Bowser's model comes with class light inserts that are far recessed, too small, and too colorful when not illuminated. I first carefully filled...
This is the result of a trial to convert a Roundhouse/MDC 2-8-0 Kit from the 1960's into an anceptable model of a N&W 2-8-0.
engineers side of the detailed engine. only the tender is not quite the right one....hmmm
Fire men side of the detailed engine
Here the engine has got a lot of aditional details and most important for the shape of the engine a brand new self made brass cabin. I like it and...
Another picture of the smaller boiler.
Thats it - the boiler went down for about 4mm which means that the center is not anymore at 3250mm hight but 2900mm which is very much better for...
First step - rip off some part of the walk way along the boiler and put it onto the engine - that is proto for some of the Class W2.
another assembly probe ... ooh my good the boiler is higher than the highest boilers of anny mashine ever build.
that must be changed.
engineer side of the original boiler.
fireman side of the boiler original.
Driver base with some details abblied standing on one of my handlaid turnouts
Driver base assembled -- autsch -- what giant drivers.
First assembly probe. Original Kit parts.
this is the final shots of the Climax before paint, looks pretty good at this point, I am hoping it will look even better in paint. Firemans side
this is the final shots of the Climax before paint, looks pretty good at this point, I am hoping it will look even better in paint. Engeneers side
A few more pictures of the class B devolpment with Walchester Valve gear and dual truck drive.