Steam whistles, hot air, and collectors

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I love the sound of a steam whistle. Ashton Valve made a number of steam whistles for railroads, factories, boats, etc. Anyone on this site collect whistles?
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When Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad ran the Porter Mikado #5 she carried an Ashton 3 chime whistle. Arguably the best sounding whistle I've ever heard.
#5 has not run in 10 to 15 years. However I think the Ashton whistle may have been put on Hammond Lumber #17. I haven't been to the Mt Rainier Railroad in over 15 years. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.