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Other Narrow Gauge / Lehigh Valley Coal 123
« on: July 10, 2018, 02:50:53 AM »
I'm posting these pictures for Bernie Perch.

Attached are photos of it in its original Lehigh Valley Coal 123 livery with Bob Kimmel of CNJ 113 fame in the cab who spearheaded the restoration, and a photo of it changed to Henry Clay #1 as it will be returned to the “Tunnel”.
 
Photos by Scott Herring




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Work and Events / Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« on: July 10, 2018, 02:28:48 AM »
Photo update courtesy of Linc Reed-Nickerson. Painting is underway.








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Museum Discussion / New shop cranes, metal bandsaw and a boom truck.
« on: July 03, 2018, 12:55:14 AM »
Bud Davis delivered overhead crane rail last week to equip bays 1 and 3 with traveling gantry cranes like bay 2. The crane bridges are expected later this summer.



We found a good deal locally on a large Kalamazoo bandsaw for the shop Saturday and purchased the saw today.



The railroad obtained the use of a boom truck from Dave Allan. The truck will be put to immediate use on the mountain extension and bridge project.




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Work and Events / Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« on: July 03, 2018, 12:19:06 AM »
Timbers laid out at Sheepscot for the approach span stringers.



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Work and Events / Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« on: July 03, 2018, 12:14:06 AM »
The precast concrete blocks arrived today for the retaining wall being installed at location 6 "the pinch point".


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Volunteers / Re: July 2018 Work Planning
« on: July 03, 2018, 12:08:26 AM »
Boxcar 309's repaired truck about to be rolled under the car. The top frame of the truck was bent down on the ends from the force of the brakes being applied and an archbar needed repair at one of the journal boxes. The top frame was bent back into place and reinforcement pieces were fitted on top of the truck frame. The WW&F had repaired this truck before on one corner before using the same method.






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Work and Events / Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« on: July 01, 2018, 06:35:26 PM »
Stewart took the picture of me welding sitting in the chair and Alan is welding in the other picture.

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Work and Events / Re: Mountain Extension - Official Work Thread
« on: July 01, 2018, 12:35:30 AM »
The contractor has also started work on filling in the slide at location 4 on the right of way down the mountain.

Excavator sitting on the right of way. The present end of track is about 50 ft behind the camera.



The slide area with new gravel going in place. The land slide area started right after the big pine tree on the left.


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Work and Events / Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« on: July 01, 2018, 12:25:45 AM »
Construction of the temporary bridge spans that will be used to roll the bridge into place. I stole a couple of pictures off of the facebook page.


























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Work and Events / Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« on: May 31, 2018, 04:42:24 PM »
Photo update courtesy of Linc Reed-Nickerson. The roof is done on the east truss.














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Work and Events / Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« on: May 25, 2018, 11:47:55 PM »
Another photo update courtesy of Linc Reed-Nickerson. The roof is done on the western truss as the bridge sits at Sheepscot.














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Work and Events / Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« on: May 25, 2018, 04:11:23 PM »
Great progress. Can someone take a picture looking down on the deck and cross bracing?  Will we cover the green protective ice shield

The entire bridge is getting decked over with 3x10's above the diagonal cross braces.

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Work and Events / Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« on: May 24, 2018, 11:58:57 PM »
Another photo update courtesy of Linc Reed-Nickerson. If I understand correctly all the carpentry that's happening while the bridge is still at Sheepscot is done and the roofing will be going on the trusses shortly. The last three pictures are off of the museum's facebook page.


















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Work and Events / Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« on: May 24, 2018, 12:58:53 AM »
More bridge progress pictures from Linc Reed-Nickerson. The rest of the roof sheathing going on and starting to trim the end sheathing.




















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Work and Events / Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« on: May 23, 2018, 01:23:16 AM »
Linc Reed-Nickerson's pictures of sheathing being installed on the bridge. There is a couple pictures of the fire proofing being sprayed on the bridge and side sheathing. A couple pictures of the tie rods being installed in the bridge deck are also included.

































































































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