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SP NG 18 at Laws, CA
« on: September 25, 2017, 12:38:45 AM »
Some mighty fine work done bringing it back to life and some mighty fine photography is starting to show up online from the event on Saturday.

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Re: SP NG 18 at Laws, CA
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2017, 02:48:30 PM »
Yes, my Facebook feed has been overloaded. Been tough wading thru!

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Re: SP NG 18 at Laws, CA
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2017, 04:14:43 PM »
I have been following this development since it was announced. It ranks up there with the Como project to my way of thinking. The photos showing up on-line have been wonderful!

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Re: SP NG 18 at Laws, CA
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2017, 10:33:12 PM »
What is the link one can tap into? Is it Facebook?  Or something else?  Thx

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Re: SP NG 18 at Laws, CA
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2017, 12:56:21 AM »
Note, this is in Colorado, CO, not California, which is CA.

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Re: SP NG 18 at Laws, CA
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2017, 01:35:50 AM »
Actually, Laws is in CA, while Como is in CO.

Take a look at www.ngdiscussion.net for lots of photos of events at both places.

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Re: SP NG 18 at Laws, CA
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2017, 01:39:41 AM »
Actually, it is in Laws California.
Causing confusion is that the railroad was once called the Carson and Colorado - but later was absorbed by the Southern Pacific.

Wiki page for more historic information:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_and_Colorado_Railway

Everyone is raving about the restoration of one of the surviving SP locomotives; specifically its first visit "home" to Laws, California, where there is a small museum on the original ROW. Lots of photos and discussion on the Narrow Gauge Discussion Forum.

Some quick links to public albums:
http://gallery.mikemassee.com/-/galleries/steam-railroading/sp-narrow-gauge-18-at-laws-museum-ca
https://chasingtrains.smugmug.com/Current-Events/Really-Current-Events/SP18-returns-to-Laws/
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Re: SP NG 18 at Laws, CA
« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2017, 02:07:24 PM »
Funny, when I did the google search, it comes up Colorado..oohh, I see it now. Yup. Carson & Colorado..
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Re: SP NG 18 at Laws, CA
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2017, 11:22:36 PM »
What a beautiful restoration....

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Re: SP NG 18 at Laws, CA
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2017, 01:22:54 AM »
For those who might be interested, the November issue of Trains magazine includes an article with photos about the Southern Pacific's Owens Valley line.