18" gauge American beauty

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18" gauge American beauty

Postby Daniel O. Caso » Sat May 18, 2013 4:23 am

This link was posted by Ed Weldon to the 18Inch Yahoo group of which I asume most of you are a member.

Just in case:

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q19/ ... 1_Side.jpg

And later he posted this message


All that survived of Glover is in a museum in Georgia. I forget the name; but it'll be easy to find with a bit of searching the internet. How the museum curators will respond to an inquiry remains to be seen. ......... Ed Weldon




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I am interested in 20" , 18" and 15" railways. specialy the ones related to agriculture. I am also interested in (old) lime stone industry.

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18" Glover loco

Postby lenelg » Sun May 19, 2013 1:46 pm

Looks like a pretty good match for a chopped Bachmann Forney in 1/32
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Postby csundstr » Sun May 19, 2013 3:42 pm

There was an excellent book published on Glover a few years ago, and there are much better photos of these locomotives in there:

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0911581405/ref=nosim/gearedsteamlocom

My copy is loaned out right now, but I seem to remember this locomotive (and its sister locomotive, sequential serial numbers) were 24" gauge, not 18". I could be mis-remembering though.

Really nice little teakettle, though.

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Postby Daniel O. Caso » Sun May 19, 2013 3:49 pm

Lennart

You are right.
That would be what I would be doing right now if not still in love with the French railway scene.

Chris

Thank you for the link ( the information.


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