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by Steve Bratina
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Kirkwall Central
Replies: 38
Views: 14524

Re: Kirkwall Central

One more shot from the day. I was going to go with Harold Crouch to visit with Carl Cantola but unfortunately he passed away that year. I bet he had many stories to tell about these two engines.
by Steve Bratina
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Kirkwall Central
Replies: 38
Views: 14524

Re: Kirkwall Central

Probably the last real good day of the year so why not give the track a test. We had fairly heavy winds so I thought streamlined engines would be the best bet. I guess the real engines never met since it was 1938 when the Commodore changed her design while the Rexall Mohawk was being streamlined at ...
by Steve Bratina
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Kirkwall Central
Replies: 38
Views: 14524

Re: Kirkwall Central

Can't really tell from here. Here being Chatanooga Tennessee. Will get back at it in October.
by Steve Bratina
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Whistle Auction
Replies: 1
Views: 1138

Whistle Auction

Saw this on another site. An on line whistle auction that also has a 1" scale little engines tank engine.
Nixonauctioneers.com
Lots of interesting stuff including Erie and NYC Locomotive whistles. The auction ends at 6:00 tomorrow.
by Steve Bratina
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PVLS Live Steamers August Meet
Replies: 18
Views: 4228

Re: PVLS Live Steamers August Meet

As with the Montreal post, could you supply a list of the attending engines?
by Steve Bratina
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder
Replies: 45
Views: 12625

Re: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder

Would it be possible to make a list of the engines that attended? A bit of history with each would be nice before we forget?

Steve
by Steve Bratina
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Kirkwall Central
Replies: 38
Views: 14524

Re: Kirkwall Central

On August 2,2019, a milestone was reached on the Kirkwall Central. The three rails on the main were joined to form a loop on the main. While no large crowds gathered for the event, the local K9 crew was there to witness the occasion. Much still needs to be done to make the track "useable" but we now...
by Steve Bratina
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder
Replies: 45
Views: 12625

Re: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder

Enough of me. Any idea what historic engines are going to be there?
by Steve Bratina
Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder
Replies: 45
Views: 12625

Re: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder

Start the elections without me. I won't be able to make the big show this year. Hope the four days turn out nice for you guys.
by Steve Bratina
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder
Replies: 45
Views: 12625

Re: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder

I will be there Saturday afternoon. Since Larry (and Don of course) is going to be there, I figured that this will be my one and only time to see Larry (and Don of course) so I had better go. Save me a 2xl shirt.
by Steve Bratina
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder
Replies: 45
Views: 12625

Re: 85th Anniversary Meet at Montreal - Reminder

Hey Don!
Is there anybody going with you to the meet?