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Re: American Rolled/aka "Russia" Iron---Real vs Painted.

August 09, 2019 01:13AM avatar
The discussion of boiler jacket is highly interesting, and I have researched and corresponded with several people about this, I am modelling a 60cm Baldwin 2-4-0 from 1912. Vol39pg237pdf148-60cmEFPerusPirapora1912_6-10C16dwg7Rd3Dr.Jambeiro-
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With "Boiler Jacket, Planished Steel Bands iron Style 9& 14 Boiler lagging Magnesia sectional Back head, to be lagged and jacketed" Painting, Engine, Style 285 Ivy Green and Gold" The very knowledgeable and helpful David Fletcher has explained that the Ivy Green is basically Baldwin Green, which matches pretty close to German Air Force Green, the Gold is actually more of a lemon yellow.

Anyway I have investigate several industrial steam engines preserved in museums here in Germany for the "Planished Iron", Russia Iron. The suggested best model paint to match is the Testors Model MasterĀ® Metalizer Lacquer Paints Gun Metal, but it is not available here in Europe.

Question, does anyone at the WW&F or @ CT&S have small, tiny samples of the final stainless steel sheet that I could buy and have shipped to me here in Germany? The picture of Glenbrook shows that results of "gun metal blueing", I think they called it as used on Eureka and Glenbrook, looks, sounded like a kind of mess with chemicals in open trays big enough for the lagging...

One thing on the 168 that pops into mind as we look at these period pictures, what kind of cinder catcher did the locomotives get as they went from small diamond stack screens to strait stacks, I think that the Stalhi has show pictures on the FB page, was the front end "Master Mechanic" sufficient to prevent all cinders?
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