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Fred Morse

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« Reply #45 on: May 12, 2019, 09:55:31 AM »
What a nice group of pictures, well done!

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« Reply #46 on: May 12, 2019, 12:28:52 PM »
What's the history of the F&M coach?

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Re: May 2019 Work Reports
« Reply #47 on: May 12, 2019, 02:10:27 PM »
Great photos, Bill. Thanks for posting them.

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« Reply #48 on: May 12, 2019, 04:28:38 PM »
It's F&M coach 2 = SR&RL coach 21, built by Jackson & Sharp in April 1903 as the first half of an order of two cars. After the railroad shut down in 1935, the car body (sans trucks) was purchased from the scrappers by a local resident in Avon, ME and eventually found its way to Edaville after WWII.

The other car in the J&S order was F&M combine 3 = SR&RL combine 14, which is supposed to arrive at Sheepsot later this year.
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Re: May 2019 Work Reports
« Reply #49 on: May 12, 2019, 11:23:04 PM »
Agree with Fred, great pix Bill.

BTW, what is the future purpose of the woods track after the new ramp/exhibition track is laid???

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Re: May 2019 Work Reports
« Reply #50 on: May 13, 2019, 12:21:43 AM »
Bob, we need more storage track, but this will also serve as a ramp track, built with heavier rail to accomodate heavier equipment, and as a display track for a car to be placed we want seen. Plus it gave a place for the ditchings to go.
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« Reply #51 on: May 13, 2019, 12:36:55 AM »
After the new ramp track is in service the woods track will be a staging and dead storage track.  We will lose the loading area on the runthrough track once the roundhouse is built, so the end of the woods track will serve for loading.  We will also store the rail crane behind the garage, and have an off system panel track for small 4 wheel carts- arranged such that the forklift can readily access both the panel track and the woods track.  Most of the time the woods track will be dormant, and thereby serve as a dead end track.  That will save an incredible amount of switching.

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Re: May 2019 Work Reports
« Reply #52 on: May 13, 2019, 12:50:52 AM »
It might be worth considering a split rail derail on the Woods Track, similar to what's intended for the ML&M sidings.

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Re: May 2019 Work Reports
« Reply #53 on: May 15, 2019, 01:26:13 PM »
Anticipated work for Saturday May 18

* 21 Campaign Thank you day.  21 Campaign supporters have been invited to spend the day with us, there'll be special trains in the afternoon, shop tours during the day.
* Car barn expansion
* Mountain Extension: I'm available to run a crew for tamping, departing around 9.

Fred Morse

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« Reply #54 on: May 15, 2019, 07:47:46 PM »
The split wood has all been stacked. Got the lawn mower out and started, Got to clean the garage a little next then sharpen chain saw blades.

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« Reply #55 on: May 15, 2019, 09:51:41 PM »

* 21 Campaign Thank you day.  21 Campaign supporters have been invited to spend the day with us, there'll be special trains in the afternoon, shop tours during the day.

Thanking WWF for the this day, but unfortunately Barb and I cannot make it.  We are mulling over how to designate our spring donation.  There are so many excellent endeavors including archiving facility.  Thanks again!

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« Reply #56 on: May 16, 2019, 12:01:20 AM »
Sorry to hear that Gary, but please feel free to visit any time.

James, Dana hass made mention he will also be there on Saturday. That would be great if you guys could go out and do some tamping. I would be extremely appreciative. :)
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Re: May 2019 Work Reports
« Reply #57 on: May 17, 2019, 01:45:48 AM »
James;
I’ll make an effort to make your 8 o’clock departure time. I feel bad that I can’t volunteer HWNMNBM as he will be at Brian’s graduation.
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« Reply #58 on: May 17, 2019, 10:40:10 AM »
Work train would be departing around 9, not 8.  Saturday is an e-waste collection day, so I'll be taking my 23-year old computer in, and maybe my 19-year old laptop too - so a late arrival at Sheepscot.

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Re: May 2019 Work Reports
« Reply #59 on: May 18, 2019, 10:45:29 AM »
Nice set of pics  that show things are coming along fast. Thanks Bill.