Pillar crane drawings/photos?

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CarterB
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HO model of Pillar Crane

Post by CarterB » Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:28 am

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Re: HO model of Pillar Crane

Post by glennk419 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:15 pm

Please note that those are both kits, the crane itself being cast from white metal. I have built the crane kit and while not particularly difficult, it is delicate assembly work and does take some patience and you need to be good with the CA (superglue).
Glenn

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Re: Pillar crane drawings/photos?

Post by RDGAndrew » Thu Nov 28, 2013 11:12 am

The Colebrookdale Railroad group has been busy. The crane restoration is almost done:
http://www.railroad.net/forums/viewtopi ... 0&t=153478" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (there's a link to their Facebook page there too).
My model is coming along also, but I typically leapfrog from one project to another and it was on the back burner for a while. It may be time to get back to this one again.

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