Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by Ironflyer » Wed May 02, 2012 3:26 pm

Sorry to hear of your and your family's loss Bernie,

we'll catch you over the summer here or there,

Paul

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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by tsph6500 » Mon May 07, 2012 10:22 am

Was that fun or what? :)

The highline was buzzing day & night.
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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by tsph6500 » Mon May 07, 2012 1:37 pm

Here's my daughter Liz under the old roof from Danvers on Saturday night of the PVLS Spring Meet. Her great-grandfathers used to steam up under the same tin in the 1940's & 1950's. Her engine was built in 1952 and mine, the 4-8-4 in the background with Stanley Clark of MLS, was running in 1942.

Lots more photos to post when time allows. Thanks go to our friends at PVLS for a great meet.
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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by Bill Shields » Mon May 07, 2012 1:43 pm

sorry I missed it! :cry:
Too many things going on to bother listing them.

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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by 10 Wheeler Rob » Mon May 07, 2012 3:13 pm

Jim, you guys and Liz rock! Enjoyed your vist very much.

I think we counted 14 steam locomotives that run on the High-Line over the 3 day week end. Weather was fantastic as well. 4 larger gage steamers ran the ground line also.

Very glad so many could make it and enjoy the grounds at PVLS.

I am looking forward to the MLS July meet.

Rob
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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by Bill Shields » Mon May 07, 2012 3:29 pm

Now THERE is a good ratio

14 on the high line, 4 on the ground.... :lol:

Gotta love the high price of fuel!
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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by SteveM » Mon May 07, 2012 9:58 pm

10 Wheeler Rob wrote:I think we counted 14 steam locomotives that run on the High-Line over the 3 day week end. Weather was fantastic as well. 4 larger gage steamers ran the ground line also.
That's the way I remember it when I was a kid at PVLS back in the 70's!

It was good to see old friends and meet new ones.

Special thanks to the engineer that was driving Jim's train (sorry, but I'm really bad with names) and gave my son his first ride on the highline!

It was good to meet Jim, especially since we probably met each other in the early 1970's when were both kids getting coal all over us at PVLS.

Steve

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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by Dick_Morris » Mon May 07, 2012 11:51 pm

I didn't have much trouble adjusting to lady engineers, but it may take a bit more time to adjust to green-haired lady engineers. :lol:

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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by Ironflyer » Wed May 09, 2012 12:55 pm

Good weather, running, and to see everyone,

l-r
Steamingdon, Blackstone Valley, (corr) Alex Weare of Waushakum, Arnie, Phil Wunder, 10 WheelerRob, and last but not least Jim
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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by Ironflyer » Wed May 09, 2012 1:03 pm

and Rob's 10 wheeler chasing Mark and I on Chepachet...

sorry, the clip didn't post up...
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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by tsph6500 » Wed May 09, 2012 1:04 pm

Ironflyer wrote:a Canadian guest engineer
That's Alex Weare of Waushakum running Don's Mikadew.

Here's one of Steaming Don himself…
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Re: Pioneer Valley Steam-Up May 4, 5 & 6

Post by Ironflyer » Wed May 09, 2012 1:06 pm

Thanks Jim for clearing that for me, and for Alex

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