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Brendan Barry

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #240 on: April 09, 2017, 06:58:29 PM »
67 progress to date. I believe the car is almost ready for siding.

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #241 on: April 09, 2017, 08:27:01 PM »
Wow, at last.  I had never known how much work needed to be done to put the sheathing on a freight car.  Cudos, to those who understood the making of a robust "infrastructure" of a simple boxcar. Who really knew??

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #242 on: April 10, 2017, 11:20:47 PM »
Agreed, Bob. And I bet the coming floor slabs and extra side room  will make it easier to work in the shop.
I see this as a prelude to coming heavy loco and coach work.  :)
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #243 on: April 16, 2017, 10:41:33 PM »
Siding started going on the car and the trucks are going back together.





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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #244 on: April 17, 2017, 08:27:31 PM »
Thanks, Brendan...

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #245 on: April 17, 2017, 08:41:56 PM »
How is the Eames vacuum brake system going to be incorporated into the car?  Or is it to be left as hand-brake only?
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #246 on: April 18, 2017, 12:13:03 AM »
I think the plan is to have a pass thru train pipe on all the freight / flat cars.
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #247 on: April 18, 2017, 06:48:14 AM »
Actually, plan is to equip freight cars w auto Eames eventually.  67 will use an original B&SR cylinder given to us by MNG.

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #248 on: May 02, 2017, 01:27:49 AM »
67 progress to date.











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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #249 on: May 02, 2017, 11:32:09 AM »
Thank you Brendan, your posting are wonderful for us away crowd!

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #250 on: May 02, 2017, 07:29:52 PM »
Why does the painting stop just short at the wall tops, corners?
Is this red the primer/finish coat? Must be, since car numbers have already been added. ?
Will the interior get paint?
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #251 on: May 03, 2017, 09:27:17 AM »
Car is in primer and the paint stops below the top because a shadow board will be installed.  Interior gets sheathing up to the belt rail, no paint.

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #252 on: May 03, 2017, 11:34:26 AM »
Wow! This is so cool!
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #253 on: May 03, 2017, 11:50:22 AM »
This is just beautiful craftsmanship on display.  I hope it continues with other operable pieces being added to the collection.  (Hint: tank car)
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #254 on: May 03, 2017, 03:25:43 PM »
John;
To paraphrase a friend of mine - we move at the speed of money and volunteers. We could use plenty more of both.
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