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Terry W. Shirley

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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #225 on: November 01, 2015, 09:30:03 PM »
That is looking really GOOD!!!!

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« Reply #226 on: November 01, 2015, 11:20:35 PM »
 Brendan, The battens look really great adding the finishing touch to the walls. What type of material is the drip cap between the upper and lower level of the wood. The metal staging adds the ability to work at different levels at one time, plus set up is made much easier and faster. Thanks again for the update.  Fred L. Kuhns

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« Reply #227 on: November 02, 2015, 11:31:36 PM »
Toldya the battens would class up da joint.  ;D
Will match the potty and garage buildings. 
Will the CB be the same, nice gray color?

The side walls, though lengthier, are totally the same height, should go pretty fast. 
Just moving staging will take half the time.
 
Is  the north gable end over the doorways sheathed?
If not, bet it will be sooooon.  ;)

Looks better every photo shoot.
 
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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #228 on: November 03, 2015, 07:56:42 AM »
What type of material is the drip cap between the upper and lower level of the wood.

I believe it is tin or thin stainless steel.

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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #229 on: November 03, 2015, 11:16:42 PM »
James, Thanks for the information about the drip cap.  Fred L. Kuhns

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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #230 on: November 04, 2015, 10:04:10 PM »
Car barn is now 2/3 rds full.

Bay 2



Bay 1 and 2



It was pointed out today this is the first time 103 has ever had indoor storage in the cars life.





Four freight cars and the caboose out on the main. We get number 67 restored we will be up to five cars.



Different angle from Jason.

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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #231 on: November 04, 2015, 10:26:29 PM »
Thanks for posting the photos, Brendan. It does my heart good to see that equipment all under roof. Thanks to all who made up the switching crew. Well done!

What is the status of track 3?

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« Reply #232 on: November 04, 2015, 10:40:19 PM »
That is really gratifying to see!  How much clearance did you guys have on the cupola of the 320 when it went thru the door?

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« Reply #233 on: November 04, 2015, 10:46:49 PM »
Track 3 is only half spiked and the switch needs some work. The caboose has about two feet of clearance.
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« Reply #234 on: November 05, 2015, 12:26:44 AM »
I was going to mention that the Feb. 1977 Model Railroader had a construction article
on SS&RL caboose #551. But I see they only look similar not alike. ;)

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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #235 on: November 05, 2015, 12:47:35 AM »
Fantastic! A very nice looking structure which should add years to the car maintenance cycle. I'm really looking forward to seeing it in person!

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« Reply #236 on: November 05, 2015, 12:48:43 AM »
Since we might want to use 320 during Victorian Christmas, it should be closer to the door than 309 and 65. Doing this rearrangement now rather than later would avoid having to do the rearranging with snow on the ground.  :)

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« Reply #237 on: November 05, 2015, 08:00:00 AM »
Car 65 gets truck work before 320 will be needed.  Cars were switched in order of maintenance schedules.

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« Reply #238 on: November 05, 2015, 08:20:14 AM »
Stewart speaks the truth... We also wanted 320's end platforms further away from the open north end of the building.  We tried to think it out carefully.

Jason

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« Reply #239 on: November 05, 2015, 11:35:46 AM »
We tried to think it out carefully.

Jason
I should have know that was the case.