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Mike Fox

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #315 on: July 28, 2019, 09:38:47 PM »
Zack got the last of the bituthene on yesterday and says as soon as his metal guy can, he will get to it. But it is waterproof, should it need to be out.
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #316 on: August 07, 2019, 10:19:54 AM »
Allan Fisher asked me to post this picture of B&SR Boxcar 67 taken in 1938.
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #317 on: August 07, 2019, 10:25:37 AM »
Here is the same image, flipped to the correct orientation.
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #318 on: August 07, 2019, 11:13:55 AM »
Was the roof covered with tar paper or tin originally? The early pictures it is hard to tell, some places look like tar paper and the ends look like tin.
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #319 on: August 08, 2019, 07:33:31 AM »

Ed,

You have photos of #67 coming and going. ::)

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #320 on: August 09, 2019, 10:17:14 AM »
When will brake rigging be installed?
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #321 on: August 11, 2019, 10:04:52 AM »
One truck will be removed and have brake rigging hooked up. The work on the truck will take place sometime this summer or fall while we are waiting for the roofer.

The rest of the brakes on the box car will be mounted after the tin roof is installed.

Wood roof walks will be installed.

A few handholds need mounting on top of the box car. 

The brake wheel with it's long shaft can than be mounted.

67 still need the safety chains installed on each end.

Linkage between cut levers and couplet's need to be installed

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #322 on: November 24, 2020, 08:59:42 PM »
 It is good news that the metal roof will finally be installed. With the roof on, the brakes can be added along with brake staff, roof walk, and safety chains. The finishing touches sometimes take longer than one would hope.  Hats off to the BOD for seeing the project to completion.   Thanks Fred Kuhns

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #323 on: November 24, 2020, 10:36:09 PM »
Is the car programmed to be vacuum brake equipped in the future?
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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #324 on: November 25, 2020, 07:05:42 PM »
Eventually all cars will be vacuum brake equipped.  There are no specific plans for 67 right now.  We are focusing on the most frequently used cars first- and evening that comes after system testing and refinement, which is what we are doing now.

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #325 on: January 04, 2021, 04:00:06 PM »
 In the last several weeks there was news of the metal roofing being finished and the car return to storage. What is the time frame to complete the brakes and safety chains?       Thanks Fred L. Kuhns

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #326 on: January 05, 2021, 09:28:10 PM »
  Mike,  The picture of the stationary steam engine also shows off the new roof on boxcar 67.  Thanks Fred L. Kuhns

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Re: Box Car 67 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #327 on: January 05, 2021, 11:02:21 PM »
I never even noticed. There is about 2 inches of snow on it now.
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