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Bill Baskerville

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #240 on: November 13, 2020, 12:03:24 PM »
Great work, it is really beginning to look like a coach.  Will the particle board floor stay or is it temporary?
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #241 on: November 13, 2020, 12:17:57 PM »
Are the top plates just temporary, as I thought the hood beams were continuous with the carbody?

I believe the top plates are permanent. The compression rods in the walls run through them.

Great work, it is really beginning to look like a coach.  Will the particle board floor stay or is it temporary?

The particle board is a temporary work floor.
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #242 on: November 13, 2020, 03:02:22 PM »
It's coming along nicely. Bill B. beat me to the coach comment.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #243 on: November 22, 2020, 10:42:00 PM »
As of Sunday afternoon.





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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #244 on: November 23, 2020, 05:52:56 PM »
Simply impressive.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #245 on: November 26, 2020, 09:01:23 PM »
More framing done on the coach body.




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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #246 on: November 26, 2020, 10:01:48 PM »
That is an amazing amount of very fine craftsmanship and detailed work.  it seems a shame that we will cover it up with sheathing. 
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #247 on: November 26, 2020, 11:52:57 PM »
Am I seeing a steel subframe for the roof structure?

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #248 on: November 27, 2020, 02:29:57 AM »
A B&W photo of a side view would be Fine Art.
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #249 on: November 27, 2020, 09:05:21 AM »
Am I seeing a steel subframe for the roof structure?
Yes, here are comments by Harold on that subject:

Wayne,  basically yes, but not every position.  There are "iron carlines" at every second window post.  The wooden carlines are spaced one at each window post and one in between  Thus, every fourth position gets an iron carline.  At that position, two wooden carlines sandwich the iron carline, and there are bolts holding them together.   

While the originals were probably wrought iron, and forged, we will most likely deviate and have them waterjet cut from hot rolled steel plate.
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #250 on: November 27, 2020, 11:46:37 AM »
 The skill you display and  speed you are working are both downright amazing. Thanks Brendan for the pics.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #251 on: November 27, 2020, 06:42:03 PM »
Now the WW&F needs to start planning to frame another Coach for display without the sheathing so that visitors can see the expertise and craftmanship that went into late 19th and early 20th century passenger cars.  That would fascinate almost all visitors (except those under 4 or 5).

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #252 on: November 27, 2020, 06:54:07 PM »
Now the WW&F needs to start planning to frame another Coach for display without the sheathing so that visitors can see the expertise and craftmanship that went into late 19th and early 20th century passenger cars.  That would fascinate almost all visitors (except those under 4 or 5).
Maybe a digital slide show of Coach 9 construction  broadcast by our on-campus WiFi?

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #253 on: November 27, 2020, 06:55:47 PM »
William has a great idea.  Perhaps we don't need to build a whole coach, but just from the platform back to just behind the truck at that end.  That would show the more complex parts.  Most of the rest is just a repeat of that section.
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #254 on: November 28, 2020, 08:48:59 PM »


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