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The Maine Narrow Gauges (Historic & Preserved) => Boothbay Railway Village => Topic started by: Ted Miles on August 14, 2017, 10:54:05 PM

Title: B&SR #11
Post by: Ted Miles on August 14, 2017, 10:54:05 PM
Now that the B&SR #11 which is currently a full coach; has been back to Boothbay
Railway Village for a few months, is there any sign of work starting to do the proposed restoration to a three-door combine?

It is going to be a good looking, one of a kind in Maine car if and when it happens!

Ted Miles, WW&F Member
Title: Re: B&SR #11
Post by: James Patten on August 15, 2017, 06:57:26 AM
Actually Coach 11 has remained at the WW&F since it arrived last year, it just normally stays in the car barn.  It was out for the picnic when we needed additional capacity.
Title: Re: B&SR #11
Post by: Brendan Barry on August 15, 2017, 04:55:16 PM
I believe coach 11 is scheduled to go back to Boothbay after the end of the year. Boothbay volunteers have been at the WW&F examining the car for conversion work and I believe Boothbay is working on building the necessary parts for the conversion back to the cars original configuration.
Title: B&SR #11
Post by: Ted Miles on January 06, 2022, 03:27:15 PM
Back in 2017, I asked if any work has been done on the proposed re-building of this coach back into a three-door combine. See down below. Now I will renew my request for news of the car.

Also I would like to know if it is on passenger car trucks?

Ted Miles
 
Title: Re: B&SR #11
Post by: Ed Lecuyer on January 06, 2022, 05:46:25 PM
[Moderator's Note]
Two threads are combined.
Title: Re: B&SR #11
Post by: Wayne Laepple on January 06, 2022, 06:27:51 PM
Why not direct your inquiry to Boothbay Railway Village, Ted?
Title: Re: B&SR #11
Post by: Ted Miles on January 19, 2022, 04:38:53 PM
Wayne,
            That would seem to be a good suggestion. But i did not get a reply ans so directed my question to another knowledgeable audience.

Ted Miles, retired but still interested 
Title: Re: B&SR #11
Post by: Mike Fox on January 19, 2022, 09:04:18 PM
Last we heard Ted, the work on coach 11 was on hold. But that was over a year ago. Some parts had been made, but that was as far as it got then.