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by tom c
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Skookum in California
Replies: 3
Views: 34

Re: Skookum in California

It went to Niles Canyon as IIRC the owner lives near there.

Tom C.
by tom c
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It looks like the Soo Line 2719 will stay in Duluth for now
Replies: 5
Views: 133

Re: It looks like the Soo Line 2719 will stay in Duluth for now

they should sell her to the museum.

Tom C.
by tom c
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It looks like the Soo Line 2719 will stay in Duluth for now
Replies: 5
Views: 133

Re: It looks like the Soo Line 2719 will stay in Duluth for now

Yes the boiler time expired and the museum has #28 to run so put #2719 away till #28 time was about to expire and then would do an inspection so it would be ready when #28 timed out. Then in comes the city and puts a crimp in the plans. Then #28 goes lame so the museum is out of steam for awhile til...
by tom c
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Replacing locomotive tires without a fire ring...
Replies: 7
Views: 414

Re: Replacing locomotive tires without a fire ring...

Thanks John for the note. I wondered if it was Strasburg. Now i Know.


Tom C.
by tom c
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Replacing locomotive tires without a fire ring...
Replies: 7
Views: 414

Re: Replacing locomotive tires without a fire ring...

the video said what shop did the work. In Alberta Canada.

Tom C.
by tom c
Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: C&TS video on NatGeo
Replies: 5
Views: 639

Re: C&TS video on NatGeo

Sorry it didn't take you directly there. That was the wrong vid. This is a nice video on the Cumbres & Toltec RR and is 10 mins long. It takes a few minutes to load but i think it is worth it. look for Lessons learned from a lifetime of working on a historic American West railroad. or try this l...
by tom c
Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: C&TS video on NatGeo
Replies: 5
Views: 639

C&TS video on NatGeo

here is a ten minute video on how John Bush sees railroading. Hopefully this will take you there.

Tom C.

https://video.nationalgeographic.com/vi ... latedvideo
by tom c
Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Santa Train Again at SPUD
Replies: 36
Views: 4644

Re: Santa Train Again at SPUD

Nice to hear u got to sleep in a warm room!

Tom C.
by tom c
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MTM #328 is done
Replies: 13
Views: 2418

Re: MTM #328 is done

Thanks Tony, I forgot where the equipment went. I rode the Rio Grande Scenic recently and may have seen some of the equipment in Alamosa.

Tom C.
by tom c
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 261 AARPCO Excursion on TC&W 9/22/18
Replies: 2
Views: 993

Re: 261 AARPCO Excursion on TC&W 9/22/18

so show us some pics! LOL

Tom C.
by tom c
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Very Interesting Steam Loco Story Trains Mag
Replies: 7
Views: 1862

Re: Very Interesting Steam Loco Story Trains Mag

John, you are thinking of #8 that was left to rot. #9 was sent to Connecticut.

Tom C.
by tom c
Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chinese QJ's on the march this week end
Replies: 15
Views: 3267

Re: Chinese QJ's on the march this week end

Gees Millhouse, that was a 2011 video u posted. The current one has no
Amtrak units!

Tom C.
by tom c
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chinese QJ's on the march this week end
Replies: 15
Views: 3267

Re: Chinese QJ's on the march this week end

Here is what i found from my Iowa sources.

"Some information about the IAIS train ride on Saturday:
* Train departs Mitchellville at 8:45 am to Newton
* I do not know when this train returns to Mitchellville
* Another train departs from Mitchellville (I think) around 12:45 pm"

Tom C.
by tom c
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 60000 4-10-2 MOVES?
Replies: 6
Views: 1496

Re: The 60000 4-10-2 MOVES?

One other distinction is u can be in the cab of 227 while the wheels move. Thet play a video of a Yellowstone running on the DM&IR and blowing a whistle. Kind of puts you in a working cab!

Tom C.
by tom c
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 60000 4-10-2 MOVES?
Replies: 6
Views: 1496

Re: The 60000 4-10-2 MOVES?

The Yellowstone 227 in Duluth doesn't move, the wheels turn.

Tom C.

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