1837 Winans locomotive Patent with Whimsical feel

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1837 Winans locomotive Patent with Whimsical feel

Postby NotHarryPotter » Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:29 am

Hi folks,

I just found this on the Wayback Archive. 11 pages of detailed patent drawings for a lovely early VB loco. Not Minimum Gauge by any stretch, but may help with the vibe of an Emmetesque loco


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Postby JeffSaxton » Wed Apr 03, 2013 2:31 pm

Love the article!! One of my dreams would be to model the B & O in 1845 - 1855, in 1:32 scale (45mm as standard gauge). The amount and quantity of odd locos at that time, mixed with emerging standards, would make a very neat layout.

I do have parts for a Winans Camel 0-8-0 in stock, and there is an extant Davis ten-wheel Camel in our local museum.
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