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gizmoid_52
09-25-2001, 01:00 AM
I am a R&D machinist by trade, my main interest as far as machine work is concerned
is building machine tools, hydraulics, and
toolmaking. I dabble also in steam driven
logging donkeys, especially Willamette Iron
and Steel duplex loaders.

thanks for your replies
your friend Jack

Thrud
09-25-2001, 07:53 PM
There is a live steam club in Vancouver, BC
and a number of the members who are into logging stuff - they are listed in the clubs at the back of "Live Steam". Hope that helps a little.

willjordan
09-27-2001, 11:06 AM
gizmoid:

I'm still a member of the British Columbia Society of Model Engineers, now living in Napa, California. I grew up in SW Washington and spent many happy weekends in Tillamook County.

Are you making models the donkeys or retoring full sized ones? I may be able to find you plan sources from some of my old contacts.

My "dream" project is a 1.5" scale steam shovel, circa 1910.


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grace & peace
will

BrianH
09-28-2001, 11:42 PM
If you got any interest in steam locomotive engines, go up to Hillsboro to Bartlett Enterprises; I worked for the owner for a few months, and his engines are beautiful.