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How to prepare, steam-up and operate my 009 live steam loco

Posted by Gerd on Saturday, 17 January 2015 (Comments Closed)

Hi folks, I made a video of my new 009 live steam loco during a steam-up yesterday to show the steps and the operation of the loco. More photos of the loco and some details are also posted to the menu on top. You can also follow this link. Enjoy :-)

Trucks for my bogie freight cars

Posted by Gerd on Friday, 16 January 2015 (Comments Closed)

We got the ordered wheelsets for the trucks just in time on Thursday, one day before the convention starts. Many thanks to my dealer at this point. I assembled the trucks, spend a coat of black paint and mounted them to the car bodies. The couplers were pre-made at home the day before and I […]

The new turntable in first service

Posted by Gerd on Thursday, 15 January 2015 with 1 Comment

Hello, meanwhile, the first photos of the big steam meet are sorted and I’ll post several photo reports of the show during the next days. The beginning will make our new turntable, which fitted perfectly into the layout. We also spend some paint just before we set up the turntable in our layout. During the […]

A live steam loco in 009

Posted by Gerd on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 with 4 Comments

Hello, the logging railroad Eusserthal (WBE) is proud to present the newest locomotive in the engine shed. I could by this little 0-4-0 saddle tank engine on y convention last weekend. The special thing is – it’s a live steam locomotive !! Brian Caton from GB made round about 40 of these little gems and […]

A sneak preview

Posted by Gerd on Thursday, 8 January 2015 with 1 Comment

Hello, here’s a quick sneak preview from the live steam show in Karlsruhe which will start tomorrow for three days. A more detailed report will be posted afterwards. Enjoy :-)

Simple 2″-scale archbar trucks

Posted by Gerd on Saturday, 3 January 2015 with 1 Comment

Happy new year !!! My dad was here for another work session to prepare everything for the big show next week. We like to use all 6 pairs of disconnects for logging service and therefore we need 2 pair of trucks for the bogie freight cars which are riding on disconnects. I choose early and […]