Live Steam Engines

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Chessie6459, Jul 14, 2004.

  1. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Here are a few live steam engines, and diesels that belong to the Members of the Independent Live Steamers. Hope you all like them

    The First four photo's are 1-1/2" Scale and the Fifth Photo is 1" Scale.

    First Photo E6 #460

    Secone Photo FP7 #9833a

    Third Photo I1sa #769

    Fourth Photo K4sa #612

    Fifth Photo F7

    I can not make out the number on the F7, None of these photo's are mine, but were taken by other ILS members. Credit is given to them

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  2. TrainClown

    TrainClown Member

    Jaw hung slack!

    Those are just too cool for words! :cool: What every model railroader dreams of.

    Now, I think I'll have a cry :cry:

    I want one too. :curse:

    TrainClown :rolleyes: :thumb: :wave:
  3. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    :D :D :D I have to second that Emotion :D I want ont too!!! :) :)

    Great Stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!
  4. jkristia

    jkristia Member

    That would be so awesome to have an engine like that, but one can only dream...
    How much would you guess an engine like that #769 cost?, probably more than an average family car.
  5. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    Neat pix!!!
  6. siderod

    siderod Member

    Haha!! Nice pics!

    Have i mentioned i can drive a 1.5" scale Mikado whenever it's steamed?

    #769 wouldn't be that expensive if you can machine the parts yurself. A prebuilt F-Unit is is $22 000 American...shipped to yur door ready to run!
  7. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Thank You for the compliments. I will be posting more photo's soon.
  8. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    ok here you go siderod, i found some more pictures of the steaming bays

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  9. siderod

    siderod Member


    If you could, maybe...get some pics of JUST the steaming bays, without all that crap, errr...locomotive on them :p :eek: :curse:

    I might need to "borrow" that design and run it by the club i help at
  10. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Forget the steaming bays, I just love the loco. A 2-10-? couldn't see if it has a trailing truck
  11. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Matthyro It's a 2-10-0 Decapod
  12. Allstate81140

    Allstate81140 Member

    Train Pictures

    Hi. Thanks for the pictures. They are great.

    Commmooon you guys. You can own one too. Just be real good the rest of the year, and maybe your girlfriends/wives will buy you one for Christmas.

    Shoot, just prepare her the rest of the year by saying "honey, it is way cheaper than a new car". She has got to go for it.

    All have a great one. Jack.
  13. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Thank you for the compliment. On average a steam engine runs close to $9000. I will be posting more pictures of the steam fleet soon so be watching.
  14. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    I will have more photo's up this weekend so be watching this weekend.
  15. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Here is another picture

    First Pic, B6sa #6347

    More to come later when i resize some more photo's

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  16. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    here is another pic

    First Pic, this is a 1" scale railroad that one of the ILS members own.

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  17. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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