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 Post subject: Steam Coming to Springfield
PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:24 pm 

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Thanks to the gents from Boothbay and Edaville, it appears working steam will be making an appearance at next weekend's Railroad Hobby Show in Springfield;
http://www.amherstrail.org/ARS/news-BoothbaySteam.php

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 Post subject: Re: Steam Coming to Springfield
PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:39 pm 

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Neat engine! Is the headlight on number 11 an authentic Porter headlight, or if not, is its history known?

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 Post subject: Re: Steam Coming to Springfield
PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:27 pm 

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Looks like a Chinese headlight, with that raised section on top.

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 Post subject: Re: Steam Coming to Springfield
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The locomotive was NOT built for the Raritan Copper Co.
It was built for the Raritan Works of the Anaconda Copper Co. later it's subsidiary International Smelting and Refining.

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 Post subject: Re: Steam Coming to Springfield
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I like her, I like her a lot...... ;)


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 Post subject: Re: Steam Coming to Springfield
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She'd have made a beautiful saddletanker........ looks a bit disproportional with a tender.

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 Post subject: Re: Steam Coming to Springfield
PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:34 pm 

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When was the last time railroad equipment operated on the Big E Fairgrounds????

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 Post subject: Re: Steam Coming to Springfield
PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:00 pm 

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crij wrote:
When was the last time railroad equipment operated on the Big E Fairgrounds????

Rich C.

Well the New Haven displayed an FL9 and some coaches there back in the 60s... But I don't think it got farther than that.

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 Post subject: Re: Steam Coming to Springfield
PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:46 am 

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I'm cursing like Yosemite Sam right now. Of all the years for me not to go to the show.
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