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Picture Information:
Picture Title: D Valve
Location: SCLS Steaming Bay
Photographer: Phillip Cohen
Submission Date: 1/19/2011 5:31:38 PM
Comments: A view of the D valve on the clubs Alan American locomotive. Jeff and Charlie opened it up to see how things looked and to do some fine adjustments to the locomotive's timing.
Gallery Category: Educational
Technical Information:    
Shooting Location: SCLS Steaming Bay
Owner: SCLS
Locomotive Name or Road: Yosemite Valley #613
Locomotive or Car Type: Steam Locomotives
Whyte Classification Numeric: 4-4-0     Name: American     Layout: ooOO    Class: 4 Wheel Leading Truck
Track Gauge: 7.5
Scale: 1.5"
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Critiqued 1/19/2011 6:40:05 PM by Charlie  Giordano, Torrance
We may have messed up but it is a learning process. This weekend we will get it back and going right and hopefully a little better than before. To bad that slide valve has so much slack in the linkage. Probably why it gets dead spots. The real locos had them too I guess though, and on engines like Americans it could be a real issue. We need a little starting electric motor in the tender!

  Comment Response Entered: 1/20/2011 7:30:33 PM  By: Steve   Claude - Downey CA
You know the drivers are not quartered correctly right?
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Critiqued 1/21/2011 12:33:56 AM by Phil  C, Torrance, CA
It will be ok. just needs a little re-adjustment.


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