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 Posted: Mon Feb 13th, 2012 08:51 pm
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FWIW, there actually is a Garret in America - Texas of all places. Some rich dude acquired one of the little South African 2-foot jobs and shipped it to his private estate. There were one or two pics of her in steam in Railpictures.net about a year or so ago. I'll see if I can track them down and post the link.

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 Posted: Mon Feb 13th, 2012 09:04 pm
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OK, found the photo link: http://www.steamlocomotive.info/vlocomotive.cfm?Display=1489

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 Posted: Mon Feb 13th, 2012 10:47 pm
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Yep, I've known about this one for some time. However, the MRy's Garratt is the only one built in the US. At least that's my story. I'd sure like to see the little dude near Houston however.

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Now, here are a couple of shots with some weathering, crew, and "stuff" on the running boards. A "dirt" overspray will blend it all together but the Dullcote makes the rivets visible.







The weather is still kind of "iffy" so she hasn't touched the rails on the layout...yet. But I am getting itchy to run trains so hopefully soon the sun will come out and the rain will stay away. #4 is the "big power" and a joy to operate.



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Nice Garrett's guys !

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Si-it's been so long that I thought everybody had forgotten about this thread! #4 has a "friend", a 2-4-4-2, and they handle the big jobs.

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Hi Woodie

Been looking at some 'loco build/conversion' threads...
...trying to get 'in the mood'.

Just added a Athern SW1500 (I think ?; just rummidging in old boxes) to my 'conversion pile'.

Now got a Shay...
...Porter 0-4-2...
...& 4-axle Critter...
...to 'convert' !

Ideas...well...some...

That 2-4-4-2 you did Woodie...
( WAY too big for me ) but...
...What Forum is it posted in ?

Cheers

Si.

Havn't seen too many pix. of her on The M Ry yet.



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http://www.freerails.com/view_topic.php?id=4346&forum_id=17

Si-here tis'....

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