IndianaRog and the Temple of Steam

Miniature steam engines by Jensen, Karsten, Stuart & Empire. Lionel & MTH trains. Wind up clocks & watches plus black powder cannons and mortars.


Creating another Jensen 51 Replica: 51R002

What began as this on Feb. 18, 2009:

Became this by April 30, 2009

How this unfolded

  1. Water tower construction
  2. Big box arrives at The Temple of Steam
  3. Jensen 50 disassembled
  4. Metal parts restoration
  5. Woodworking preparations
  6. Console, generators, saw motor, lamps etc.
  7. Key component assembly
  8. Console internal wiring
  9. Water tank connection
  10. Finished April 30, 2009
  11. New Owner visits the Temple of Steam
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Photo below is of Jensen 51R001 AND 51R002 side by side taken June 15, 2009...before 002 ships out in a couple of weeks:



While I had the two replica's together, I made the following You Tube video for posterity...chance of ever again seeing two such beasts steaming simultaneously is pretty unlikely.

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