Hello all on the forum. I hope everyone here is doing rather well. Not much going on here in Bama, just good ole summer heat,and spotty afternoon showers,and long days at work. I'm doing okay,just plugging along. William.
It was one of Jim Thorington's models Bill. I helped him dispose of a pretty big chunk of his collection, and he gave me several models, this one among them. I'd say it would do 30" radius but it might not like it too much. It's absolutely huge. It's a good example of John Armstrong's "Steam Locomotive minimum radius frustration index" I'd say 36" would be a better minimum radius for this model. Here's a photo of it next to that 2-10-2 everyone thought was big:Alan,that wasn't one of Jim Gibson's Brass Locos was it? It's a beaut,but I'm guessing a 30 or 32 inch radius to be able to run it well. I'd wouldn't mind owning it, just wouldn't know what to do wit h it. William.
It looks more like you are making lemonade out of lemons.I believe you can make a mountain out of a molehill, if you just try.
Storing the framework in the Packer Room sounds like a risky (but workable) plan! It will either get you the space promised, or get you out into the streets without a home.What are your thoughts on the plan and my means to get started?
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Now that sounds like a well thought out plan to me.Milwaukee was a brewery town with Pabst, Miller, Blatz, Gettleman and Schlitz beer being brewed in town. The breweries had tours and after the tour the visitors were served a light snack and at the most two beers. When money was short we used to visit the brewery tours and get the free beer and lunch. If we were lucky, we could visit five or more breweries (some more than once) in a single day.
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