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    Steam engine governor

    I just finished this one for a 1/4 scale steam tractor that I have that was once put out by a fellow named Tom Tearning. The governor used to be available as a set of rough castings, but that was long ago. I was able to obtain a copy of the drawings, so everything you see was made from scratch...
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    Using Vinegar to clean a boiler

    I have recently acquired a small water tube boiler. I haven't had a chance to really get into it as far as doing an inspection, but I can only assume that it has been steamed without using any treatment to the feed water., so I am assuming that when I get into her, I'm probably going to find...
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    Little Kathy Steam Engine

    I started building this little engine about 15 years ago, and for one reason or another put it on the shelf. Trouble is that now i cant find the drawings, nor can i remember who sold it to me. Has anyone out there built this engine, and can you help me out with getting a set of drawings? Thank...
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    Watch "Model of a Star Gasoline Engine" on YouTube
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    Star Gasoline Engine

    I just completed a two year build of this engine. The castings were obtained from Debolt Machine. This kit was a joy to build and produced a real nice looking model which also runs like a swiss watch. I posted a video of it running on u-tube.
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    I want to reccomend this book!!!!

    Hello All!! I just got a book that is new in the Lindsay catalog titled "The Wonders of Machinery Hall" it's about the Columbian Exposition in Chicago 1893. Excellent book for lovers of big steam engines, and old machinery. I'm not afiliated with Lindsays, just want to pass this on. Randy.
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    New Member

    Greetings from the great Northwest!!! i just stumbled across this forum, and I am really excited. i hope it continues for a long time to come I am a model steam engine builder, and I also get to play with the larger sizes as well. I have been avolunteer on the Mt Rainier Scenic Railroad for...
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