Jump to content

Rayman4449

PRR S-2 Class (6-8-6)

Recommended Posts

 
 
 
 

Yeah that thing is awesome.... 

Would love to own a model besides the postwar Lionel that I have... 

N scale would be preferable... :P

G would be nice too... Just uh way out of my price range... 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

Hi fellows: Here is a video showing you how my friend Werner Jeggli of the Swiss groupe of the G1MRA did his. He has built four turbolocomotives thus far as well as a full set of the B&O Cincinatian with a streamlined royal Blue P7C and coaches. A couple of years ago he announced that he wanted to build an S2; as I was member of the PRRT&HS and had the drawings I scanned them for him and he started right away on this huge project. He did it in record time and is now testing it with a dynamometer as you can see in this video at the Swiss club EIWI in the suburbs of Basel. He doesn't seem very satisfied with the present turbine and I understand that he might develop a more powerful one for this extremly impressive unit. Here is the link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oojmUmiDufA

I hope you all enjoy this and give a thought to go live steam.

Merry Christmas to all!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

While I am at it I may as well let people know, if you are interested in this impressive prototype, which unfortunatly had a rather eventful and unsuccesful career and want to know the full story behind its build, existence, test etc. You can find a complete story by Neil Burnell in volume 45 , N° 3 of the Keystone the magasine of the PRRT&HS which is Autumn 2012. It is very thorough on the subject of just what went wrong with the real engine. and is a fascinating read; just like all the other of his articles notably the ones on the T1 in the same magasine.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


G Scale Train Forum.com - Copyright 2019 Powered by Invision Community

×
  • Create New...