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Tom Casper

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Sandy Ridge & Clear Lake Ry
« on: July 05, 2019, 01:14:49 PM »
Hi,  I hope this isn't out of bounds for this board.

Our railway follows the Maine two foot protocol on 7.5 inch gage.  We were so blown away at the Portland convention that we became life members. Anyhow, we have 2 Forneys that are back in steam after major work.

Here is a pic of #10 with Marty Knox checking her out after his work got her back in steam again.

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Re: Sandy Ridge & Clear Lake Ry
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2019, 02:46:27 PM »
Very nice.

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Re: Sandy Ridge & Clear Lake Ry
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2019, 04:12:16 PM »
Nice steam locomotives and nice facilities in Michigan I guess you enjoy it a lot

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Re: Sandy Ridge & Clear Lake Ry
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2019, 10:54:40 PM »
Very cool...but how does one fit in there???

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Re: Sandy Ridge & Clear Lake Ry
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2019, 11:09:32 PM »
Bob, it looks to me that your hips also need to be "narrow gauge" - if ya know what I mean!   ;)
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Re: Sandy Ridge & Clear Lake Ry
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2019, 01:13:18 AM »
Tom, I am so glad to see that The Sandy Ridge & Clear Lake is still running.  Seeing what you guys were doing in 7 1/2 gauge is what inspired me to try my own Maine 2 footer using 7 1/2 gauge track. 
While my best effort is rather a make-shift replica (battery powered, steam outline) All should know The SR&CL does it "right"!!!  Live steam, accurate 1/3 scale, point to point running, wide curves, steep grades... in a region with serious snowfall.
SR&CL is a fine tribute to the Maine 2 foot heritage.

For what it's worth, here's my No. 11.

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Re: Sandy Ridge & Clear Lake Ry
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2019, 12:25:22 AM »
Bob, Thanks for the nice words.  Here is a pic of a couple cars in a train.

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