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steamby51
Mystic River Traction Co.
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United States
Power from the Nineteenth Century, FOR the Twenty-First Century.

Current Residence: North and East
Print preference: Via Mergenthaller Mechanized Typesetting
Favourite genre of music: Also too many
Favourite style of art: Surrealism
Operating System: Underwood No. 5 Typewriter
MP3 player of choice: What's that again?
Shell of choice: 155 Millimeter
Wallpaper of choice: whatever doesn't peel
Skin of choice: Mine.
Favourite cartoon character: Anyone from the Triplettes of Bellville
Personal Quote: Stand away from the closing doors, or the arm comes off.
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steamby51 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
man, he even has the compressor done.................... get that boiler on and you dont have far to go............
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Eddie-Sand Featured By Owner 1 day ago
His goal seems to get to the rolling chases state according to his blog. Then he will move the locomotive to the Pichi Richi Railroad, and finish the boiler in his own shop.

The only part he did not make...was the headlamp.

This guys is my hero right now. Really does give me hope and optimism about a big project like this.

GIVES ME HOP
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steamby51 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, the headlamp looks standard issue and not reproduced.   This is very interesting.


I must say I am worried about the Zig-Zag railway............
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Steammechanic Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Professional Artist
How's the Norwich?
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steamby51 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
The project folded up due to "insurance concerns" and I am feeling quite broken by it.   You and I must catch up.
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Steammechanic Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Artist
Aw man,I'm sorry about that,yes we should.How have things been going? any new projects now that the Norwich is out?
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steamby51 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
The Tug engine is progressing steadily, and our steam show went on without a hitch
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