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Re: TCDA No. 65 (Reefer) - Official Work Thread
« Reply #330 on: March 24, 2016, 08:11:01 AM »
The truck is back together under the car and 65 made a couple trips to T.O.M yesterday.

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« Reply #331 on: March 24, 2016, 11:08:46 PM »
Did you guys turn the wheelset, or replace it with one on hand?

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« Reply #332 on: March 25, 2016, 05:02:42 AM »
The wheel set thought to have an issue, upon further examination, is actually in good shape. So the wheel was put back under the car. Box car 67's wheels are currently in the process of being turned on the wheel lathe however to re-profile the wheels.

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« Reply #333 on: May 23, 2016, 08:07:09 PM »
65 in the machine shop getting a new coat of paint before returning to the pier in Wiscasset for the summer.



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« Reply #334 on: June 06, 2016, 10:30:20 PM »
65 rolled out of the machine shop all shiny in a new coat of paint today. 65 is scheduled to be placed back on the display track at the Wiscasset pier Wednesday morning.





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« Reply #335 on: June 07, 2016, 07:49:52 PM »
Car 65 was loade up on the trailer today.









Time laspe of the loading.

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« Reply #336 on: June 07, 2016, 08:34:13 PM »
Very cool!!  The passenger trucks in one shot...what are they destined for?

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« Reply #337 on: June 07, 2016, 08:57:02 PM »
Gee, with the speed of that crew we should be able to build the turntable in less than a day  ;D
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« Reply #338 on: June 08, 2016, 06:48:24 AM »
Question, with 65 being at the pier most of the year is she going to get the Eames Brakes as well?

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« Reply #339 on: June 08, 2016, 07:04:05 AM »
The reefer was sitting on the trailer in Wiscasset this morning as I was on my way to work.  Nobody working on unloading it yet.

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« Reply #340 on: June 09, 2016, 11:56:46 AM »
65 was unloaded at the town pier yesterday morning.















Orignal WW&F trestle piles looking south from the town pier.



The piles running parallel with the railing on the pier held up the siding for the Turner Centre Creamery. The mainline was approximately where the trees are. You can see where the piles go from four wide to six wide where the switch for the creamery was located.

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« Reply #341 on: June 09, 2016, 01:53:33 PM »
What a beautiful spring day in Wiscasset.  How fine 65 looks back in it's summer home.  It makes me long to be up there again with such a great group of folks.

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« Reply #342 on: June 23, 2016, 12:12:12 PM »
The Car 65 lighting crew spent a couple of hours repairing the lights in the south end of the car.  Steve H., Steve Z. and Start pulled the glass wall and tested the ballasts and lighting strips.  One strip was replaced and reattached with new clips, the new parts were brought by Steve H.   Following more testing, the glass wall was reinstalled and cleaned.  The crew then enjoyed a nice lunch at Sprague's Lobster. 

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« Reply #343 on: October 25, 2016, 05:39:44 PM »
The TCDA car appears to have wandered its way home.  I saw that it's no longer in Wiscasset this evening on my way home.

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Re: TCDA No. 65 (Reefer) - Official Work Thread
« Reply #344 on: October 25, 2016, 06:46:34 PM »
The dairy car came back to Sheepscot today and was the first car to use the Woods track.









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