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Terry W. Shirley

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Re: TCDA No. 65 (Reefer) - Official Work Thread
« Reply #345 on: October 26, 2016, 02:49:43 AM »
It looks right at home on that light KC rail!!

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« Reply #346 on: October 26, 2016, 03:14:41 AM »
Oh that is nice.
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Re: TCDA No. 65 (Reefer) - Official Work Thread
« Reply #347 on: June 28, 2017, 03:18:19 AM »
Last week the dairy car was pulled out of the carbarn and loaded on the trailer for the trip to Wiscasset.

65 coming out of the car barn.







Loaded on the trailer.





52 and 126 pulling back down the loading ramp.



All ready to go in the parking lot.



I didn't get off of Cross Rd though. This is a disassembled and very cooked Eaton rearend two speed shift motor out of the yeti. Fedex delivered a new one today so we will try again.



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Re: TCDA No. 65 (Reefer) - Official Work Thread
« Reply #348 on: June 30, 2017, 05:07:20 AM »
The dairy car made it down to Wiscasset today.




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« Reply #349 on: June 30, 2017, 01:19:36 PM »
Thanks Brendan!  Just in time for the height of the tourist season.

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« Reply #350 on: June 30, 2017, 08:41:59 PM »
Even with probs, yooz guys got this annual move down. How many road miles is this trip?
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Re: TCDA No. 65 (Reefer) - Official Work Thread
« Reply #351 on: June 30, 2017, 09:17:57 PM »
It is about a five mile trip.
Brendan, thanks for all you do.
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Re: TCDA No. 65 (Reefer) - Official Work Thread
« Reply #352 on: July 01, 2017, 03:28:52 AM »
*Little fun fact, this car has more than twice as many road miles compared to rail miles.

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« Reply #353 on: July 01, 2017, 03:44:36 AM »
Brendan, thank you! Here's wishing the newly repaired Yeti many trouble free miles.

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« Reply #354 on: July 01, 2017, 06:53:41 AM »
Looks like the new woods/lot track makes transfers easier. Well done.
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Re: TCDA No. 65 (Reefer) - Official Work Thread
« Reply #355 on: July 01, 2017, 08:15:17 AM »
*Little fun fact, this car has more than twice as many road miles compared to rail miles.

The dairy car has done approximately 680 miles on the trailer. One trip to West Springfield, MA, one trip to Rockland, ME, and I think we're working on the third trip back and forth from Wiscasset. I think the car has less than a dozen round trips on the railroad.

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Re: TCDA No. 65 (Reefer) - Official Work Thread
« Reply #356 on: July 01, 2017, 02:58:23 PM »
Brendan,

What was the trip to Rockland for?

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« Reply #357 on: July 01, 2017, 04:48:36 PM »
In 2014 the Maine Eastern Railroad held a Touch a Train event at the Rockland train station and we had 65 was on display.












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Re: TCDA No. 65 (Reefer) - Official Work Thread
« Reply #358 on: July 02, 2017, 03:38:20 PM »
#65 is a regular good will ambassador for the railroad.

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