Author Topic: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.  (Read 97845 times)

Brendan Barry

  • Museum Member
  • Conductor
  • *****
  • Posts: 911
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #195 on: December 09, 2019, 05:11:26 PM »
B&SR boxcar 51 out on the mainline last month at Sheepscot Mills while a new siding was being put in at Maine Locomotive and Machine. 51 was restored and is owned by Maine Locomotive and Machine. 51 will be in use on the WW&F for this winter's photo charter weekends.

 

United Timber Bridge Workers, Local 1894, Alna, ME

Jeff Schumaker

  • Museum Member
  • Conductor
  • *****
  • Posts: 907
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #196 on: December 10, 2019, 10:08:14 AM »
Thanks for the photos, Brendan. Is the new ML&M siding completed?

Jeff S.
Hey Rocky, watch me pull a moose trout out of my hat.

Brendan Barry

  • Museum Member
  • Conductor
  • *****
  • Posts: 911
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #197 on: December 12, 2019, 07:44:47 PM »
Thanks for the photos, Brendan. Is the new ML&M siding completed?

Jeff S.

Yes
United Timber Bridge Workers, Local 1894, Alna, ME

Brendan Barry

  • Museum Member
  • Conductor
  • *****
  • Posts: 911
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #198 on: December 12, 2019, 07:48:14 PM »
Yesterday Maine Locomotive and Machine hauled the old B&SR / Edaville turnatable out of Gray, ME where the turntable had been stored.





United Timber Bridge Workers, Local 1894, Alna, ME

Wayne Laepple

  • Museum Member
  • Supervisor
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,838
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #199 on: December 12, 2019, 08:15:56 PM »
To where?

Ed Lecuyer

  • Administrator
  • Superintendent
  • *****
  • Posts: 3,014
    • View Profile
    • wwfry.org
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #200 on: December 12, 2019, 08:40:59 PM »
The B&SR turntable was moved to the WW&F for storage.

I've heard different ideas regarding what it will be used for - including options in both Alna and Portland. I do not believe anything has been decided.
Ed Lecuyer
Moderator, WW&F Forum

John Kokas

  • Museum Member
  • Inspector
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,331
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #201 on: December 12, 2019, 09:20:26 PM »
I would assume that MNG would have it as part of their redevelopment plan.  If not, then it begs the question to Wes (how much);  there might be a place for it along 218 in the future but I'll let the powers to be hash that out.
Moxie Bootlegger

Paul Uhland

  • Museum Member
  • Dispatcher
  • *****
  • Posts: 1,075
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #202 on: December 15, 2019, 03:29:46 PM »
Exactlly where on the campus is the turntable stored?
Paul Uhland

Mike Fox

  • Museum Member
  • Superintendent
  • ********
  • Posts: 4,661
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #203 on: December 15, 2019, 03:45:44 PM »
It is still on ML&M truck, as of yesterday.
Mike
Doing way too much to list...

Paul Uhland

  • Museum Member
  • Dispatcher
  • *****
  • Posts: 1,075
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #204 on: December 16, 2019, 12:57:29 PM »
Where were the trailer pics of the turntable parts taken?
Paul Uhland

Ed Lecuyer

  • Administrator
  • Superintendent
  • *****
  • Posts: 3,014
    • View Profile
    • wwfry.org
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #205 on: December 16, 2019, 01:00:05 PM »
Where were the trailer pics of the turntable parts taken?

At the site of the planned MNG facility in Gray, Maine. They had been storing/displaying some items there (such as the Flanger and Tank Car.)
Ed Lecuyer
Moderator, WW&F Forum

Brendan Barry

  • Museum Member
  • Conductor
  • *****
  • Posts: 911
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #206 on: December 16, 2019, 04:13:19 PM »
3 and 9 outside this morning to drain the boilers and rearrange bay 4 of the shop.  After lucnh 8 was moved and parked on one the future roundhouse leads for display.





















United Timber Bridge Workers, Local 1894, Alna, ME

Paul Uhland

  • Museum Member
  • Dispatcher
  • *****
  • Posts: 1,075
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #207 on: December 16, 2019, 04:53:14 PM »
8 looks good, as does  tankcar 14.
Will 14 get its full SOCONY lettering back?
It's hard to miss.  ;)

 
Paul Uhland

Paul Uhland

  • Museum Member
  • Dispatcher
  • *****
  • Posts: 1,075
    • View Profile
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #208 on: December 16, 2019, 06:46:52 PM »
Any thought to fencing along Cross Road?
Paul Uhland

Ed Lecuyer

  • Administrator
  • Superintendent
  • *****
  • Posts: 3,014
    • View Profile
    • wwfry.org
Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« Reply #209 on: December 16, 2019, 07:31:18 PM »
Quote
Will 14 get its full SOCONY lettering back?
Yes.

Quote
Any thought to fencing along Cross Road?
No.
Ed Lecuyer
Moderator, WW&F Forum