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Entries from August 2014

Stumpy’s Station – “Ten Wheeler Project” Part 1

August 28th, 2014 · No Comments

One locomotive that I have always wanted in S gauge is the 4-6-0, known as a “Ten Wheeler” because it had six drivers and a four wheel lead truck. As a direct “upgrade” of the common 4-4-0 “American,” the 4-6-0 wheel arrangement gave the superior high speed tracking of the “American” with the four wheel [...]

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Stumpy’s Station – “Out of the Woods” Part Six

August 8th, 2014 · No Comments

The windows are in, the door installed and the roof is ready to go on if you’ve filed the braces to shape. Go ahead and glue it on, allowing a bit of overhang on each end and the sides. Obviously, the roof had to be covered to keep it from leaking. This was often done [...]

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