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by chiloquinruss
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Question: parts for a steamer
Replies: 39
Views: 8731

Re: Question: parts for a steamer

a "fire" train following the regular trains - Maybe something could be done like this at TM. 2015 Triennial, 109 steamers, 37 miles of track of which over 20 miles of it is mainline. I think we would need a few more volunteers! :D Like I said I will pass along all of the feedback from here along wi...
by chiloquinruss
Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Question: parts for a steamer
Replies: 39
Views: 8731

Re: Question: parts for a steamer

"I received a call from a manufacturer that deeply concerns me and I would like to know how to answer this kind of situation in the future. We love to have manufacturers at our bigger meets. However we have had to limit our steamers to propane only because of extreme fire danger most of the operati...
by chiloquinruss
Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Question: parts for a steamer
Replies: 39
Views: 8731

Re: Question: parts for a steamer

I totally understand however we do have members because of distances and extreme costs make annual visits but only occasionally bring a train. Like our Australian cartel, seems thou$and$ to ship their trains back and forth is a bit much! Anyhow, the rules are the rules but we would still like to hav...
by chiloquinruss
Sat Apr 08, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Question: parts for a steamer
Replies: 39
Views: 8731

Re: Question: parts for a steamer

"some say there is burning soot blowing out the stack. but they have that issue with gas powered locos, and most i have seen do not run any type of spark arrestor. so I am wondering when that is going to be brought up" Yep I have seen all kinds of 'sparkly goodies' when we go for our summer night t...
by chiloquinruss
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Question: parts for a steamer
Replies: 39
Views: 8731

Re: Question: parts for a steamer

I really respect all of your answers and do appreciate the time you took to give complete replies. Part of our fire danger problem is at the peak of our meet / run times during the year it is also high mountain desert fire danger season! We go from fire danger low to high in about 4 or 5 days most s...
by chiloquinruss
Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Question: parts for a steamer
Replies: 39
Views: 8731

Question: parts for a steamer

Let me start off by saying right up front I am not a steamer so please don't take offense at my ignorance at this type situation. I received a call from a manufacturer that deeply concerns me and I would like to know how to answer this kind of situation in the future. We love to have manufacturers a...
by chiloquinruss
Sat Dec 31, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: D&RGW short caboose
Replies: 17
Views: 3835

Re: D&RGW short caboose

Give this link a try. Once up just type in 'caboose'. Lot's of cool reference pix. Russ

http://digital.denverlibrary.org/
by chiloquinruss
Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: New 1/8th scale supplier--was MCC ??
Replies: 8
Views: 3050

Re: New 1/8th scale supplier--was MCC ??

Email from me (Russ) sent at noon, reply back (Michael) at 3pm SAM DAY! Things are looking up.

Michael Lancenese (office manager)
Titan Trains (formerly MCC)
http://titantrains.net/

I'm not affiliated, just a fan of the quality of the product (once delivered). Russ
by chiloquinruss
Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Train Mountain website down (update 2/27)
Replies: 0
Views: 1369

Train Mountain website down (update 2/27)

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - Update 2/27 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - We are partly back up, your old link won't work so type in tmrr.org and it ' should ' come up. The camera page is still down as we try and resolve the issues dealing with this less than wonderful IPower internet provider! The member...
by chiloquinruss
Thu Jan 07, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Train Mountain Snow Removal
Replies: 3
Views: 1806

Re: Train Mountain Snow Removal

Well it warmed up today (29F) so we tried to clear the main around Central Station. We made it to Central Station but no further. We will be back at it tomorrow. Richard and Dustin cleared the grade crossings, thanks guys, and Boyd handled the shovel duties, thanks Boyd. Russ http://hobby-tronics.le...
by chiloquinruss
Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Train Mountain Snow Removal
Replies: 3
Views: 1806

Re: Train Mountain Snow Removal

And because its still snowing in Oregon today we used the equipment shown in the video and also the spreader. :mrgreen: Russ

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by chiloquinruss
Mon Dec 14, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Train Mountain Holiday Express
Replies: 0
Views: 927

Train Mountain Holiday Express

Well the first weekend running (sort of) is over and what a ball. The crowds were good, the weather was BAD. The kids were really fun! How can you go wrong with stuff like that! Even the train wreck was cool! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1IvDfROMjY u1IvDfROMjY Thanks to all the volunteers for ma...