Reference & Suppliers Links




Caswell Plating   Source for black oxide chemical kit and small electroplating kits. 

Enco   Supplier of tools and machinery.   

Green Velvet Steam Cylinder Oil  Source for steam cylinder oil. 

Godshall Custom Machining  Custom locomotive construction & repair, boiler fabrication and CNC machining

Lagging Test  Check Hackett's page that shows tests of lagging ---- and the conclusion that lagging is no more effective insulator than trapped air.  

Hanson Rivet Source for 1/16" diameter round head copper rivets. .

L S Manufacturing Cars,  trucks, stainless steel couplers and plumbing fittings. 

Loco Parts  Good looking accessories from water gauges to lubricators to safety valves.

Marco Rubber A good source for information on O-Rings.

Marty Burners  Shows how to fabricate propane burners.

Mason's Trains  Sells RTR 1.5" scale steam locomotives.

McMaster-Carr  Source for hardware items, material and tools. 

Micro Fasteners  Source for small screws, nuts, etc.

MSC Industrial Supply Source for inexpensive gauges, tools and hardware.

PM Research   They have some neat plumbing castings under Steam Engine Acc

Railroad Quick Pic Books  Sells books featuring photo geared logging locomotives.

Railroad Supply Large scale steam and diesel locomotives

Railroad Warehouse Source of castings, pipe fittings, couplers, etc.  

SHAY Castings & Drawings This is Ken Schroeder's website  

Special Shapes Company A source of small brass shapes such as half round rod. 

Sulphur Springs Steam Models  A good source for the Sievert torches and other silver soldering supplies. 

Terlyn Industries LSB8000 water treatment.

Thompson Enamel A source for Sparex No1 & Sparex No 2 pickling solutions.