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by tom c
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:35 am
Forum: Roundhouse discussions
Topic: SR&CL Ry Trains out and about
Replies: 8
Views: 7519

Re: SR&CL Ry Trains out and about

A short video of #10 backing up.

https://youtu.be/fvHx5sipG_g

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by tom c
Fri Dec 25, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Roundhouse discussions
Topic: Christmas Video
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Christmas Video

by tom c
Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 2
Views: 143

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Fritz and all the board readers that come.

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by tom c
Sat Dec 12, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Duluth's Yellowstone
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: Duluth's Yellowstone

Charles, that is a great challenge! I am not sure even being in the cab and following the lines would we know what they all did. I think that died with the last engineer who ran these engines.

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by tom c
Fri Dec 11, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Duluth's Yellowstone
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: Duluth's Yellowstone

Tony, That firebox is IMMENSE! It makes a very great exhibit doesnt it. I really liked the wheels turning and the video that played with it.

Tom C.
by tom c
Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RGS 20 in the snow
Replies: 5
Views: 1029

Re: RGS 20 in the snow

i believe early on they had a spur but the bridge over a canal or something was removed and that land locked it. So maybe the Q engine was placed early enough it wasnt that bad.

Tom C.
by tom c
Thu Nov 05, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RGS 20 in the snow
Replies: 5
Views: 1029

Re: RGS 20 in the snow

John, I am not sure but they have a Q northern but it use to be on the other side of the grounds. Maybe they moved it.

Tom C.
by tom c
Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WW&F pics
Replies: 2
Views: 468

WW&F pics

Here are a bunch from Kevin Madore that he took of the special they ran.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/112261457 ... 6745941787

Tom C.
by tom c
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RGS 20 in the snow
Replies: 5
Views: 1029

RGS 20 in the snow

#20 ran a few weeks ago at the CRRM.

https://youtu.be/r1G3O7Uu2gc

Tom C.
by tom c
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WW&F video on Utube
Replies: 3
Views: 719

WW&F video on Utube

For those that like 2ft steam, the Railroad ran a charter a few weeks back and this is one man's view of the day .

https://youtu.be/7mtn4xDvPRk

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by tom c
Mon Aug 17, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stay Bolts are Crucial
Replies: 6
Views: 1587

Re: Stay Bolts are Crucial

Plus, if 261 goes oil, no overnight hostler is needed as you turn off the fire and go home!

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by tom c
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone riding steam recently or up coming?
Replies: 4
Views: 1546

Re: Anyone riding steam recently or up coming?

Rio Grande Southern is having its debut on Aug 1 & 2 at Golden Co. I almost went but went to Michigan instead. The Cumbres & Toltec is running steam out of Antonito Colorado 6 days a week. The Durango & Silverton is running one steam engine from Rockwood to Cascade Canyon and return 3 or...
by tom c
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Steamtown’s Grand Opening 25 Years Later"
Replies: 7
Views: 2166

Re: "Steamtown’s Grand Opening 25 Years Later"

I went there in 2007 and enjoyed the place. I thought they had good displays and it was neat to see the turntable move and go into the roundhouse. If I was out that way i would stop again.

Tom C.
by tom c
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rio Grande Southern 20 Is Ready To Roll
Replies: 1
Views: 1076

Re: Rio Grande Southern 20 Is Ready To Roll

I sure would like to go see it!

Tom C,
by tom c
Fri May 01, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No Union Pacific Steam in 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 2617

Re: No Union Pacific Steam in 2020

Yes it is because of Covid-19 there will be no steam at all on the UP this year.

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