JPG
Anne closeup
by Ed Weldon
Wed Sep 02, 2009 9:23 am
Forum: New Members
Topic: Intro
Replies: 0
Views: 2232

Intro

I’m Ed Weldon from Los Gatos, CA. I’m a retired mechanical engineer with a general interest in home shop machining. I live in the Santa Cruz mountain area south of the town and not far from the old SPNG right of way. I model in Hon3 with a lot of areas of interest but general focus on CA railroads. ...