1" Scale, 4-3/4" Gauge B-8 Class "Baltimore & Ohio" 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler by H.J. Coventry of Baltimore, MD
An 1890s-vintage Ten Wheeler, designed in the late 1950s by Mr. Coventry. Critical castings are available below.
The 1" scale, 4-3/4" gauge B-8 class 4-6-0 "Ten Wheeler" by H.J. Coventry. Critical castings available below.
Clinton Bunn on on his H.J. Coventry 4-6-0 at Richard Symmes' Bass River RR in Litchfield, NH. This actual locomotive was featured on the cover of the March 1991 issue of MODELTEC. This is classic live steam of Yesteryear, REAL live steaming, at its best. Photo courtesy Albert Grant.
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1" scale, 4-3/4" gauge B-8 class 4-6-0 "Ten Wheeler" by H.J. Coventry.
Bore: 1-3/8" (cylinder castings cored to 1" bore) Stroke: 2" (approx.) Driver Diameter: 5" Lead wheel diameter: 3" Boiler Diameter: 5" OD, copper (may be rolled from flat sheet, or round seamless pipe may purchased from Reeves in the United Kingdom) Tender Wheel Diameter: 3” Steam Brakes Valve Gear: Walschaert Slide Fuel: Coal Track Gauge: 4-3/4”
A rear-side view of the 1" scale H.J. Coventry Ten Wheeler. Drive wheels, cab, backhead, and tender step are clearly seen.
The valve gear, and a rear view of the cylinders.
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The drawings are complete, and are of the same standard as regular engineering drawings. Each component is completely detailed, so as to avoid any confusion, or difficulty in interpretation.
The "Critical Castings Package" of castings for the 1" scale HJ Coventry "Ten Wheeler" include the castings seen in this photo.
The Critical Castings Package includes the pilot wheels, the driving wheels, the cylinders, the rear cylinder heads, the domes, the cab, the pilot (cowcatcher), the tender frame, and the tender trucks.
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At the annual August meet of the Waushakum Live Steamers in about 1990 or 1991, John Kurdzionak runs Clinton Bunn's 1" scale B-8 Ten Wheeler on the famous "highline". This is at the former tracksite of Waushakum (Norfolk Street), of which no trace remains today. Residential construction and nature have taken over the entire former tracksite. A very special place, this was.