On30 Steam Loco Kitbashing Ideas

Compiled by Lennart Elg


Bobber has asked me to re-post this, which appeared very early in the history of the list. I have compiled a list of small steam locomotives suitable for On30, sorted by driver dia. and fixed wheelbase.The list also contains the same information for a number of HO loco mechanisms, so you can easily match them to suitable prototypes. Please note that I have not been able to measure all HO mechanisms personally, so in some cases the measurements might be off by a few tenths of a millimeter.. If you have any questions or additions, please get in touch !
Lennart Elg

On30 steam loco kitbashing ideas by Lennart Elg (lennart.elg@nutek.se)
Driving wheels,                 1/48 scale
                               prototype (inch)                model (mm)
                                       Dia  Wb          Ref.   Dia    Wb
   Four-coupled
   Dickson (OF)  0-4-0ST                22  33      Gaz 89/3  11,6  17,5
   Porter 3t  0-4-0ST                   18  36      Gaz 95/4   9,5  19,1
   Porter 5.5t                  0-4-0T  18  38      Gaz 86/1   9,5  20,1
   Porter 4t                    0-4-0T  18  42      Gaz 88/3   9,5  22,2
   Baldwin                      0-4-2T  24  39           LBB  12,7  20,6
   Porter 4.5t                 0-4-0ST  20  42          cat.  10,6  22,2
   Porter 8t                   0-4-0ST  20  42      Gaz 81/3  10,6  22,2
   South Side (OF)              0-4-4T  24  42      Gaz 82/2  12,7  22,2
   Vulcan 9t                   0-4-2ST  24  42      Sn3 91/4  12,7  22,2
   EWA Plantation #1         0-4-2ST+t  26  43        SNR 20  13,8  22,8
x  Dapol Pug                     0-4-0  23  45                12,2  23,8
   Porter 12t                   0-4-4T  23  45      Gaz 81/3  12,2  23,8
   Baldwin                     0-4-2ST  25  45      Gaz 85/6  13,2  23,8
   Porter 6t                   0-4-0ST  20  48          cat.  10,6  25,4
   Baldwin                      0-4-2T  28  45      Gaz 86/1  14,8  23,8
   Baldwin "Leslie"             0-4-2T  28  45  Sugar T,p120  14,8  23,8
   Baldwin 10t                 0-4-0ST  24  48      Gaz 86/2  12,7  25,4
   Lima 6t                     0-4-0ST  24  48          cat.  12,7  25,4
   Klondike Porter 6t          0-4-0ST  24  48      Gaz 75/5  12,7  25,4
x  Mantua Goat                   0-4-0  28  46                14,8  24,3
   Merced Porter               0-4-0ST  24  49      Gaz 87/3  12,7  25,9
x  AHM A-3 Shunter               0-4-0  28  47                14,8  24,9
   NZ Alco Mallet              2-4-4-2  32  45      Gaz 89/5  16,9  23,8
   Brooks 8t                   0-4-0ST  28  48        Gaz #1  14,8  25,4
   Baldwin                      0-4-2T  28  48    Kiso (jap)  14,8  25,4
   Porter 14t                   0-4-4T  28  48      Gaz 81/3  14,8  25,4
   Alco Mallet                 2-4-4-2  28  48                14,8  25,4
   Baldwin, Army                0-4-2T  30  48      Gaz 89/1  15,9  25,4
   Baldwin "Kinau"              0-4-4T  30  48  Sugar T,p107  15,9  25,4
   Mayumbe Garratt (OF)    0-4-0+0-4-0  25  51                13,2  27,0
   Porter 8t                   0-4-0ST  24  52    Grandt kit  12,7  27,5
x  Grandt Line Porter 8t       0-4-0ST  24  52                12,7  27,5
   Tasmanian Garratt (OF)  0-4-0+0-4-0  32  48                16,9  25,4
   Baldwin 12t                 0-4-0ST  28  52      MR 71/10  14,8  27,5
   Lima 8t                     0-4-0ST  24  56          cat.  12,7  29,6
x  Mantua Mogul (use axle 1,2)     -4-  34  54                18,0  28,6
   Lima 10t                    0-4-0ST  28  58          cat.  14,8  30,7
   Eureka Mill Porter 8t       0-4-0ST  25  60      Gaz 89/1  13,2  31,8
   Porter 12t                  0-4-0ST  26  60          cat.  13,8  31,8
   YSL #1, Porter 12t           0-4-0T  27  60      Gaz 88/6  14,3  31,8
   Lima 14t                    0-4-0ST  28  60          cat.  14,8  31,8
   Baldwin 18t                 0-4-0ST  29  60      Gaz 83/5  15,3  31,8
x  Porter 18t                   0-4-0T  30  60    Grandt kit  15,9  31,8
   Lima 18t                    0-4-0ST  30  60          cat.  15,9  31,8
x  MDC Cons. (use axle 1,3)        -4-  28  63                14,8  33,3
x  AHM Bowker                    2-4-0  34  60                18,0  31,8
   Magma Arizona #4              2-4-2  34  60      Gaz 84/6  18,0  31,8
   Vulcan 22t logging Forney    0-4-4T  36  60       OR 96/2  19,1  31,8
   Caspar SF&E "Daisy           0-4-2T  37  60     Wurm book  19,5  31,8
   Ceylon Garratt (OF)     2-4-0+0-4-2  30  63                15,9  33,3
   Porter ca 18t               0-4-0ST  31  69      MR 63/10  16,4  36,5
   Porter 30t                   0-4-0T  36  69      Gaz 89/1  19,1  36,5
   Six-coupled
   Westfield Porter             0-6-2T  24  62      Gaz 88/6  12,7  32,8
x  Mantua Mallet               2-6-6-2  29  62                15,3  32,8
x  MDC Consolid.         (3 axl)   -6-  28  63                14,8  33,3
   Porter 12t                   0-6-2T  26  65      Gaz 87/2  13,8  34,4
   SAR NGG11 Garratt (OF)  2-6-0+0-6-2  30  68     Narrow L.  15,9  36,0
x  Mantua Camelback (3 axl)        -6-  31  68                16,4  36,0
   Porter 10t                    2-6-0  28  70      Gaz 81/3  14,8  37,0
   Santo Dom. Mallet           2-6-6-2  33  72      MR 83/11  17,5  38,1
   Vulcan   2-6-2T                      28  74         On30"  14,8  39,2
x  MDC                           0-6-0  29  75                15,3  39,7
   Porter 14t                    2-6-0  28  76      Gaz 81/3  14,8  40,2
   SAR NGG16 Garratt (OF)  2-6-2+2-6-2  33  78     Narrow L.  17,5  41,3
x  Rivarossi                     0-6-0  30  81                15,9  42,9
   Mex Baldwin (OF)              2-6-0  33  84      Gaz 90/3  17,5  44,5
   Argent Lumber #5              2-6-2  36  84      Gaz 85/6  19,1  44,5
   Porter 16t                    2-6-0  30  87      Gaz 81/3  15,9  46,0
   Argent Lumber #3              2-6-0  31  87     RMC 87/12  16,4  46,0
   Porter 18t                    2-6-0  33  87      Gaz 81/3  17,5  46,0
   Godchaux #6                   2-6-0  31  92      Gaz 88/4  16,4  48,7
   Porter 20t                    2-6-0  36  98      Gaz 81/3  19,1  51,9
x  MDC Mogul                     2-6-0  28 100                14,8  52,9
x  MDC Oldtimer                  2-6-0  35 100                18,5  52,9
   Carpar SF&E "Smilax"         2-6-2T  37 100     Wurm book  19,6  52,9
   Argent Lumber #2              2-6-0  37 100       FR 97/1  19,6  52,9
   Godchaux #4                   2-6-0  37 101      RMC 86/8  19,6  53,4
x  Mantua Mogul                  2-6-0  34 107                18,0  56,6
   Porter 28t                    2-6-0  38 108      Gaz 89/1  20,1  57,2
   Porter 30t                    4-6-0  38 108      Gaz 89/1  20,1  57,2
   Porter 31t                    2-6-2  38 108      Gaz 89/1  20,1  57,2
   Porter 33t                   0-6-4T  38 108      Gaz 89/1  20,1  57,2
   ML&M #12                      2-6-0  42 109      Gaz 84/6  22,2  57,7
x  Bachmann On30" Mogul	         2-6-0  40 113                21,0  59,7
   C&S #22                       2-6-0  38 114      Gaz 89/3  20,1  60,3
   Eight-coupled
x  MDC O.T. Consolidation        2-8-0  28  94                14,8  49,7
   Mex. Baldwin             2-8-2 (OF)  28  95      Mex N.G.  14,8  50,3
x  Mantua Camelback              2-8-2  31 100                16,4  52,9
   Lawndale #5  2-8-0                   33 118      Gaz 83/6  17,5  62,4
   Pacific Coast #5              2-8-0  36 138      Gaz 83/6  19,1  73,0


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