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by Kevans
Tue May 16, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

The hydro test is ongoing, in the latest set of photos the FRA inspector was there and the pressure held for half an hour. I don't know when the official test is but things are looking good. Kevin Nice to see you back Kevins. I did stop in there on the Route 66 trip my wife and I made in April 2016....
by Kevans
Sun May 14, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

Here is todays photo set, prelim hydro test, first @ 125%...

http://nmslrhs.org/Photos/2017/05-06/index.html

Regards,
Kevin

PS retired six months now, not dead yet, Grin.
by Kevans
Sun Jul 03, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

Here are the latest sets of photos. http://www.nmslrhs.org/Photos/2016/06-18/index.html and http://www.nmslrhs.org/Photos/2016/06-25/index.html Regards, Kevin In non RR news, here is a shot of my big BP rifle... new bipod so my editor can hold the front end up.... http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/...
by Kevans
Sun Jun 26, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

Thanks, the club members make it go. With luck we will run this year, we just have to keep squashing the little things that keep popping up.

Kevin



Mark D wrote:Yep! What Fitz said! I was down there and saw it first hand. I'm impressed. It WILL run again.
Mark D.
by Kevans
Sat Jun 25, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

The latest batch of photos, fun stuff here.

http://www.nmslrhs.org/Photos/2016/06-11/index.html

Regards,
Kevin
by Kevans
Mon Jun 13, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: RAILROAD LINKS
Topic: NMSL&RHS (Santa fe 2926 restoration)
Replies: 1
Views: 4040

Re: NMSL&RHS (Santa fe 2926 restoration)

Something new on the site, watch this.

http://nmslrhs.org/Photos/2016/06-04/DSCN0642-0651.html

Regards,
Kevin
by Kevans
Tue May 24, 2016 12:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

Sorry about the hiatus, work has been weird, and the retirement process has been time consuming. (still not retired, waiting on paper work from the DOD, gotta get all those years of service in one program...) I will get the photos linked soon, but for now, answers to Millhouse. :) Shortly before the...
by Kevans
Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

I don't know, the cats are the secret masters after all. The donation totals haven't been released yet, but the open house usually does well for fundraising. I think the air tanks are on to stay, it depends on lagging and boiler jacket installation. Things are moving right along, the boiler testing ...
by Kevans
Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

Here we are, the latest set of photos. http://nmslrhs.org/Photos/2015/09-19/index.html Open house photos, http://nmslrhs.org/Photos/2015/09-26/index.html http://nmslrhs.org/Photos/2015/10-03/index.html http://nmslrhs.org/Photos/2015/10-10/index.html There you are, up to current date. Regards, Kevin
by Kevans
Thu Oct 01, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

Mark when you get in to town, let me know. We can go out for food (That isour greatest vice.)

Photos from the open house should be up soon.

Kevin
by Kevans
Mon Sep 28, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

From the open house, a shot over the rods on the engineers side. http://i570.photobucket.com/albums/ss146/Thorgierr/IMAG0003_1.jpg The open house went great, with 1700+ attending. The hit of the show was the valve gear running from forward to reverse, powered by the power reverse cylinder. Kevin Edi...
by Kevans
Wed Sep 16, 2015 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

A milestone, the cab is on for good. (We hope, Grin)

http://nmslrhs.org/Photos/2015/09-12/index.html

Kevin
by Kevans
Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

Here is the latest set of pix,

http://nmslrhs.org/Photos/2015/09-05/index.html

Kevin
by Kevans
Fri Sep 04, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

Correction the open house is on the 26th.

If I remember right it is communication back to the air brake control line.
Nor absolutely sure though.

Kevin
by Kevans
Fri Sep 04, 2015 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Fe 2926
Replies: 224
Views: 28885

Re: Santa Fe 2926

Our annual open house is this month on the 29th.

Latest photos.

http://www.nmslrhs.org/Photos/2015/08-29/index.html

Kevin

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