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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #270 on: November 22, 2015, 09:27:33 PM »
Good thinking...build each of the six door 'leafs' indoors on a flatcar, stand  them aside temporarily, re-load 'em,  then easily shunt car over to the cb north yard for door-hanging festivities.
Like Ira's idea--ballast/level cb tracks only at the entries now, then doors could be hung sooner.

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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #271 on: November 30, 2015, 07:23:10 PM »
Front wall progress.

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« Reply #272 on: December 03, 2015, 07:32:17 PM »
Outstanding!
A  l  m  o  s  t   finished.
Will cb be wired for lights?
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« Reply #273 on: December 03, 2015, 08:21:48 PM »
Beautiful!!  And I STILL like the idea of the old Kennebec Central rail being used here.  Sort of makes the whole idea come full circle, in a way.

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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #274 on: December 05, 2015, 10:32:27 PM »
Car barn progress this weekend.





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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #275 on: December 05, 2015, 11:25:51 PM »
Brendan, Thanks for the pictures of the progress on the north wall over the last several weeks. It is great to see the building totally in closed be for winter's snows. Fred L. Kuhns

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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #276 on: December 06, 2015, 03:39:47 AM »
What a weekend...9 snuck out on a steaming run, the car barn DONE, Case-y back home.
Wowees and applause from the Land of Enchantment!  ;D














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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #277 on: December 27, 2015, 02:08:54 AM »
Some pictures of what the car barn and Whitefield section house accomplished. There is no equipment out doors this winter except for Ichabod which is stationed at the north end of the railroad for snowplow swapping duty. When was the last time you saw track seven empty.







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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #278 on: December 27, 2015, 01:28:33 PM »
Thanks for the 'state of Sheepscot yards' pics.
Equipment indoors, two cabeese in the barn. Wow.
And the section house...also needs a door?
Any plans to paint the dark interior  of the depot platform shelter?
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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #279 on: December 31, 2015, 07:41:22 PM »
Seeing No. 51 in the car barn got me to wondering...is it powerful enough to move rolling stock around, one car at a time?  I wondered how useful it could be in moving cars around on the different barn tracks.

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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #280 on: December 31, 2015, 11:27:28 PM »
#51 will move one flat car loaded with stone ballast. The flat car has 12" planks along the ends and sides to that more stone may be loaded.  You need a brakeman to man the flat cars hand brake to stop the loaded car.  #51 will slide it's wheels without the flatcars brakes.
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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #281 on: February 07, 2016, 06:41:36 PM »
The lumber for the car barn doors arrived this week and Zack started building the first door Saturday.







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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #282 on: February 07, 2016, 11:04:21 PM »
Zack,

I love your work bench.  How lucky are you to have such a great bench upon which to work.  I know there are lots of folks who are looking at those pictures and thinking the same thing.

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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #283 on: February 09, 2016, 09:04:59 PM »
Go Zack...great to see cb door builds underway. Yes, an appropriate workbench. God bless flatcars, always useful.
Will the doors be put up during SWW, along with final ballast work there?
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Re: Car Barn - Official Work Thread
« Reply #284 on: February 20, 2016, 08:56:29 PM »
The first car barn door was hung today.







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