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Messages - Kevin Kierstead

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Volunteers / Re: August 2021 Work Reports
« on: August 16, 2021, 11:35:52 AM »
what will be the usable length of the turntable when installed?

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Volunteers / Re: August 2021 Work Reports
« on: August 13, 2021, 12:09:58 PM »
can we get a pic of the Trout brook turntable?

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regarding Lodge and Shipley lathe: what is its age? where was its origin?

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Volunteers / Re: July 2021 Work Reports
« on: July 05, 2021, 12:35:16 AM »
Last time I was up to Sheepscot there were some flags in a bag hanging behind the dispatch office door.

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The rings appear to have a thicker, round, barrel section vertically on their circumference. This reminds me of a clamp that would have a bolt passed through it to facilitate tightening. But clamp what?

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Museum Discussion / Howe truss bridge
« on: April 03, 2020, 06:28:52 PM »
just read an old, (2003), Frommer's travel guide for N.H. that mentions Clark's Trading Post. The entry says that they, (Clark's), claim to have the last Howe Truss railroad bridge in the world. Any further input appreciated.
(maybe this belongs under a past subject: our own Howe bridge)

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Volunteers / Re: March 2020 Work Reports
« on: March 10, 2020, 12:28:34 PM »
can these wheels have a tire applied after turning? can the flat be built up w/weld?

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Museum Discussion / Re: Sheepscot pictures for the away crowd.
« on: February 10, 2020, 05:32:22 PM »
How was the water moved from the tank car to the engines?

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Work and Events / Re: B&SR Tank 14 - Official Restoration Thread
« on: January 08, 2020, 01:27:09 AM »
has the inside been checked, cleaned and coated?

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Museum Discussion / Re: B&SR no. 8 arrives at Sheepscot
« on: December 16, 2019, 07:58:13 PM »
what is the rated tonnage for the turntable?

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Work and Events / Re: B&SR Tank 14 - Official Restoration Thread
« on: December 02, 2019, 11:01:12 PM »
Was the tank lifted off the car to enable painting?

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Work and Events / Re: B&SR Tank 14 - Official Restoration Thread
« on: November 26, 2019, 11:37:24 AM »
will these add-on pipes be removed and plugged? will a new valve be mounted on the main pipe?

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Work and Events / Re: B&SR Tank 14 - Official Restoration Thread
« on: November 23, 2019, 08:38:49 PM »
Why the heavy beams across the car at either end?

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Volunteers / Re: November 2019 Work Reports
« on: October 30, 2019, 08:06:42 PM »
Any planned ballasting for Sunday? I may come up for 2 days.

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I'll work with Dana's crew spiking etc. Be there Friday through Monday.

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