Welcome! Log In Create A New Profile

Advanced

Re: A great photo, and a restoration question

August 11, 2019 03:39PM avatar
John K Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> This is a great photo, and the casual view of 168
> in the background offers a lot.
>
> And it brings up a restoration question, hopefully
> not seen as nitpicking. The question involves the
> spacing of the numbers on 168's tender. Are there
> any written specs as to what the spacing was? Was
> it variable? I've noticed a tendency for
> locomotives painted today to have the digits
> placed closer together than what is seen in the
> past (or sometimes in the past, as in this
> picture) and I'm just curious as to if things
> varied over the years, if stencils were used,
> etc.
>
> I'm not trying to put down the work done on 168,
> it is nothing short of amazing!

You have to do this to get a comparison....

Comparison.JPG

I hope this will be put right.

Cheers from Under thumbs up

Chris
in New Zealand
Subject Author Posted

D&RG 168 with the cab installed Attachments

Stewart Rhine August 08, 2019 10:56AM

Re: D&RG 168 with the cab installed

jalbers August 08, 2019 11:03AM

Re: D&RG 168 with the cab installed

Jason Rose August 08, 2019 11:40AM

Re: D&RG 168 with the cab installed

bcp August 08, 2019 11:55AM

Re: D&RG 168 with the cab installed

guymonmd August 08, 2019 12:12PM

American Rolled/aka "Russia" Iron

elecuyer August 08, 2019 01:08PM

Re: American Rolled/aka "Russia" Iron Attachments

Chris Walker August 08, 2019 02:06PM

Re: American Rolled/aka "Russia" Iron

Tomstp August 08, 2019 02:13PM

A great photo, and a restoration question

John K August 10, 2019 10:33AM

Re: A great photo, and a restoration question Attachments

Chris Walker August 11, 2019 03:39PM

Re: A great photo, and a restoration question

porterno2 August 11, 2019 07:36PM

Re: A great photo, and a restoration question

Eddy Sand August 13, 2019 08:23AM

Re: A great photo, and a restoration question

Russ B. August 13, 2019 02:08PM

Re: A great photo, and a restoration question

guymonmd August 14, 2019 07:06PM

Re: American Rolled/aka "Russia" Iron Attachments

Tomstp August 08, 2019 02:07PM

Re: American Rolled/aka "Russia" Iron Attachments

Tomstp August 08, 2019 02:09PM

Re: American Rolled/aka "Russia" Iron

Jim Callaway August 11, 2019 07:57PM

Re: American Rolled/aka "Russia" Iron

Tomstp August 12, 2019 07:04PM

4-8-0's

hank August 13, 2019 07:57AM

Re: American Rolled/aka "Russia" Iron

Jim Callaway August 19, 2019 01:44PM

Re: American Rolled/aka "Russia" Iron

James August 08, 2019 06:23PM

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

Chris Walker August 08, 2019 07:20PM

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

James August 08, 2019 07:37PM

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

Bill M. August 08, 2019 07:56PM

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

Rob483 August 08, 2019 08:16PM

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

Thor Windbergs August 09, 2019 02:13AM

Samples

elecuyer August 09, 2019 08:55AM

Re: American Rolled/aka "Russia" Iron

elecuyer August 09, 2019 08:52AM

Re: D&RG 168 with the cab installed

Rich Murray August 08, 2019 02:20PM

Re: D&RG 168 with the cab installed Attachments

Tomstp August 08, 2019 02:27PM

Re: D&RG 168 with the cab installed

Eric Ross August 08, 2019 02:26PM

Re: D&RG 168 with the cab installed Attachments

davegrandt August 08, 2019 08:13PM

Re: D&RG 168 with the cab installed Attachments

Kelly Anderson August 11, 2019 10:54AM

Re: D&RG 168 with the cab installed

Samart August 11, 2019 11:22AM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley

Russo Loco August 11, 2019 05:30PM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley Attachments

bcp August 11, 2019 06:17PM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley Attachments

TonyK375 August 11, 2019 11:42PM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley

Tomstp August 12, 2019 08:37AM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley

TonyK375 August 12, 2019 09:52AM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley

MSRRKevin August 12, 2019 04:27PM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley Attachments

Chris Walker August 11, 2019 06:23PM

Re: Narrow Gauge 4-8-0's . . . smileys with beer

Russo Loco August 12, 2019 12:51PM

Re: Narrow Gauge 4-8-0's, but wait, there's more Russo Attachments

Wayne Hoskin August 12, 2019 05:34PM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley

Kelly Anderson August 13, 2019 06:22AM

Re: mastodon locomotive

James August 13, 2019 07:08AM

Re: mastodon locomotive

Chris Walker August 13, 2019 02:36PM

Re: mastodon locomotive

Wayne Hoskin August 13, 2019 07:00PM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive

Russo Loco August 13, 2019 09:16PM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive 4-14-4 Attachments

Dirk Ramsey August 13, 2019 09:42PM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive 4-14-4

bcp August 13, 2019 10:15PM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive 4-14-4

HogandTow August 13, 2019 10:24PM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive 4-14-4

GeorgeGaskill August 15, 2019 01:09AM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive 4-14-4

Brett Wiebold August 13, 2019 10:58PM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive 4-14-4

Mark Huber August 14, 2019 01:08AM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive 4-14-4

Dirk Ramsey August 15, 2019 09:17AM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive 4-14-4

guymonmd August 15, 2019 11:38AM

Re: 4-14-4 locomotive name?

Russo Loco August 15, 2019 12:45PM

Re: 4-14-4 locomotive name?

george pearce August 15, 2019 03:16PM

Re: 4-14-4 locomotive name?

John K August 15, 2019 07:49PM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive 4-14-4

John Hewlett August 15, 2019 09:23PM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive 4-14-4

Tomstp August 16, 2019 11:22AM

Re: 4-10-0 locomotive

James August 14, 2019 01:46AM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley

James August 11, 2019 06:58PM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley

Mark Huber August 15, 2019 01:40AM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley

Glenn Butcher August 15, 2019 07:37AM

Re: D&RG 168 with missing pair of drivers . . . eye rolling smiley

Glenn Butcher August 15, 2019 10:28AM

Re: D&RG 168 with the cab installed

porterno2 August 11, 2019 07:37PM



Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.

Click here to login