Lots of people talk about how great a set of Hulett unloaders would look on their layout, but few have actually built models of these mechanical beasts. Monroe Stewart of Oxon Hill, Maryland, has built [as far as I know] the only N-scale replications of Hulett machines in existence on his famous Hooch Junction pike; he kindly allowed me to photograph one of the models at a variety of angles and positions.
My hope is that when other modelers see these pictures, they will be inspired to build their own Huletts. Monroe's model seems much easier to reproduce than any of the ones in prototype photographs.
|Complete Model with Boom Extended|
|Complete Model with Boom Retracted|
|Base - Side View|
|Base - Top View|
|Base - Upside Down View|
|Base Closeup View|
|Arms Raised Up|
|Arms at Level Position|
|Machinery Top View|
|Machinery Rear View|
|Machinery Underside View|
|View of Bucket and Boom|
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