Alcalde & Coalfield High Line

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JBodenmann
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Location: Tehachapi, California

Re: Alcalde & Coalfield High Line

Post by JBodenmann » Thu Nov 24, 2022 12:53 pm

Hello My Friends
It's Thanksgiving Day here in the high mountain desert, well actually it's Thanksgiving Day all over. It's a beautiful day here and it's a great time to be thankful for all that we have. Wonderful friends, the greatest hobby, and a website like we have here to share information, and the things that we make.
And I'm thankful for my friends that have helped me build my dream railway.
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Steamingdon mentioned how clean the steaming bay area is. I always said that I would not have dirt or gravel under the steaming bays. This actually makes it easy to keep clean. For ashes dumped, there is a dust pan and broom. For grease and spilled beer there are hoses and drains here and there in the brick work. I actually look forward to stains and such on the bricks. That would be evidence of steam locomotives marking their presence, which would be evidence of good times. :D
kcareron you are very welcome. I'm always glad to share information and help out when I can. Before I started building the railway I asked others what they had done concerning high lines and such, and got a lot of valuable tips.
Happy Thanksgiving
Jack

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bushav
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Re: Alcalde & Coalfield High Line

Post by bushav » Thu Nov 24, 2022 2:10 pm

It’s an amazing project.

I ask neighbors to enjoy my Citrus trees and throw the peels on my manicured grass. It reminds me that the fruit is being enjoyed!
New to live steam
Building 3/4” 4-8-4 Northern &
1” 4-6-2 Pacific

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