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Fred Morse

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #15 on: May 11, 2014, 08:05:59 PM »
Fred's on K. P. this coming Sat. BLT'S, Hotdogs, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Apple pie, Ice Cream and Chips.

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2014, 05:28:42 PM »
Oil shed moved back.





Switch stand set in the north yard lead.

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2014, 11:23:14 AM »
Anticipated work for May 17th:

* Ditching & Landscaping

* Passenger trains - first run would be 11:00 if there are riders.

* Track - Work on upper yard spur.

* #9

* Cellar - work on walls?

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2014, 08:31:26 PM »
This Week -

* #9 - Jason and Jonathan worked a number of things including the vacuum brake system.

* Track - Some ties were lined up for extending track on the upper yard spur.

* R-O-W - Fred and Dwight cut weeds along the track.

* Restrooms - Zack worked on the exhaust fan system.

* Percival House - The north door was repaired and painted.

* Parking lot - Brendan removed the tree stumps and old wood from the area just west of the garage and it looks great cleared out.  The parking lot will be extended into this area for possible use by volunteers during the larger events when the general lot is needed for visitors.

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2014, 08:38:10 PM »
Today, Dwight and I finished cutting the BRUSH on the former Clark land and we also cut up a few of the blow-downs. There's still more to be done there.

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2014, 11:06:26 PM »
we also cut up a few of the blow-downs.

I wonder if they'll fit on #9!   ;D

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #21 on: May 16, 2014, 11:23:25 PM »
... and the 9 has a foot pedal for the blow-down!

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #22 on: May 17, 2014, 01:51:52 AM »
... and the 9 has a foot pedal for the blow-down!

I predict that foot pedal will last about a year.  Maybe less.  Hopefully no visiting fireman will mistake it for an air-operated firebox door.

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #23 on: May 17, 2014, 11:10:54 AM »
Foot pedal can be screwed off and a handle screwed in its place.  But it's above foot pedal... Eric Schade made it.  My concept- don't blame him for that!

Edit: replace 'above' with 'a nice.'  Sent from my iphone and all...
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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #24 on: May 17, 2014, 02:55:13 PM »
So that's what that is. I thought maybe it was the clutch.
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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #25 on: May 17, 2014, 06:38:15 PM »
I thought it was the dimmer switch....the No. 9 was built before they put them up on the steering column.
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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #26 on: May 17, 2014, 09:06:17 PM »
Work done on Saturday, May 17th:

* R-O-W - Despite heavy rain in the morning and drizzle most of the day, an 11:00am trip was operated so about a dozen members could tour the TOM land that was purchased.  Fred and Dwight's work clearing brush on Friday paid off and the area looks good.

* Restrooms - Zack worked on the exhaust fan system, running ductwork in the equipment room.

* Garage - Mike worked on the excavator.

* RC4 - Some maint was done to ready the car for service next weekend.

* Gift shop - Courtney cleaned the floor and sold a new membership, welcome Kyle! 

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #27 on: May 17, 2014, 11:40:21 PM »
Excavator repair was mainly replacement of the worn out ball joint that controls the up and down movement of the main boom. Anyone that watched it operate before may have noticed that trying to go up and down easy was not easy. But things are much better now. A lot safer for lifting and lowering. More discussion and ideas were tossed around for a hi-rail attachment.

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #28 on: May 21, 2014, 02:27:55 AM »
My father and I have our car loaded up with patterns, and are ready to start the trek from Texas in the morning. Will there be any folks at the museum on Friday? If not, we'll look forward to seeing everyone this weekend.

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Re: May 2014 Work Planning
« Reply #29 on: May 21, 2014, 03:09:56 AM »
Alan,

I'm hoping to be there Friday afternoon to repair a splice in the magneto phone line near Cockeye Curve, but I would like some dry weather so as to not trap a lot of moisture when I wrap up the splice. The present forecast is a bit iffy. Bring rain gear and mud boots.  :)

-John