Hypertherm innards

Neighbor Needs Plasma!

January 19, 2017

My neighbor called me… can you come into the shop and look at some machines?

Cincinnati Milacron 15VC-1500 vertical mill

Cincinnati Heavy Iron

October 2, 2015

Interesting troubleshooting and repairs to old Cincinnati Milacron CNC machines…

Finished "space buggy"

Space Buggies

January 5, 2015

Three custom “space buggy” rail cars refined and built in short order

Hy-rail Boom Truck

December 6, 2014

Custom hyrail crane truck enhances safety and convenience on a shoestring budget.

Custom wheel gauge

Custom Railroad Wheel Gauges

June 5, 2012

Affordable custom wheel gauges created for railroad use.

Bullard Dyn-Au-Trol feed

Complicated Bullard Machine Repaired

May 19, 2012

Gearbox of extremely complicated machine tool repaired… twice!

Winona 10 New Wheels

Historic Parts Supplied

December 30, 2010

Reproduction parts keep historic trolley cars (street cars) rolling

Cooling fan test system

How to Drive a Locomotive Fan

August 31, 2009

Repair shop couldn’t find a way to power locomotive cooling fans.

Stamping Plant Hoist

Stamping Hoist

June 13, 2009

Hoist for automotive stamping plant designed in 3D CAD.

15 ton Crane Modernization

December 14, 2007

Crane modernization brings locomotive shop into the 21st century.