Running Gear Tune-up (Do you need one?)
Do you have a brass locomotive with a hitch in it's giddy-up?
Your locomotive may require lubrication
Drivers may need to be quartered (see below)
Side rods may be bent
Crosshead guides may be mis-aligned
Do you have a brass locomotive that shorts out while trying to run down the track?
This is caused by the insulated metal wheels on the locomotive or the tender touching the brass frame.
We can perform any type of tuning or repair to make your brass locomotive run smoothly
Evaluations and estimates available
Work is charged on an hourly basis, with a minimum of one hour
Steam locomotives must have their drivers properly quartered to run smoothly.
Quartering means the drivers' crank pins on one side of the locomotive is exactly 90 degrees ahead of the crank pins on the opposite side.
More information about steam locomotive quartering can be found here.