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by Leonard S.
Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nickel Plate Road 765 Harrisburg, PA Video's
Replies: 0
Views: 1928

Nickel Plate Road 765 Harrisburg, PA Video's

Hi all, Here is video from the chase this past Saturday. Norfolk Southern 21st Century Steam Special with Nickel Plate Road 765 Harrisburg, PA. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6-D0ZDBoeE Nickel Plate Road 765 Harrisburg, PA HD Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnNB5dpZTeA Hope you enjoy. Len.
by Leonard S.
Wed Jul 11, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2101 was wrecked?!
Replies: 8
Views: 1629

Re: 2101 was wrecked?!

I received my info from Ross just a few minutes ago.
" That happened many years before, I owned the engine.
Ross"

So that fireman was full of crap who sold me the photo I have of this wreck.

Len.
by Leonard S.
Wed Jul 11, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2101 was wrecked?!
Replies: 8
Views: 1629

Re: 2101 was wrecked?!

Ok guy's,
I wrote an email to Mr. Rowland and we'll see what he has to say.

Len.
by Leonard S.
Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2101 was wrecked?!
Replies: 8
Views: 1629

Re: 2101 was wrecked?!

This wreck happen while under the owner ship of Ross Rowland I have another photo of this wreck I bought at a train show. I'll hunt it out and get it scanned.
Hope that helps,
Len.
by Leonard S.
Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2011 DL&W 565 Progress Report
Replies: 4
Views: 1754

Re: 2011 DL&W 565 Progress Report

Delaware Lackawanna & Western Railroad Project 565 This is the fan page for Project 565 , where every one is welcome! This is not a closed page, like the new page is. We do not screen our Members , But they do! This is their link. http://www.facebook.com/groups/109493199162415/ Our Fan page has ...
by Leonard S.
Mon Sep 05, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2011 DL&W 565 Progress Report
Replies: 4
Views: 1754

Re: 2011 DL&W 565 Progress Report

Lackawanna RailFest 2011 report on Project 565... For the second year straight, the headlight was lit for the Fest. This time the headlight was sitting on wooden blocks with the smoke box cover now back on. We now have a project sign on location. Each year our RailFest display gets better. We are lo...
by Leonard S.
Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bessemer and Lake Erie 643
Replies: 0
Views: 1537

Bessemer and Lake Erie 643

Hey all, B&LE 643 Facebook Page Just passing this on to the group. A young person I know is doing the administration on the this Facebook page and although his grammar and spelling are not the best, it does have some good information and photos of the 643. And yes Andrew and his Father dose know...
by Leonard S.
Tue Jun 28, 2011 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2011 DL&W 565 Progress Report
Replies: 4
Views: 1754

Re: 2011 DL&W 565 Progress Report

Mark, the cut off time was because one of the shop bosses were leaving sooner then he would other times. so we had to be out at 4:30 other times we are out by 5pm.

Len.
by Leonard S.
Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2011 DL&W 565 Progress Report
Replies: 4
Views: 1754

2011 DL&W 565 Progress Report

Hello all, We had our first weekend workday on May 15! We had 5 folks there. We completely finished installation of the smokebox cover. All the bolts are installed and we attached the condo brackets. The marker light brackets need to have the holes reemed out to fit. The grab rail is done also. We i...
by Leonard S.
Thu Apr 28, 2011 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: F units in Scranton
Replies: 19
Views: 3304

Re: F units in Scranton

Here's a photo of the F3's in the rouldhouse.
The photo shows #663 on track 19 in close proximity to DL&W 565.
Photo by Rich

Len.
by Leonard S.
Sat Apr 16, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tough Guys, starring 4449, and a question...
Replies: 11
Views: 2139

Re: Tough Guys, starring 4449, and a question...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092105/ Two elderly gangsters are released from prison only to find they have trouble fitting in as old men who still take no guff from anyone. Director: Jeff Kanew Writers: Jim Cruickshank, James Orr Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas and Charles Durning Storyline Harr...
by Leonard S.
Thu Apr 14, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Project DL&W 565 2010 Updates
Replies: 13
Views: 2585

Re: Project DL&W 565 2010 Updates

Here are a few up to date photos of 565 from April. in these photo's taken by one of our crew members you can see our smokebox cover is now back on. the first time in over 35 years.

Len.

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Smokebox cover on for the first time in over 35 years.


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Bran New Pins made by a local Tech School .
by Leonard S.
Wed Apr 13, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Yahoo Rail Fan Group Fourm
Replies: 0
Views: 1287

New Yahoo Rail Fan Group Fourm

Hello all, I was asked by the group owner to pass the word about his new Yahoo group, it's called South Eastern Pennsylvania Rail Fanning. It's located here http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SouthEasternPennsylvaniaRail_Fanning/ He's up to 33 members and what like to reach 100 in time. So check it out. ...
by Leonard S.
Wed Apr 13, 2011 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Radio Feed
Replies: 0
Views: 1221

Radio Feed

Hello all,
I have the problems with my computer fixed I hope. So the feed is now back up
http://www.railroadradio.net/content/view/180/218/.

Take care,
Len.
by Leonard S.
Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tough Guys, starring 4449, and a question...
Replies: 11
Views: 2139

Re: Tough Guys, starring 4449, and a question...

Bert Lancaster was an qualified steam locomotive engineer as a young man before his movie days, he worked for I think the UP as a fireman and then a engineer. if you recall the movie " The Train" He did all the scenes of running the locomotive other then the older gent who ran the locomoti...

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