Works In the Shop

02/09/19 Edition


Ore Car Frames


Passenger Cars

Fab Lab 3D Laser

Fab Lab 3D Printer

PLL Caboose #3

Winter Project

Woodboro WI

Brainless Modeling

Choo Choo Store

Pickle Tub Cars

Pickle Salting Station

Corn Crib

Other Projects

Current Control Issues

Current Control Part 2

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Current Update

Scale House


Black Jack's Bar

Modeling Starks WI


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Meeting the Masters

Achievement Program

At The Clearing


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Mantua 2-6-4 and 2-8-2

Bob and Paul rebuild their Mantua Mike and Pacific and a Big 6

Bob's Mike tested after regearing but in need of more milling for the motor

Bob's Project setup

Paul's 4-6-2 tested with motor

The rest of the parts without the boiler, cab and tender

Working on the update of the locos has required the accumulation of tools and a great deal of milling machine work to fit the can motor and gears in place. Just the removal of drivers for gear replacement has been a challenge. The tools from North West Short line has helped as has having machine tools to use. These are older locomotives and care must be taken with their cast parts.

More details to come soon.



Updated 2/9/2019

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