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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2021, 07:50:02 AM »
Anticipated work for Saturday Jan 9:

* Top of Mountain: tree clearing
* Boxcar 56
* Vehicle repair
* Steam & Sleigh trains
* Board meeting at 3

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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2021, 12:29:10 PM »
We will not be running a train first thing in the morning to TOM due to the early board meeting, which complicates the trains return in the afternoon. Instead, I will be driving in Fossels and walking up from there. I do not recommend anyone else doing that with anything other than 4 wheel drive. I have room to take one person with me.

Ed and Jason have added an open car for this weekend only for crew to ride in back and forth to TOM, to provide another option. Crew is to be in this car only. Please remember your mask while on the train. While working at TOM, we will remain distant because a mask by the fire could be hazardous. As always, if you are not feeling well, please stay home and get better. We will still be here when you are better.

It is supposed to be a beautiful day so come join us. Hope to see you at TOM.
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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2021, 01:03:54 PM »
Thanks Mike - I personally wish I could join you. The cutting/burning crew in the Winter is one of my favorite activities.

Trains (with crew seating in open car 130 [aka Brian's open car]) will leave Sheepscot at 10:30, 12, 1:30, (and 3 - but the cutting will be done by then.)
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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2021, 08:41:08 PM »
Work completed Tuesday and Wednesday 5-6 January 2021

Tuesday:
*  Various things going on with 9 + volunteers.
*  Mike replaced the muffler on Fred’s truck.
*  Jay was working on the Brookville.
*  Jonathan making brake parts.
*  Eric and Ron assembling more on Coach #9.
*  “Start” doing campus clean up
*  Steve and Chuck switching cars and spotting the Steam
    engine and prep for removal.
*  Fred was making sure we were all working.

Wednesday:
*  Brookville work continues.
*  Shop work continues to include Alan’s crew, Carlo’s and Jerry
    working on a lathe.
*  Stationary steam engine removed from old skids and placed
    on new skids, to be completed next Tuesday.
*  Dump run.

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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2021, 09:04:47 PM »
Here is a look at the muffler after I took it off, and compare with the new before it went on..





I also headed to AC and took the injector pump off of the Kubota. Taking it to Portland Friday afternoon to get it rebuilt.



Made a quick cover for the motor



And came back to Sheepscot and started reassembling the loader. Front brakes are on. Just need to run lines and put the planetaries back on.

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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2021, 09:21:13 PM »
C'mon, Mike; a little duct tape on that muffler and it would have been as good as new!

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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #21 on: January 06, 2021, 09:32:19 PM »
James beat me.  I was going to ask if the old muffler looked that bad on behalf of our treasurer.
What–me worry?

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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #22 on: January 06, 2021, 09:42:15 PM »
If you'd like to try, it is in the back of the truck, passenger side, unless Fred emptied it..
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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #23 on: January 06, 2021, 10:41:26 PM »
Looks like there's plenty of miles left in that muffler. With the racetrack around the way the noise would fit right in, anyways.
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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #24 on: January 06, 2021, 11:18:52 PM »
 Mike,  Was the Muffler the original or perhaps the second or third. I hear that Fred was really happy to have the truck running again. Now it will not to loud.  Fred L. Kuhns

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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #25 on: January 07, 2021, 10:55:11 AM »
FYI.
Lunch will be available this week at the Percival House. Nancy will be dropping off spaghetti and meatballs!
Thanks Nancy!
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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #26 on: January 07, 2021, 11:30:21 AM »
I enjoyed the muffler comments. I hope the exhaust pipe was in better shape.

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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #27 on: January 07, 2021, 11:31:09 AM »
Mike,

From the photos, it looks like you're are multi-tasking.

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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #28 on: January 07, 2021, 12:07:47 PM »
Good to see that all of our equipment is getting some needed attention.
Speaking of which, any tractor news?
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Re: January 2021 Work Reports
« Reply #29 on: January 07, 2021, 12:22:21 PM »
Mike - After working on the truck, you must be exhausted.