Finger Lakes Live Steamers 50th Anniversary Meet

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Tim B Guenther
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Finger Lakes Live Steamers 50th Anniversary Meet

Post by Tim B Guenther » Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:33 pm

The Finger Lakes Live Steamers 50th Anniversary Meet will be August 1-4, 2019 and is open to all live steam and train enthusiasts. This meet will be closed to the public. All visitors must register between now and June 28, 2019, to attend.
The club is located in Marengo, New York, halfway between Rochester and Syracuse on 12 scenic acres near the rural communities of Clyde and Lyons.
We have three different railroads: 7-1/4", 4-3/4" and Gauge One. All of the tracks have been expanded and improved in recent years.
Visiting steam locomotives must have a current club or state boiler certificate.
Please register at www.fingerlakeslivesteamers.org
Payments can be processed via Paypal from our website or mailed with a down-loadable registration form.

thomaskremers
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Re: Finger Lakes Live Steamers 50th Anniversary Meet

Post by thomaskremers » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:39 am

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George the fifth
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I'm planning a couple of special treats for the 50th at FLLS. We are trying to get our 1930's George the fifth running by then. It's a Bassett Lowke 4-4-0 English engine that was the first engine to introduce superheating in the early part of the century.
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Thanks to Live Steam Magazine for the photo
I would also like to host a reunion of all 7.25 0-4-0 camelbacks at the 50th meet.

thomaskremers
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Re: Finger Lakes Live Steamers 50th Anniversary Meet

Post by thomaskremers » Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:31 am

the FLLS requires a current , for 2019, boiler hydro test and locomotive safety inspection including working brakes

Mike Walsh
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Re: Finger Lakes Live Steamers 50th Anniversary Meet

Post by Mike Walsh » Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:21 pm

thomaskremers wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:31 am
the FLLS requires a current , for 2019, boiler hydro test and locomotive safety inspection including working brakes
I dont believe this applies to 1" scale.

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Re: Finger Lakes Live Steamers 50th Anniversary Meet

Post by thomaskremers » Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:40 am

The website is fixed, including the boiler requirements https://fingerlakeslivesteamers.org/boi ... uirements/

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Re: Finger Lakes Live Steamers 50th Anniversary Meet

Post by thomaskremers » Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:03 am

The 50th is only 2 months away and registrations will only be accepted until June 28th. Hope to see everyone there.

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Re: Finger Lakes Live Steamers 50th Anniversary Meet

Post by thomaskremers » Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:04 am

Update, we won't have the George V ready until next summer. We dropped the chassis off with Marty this week so he could make sure the new boiler will fit.

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