A good friend of mine, David Fletcher, regularly sends me photos
of his projects. He has skills many others only dream of having.
The locomotives he constructs from scratch are some of
the finest pieces of equipment I have ever seen. A master of kitbashing
as well, he can turn a stock engine into something looking so
different, you'd never realize what it was to begin with. If you
have any questions for David, E-Mail me at Unitah@aol.com
and I'll make sure they get to him quickly. I hope you enjoy his
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A bashed / scratch made South Park Mason Bogie running
by the Rio Grande Down Under 'Cliffs of Hermosa' Loco uses the
wheels and drive from a Lionel 0-6-0T loco, the rods and superstructure
are scratch made, with detail parts from precision scale and Accucraft.
The front half of the cab is the Lionel cab re-used.
The South Park Mason Bogie, loco#22 "Crested Butte"
The Mason is fully articulated and can negotiate tight
A Bashed/Scratch made NG 8-18-C Baldwin 4-4-0. The
model uses the wheels from a Bachmann 2-4-2 in a scratch made
chassis. The wagon top boiler and cab top are taken from a AMT
'General' Kit, all the rest is made from styrene and PVC pipe.
The domes are fabricated from PVC tubes with Taylor's buttons
A view of the 8-18-C 4-4-0, model is D&RG #26 "Rio
Bravo" of 1878.
A closeup view of the 4-4-0's drive gear.
The 4-4-0 negotiating 'Crazy Horse' bridge on the Rio
Grande Down Under.
A substantially modified Delton C-16, bashed to accurately
represent D&RGW #268 between 1949 and 1955, the model was
completely stripped and rebuilt with all new details, piping and