Making of Old Joe

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:44 PM

Call HR, and bring him in for orientation....He's perfect !!

I like the style ! Your model building is excellent!!!


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Posted by chocho willy on Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:06 AM

   Time to get back to work on Old Joe. With the Christmas crowd gone and the stuff put away figured it was time to get back to the construction of Old Joe. Never really stopped work but had only been piddling with guests here and medical issues, I had painted the engineer/fireman, and weathered the engine a little. Got tied up with the LSC MIK challenge but think I can do both just have to do a little juggling. Yesterday I got the new motor installed in the motor block and got the block reinstalled in the chassis which allowed me to start assembly of the boiler, side tanks and cab with wood chute. At the same time I ran wiring from the front head light back to the rear along with the motor wires. When I got done I powered it up on the roller bearings and it runs like a champ. The firewood bunker is real neat as it just slides on to the back of the cab and is all hollow back there leaving enough room to make up the wiring which I still have to do. Placed the engineer/fireman in the cab and he looks great, more to come, Bill

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Posted by PVT Kanaka on Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:57 PM
You are going to have to build a factory for Old Joe to serve!
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Posted by allaboard1985 on Friday, January 17, 2020 8:18 PM

You are doing a great job rebuiling the engine.

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