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lulu ll is getting closer to running © 2009 - 2024 Tom Downing



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Picture Title: lulu ll is getting closer to running
Location: dcc shop
Photographer: Tom Downing
Submission Date: 8/14/2009 5:11:27 PM
Comments: Good job Tom! This engine is part of our Irene Lewis ("Little Engines") collection. It has not looked this good since the 1970's. In 2008 she got all new main bearings, nuts and bolts, and a fresh coat of paint on the frame and smoke box. (Tim B.)
Gallery Category: Projects
Technical Information:    
Shooting Location: dcc shop
Owner: scls
Locomotive Name or Road: lulu ll
Locomotive or Car Type: Steam Locomotives
Whyte Classification Numeric: 2-6-0     Name: Mogul     Layout: oOOO    Class: 2 Wheel Leading Truck
Track Gauge: 7.5
Scale: 1.5
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Critiqued 8/17/2009 4:36:46 PM by Charlie  Giordano, Torrance CA
WOW Tom. What an amazing job. Cant wait to put my had on the throttle of this loco. What a cadilac

  Comment Response Entered: 8/17/2009 6:00:10 PM  By: tom   d - 
get ready to work as she will be a coal burner no more just sitting there and pulling the throttle should be a great learning experience for all of us at the club
  Comment Response Entered: 8/18/2009 2:21:05 PM  By: Charlie   Giordano - Torrance CA
yea she will be a fun learning experiance. all these running steamers is so cool. the american and lulu. cant wait to see them double heading!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Critiqued 9/5/2009 9:28:36 PM by Tim   Brothers, Torrance, CA  (Click on the name to view members portfolio)
I love coal too, but you will all have to know where the fire hoses are...

  Comment Response Entered: 9/21/2009 1:22:04 PM  By: tom   d  - lakewood
Im thinking small loco small fire we just P on the fire and it will go outha ha, but we will have too make shur we have some water around when we run this one
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Critiqued 11/23/2009 4:16:37 PM by Charlie  Giordano, Torrance CA
what happen to the LULU I??????????:(

  Comment Response Entered: 11/24/2009 8:27:54 AM  By: tom   d - lakewood
lots of work on little things, I have to make a few changes to the plumming elt.. these things just dont fall
together good things take time,tom d
  Comment Response Entered: 11/25/2009 7:42:20 AM  By: Charlie   Giordano - Torrance, CA
yea she looks great but isnt this the LULUII. Was their once a LULUI
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Critiqued 5/12/2010 8:10:44 PM by jim  berryman, s.p. ca, la
beautiful Tom, JB

  Comment Response Entered: 5/13/2010 6:52:08 AM  By: Charlie   G - Torrance CA
Hay Tom, You just have the plumbing on the tender to finish right? Do you think it will be ready for a run at LALS for Spring Meet if we make it up?
  Comment Response Entered: 5/14/2010 10:49:05 PM  By: tom   d - lakewood
no,but Im thinking 4Th of July is a good date to shoot for,Bin putting a lot of time into the clubs 4-4-0 trying to get the pluming on that one fixed,will have it out for Saturday 5-15-10 to give it a run and test the new pluming.if all works it should be much ezer to run
  Comment Response Entered: 5/15/2010 8:24:23 PM  By: Charlie   Giordano - Torrance
Well as we saw the American runs great and will be great and alot nicer to run at other clubs!
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