Let’s finish the boiler.
I was looking for cast brass parts to add the water feed valves, but I couldn’t get some. So I finally decided to make them scratch-built from brass. The parts are made on the lathe and I added some cast hand wheels. Looks better than the cast brass parts .
On top of the smoke box, the smokestack was still missing. This part was made from PCV round stock, shaped on the lathe as well and I added some small plastic pieces for final design.
Now the boiler is done except for the back head detail. I added the head light and some more pipes along the boiler. At the chassis, I placed the supports for the water tanks.
And to give a size comparison to my H0n30 fans, the last photo shows small Minitrains Krauss on the cab floor.
Meanwhile, I’m working on the boiler back head detail. I’ll show you the results next week.