Paiute Lumber Company
This locomotive will utilize the frame and boiler from a Bachmann Climax locomotive. Both the Heisler and Climax companies bought their boilers from the same supplier and so are quite similar. The trucks are scratch built and the locomotive will be powered by a single motor located in the boiler / firebox area. Although there is no intention of building to an exact prototype it will use features common to many of the smaller Heislers.
next photo shows the Climax boiler sitting on top of the Climax frame to
give an idea of the overall size. The drawing it is sitting on is a full
size Heisler drawing in 1/24 scale. Under the frame are the scratch