Everyone likes free
stuff . . . so here, as a small token of our appreciation
to our readers, are several items that you might find of interest.
Swanton Pacific Railroad Track Manual By E. J.
FUN: HOW TO BUILD A MODEL
TO BUILD A MODEL LOCOMOTIVE Part 2 (1Mb)
REDWOOD VALLEY RWY STANDARDS for 5"
Scale, 15" Gauge
DRAWING BY J. HOBACK
To start us off with,
here is a partial reproduction of a 1914 text by Fred H. Colvin
Link Motion. (1.2Mb)
And then we have a
handy booklet on HAND FIRING OF LOCOMOTIVES (500k pdf)
This is an original manual to a Westinghouse Air Brake
Company Cross Compound Steam Driven Air Compressor. For convenience in
downloading these larger files the booklet has been divided into three
sections. Click on the links below to start download.
These files are in the
Adobe Acrobat format. If you do
not already have Acrobat Reader, it can be found here.