My Library - Magazine Articles By Mark Fry

"Babies and Contractor's" The 7 and 10-ton Shays

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2011-09
Page:
50
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:
This article describes the small and somewhat rare 7- and 10-ton Shays, where they were used, and their history. This installment contains scale drawings, prototype photos, and references.

Kitbashing a Seven-ton Shay

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2011-10
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
O
Description:
The author describes how he used the HO-scale MDC Shay kit to build a replica of the Gilpin No. 1 Shay. The article includes model photos, various diagrams, scaled drawings, and a parts list. Includes a sidebar by Wayne Weatherstone on mastering the infamous MDC Shay mechanism.