I've been fortunate to have some very interesting locos visit my
This is a sampling. No slight intended to any locos not pictured here;
it just means I wasn't able to get a decent photo of them in action!
Click on the thumbnail to see the larger picture.
|"The Baron," a meths-fired
after a fine run. Sadly, Roundhouse no longer manufactures meths-fired
locos; the examples I've seen indicate that they had perfected the form.
||A Pearse COUNTESS raising steam. A
the image doesn't do her justice.
||COUNTESS working hard on the grade.
||A Roundhouse SR&RL #24, a model
of a loco
from one of the old Maine 2-foot lines, running easily on the broad
I'm told this loco's hauled as many as twenty American freight cars.
||My Roundhouse Jack "PERCY" (named
for Percy French,
the Irish balladeer, not the green saddle tank loco from the THOMAS
with a visiting Maxwell-Hemmens Porter. (Scan of my photo courtesy of
Brown and Rich Finlayson at Steam in
||John Foley's Roundhouse DYLAN at
with a string of scratch-built wagons based on West Clare opens. (Click
to visit John's Web site, where he describes this and other projects).
RICHARD WILLIAM is alcohol-fired and, as every Roundhouse loco I've
seen, a great runner.
waiting for RICHARD WILLIAM to raise
steam. Think he's having fun? Is this a great hobby, or what?