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Brian Whitney

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #405 on: January 12, 2022, 05:03:52 PM »
The comments from our first passenger is that it was kind of drafty and when I asked about it, he said the food service needs improvement! I'm confident that these issues will be worked out before the car goes on line for the public.  It was an exciting day moving the car with many talented people keeping a close eye on all aspects and possible problems. It went quite smoothly!

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #406 on: January 12, 2022, 05:43:11 PM »
Well of course it was drafty.  Our first passenger had his window and his arm out.  Looking at the gloves he was wearing I would guess that the heat wasn't working properly either.
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #407 on: January 12, 2022, 07:34:12 PM »
Coach 9 does look great, doesn't it?

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #408 on: January 12, 2022, 07:57:14 PM »
Don't miss the video..linked again in case you missed it the first time.

https://youtu.be/GTsw8F0NRN0
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #409 on: January 12, 2022, 09:06:28 PM »
Don't miss the video..linked again in case you missed it the first time.

https://youtu.be/GTsw8F0NRN0

Reposted for my benefit.  I was exchanging emails with Mike today to thank him for posting the brilliant photos of coach No. 9 being moved from shop bay 2 to bay 4.  He mentioned the video link he had posted, which I had missed, as I had immediately focused on the photos.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #410 on: January 13, 2022, 10:39:03 AM »
Fantastic work. Nice to see the coach in daylight, if only briefly.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #411 on: January 13, 2022, 11:40:23 AM »
 A cabinetmaker masterpiece just came into light and it's a long one at that, so long that I believed it'd never finish to go out of the shop.

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #412 on: January 13, 2022, 02:03:09 PM »
It is great to see the progress on the new passenger car!
But I have a question; why move it from one shop Bay to another?

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #413 on: January 13, 2022, 02:11:06 PM »
It is great to see the progress on the new passenger car!
But I have a question; why move it from one shop Bay to another?

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Hi Ted,
There are a number of reasons including: (1) Bay 2 is needed for the overhead crane for planned work on locomotives 10 and 11. (2) Coach 9 in bay 4 puts the car in the wood shop where Eric, Ron and crew have better access to the woodworking tools to begin construction of the interior.
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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #414 on: January 14, 2022, 09:16:02 PM »
Ed,
     Thanks for the explanation about the move. I am in favor of anything that makes it easier to build #9 passenger car and the #11 locomotive!

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Re: Coach 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #415 on: January 14, 2022, 10:38:09 PM »
Ted,
To be clear, Stewart answered your question. I EDited his post to fix the formatting issue (the original post was missing a close quote tag.)
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