7 1/4 inch gauge shay

Discussion in 'Logging, Mining and Industrial Railroads' started by Matthyro, Nov 21, 2004.

  1. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    This is a live steam shay being built by a member of the Golden Horseshoe Live Steam club. He had it on display at the Toronto Train show.
    He figures another two years to complete this maginificent loco.

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    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    He also made this neat donkey engine.

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    Can he do that in N-Scale? :D That is some pretty fantastic stuff!
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    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    :thumb: :thumb: great pictures :thumb: :thumb:
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    7 1/4, eh? Where is he living now? Does he enjoy traveling?

    Very nice work of art, and if he's ever in Nova Scotia, i wanna meet him and have him run it at the TC&WR! Sweet stuff!
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    siderod, he currently lives in Hamilton ON. I know he is planning a trip west to Vancouver but the folks out there have set there gauge at 7 1/2 inch for some reason. On the other side of the shay the wheels can be adjusted to the 7 1/2inch. This guy is quite a machinist.