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John Kokas

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #45 on: April 14, 2022, 07:10:46 PM »
How about some Wilmar video?  I'm dying to see it in action.
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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #46 on: April 15, 2022, 06:30:14 AM »
Definitely will do that the next time it’s used John.

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #47 on: April 15, 2022, 06:10:47 PM »
I hope you'll make it to SWW Joe, I want to working on that unit after so much time and effort involved in getting it here.
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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #48 on: April 15, 2022, 07:00:03 PM »
Hey guys- other than maybe a demo for the sake of members, there is no tamping planned for SWW.  We’ll have our hands full with spiking and ballasting (two ballast trains).  We have a concise surfacing/ tamping plan for the entire Mountain- with about 12-18 major lifts to perform.  This work is scheduled May-July using both tampers.  There’ll be more ballasting this summer as well.

I don’t mind a SWW demo of the Harsco tamper if there’s interest, Joe and/or Steve Lennox are willing to lead it, and it’s in service- however it will still be in Sheepscot yard at that time. 

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #49 on: April 16, 2022, 06:16:52 PM »
Work done on Saturday April 16 (again this is a partial report because I was agent at AC):

* Easter Eggspress - all egg tickets were taken, the pump car was popular as was Grandpa's Kitchen.
* Bulldozer - Mike put on the bottoms of the rear dozer "thing", was cleaning up the dirt on the back, and by the time I left had gotten on one of the sprocket wheels.  Sorry I don't know what the real names for these things are.
* Machine shop - Alan was in the shop making little chips (presumably for Coach 3).

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #50 on: April 16, 2022, 08:19:44 PM »
Photo of said botom thingy



I cleaned up and put the left final drive back together. Then put the drive sprocket on. Front idler was next. Moved to the other side and started cleaning that. Back to the left side, Zack noticed something looked off. It was the sprocket. Incorrect offset. Now working through a solution..
Mike
Doing way too much to list...

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #51 on: April 16, 2022, 09:47:26 PM »
Is anyone staying in Maine next Saturday? Will anyone be on the campus?

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #52 on: April 17, 2022, 02:58:16 PM »
I plan to be there.

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #53 on: April 17, 2022, 04:46:09 PM »
Pete,
Mike said he would be at the RR. I imagine Fred will be too.
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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #54 on: April 17, 2022, 05:30:49 PM »
Anticipated work for Tuesday and Wednesday 19-20 April 2022

Track crew:  cutting ties, prep begins for SWW  (Tues)
                   switching work cars from TBS (Wed)
Shop crews: vacuum brakes, passenger car truck builds
                   coach #9 assembly continues
Locomotive  #9/7 repair and servicing  (date pending}
Engine Hse   build continues  (pending weather
Campus clean up

Note:  Rain is predicted for Tuesday.

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #55 on: April 18, 2022, 06:12:16 AM »
Anticipated work for Tuesday and Wednesday 19-20 April 2022

Track crew:  cutting ties, prep begins for SWW  (Tues)
                   switching work cars from TBS

You got me…..I thought TBS was a Cable TV channel.
Sometimes we need to spell things out as not everybody reading these pages knows what local initials mean.

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #56 on: April 18, 2022, 07:51:51 AM »
Keith, we frequently use initials for designated locations ie: TOM-Top of Mountain, AC-Alna Center. In this case I have been using the TBS as Trout Brook Station, I guess I could use EOT-End of track but feel TBS is more appropriate as when completed, it will have a small station, run around and turntable.

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #57 on: April 18, 2022, 08:12:23 AM »
Maybe we need a place where these initials are spelled out.
Lots of folks that are not local might enjoy knowing what we are talking about.
We need to remember that we have a large audience on this forum and not everyone is familiar with the terminology.
Thanks for the explanation!

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #58 on: April 18, 2022, 09:45:13 AM »
These abbreviations are officially designated in the employee’s timetable.  Maybe we should post the location chart out of the TT on the forum.  That’s a little beyond me..

Jason

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Re: April 2022 Work Reports
« Reply #59 on: April 18, 2022, 10:17:44 AM »
I think this is what Jason meant. I hope my image stays put this time. ... And it didn't, so never mind.

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