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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #300 on: February 14, 2021, 09:16:24 PM »
Wheels have been ordered, and axles have been completed, just awaiting pickup. Steel to complete the trucks will be ordered soon. Trucks will be completed before the car is, which is expected to take the rest of the year at least.
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #301 on: February 14, 2021, 09:39:41 PM »
Castings for the truck frames were made at Cattail Foundry using patterns from Edaville/Maine Narrow Gauge.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #302 on: February 27, 2021, 09:02:18 PM »
More progress. Not as impressive as seeing it in person.











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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #303 on: February 27, 2021, 09:22:55 PM »
Looks pretty impressive from here.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #304 on: March 01, 2021, 08:52:36 PM »
As the car interior is being finished, has there been any decision whether the interior lighting will be original style oil lamps or electric ?  If it's oil lamps, do we know what manufacturer / style that was used on the original cars?
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #305 on: March 06, 2021, 10:05:03 PM »
More sheathing of the roof..



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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #306 on: March 06, 2021, 11:26:10 PM »
As the car interior is being finished, has there been any decision whether the interior lighting will be original style oil lamps or electric ?  If it's oil lamps, do we know what manufacturer / style that was used on the original cars?
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #307 on: March 13, 2021, 10:03:00 PM »
More roof sheathing done..





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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #308 on: March 14, 2021, 10:40:34 AM »
Fantastic work!

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #309 on: March 14, 2021, 05:10:13 PM »
Eric and Ron at work last week.



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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #310 on: March 14, 2021, 05:29:33 PM »
Oh Eric, please don't make the head knocker so strong.....
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #311 on: March 14, 2021, 06:32:35 PM »
Oh Eric, please don't make the head knocker so strong.....
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #312 on: March 14, 2021, 06:35:19 PM »
How do you know this, James?

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #313 on: March 14, 2021, 08:31:04 PM »
I tried talking Eric into a higher head piece.  He said actually our station platforms are too high, these cars were built assuming that people would step up into and step down out of them.  There's plans (not very far along) to lower the Sheepscot platform.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #314 on: March 14, 2021, 08:49:39 PM »
I have concern that heads will get bonked when stepping between coaches. My head appears to be within striking distance of the vestibule overhang. I'm 6'.
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