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Re: Building a new Mason Bogie, was Re: Track Work Begins in Como

May 21, 2020 03:32PM
Bernie Perch Wrote:
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> The solution is quite simple. Extend the rear
> frame around the lower firebox instead of
> attaching it to the firebox like Mason did. Then
> extend this frame to the pivot point of the
> drivers creating a cradle for the boiler to sit
> in. All the pulling forces would be on the frame.
>
>
> Bernie

You are on the right track Bernie. In fact, Mason added a frame under the boilers of the "newer" Mason Bogies. Here is a picture of C&S #1 showing the boiler frame and the frame that extended back to the tender. However, Mason still connected these two separate frames to the boiler. In order to create the "Full Frame" we need to connect the two frames and have the boiler ride on the frame while the frame takes all the force. Again, not a simple engine to replicate. But if they can replicate a Pennsy T1 .......

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