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John Kokas

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #45 on: January 11, 2018, 10:34:33 PM »
Maybe a discussion with the Albion Hist. Soc. about resurrecting #206 is due.

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #46 on: January 12, 2018, 12:09:40 AM »
Wheels.

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #47 on: January 12, 2018, 12:19:17 AM »
About the only original usable parts from 206 were some hardware used to make the car. No flanger blade or other parts of the mechanism is left, as far as I know.

A reproduction could be made, but like with anything else, we need wheels and trucks. That would be the most expensive part of any project.
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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #48 on: January 12, 2018, 12:55:46 AM »
For the un-initiated, what is 206?  Description?  Pictures?

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #49 on: January 12, 2018, 01:23:45 AM »
206 is/was the flanger that was last in Albion. Parts that were saved were used to build the car that is there now.
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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #50 on: January 12, 2018, 01:30:43 AM »
Do I understand correctly that some hardware from flanger 206 was used on caboose 320?

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #51 on: January 12, 2018, 01:46:04 AM »
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe we have plans for #206 somewhere in the achieves.

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #52 on: January 14, 2018, 12:24:41 AM »
Work done on Saturday Jan 13:

Something of a slow day today.  Not too many people around, the day started at 50 degrees and heavy rain, although the rain tapered off as the morning progessed.  Temps were mid-20s by evening.
* John Deere Tractor repair: Mike replaced the injectors and it works better now.
* Boxcar 67: Zack worked on getting end grabirons installed.
* Inspection trips: Mike and I drove up to Trout Brook site before lunch (past where Station House Brook was overflowing Rt 218) and walked in - see Mike's pictures elsewhere.  The water and ice flow was impressive.  Past the 218 bridge Trout Brook had filled up the field.  After lunch we took an inspection trip up the line.  Humason Brook was high but not as high as I've seen before.  No issues anywhere.
* Visitors: A couple of families visited, Ed gave them a tour.
* Board meeting: we got out about 6.

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #53 on: January 14, 2018, 06:44:35 PM »
This week, Steve P picked up and delivered the latest Diorama from Peter Barney that he constructed for us. This will go on display in boxcar 67 for the time being, once the car is complete. This is just a quick overall shot. Once set up, this will be another interesting piece, showing how it was in Wiscasset.

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #54 on: January 14, 2018, 09:15:58 PM »
For those of us who are not up on history, what are the three buildings beyond and to the right of the engine round house?

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #55 on: January 14, 2018, 09:54:18 PM »
Coal shed on the upper left, Car Shop on the right, and I believe the Carpenter shop is the building behind the car shop in the upper right.

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #56 on: January 14, 2018, 10:38:01 PM »
Some pictures from yesterday:

Ice chunks at Trout Brook:


High water at Humason:


Water was over Rt 218 where Stationshouse brook crosses the road.  Hopefully it went down enough so it wasn't a frozen mess this morning!

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #57 on: January 15, 2018, 01:39:50 PM »
Crew call for tomorrow! 

Cutting trees on the mountain - with the frozen ground and lack of snow, this will likely be our best chance all winter.  Please come if you can!

Let us know so we can plan on you...

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #58 on: January 16, 2018, 10:36:50 AM »
I'll be there

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Re: January 2018 Work Planning
« Reply #59 on: January 17, 2018, 12:14:13 PM »
Snow today and warm temps for this weekend.  Sounds perfect for work on Saturday Jan 20:

* Boxcar 67
* Mountain/Trout Brook area tree clearing