A Garratt Steam Locomotive built from 2 Bachmann Big Hauler 4-6-0's
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Above is a drawing I found on the Internet of a proposed American Garratt. I don't believe it was ever built.
It gave us an idea of how we could use the parts we had in the build.
|The almost completed Garratt painted black. December 2018|
|The parts set in place. The tenders will be built from these larger tenders. November 2018|
PART TWO - Putting It Together
|Attaching the rear coupler|
|It matches the height gauge.||Butch trimming the front tender.|
|Attaching the styrene top to the front tender.|
|Trial running outside.|
PART ONE - Gathering the parts and building the foundation
|Butch making sure the motors work|
|Bob seeing if we can adapt this toy tender to the project.|
|The plywood base for the center section.|
|Bob cutting the 2" X 2" mounting plates where the front and back articulate.|
|The mounting plates in place.|
|The connecting base in place and testing the motors.|
|The parts sitting in place.|
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