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June 2021 Work reports
« on: May 31, 2021, 09:28:18 AM »
Anticipated work for Tuesday and Wednesday June 1-2, 2021.

*  Track:  complete Car Barn leads, ballast and spike.  (Tues)
                mountain extension preparation for tamping  (Wed)
                turn table lead dress ballast  (time permitting)

*  Tamper (Big Joe)  repair and service for Saturday operations.

*  Vacuum Brakes  (pending)

*  Tool Shed shingling.

*  Moving dirt

*  Shop work, wheel press  (pending)


         Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway
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Page 12             Emergency Information

                               In Case of Fire

1.   Trains must stop, investigate, and fight fires found in their wake.
2.   If the fire can not be controlled by means on the train, train crew call 9-1-1, then dispatcher.

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2021, 05:02:05 PM »
Turntable lead and car barn tracks going back in.

Turntable lead from the lower yard.









167 years of experience in the next two pictures.





Ballasting bay 2 of the car barn.





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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2021, 06:50:34 AM »
Anticipated work for Saturday June 5:

* Level the Mountain - jacking and tamping on the Mountain.
* Section house shingling
* Machine shop organization
* Earth moving @ AC

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2021, 06:59:19 AM »
Do we know where on the Mountain the work will be focused Saturday?  Same area as before?
What–me worry?

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2021, 07:35:44 AM »
Bill we will be doing the big curve (Saw Mill curve). Today, a small crew will go up and set it up for tamping.

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2021, 08:05:08 AM »
Thanks Steve.
What–me worry?

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2021, 03:57:36 PM »
Saturday June 5, 2021 Level the Mountain

If you are planning on attending this Saturday’s work event can you please let us know here, or message Steve Lennox?  Especially those who did not sign up on FareHarbor.  We are trying to get an understanding on the amount of help we should expect.

Dave and Bill??

This is a BIG lift, on the curve south of Trout Brook Bridge (“Sawmill Curve”).  6” in places, 300’ continuous lift.  We lifted the line rail over most of it today- as the tamper frees up jacks, track will be cross leveled, and the line rail of the remaining curve attended to.  Steve L has the plan and is ready to execute...

Thanks much,
Jason

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2021, 04:35:50 PM »
Barring a last minute work crisis, I plan to be at the Railway Saturday.
What–me worry?

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2021, 05:39:47 PM »
I plan to be there.   

        What's the plan for lunch? It keeps changing.

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2021, 07:15:17 PM »
Dwight the last word I have is lunch will be provided, I hope we will eat on the work site. Would you like to Engineer #52 for us?

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2021, 08:40:07 PM »
I can’t let Bill have all fun so I’m in.
Dave

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2021, 09:30:24 PM »
Hi Stephen, Yes I will run 52 on the 5th.

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #12 on: June 03, 2021, 06:42:21 AM »
I will be there .
Brian W.

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #13 on: June 03, 2021, 05:32:38 PM »

Work completed Tuesday and Wednesday June 1-2, 2021

Tuesday:

*  Track work, car barn leads were ballasted and put back in service, tamping to
    be completed at a later date.  Turn table lead received additional ballast.
    ( Steve L, Chuck, Brian W, Jonathan, Jay B, Leon)

*  Shop work, Wheel pressing.  (Jerry, Carlos, Alan)

*  Tool shed shingling.  (Stewart)

*  Mowing Alna Center, SS Campus  (Fred, Randy)

*  Vehicle repair (Brookville)  (Jay B)

*  Round/Engine house foundation poured

Wednesday:

*  Track, preparation for Saturdays Level the Mountain included cleaning out ballast,
    setting up jacks, leveling and cross leveling Saw Mill Curve.  (Steve L, Dan, Leon, Jared, Jason)

*  Tamper (Big Joe) repairs  (Jay B)

*  Switching, Tamper (Wilmah 1017 ?) to Machine shop lead 4, Caboose #320 inside Car barn
    Bay #2, Tamper (Big Joe on Machine shop Lead #1.  (Dan, Steve L, Chuck)

*  Gift shop (Cindy R)

*  Archives  (Linda)

*  Coach #9, assembly continues.


Note:  There were more things going both days, I apologize for missing them.

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Re: June 2021 Work reports
« Reply #14 on: June 03, 2021, 07:41:04 PM »
Steve, your reports are really appreciated by all of us!!!

Bob