Tinplate Heritage Photos

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Saturday, November 21, 2020 3:07 PM

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pennytrains

Why are there screws(?) in the wheels?

 

 

 

Good question, wish I knew. Wink

 

   Jon

 

Are there attached gears on the inboard side of those wheels?  I can't think of another reason why the drive wheels would have screws in them.

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Posted by JonEddy on Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:53 PM

Flintlock76
I believe so, I showed pics of it to a friend and fellow collector and he thinks that is why they have screws. I'll know for sure when I go to clean them up and put new brushes and springs in the motor.

     Jon

 

 
JonEddy

 

 
pennytrains

Why are there screws(?) in the wheels?

 

 

 

Good question, wish I knew. Wink

 

   Jon

 

 

 

Are there attached gears on the inboard side of those wheels?  I can't think of another reason why the drive wheels would have screws in them.

 

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Posted by JonEddy on Saturday, November 21, 2020 8:37 PM

Here is what they look like with the shell removed. They seem to turn alright, I just need to clean a little surface rust off and lube them up after I replace the old brushes and springs. Smile

   Jon

 

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Posted by Northwoods Flyer on Sunday, November 22, 2020 9:15 AM

No. 656 Stock car by Lionel

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Posted by Northwoods Flyer on Monday, November 23, 2020 11:25 AM

#554 Coal Hopper by Marx

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Posted by Northwoods Flyer on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:08 AM

Here are three variations of the #3012 box cab by American Flyer.

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Posted by Northwoods Flyer on Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:37 AM

#3252 by Ives

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Posted by pennytrains on Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:41 PM

And to you too!  Dinner

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Posted by Northwoods Flyer on Friday, November 27, 2020 9:54 AM

#657 Caboose by Lionel

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