Author Topic: Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Whistle  (Read 531 times)

Philip Marshall

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Re: Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Whistle
« Reply #15 on: November 03, 2017, 10:17:34 PM »
But for another very similar whistle ~20 years earlier on a different engine, see pictures of F&M No. 1 at Carrabassett on Two Feet Between the Rails volume 1 pages 174-175 and 176-177.

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Re: Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Whistle
« Reply #16 on: November 03, 2017, 11:05:40 PM »
It does look similar but seems to be a bit fatter or shorter.

Mike the Choochoo Nix

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Re: Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Whistle
« Reply #17 on: November 05, 2017, 12:03:22 AM »
An interesting whistle, I have a similar whistle with a nine inch tall bell that came off my great uncle's traction engine. Have you blown yours on high pressure air? Wear ear plugs if you do, I speak from experience. Mike Nix
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Re: Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Whistle
« Reply #18 on: November 05, 2017, 01:21:40 PM »
It has been blown once on my my friend's Cagney locomotive.  Yes it was loud!

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Re: Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Whistle
« Reply #19 on: November 06, 2017, 02:02:30 AM »
John, are there any videos of your friend's Cagney on Youtube, and if so, could you post links to them?

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Re: Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Whistle
« Reply #20 on: November 06, 2017, 03:10:47 AM »
Steve, No there aren't plus he recently sold it to the Strasburg Railroad so you will be able to ride behind it someday!