622’s boiler jacket

According to the erecting card, #21’s boiler jacket was “Planished Iron” when she emerged from Baldwin’s shops. What colour that was is almost anyone’s guess, I think. I doubt it was true Russian iron, but as that was also planished, I figure the boiler was probably a similar colour – which is to say some […]


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For the next locomotive

I’m about to cover all the parts of 622 in primer, and will soon forget some of the details of construction. These will be important when I go to build 622’s sister locomotives. For future-Rene’s benefit, here is a list of construction notes, design improvements and wire sizes. wire Sizes Boiler handrails .02 Phosphor Bronze […]

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