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February Work Reports 2021
« on: February 01, 2021, 10:21:07 AM »
Anticipated work Tuesday and Wednesday 2-3 February 2021

*  Tuesday:       Snow Storm, work pending.

*  Wednesday:  Storm clean up to include plowing,clean out switches.
                          Vacuum brake work continues.
                          Vehicle repair, tractor assembly.
                          Coach #9 assembly (pending).


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     XX.   Safety Rules  (140-152)

     151.  Crossing Tracks.  (P-44)

              e.  Never cross in the path of an approaching train closer than 300 feet in
                   railroad yards or ΒΌ mile on the Main Track.

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2021, 11:09:28 PM »
Steve,

I really appreciate the rules reminders on all your work reports.

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2021, 07:50:16 AM »
Anticipated work for Saturday Feb 6:

* Top of Mtn cutting - as part of "Steam & Saws".  So far the number of participants has been very limited.
* Boxcar 56
* Machine shop re-organizing
* Vehicle repair
* Steam & Sleighs trains.

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2021, 10:50:50 AM »
Anticipated Operations for Saturday, Feb 6th:
10:30am: Steam and Sleighs to SeaLyon Farm (Group of 8 & Single-Passenger Tix Available*) & Winter Caboose Adventure (SOLD OUT)
12:00pm: Steam and Sleighs to SeaLyon Farm (Single-Passenger Tix Available*) & Winter Caboose Adventure (SOLD OUT)
1:30pm: Steam and Sleighs to SeaLyon Farm (Single-Passenger Tix Available*) & Winter Caboose Adventure (AVAILABLE*)
3:00pm: Winter Caboose Adventure (AVAILABLE*) (& S&S pickup)
*As of Wednesday Morning 2/3/2021

Extra assistance is always appreciated - contact crewcaller@traincrew.wwfry.org to sign up, or learn how to be qualified.

We need folks to fill:
an "Agent" position - which requires a presence at Top of Mountain for passenger handling at 12:00-12:30pm and 1:30-2:00pm
a "Gatekeeper" position - which requires basic computer/tablet/phone skills and a knack for dealing with the public.

(Train handling qualifications are NOT required to assist as Gatekeeper or Agent.)


All trains are limited to 36 passengers and all tickets must be purchased in advance.
All passengers and crew must adhere to the COVID-19 Policy published at www.wwfry.org/covid
Visit www.wwfry.org/tickets to buy tickets.
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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2021, 10:55:35 AM »
Tuesday:
*  Winter storm
*  Sheepscot campus plowed out.

Wednesday:
*  Main line plowed and flanged, switches/crosings cleaned out.
*  Yard tracks ran over, Lead #4 to machine shop cleaned out for Locomotive #9.
*  Vacuum brakes work on.
*  Dump run
*  Gift shop work on going.

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2021, 08:33:31 PM »
Great to see that the basics of keeping a railroad open are still going on with each snowstorm.

Steve:  THANKS!

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2021, 06:56:53 PM »
Work done on Saturday Feb 6:

* Top of Mountain: Cutting on the south side of Porcupine Palace Boulevard.
* Boxcar 56: Marcel, Zack and others were working on it.
* John Deere tractor: Brendan was working on it, hoping to get it running but it was unlikely today.

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2021, 08:56:03 PM »
Before...





10:30 Train arrives @10:45



Lunch





Letting them burn down

Mike
Doing way too much to list...

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2021, 09:11:21 PM »
Also three sold out (or nearly sold out) "Steam and Sleighs" trains with a fourth pickup run (and "Caboose Adventure".)
Special thanks for Dan M. for helping get the consist ready this morning and working the "air brakes" (don't ask) on the last run.
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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2021, 12:38:25 PM »
Anticipate work for Tuesday and Wednesday February 9-10, 2021

Tuesday:
*  Snow removal to include Main Line, Switches, Crossings and yards.
*  Vacuum brakes
*  Vehicle repair (tractor pending)
*  Campus clean up

Wednesday:
*  Complete snow removal
*  Vacuum brakes
*  Vehicle repairs
*  Shop rearrangement

                            Rules and Standards for Operations

I.  Official Documents for Reference (Rules 1-4)

     b.  Informal Notice Board

          The informal Notice Board is provided for any Employee to make relevant entries
          so as to communicate with the entire crew.  It is kept on the General Order Board.
           
          The General Order Board is located in the Percival House. on the wall, to the right of the sign in book.

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2021, 08:25:48 PM »
More snow expected tomorrow...

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #11 on: February 10, 2021, 07:51:28 AM »
Anticipated work on Saturday Feb 13:

* Steam and Saws: at Top of Mountain.
* Boxcar 56
* Shop organizing
* Vehicle (tractor?) repair
* Steam & Sleighs.  We finally have some decent snow.
* Board meeting at 3, in person and on-line.

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #12 on: February 10, 2021, 10:11:09 AM »
Anticipated Operations for Saturday, Feb 13th:
10:30am: Steam and Sleighs to SeaLyon Farm (Group of 10 & Single-Passenger Tix Available*) & Winter Caboose Adventure (AVAILABLE*)
12:00pm: Steam and Sleighs to SeaLyon Farm (Group of 8 & Single-Passenger Tix Available*) & Winter Caboose Adventure (AVAILABLE*)
1:30pm: Steam and Sleighs to SeaLyon Farm (Group of 10 & Single-Passenger Tix Available*) & Winter Caboose Adventure (AVAILABLE*)
3:00pm: Winter Caboose Adventure (AVAILABLE*) (& S&S pickup)
*As of Wednesday Morning 2/10/2021; Use Promo Code ADVENTURE (and bring a first-time visitor) for $25 off a Winter Caboose Adventure.

Extra assistance is always appreciated - contact crewcaller@traincrew.wwfry.org to sign up, or learn how to be qualified.

We are always looking for folks to fill:
an "Agent" position - which requires a presence at Top of Mountain for passenger handling at 12:00-12:30pm and 1:30-2:00pm
a "Gatekeeper" position - which requires basic computer/tablet/phone skills and a knack for dealing with the public.
(Train handling qualifications are NOT required to assist as Gatekeeper or Agent.)


All trains are limited to 36 passengers and all tickets must be purchased in advance.
All passengers and crew must adhere to the COVID-19 Policy published at www.wwfry.org/covid
Visit www.wwfry.org/tickets to buy tickets.
Ed Lecuyer
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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2021, 11:28:13 AM »
Worked completed Tuesday and Wednesday 9-10 February 2021.

Tuesday:
*  Snow Plow repairs completed, plow mounted and tested.
*  Shop work (Jerry and Carlos)
*  Vehicle repairs, more work completed on the tractor
*  Coach #9 assembly continues

Wednesday:
*  Main line plowed, crossings cleaned out, tracks and switches cleaned out.
    ( Steve L, JB Smith, Chuck and Dan M)
*  Caboose #554 repair completed (Randy)
*  Vacuum brake work continues  Jonathan)
*  Vehicle repairs included the tractor, the back-hoe  (Brendan, Fred)
*  Snow clean up around Sheepscot Station and Freight house (Cindy)
*  3 bay Garage:  Bay 1 cleaned out, readying for the Tractor ( a little bit of Everyone)
*  Shop prep for new shop machines (Alan)
*  Coach #9 assembly  (Eric and Ron)

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Re: February Work Reports 2021
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2021, 09:19:49 PM »
Work done on Saturday Feb 13:

* Top of Mountain: Mike and crew cut corners.  Actually just one corner, the north end of where cutting occurred a few weeks ago, making better photographic opportunities for trains coming up the hill.
* Boxcar 56: Marcel was drilling holes.
* Electrical drop building: Zack was doing something in there (I didn't investigate)
* Archives: Linda was putting Nicole to work.
* Steam & Sleighs: almost sold out
* Machine shop: Alan was reassembling the radial arm drill.
* Board meeting: ran a little long.