Jim's Shay #5

Started as Bachmann Shay Pardee & Curtin #81196
Started as Bachmann Shay Pardee & Curtin #81196
Started as Bachmann Shay Pardee & Curtin #81196
Started as Bachmann Shay Pardee & Curtin #81196
Jim's Shay #5 Painted, weathered, and detailed by Jay Garner on the H&H Ry 6-4-2014
Jim's Shay #5 Painted, weathered, and detailed by Jay Garner on the H&H Ry 6-4-2014
Jim's Shay #5
Jim's Shay #5
Jim's Shay #5
Jim's Shay #5
Jim's Shay #5 Painted, weathered, and detailed by Jay Garner on the H&H Ry 6-4-2014
Jim's Shay #5 Painted, weathered, and detailed by Jay Garner on the H&H Ry 6-4-2014
Jim's Shay #5 Painted, weathered, and detailed by Jay Garner on the H&H Ry 6-4-2014
Jim's Shay #5 Painted, weathered, and detailed by Jay Garner on the H&H Ry 6-4-2014
Suction hose strainer made from a Raindrip Rotary Sprinkler piece. R184C
Suction hose strainer made from a Raindrip Rotary Sprinkler piece. R184C
Jim's Shay #5 Painted, weathered, and detailed by Jay Garner on the H&H Ry 6-4-2014
Jim's Shay #5 Painted, weathered, and detailed by Jay Garner on the H&H Ry 6-4-2014
Jim's Shay #5 Painted, weathered, and detailed by Jay Garner on the H&H Ry 6-4-2014
Jim's Shay #5 Painted, weathered, and detailed by Jay Garner on the H&H Ry 6-4-2014
I added the air pump, steam pump, & air tank on the cylinder side and plumbed it.
I added the air pump, steam pump, & air tank on the cylinder side and plumbed it.
I got the Shay with no suction hose, so I bought car vacuum hose, pin stripe tape, painted and weathered it.
I got the Shay with no suction hose, so I bought car vacuum hose, pin stripe tape, painted and weathered it.
Steel seats are hard on the rear, so I made cushions for the crew.
Steel seats are hard on the rear, so I made cushions for the crew.
Fireman sat a little high, so I made a pillow to rest his arm.
Fireman sat a little high, so I made a pillow to rest his arm.
Jim replaced coal bunker, and made oil tank with sardine can.
Jim replaced coal bunker, and made oil tank with sardine can.
Bachmann Pardee Curtin version. Wood cab, no air pump, no air tank, was coal burner.
Bachmann Pardee Curtin version. Wood cab, no air pump, no air tank, was coal burner.
Jim's Shay #5 on the H&H Ry 6-2-2014
Jim's Shay #5 on the H&H Ry 6-2-2014
Jim Arbuckle Shay #5
Jim Arbuckle Shay #5
#5 on the Humbug &  Helangon 6-4-2014
#5 on the Humbug &  Helangon 6-4-2014