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by Rick A
Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Ashton Valve Co. 1871
Replies: 94
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Re: Ashton Valve Co. 1871

Some of the old Ashton catalogs are now posted on archive.org.

https://archive.org/details/ashtonvalvetradecatalogs
by Rick A
Sat Oct 03, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Ashton Valve Co. 1871
Replies: 94
Views: 23232

Re: Ashton Valve Co. 1871

A catalog page from the 1920's.
by Rick A
Sat Oct 03, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Ashton Valve Co. 1871
Replies: 94
Views: 23232

Re: Ashton Valve Co. 1871

I was reently contacted by a man who purchased an Ashton 3 chime whistle a few years ago. It's a beauty and he sent me some pictures? I'm leaning towards a steamboat whistle. What do you think?
by Rick A
Sun Sep 27, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: ST LOUIS to NEW ORLEANS by HOUSEBOAT
Replies: 0
Views: 323

ST LOUIS to NEW ORLEANS by HOUSEBOAT

Has anyone on this forum ever travelled by boat down the Mississippi? My brother in law recently purchased a houseboat and is planning on travelling from St Louis to New Orleans. I am hoping that maybe someone will have some experience and advice he should know. He is hiring a pilot for the last str...
by Rick A
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Ashton Valve Co. 1871
Replies: 94
Views: 23232

Re: Ashton Valve Co. 1871

I recently picked up this quadruplex RR gage.
by Rick A
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Safety Valve Data article 1909
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Re: Safety Valve Data article 1909

Safety Valve Data part 3
by Rick A
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Safety Valve Data article 1909
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Re: Safety Valve Data article 1909

Safety Valve Data part 2
by Rick A
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Safety Valve Data article 1909
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Safety Valve Data article 1909

An interesting article, Safety Valve Data, from the July 1909 edition of STEAM magazine
by Rick A
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Ashton Valve Co. 1871
Replies: 94
Views: 23232

Re: Ashton Valve Co. 1871

1941 gage catalog 6
by Rick A
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Ashton Valve Co. 1871
Replies: 94
Views: 23232

Re: Ashton Valve Co. 1871

1941 gage catalog 5