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Bill Piche

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Steam at Edaville
« on: December 02, 2011, 04:05:10 AM »
I see from the Edaville facebook page that the Anne Elizabeth is back in steam and converted over to coal.

Congrats to them and another job well done by Brian and Jason.

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Jason M Lamontagne

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Re: Steam at Edaville
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2011, 01:00:43 AM »
I have to re-steer the congrats to Brian and the Edaville crew-- they've been putting in some intense hours to make this happen.  My part was small with only a single day to help with the test fire. 

21 is a nice running and firing locomotive. 

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Re: Steam at Edaville
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2011, 03:27:44 AM »
Here are my own pictures of Number 21 yesterday, Sunday December 4th, 2011 steaming at Edaville.

Addin' coal


Ready to Roll!


Roundin' the bend


Long Train - 11 and 1/2 cars!


Back at the Station


I also was able to make make a short HD video of #21 pulling out of the station and running around the bend by the engine house.

It's posted on Facebook.  Make sure you click the HQ button at the bottom/right of the video for full 720P viewing.

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150442424517446

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« Last Edit: December 06, 2011, 04:08:56 AM by Hank Walther »

Kevin Madore

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Re: Steam at Edaville
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2011, 01:30:49 PM »
Hi Hank,

I see that the park opens around 2PM on the weekends.   Do they make at least a couple of runs before sunset?   I haven't been to Edaville since I was a kid, and am considering picking a nice day and heading down there to see what it looks like now.

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Re: Steam at Edaville
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2011, 02:11:39 PM »
Kevin,
They make at least 2 or 3.  It's a short ride!  :(   It's the best time to go, early, that is.  The crowds don't peak until after 6pm.  :)

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Richard "Steam" Symmes

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Re: Steam at Edaville
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2012, 02:14:40 AM »
Does anyone know how they did financially this Christmas?

Word has it that the owner has changed his mind about turning it all into housing, and is willing to invest 5 more years to try and make the "park" work. 

Nice time to think of it after ripping up 2/3 of the track.  If this does turn out to be the last hurrah, at least they went out with steam.

Richard