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Re: [z_scale] Need help in identifyinging Locomotives

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  • Jeffrey MacHan
    Ed, Sounds like you picked up some Franklin Mint pieces. You might try their web site for a list of the locos that they produced. Jeffrey ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 28, 2000
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      Ed,

      Sounds like you picked up some Franklin Mint pieces. You might try their
      web site for a list of the locos that they produced.

      Jeffrey



      >From: Ed Scullin <scullin@...>
      >Reply-To: z_scale@egroups.com
      >To: z_scale@egroups.com
      >Subject: [z_scale] Need help in identifyinging Locomotives
      >Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 19:56:01 -0700
      >
      >I need some help identifying some mystery locomotives, any help would
      >be appreciated.
      > I came across seven pewter steam locomotives in an antique store last
      >weekend. They looked to be about right for Z scale so I bought them
      >all. When I got home and tried the on a piece of track all are about Z
      >gauge some very slightly larger and some right at Z gauge. They have
      >the following markings on the bottom A circle with a C in side
      >(Copyright?), what looks like a small lazy F and the number 85. Forgive
      >my terminology as I am not sure of what things are called overseas.
      >
      >2-8-2 Smoke wings and streamlined steam dome, feed water heater on front
      >top of boiler English looking bumpers
      >4-6-2 # 970 Streamlined locomotive
      >4-6-2 European bumpers Head light in center of boiler
      >4-4-0 Yorkshire written on driver cover
      >4-6-4 Smoke wings, number C6228, Headlight atop the boiler
      >4-6-4 Streamlined Smoke stack, Plain front of boiler
      >4-6-2 Flying Scotsman written on driver cover
      > None of them have tenders, I would like to get pictures of them so I
      >could scratch build some tenders. Then I would have the makings of a RR
      >Museum for the layout of the future.
      >
      >Ed Scullin

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