Jacob Croisant

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Jacob Croisant

The North American Live Steamer, Volume 1, Number 9

Sending you a picture of my 2 inch scale Atlantic, tender, and one car, my own design and I also made all patterns. Will give you the dimensions of this engine: track gauge 10-1/8 inch; 2-1/2 by 3-3/4 inch D valve; drivers 10 inch one tread; boiler 10 inch diameter 36 inch length; 20 flues 1 inch diameter rolled and beaded; one injector axel pump; hand pump; to oilers, one for each piston; greasless roller bearings throughout; Bell; 4 chime whistle; steams easily; weight approximately 550 pounds.

Jacob Croisant
Route 2
Mendota, Illinois
Jacob Croisant Atlantic 1957.jpg

3/4 Inch Hudson

The following advertisement appeared in The North American Live Steamer, Volume 1 Number 9:

For Sale: 3/4 inch scale Hudson Engine and Tender, built in 1951. Boiler tested wt 250 pounds, $500. Also have approximately 200 feet of used aluminum track. Jacob Croisant, Mendota, Illinois Rt. 2
Croisant Hudson three quarter NALS Vol1No9.jpg