Building a Baldwin 2-6-0

CNE1899 Sep 30, 2019

  1. CNE1899

    CNE1899 TrainBoard Member

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    Hi All,

    Well I finally started building my CNE power.

    First up is #2, a Baldwin 2-6-0 built in 1889.

    I started with a Marklin loco and cut, filed and chopped to get the correct proportions.

    I then made some parts from aluminum, such as the cab roof and raised area of the boiler.

    I have alot of cast details that were made by London Bridge for Rogue Locomotive works for the masters my dad was creating. I have added those in the last picture.

    The gas headlight in the last picture was created in Illustrator, exported to Solidworks, and then grown in a Formlabs machine at work.

    I still have to create railings, piping, and the tender.
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    Last edited: Sep 30, 2019
  2. rvn2001

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    That looks like it's coming along nicely. Please keep posting your progress.
     
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  3. rvn2001

    rvn2001 TrainBoard Member

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    That looks like it's coming along nicely. Please keep posting your progress.
     
  4. John Bartolotto

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  5. rray

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    Nice work!
     
  6. CNE1899

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    Thanks Guys,
    I forgot to mention that the headlight is printed in clear, and so it will act as a light pipe. The domes are mounted on washers that are counter bored into the boiler, to create shoulders.
     
  7. southernnscale

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    Wow! Nice job! this will be pretty cool! will enjoy your progress
     
  8. Curn

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    This looks like a good start. I look forward to seeing it progress.
     
  9. bremner

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    Very impressive
     

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