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Near the end of D. Kinsey's book Locomotives is a photo of a small saddle tank Porter used for hauling bolts to a shingle mill. The sand dome is on top of the water tank and the dome in front of that appears to be the water tank filler cap. The whistle and pressure relief valves stick up through the cab roof.
Is there likely a steam dome in side the cab?
 

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Spule,

That pix was priceless--I've been looking for a good, clean backhead shot of an 0-4-0. Thank you. Can you tell me what the brass manifold is? I think the (horizontal) throttle bar is right below it, right? And the Johnson bar is on the right, in front of the seat? And the water glass is tilted at about 45 deg? The trycocks are to the right and down low. I'm guessing it had air brakes because there are two gauges. Which one is the steam pressure gage?

I'd be appreciative of any help here./DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/w00t.gif

Thanks,

Les W.
 

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No air pump on this loco, so probably steam brakes?

I will ask a friend of mine that has fired a narrow gauge Porter (for employment many years ago) to sort out the bits for us.....
 

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Here is my friend's reply:

The brass apparatus is a hydrostatic lubricator , I had one. Used
to get the s--t burned out of me trying to put oil in it as it would leak
steam around the valve and spit out hot oil. Looks like steam jamb brakes ,
I see no lever although some used a valve with a round handle as awkward as
that is.
 
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