Archive for the ‘Truckenmiller, Doug’ Category

March 16, 2014 · by David Gilbert · Bohl, Ed, Erector Sets, Machines, Truckenmiller, Doug

Ed Bohl’s Wood Steam Shovel

Ed Bohl writes: Got these parts off eBay, no box, did have a manual. Some of the parts are homemade, the pieces that are square on the end of axels.

March 15, 2014 · by David Gilbert · Cranes & Derricks, Erector Sets, Truckenmiller, Doug
March 14, 2014 · by David Gilbert · Bridges, Erector Sets, Hansen, Bruce, Truckenmiller, Doug, Ware, Dave, Wood, Gary

Bruce Hansen’s Bascule Bridge

Bruce Hansen writes: This is the Bascule Bridge model from an #8 1/2 set manual. There’s a mix of parts vintages with this set, 1935-37 P51 motor and girders/base plates from the 1950’s. The bridge has a basket in the rear for adding weight to balance the bridge.

Gary Wood’s Lift Bridge

Gary writes: This bridge is modeled after the lift bridge located at the entrance to Duluth Harbor from Lake Superior in Duluth, MN. I made it from extra pieces I have from incomplete sets but I did not alter any pieces. It was a lot of fun to build and it’s fun to show it off to friends.