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Re: More progress on the 20x46

Steve Hatch
 

Finished with the floor joists. Now the T&G floor sheeting.  Right there in the back of the truck.
 Don't have to pack these very far at all.

http://www.railwayeng.com/9030railroad/pics/footing10.jpg

Stephen Hatch

Re: More progress on the 20x46

Bill Lugg
 

Looks good.  Remind me of what part of the country you live in?  It looks like AZ or NM.

So, I assume the existing layout is in the "grey" building, right? Is that back wall going to come down then (replace with posts for load bearing support) or are you going to come through the door with track...or something else entirely?  And I assume you had to pull permits to do all this?

An interesting side story: I know a contractor who builds houses in El Paso and Elbert counties in Colorado.  He recently told me he paid $12K just for permits, excluding well and septic permits to build a house of I believe about 4K square feet in Elbert county. $7k of that was a fee for impact to road for hauling building materials to the work site.   He said the same permits would cost about $4K to $5K in El Paso county.

Just curious...
Bill Lugg

On 7/28/19 11:53 AM, Steve Hatch wrote:
Finished with the floor joists. Now the T&G floor sheeting. Right there in the back of the truck.
 Don't have to pack these very far at all.

http://www.railwayeng.com/9030railroad/pics/footing10.jpg

Stephen Hatch

Re: More progress on the 20x46

Steve Hatch
 

 I just finished the tung and groove decking on the floor.   It went fairly quickly.
Well guess I'll start framimg walls tomorrow.
new floor:

www.railwayeng.com/9030railroad/pics/floor1.jpg

Stephen Hatch

Re: More progress on the 20x46

Mike Conder
 

Darn, Steve, that really gives a great feel as to how large this extension will be!

Mike Conder

On Sun, Jul 28, 2019, 3:48 PM Steve Hatch <hatch@... wrote:
 I just finished the tung and groove decking on the floor.   It went fairly quickly.
Well guess I'll start framimg walls tomorrow.
new floor:

www.railwayeng.com/9030railroad/pics/floor1.jpg

Stephen Hatch

Re: More progress on the 20x46

Climax@...
 

Nice Patio, plenty of space for a BBQ, lounges, a nice umbrella and of course the Hot tub and a cooler!  I might suggest a nice rustic railing around the edges.
Dave

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Hatch
Sent: Jul 28, 2019 5:48 PM
To: HOn3@groups.io
Subject: Re: [HOn3] More progress on the 20x46

 I just finished the tung and groove decking on the floor.   It went fairly quickly.
Well guess I'll start framimg walls tomorrow.
new floor:

www.railwayeng.com/9030railroad/pics/floor1.jpg

Stephen Hatch

Re: More progress on the 20x46

Steve Hatch
 

  The existing railroad 
http://www.railwayeng.com/9030railroad/

is in the blue/grey building.  That RR already has the main line terminated right through
that wall and up against the outer siding. Ready to contine on into the new room.
  This is in the dead center of Arizona a little town called Dewey in the Prescott Valley.
Our property is right up agains the Prescott National Forest.  About half way from
Phoenix to Flagstaff.

Steve Hatch
Dewey Arizona

Re: More progress on the 20x46

Climax@...
 


Before or after you climb from the desert floor to the upper plateau?  I've driven that road many times.  Even went the GC and walked to the bottom on the Kabob and stayed at the Phantom Ranch and back up the next day on the Angel Bright.
Dave

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Hatch
Sent: Jul 28, 2019 7:47 PM
To: HOn3@groups.io
Subject: Re: [HOn3] More progress on the 20x46

  The existing railroad 
http://www.railwayeng.com/9030railroad/

is in the blue/grey building.  That RR already has the main line terminated right through
that wall and up against the outer siding. Ready to contine on into the new room.
  This is in the dead center of Arizona a little town called Dewey in the Prescott Valley.
Our property is right up agains the Prescott National Forest.  About half way from
Phoenix to Flagstaff.

Steve Hatch
Dewey Arizona

Re: More progress on the 20x46

Steve Hatch
 

It's the central plateau
-Steve

Re: More progress on the 20x46

Ed Tibbetts
 

Steve, I remember Flagstaff seeming “balmy”   After being  in Vegas. Looks like you are 1500’ lower altitude. Does that make your daytime temp. Higher then Flagstaff? I drove Rt 66 a few times in the 60’s.

Re: More progress on the 20x46

Steve Hatch
 

hi Ed
  Yes we are not as cold as Flag  and not as hot as Phoenix.
66 is now 40  and they are both about an hour north of Dewey.

90 yesterday and 78 today
Steve

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Excess K-27 and rolling stock (R-T-R and kits) for sale.

Joe Schroeder
 

Hi, all,

I have the following excess equipment for sale:

Blackstone:

B310110-S, K-27, 463-Green Boiler, Royal Gorge Route Herald, used, missing the K-27 history booklet: $330.00  (see photos attached)

B340207, DRGW 30’ Stock Car #5603, new in box, $45.00

B340604, UTLX Narrow Frame Tank Car #13178, new in box, $45.00

Labelle: 

Hon3-25, DRG, Coach Closed Vestibule, unassembled kit (2  available, less T/C), $15.00 each

Timber Creek: 

#911, DRGW Rebuild Hi-side Gondola, unassembled kit (less T/C), $15.00


Shipping will be added and will be by USPS Priority (actual cost) from 85298 (Arizona)
Send my your address for a shipping cost.
I can use PayPal  jjcklschroeder at cox dot net

Joe Schroeder

Re: Excess K-27 and rolling stock (R-T-R and kits) for sale.

Kevin Sherrow
 

Is the 463 locomotive still available?




On Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 11:16 PM, Joe Schroeder <jjcklschroeder@...> wrote:

Hi, all,

I have the following excess equipment for sale:

Blackstone:

B310110-S, K-27, 463-Green Boiler, Royal Gorge Route Herald, used, missing the K-27 history booklet: $330.00  (see photos attached)

B340207, DRGW 30’ Stock Car #5603, new in box, $45.00

B340604, UTLX Narrow Frame Tank Car #13178, new in box, $45.00

Labelle: 

Hon3-25, DRG, Coach Closed Vestibule, unassembled kit (2  available, less T/C), $15.00 each

Timber Creek: 

#911, DRGW Rebuild Hi-side Gondola, unassembled kit (less T/C), $15.00


Shipping will be added and will be by USPS Priority (actual cost) from 85298 (Arizona)
Send my your address for a shipping cost.
I can use PayPal  jjcklschroeder at cox dot net

Joe Schroeder

BS Coach to Combine?

Dusty
 

Has anyone scoped out adding a Grandt combine door and Evergreen siding to a Blackstone coach. Does the Evergreen passenger car siding or any other v-grooved match the BS siding?

211 and 240 in the Grandt book caught my attention with their RPOish narrow doors and 240s bar windows. 240 looks to have a 'blind' front end and mail crane hardware. I could stand minor window and fascia differences. I wonder where this car was used? 

Anyone have ideas?

Dusty Burman 

Re: BS Coach to Combine?

Jeff Young
 

Hi Dusty,

The only modifications I’ve done to the Blackstone coaches is to back-date them by removing the electrical appliances.  I’m in Colorado right now but I can check if the siding grooves match when I get home.

Another option is to start with a Labelle kit.  I did some extensive modifications to turn the Alamosa parlour car into a C&S combine.  (I can send you info on that if you’d like.)

Cheers,
Jeff.

Walls for the addition.

Steve Hatch
 

Walls going up on the floor of the new addition.

www.railwayeng.com/9030railroad/pics/walls1.jpg

Steve Hatch

Re: Walls for the addition.

Mike Van Hove
 

Steve, since you are cramped for layout space, you could build a portable staging yard on the back of the red pickup.  

Seriously, I’m envious of what you’re doing.

Thanks for sharing,

Mike Van Hove

On Aug 2, 2019, at 6:35 PM, Steve Hatch <hatch@...> wrote:

Walls going up on the floor of the new addition.

www.railwayeng.com/9030railroad/pics/walls1.jpg

Steve Hatch

Re: BS Coach to Combine?

tonyk537
 

240-242 were the mail coaches.  240 was used on Cumbres and the RGS. Danneman's book has a great picture of it sitting in Lake City.  It was part of the Mexico sale with the 241.
242 was wrecked on Barranca on the Chili Line.

Re: BS Coach to Combine?

tonyk537
 

Nice work on the C&S combine Jeff!

Re: Excess K-27 and rolling stock (R-T-R and kits) for sale.

Joe Schroeder
 

Hi, all,

The K27 #463 has been sold.

The listed rolling stock is still available.

Regards,

Joe Schroeder