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Author:  eehiv [ Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:28 pm ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - July 3 to 9

Wednesday July 3rd

Sam Cogan weed wacked the ROW east of Hurley Mountain Road.


Friday July 5th

Earl Pardini, Tom Comito, Sam Cogan, Vince Guido and John Marino spiked ties to MP 8 and moved track equipment to Kingston.


Saturday July 6th

On the Catskill Mountain Flyer, Earl Pardini was Engineer, Tony Bocchino was conductor, Art Vogel was brakeman, Dylan Iurato and Paul Payton were flaggers. Peter Fluchere and Marcia Roosa and Pat Smalley were ticket agents. Alex Sorenson helped.


Monday July 8th

Earl Pardini, San Cogan, and Dylan Iurato moved the crane, gondola and ballast hopper to the O&W siding and put the crane tender into the worktrain.


Tuesday July 9th

Earl Pardini and Sam Cogan moved track equipment to 28A and worked on making repairs to the tamper.




Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:11 pm ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - July 10 to 16

Wednesday July 10th

Earl Pardini, Sam Cogan, Bruce Tuchman and Dylan Iurato loaded rail on the work flat at Route 209 and moved equipment. John Marino inspected track.


Friday July 12th

Earl Pardini, Dave Heick, Sam Cogan, Russell Hallock Marino inserted 20 ties from MP 7 to 7.5.


Saturday July 13th

On the Catskill Mountain Flyer, Dave Hilliard was Engineer, Karl Wick was conductor, Bill Kaba was brakeman, Dylan Iurato and Russ Hallock were flaggers. Peter Fluchere and Marcia Roosa were ticket agents.


Tuesday July 16th

Earl Pardini, Tom Comito, Shawn Newton, Bruce Tuchman and Sam Cogan installed 19 ties at MP 7.6.




Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:42 am ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - July 17 to 23

Wednesday July 17th

Sam Cogan cut brush.


Wednesday July 18th

Earl Pardini cut brush.


Friday July 19th

Earl Pardini and Bruce Tuchman performed trackwork.


Saturday July 20th

On the Great Train Robbery, John Marino was Engineer, Tony Bocchino conductor, Karl Wick was brakeman, and Dylan Iurato was flagger. Linda Marino and Marcia Roosa were ticket agents.


Sunday July 21st

On the Great Train Robbery, John Marino was Engineer, Tony Bocchino conductor, Arthur Vogel was brakeman, and Russ Hallock and Dylan Iurato were flaggers. Karen Vogel and Marcia Roosa were ticket agents.


Tuesday July 23rd

Earl Pardini unloaded ties at 209.




Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:25 pm ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - July 24 to 30

Wednesday July 24th

Earl Pardini, Sam Cogan and Dave Heick loaded ties at 209 and distributed them from MP 7 to MP 8.


Friday July 26th

Earl Pardini, Dave Heick, Tom Comito, Dylan Iurato and John Marino rearranged equipment and made equipment repairs.


Saturday July 27th

Viscose No. 6 visited the CMRR. Earl Pardini was Engineer, Art Vogel was fireman, John Marino engineer for No. 42, Tony Bocchino conductor, Bill Kaba was brakeman, and Dylan Iurato, Russ Hallock, Tom Comito and Ken Harris were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Linda Marino were ticket agents. Karin Vogel was car attendant.


Sunday July 28th

Viscose No. 6 ran again. Earl Pardini was Engineer, Art Vogel was fireman, Tom Whyte was engineer for No. 42, Tony Bocchino conductor, Karl Wick was brakeman, and Dylan Iurato, Sam Cogan, Joe Wolff and Ken Harris were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Karin Vogel were ticket agents. John Marino helped load Viscose No. 6.


Monday July 29th

Earl Pardini did mechanical work.


Tuesday July 30th

Earl Pardini and Bryan Van Kirk rearranged equipment for a movie shoot.




Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:40 pm ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - July 31 to August 6

Wednesday July 31st

Earl Pardini and Bryan Van Kirk rearranged equipment in Kingston. Sam Cogan cut brush.


Saturday August 3rd

The Catskill Mountain Flyer ran in Kingston. John Marino was Engineer, Karl Wick was conductor, Bill Kaba was brakeman, and Sam Cogan and Russ Hallock were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Linda Marino were ticket agents. Tony Bocchino also assisted.


Sunday August 4th

The CMRR ran its first Ice Cream train. John Marino was Engineer, Tony Bocchino conductor, Art Vogel was brakeman, and Dylan Iurato and Ken Harris were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Karin Vogel were ticket agents.


Tuesday August 6th

Earl Pardini, Tom Comito, Sam Cogan and Dave Heick distributed ties.




Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:57 pm ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - Augut 7 to 13

Wednesday August 7th

Sam Cogan cut brush.


Thursday August 8th

Sam Cogan cut brush.


Friday August 9th

Earl Pardini, Dave Heick, Sam Cogan and John Marino tamped and made repairs near the JR crossing.


Saturday August 10th

The Catskill Mountain music train in Kingston. Dave Hilliard was Engineer, Tony Bocchino was conductor, Art Vogel was brakeman, and Sam Cogan and Dylan Iurato were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Karin Vogel were ticket agents.


Sunday August 11th

The Catskill Mountain music train in Kingston. Earl Pardini was Engineer, Tony Bocchino was conductor, Bill Kaba was brakeman, and Russ Hallock and Dylan Iurato were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Peter Fluchere were ticket agents. Sam Cogan assisted.


Monday August 12th

Earl Pardini Dave Heick inserted 35 ties.


Tuesday August 13th

Earl Pardini, Vince Guido, Russ Hallock, Tom Comito, Sam Cogan, Martin Elbrecht, John Marino inserted 200 ties from MP 7 to MP 8, and spiked about 50.




Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:53 pm ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - august 13 to 20

Wednesday August 14th

Track crew was Earl Pardini, Vince Guido, Sam Cogan, John Marino, Dave Heick, Dave Hilliard, Russell Hallock and Dylan Iurato. Crews spiked ties from MP 7.4 to 7.8 and replaced a rail at MP 7.1 and inserted about 200 ties.


Thursday August 15th


Track crew was Earl Pardini, John Marino, Sam Cogan and Dave Heick. They inserted and spiked 35 ties and laid out replacement rail at MP 7.85.


Friday August 16th

Earl Pardini, Vince Guido and John Marino did tree trimming and replaced a joint bar.


Saturday August 17th

The Catskill Mountain music train in Kingston. Dave Earl Pardini was Engineer, Karl Wick was conductor, Art Vogel was brakeman, and Ken Harris and Dylan Iurato were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Karin Vogel were ticket agents.

Martin Elbrecht worked on the generator for the 2949.


Sunday August 18th


The Catskill Mountain music train in Kingston. John Marino was Engineer, Tony Bocchino was conductor, Krl Wick was brakeman, and Joe Wolff and Dylan Iurato were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Peter Fluchere were ticket agents.



Tuesday August 20th

Earl Pardini, Sam Cogan, and John Marino replaced 5 rails at MP 7.85.




Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:18 pm ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - August 21 to 27

Wednesday August 21st

Earl Pardini and Sam Cogan unloaded ties at 209 and cut brush. John Marino marked ties.


Thursday August 22nd

Sam Cogan cut brush and John Marino marked ties. Earl Pardini unloaded ties at 209.


Friday August 23rd

Earl Pardini, Tom Comito, Dylan Iurato, Dave Hilliard, Vince Guido and Sam Cogan made repairs to the 42 and spiked ties from MP 7.85 and 8.05


Saturday August 24th

The Catskill Mountain Flyer ran in Kingston. John Marino was Engineer, Tony Bocchino was conductor, Bill Kaba was brakeman, and Ken Harris and Dylan Iurato were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Pat Smalley were ticket agents.

Martin Elbrecht worked on the generator for 2949.


Sunday August 25th

The Catskill Mountain Ice Cream train ran in Kingston. Dave Hilliard was Engineer, Tony Bocchino was conductor, Bill Kaba was brakeman, and Tom Comito and Dylan Iurato were flaggers. Peter Fluchere was ticket agent. Vince Guido served the ice cream.


Monday August 26th

Earl Pardini, Vince Guido, Sam Cogan, Dylan Iurato, Russ Hallock, and Frank Dravecky spiked ties from MP 8 to Mp 8.2, removed OTM from there to Route 28a in Stony Hollow, and made preparations for tie distribution.


Tuesday August 27th

Earl Pardini, Bryan Van Kirk, Sam Cogan and Tom Comito distributed 360 ties from MP 8 to MP 8.2. Vince Guido removed debris from the cut near Route 28A.




Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:56 pm ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - Aug 31 to Sept 3

Saturday August 31st

The Catskill Mountain Flyer ran in Kingston. John Marino was Engineer, Tony Bocchino was conductor, Arthur Vogel was brakeman, and Russ Hallock and Dylan Iurato were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Karin Vogel were ticket agents. Peter Fluchere assisted.

Martin Elbrecht worked on coach 2918.


Sunday September 1st

The Catskill Mountain Ice Cream train ran in Kingston. John Marino was Engineer, Tony Bocchino was conductor, Dave Hilliard was brakeman, and Ken Harris and Dylan Iurato were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Paul Payton were ticket agents.


Monday September 2nd

The Catskill Mountain Flyer ran in Kingston. Earl Pardini was Engineer, Tony Bocchino was conductor, Bill Kaba was brakeman, and Russ Hallock and Dylan Iurato were flaggers. Marcia Roosa and Pat Smalley were ticket agents.


Tuesday September 3rd

John Marino, Dave Hilliard and Sam Cogan rearranged equipment in Kingston, Sam Cogan cut brush.




Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:13 pm ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - September 3 to 9

Wednesday September 4th

Earl Pardini, Sam Cogan, Vince Guido, Russ Hallock and Shawn Newton inserted ties from MP 8.0 to 8.33.


Thursday September 5th

Earl Pardini, Sam Cogan, Dave Heick, Ken Harris, Russ Hallock and Bruce Tuchman inserted and spiked ties from MP 8.0 to 8.33. John Marino assisted.


Friday September 6th

Earl Pardini, Sam Cogan, Tom Comito, and Dave Heick spiked ties from MP 8.1 to 8.2.


Saturday September 7th

Earl Pardini, Sam Cogan, Tom Comito, Martin Elbrecht, Bruce Tuchman, John Marino and Vince Guido distributed, inserted and spiked ties from MP 8.15 to 8.25.

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=252890

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=252891

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=252892


Sunday September 8th

Earl Pardini, John Marino, Sam Cogan, Dave Heick and Vince Guido finished inserting and spiking the last ties needed for our track extension to the end our permit at MP 8.33.


Monday September 9th

Sam Cogan worked along the ROW.



Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:47 pm ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - September 14 to 17

Saturday September 14th

John Marino, Sam Cogan, Tom Comito, Russ Hallock, Bruce Tuchman, Raphael DeMeglio and Vince Guido spiked ties from MP 8.15 to 8.25.


Sunday September 15th

Earl Pardini, John Marino, Sam Cogan, Dave Hilliard and Tom Healy rearranged equipment and brought engine 401 to the new end of track at MP 8.33 at Route 28A in Stony Hollow:

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=253040

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=253042

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=253043

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=253044

Martin Elbrecht worked on coach 2918 and Art Vogel worked on the generator for coach 2949. Dylan Iurato worked at Westbrook lane.

https://www.catskillmountainnews.com/ar ... ds-events/


Tuesday September 17th

Sam Cogan and Dave Heick cut brush on the ROW.





Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:27 pm ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - Sept 18 to 24

Wednesday September 18th

Sam Cogan and Dave Heick cut brush.


Thursday September 19th

The CMRR ran a charter on September 19th. Earl Pardini was engineer, Bill Kaba was brakeman, Dylan Iurato and Sam Cogan flagged. Sam Cogan and Dylan Iurato did maintenance work.


Saturday September 21st

Earl Pardini, John Marino, Sam Cogan and Raphael DeMeglio did trackwork near MP 8.


Monday September 23rd

Sam Cogan worked along the ROW.


Tuesday September 24th

Sam Cogan and Dave Heick did trackwork near MP 8.2.





Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:08 am ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - Sept 25 to 29

Wednesday September 25th

Bryan Van Kirk, Earl Pardini and Dave Heick did maintenance work on the 401.


Thursday September 26th

Bryan Van Kirk, Art Vogel and Dave Heick did maintenance work on the 401 and the passenger train.


Saturday September 28th

The CMRR ran its first leaf train for the season. Earl Pardini was engineer, Tony Bocchino was Conductor, John Marino was brakeman, Sam Cogan and Dylan Iurato were flagges, and Marcia Roosa and Peter Fluchere were ticket agents.

Saturday September 29th

For the leaf train, John Marino was engineer, Tony Bocchino was Conductor, Martin Elbrecht was brakeman, Sam Cogan and Dylan Iurato were flagges, and Marcia Roosa and Pat Smalley were ticket agents.




Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:55 am ]
Post subject:  CMRR Work Report - October 2 to 8

Wednesday October 2nd

We had a charter. Earl Pardini was engineer, Marjorie Van Kirk was conductor, Sam Cogan was brakeman, and Dylan Iurato was flagger.


Thursday October 3rd

Sam Cogan did trackwork.


Friday October 4th

Earl Pardini, Bryan Van Kirk, Dave Heick, Marjorie Van Kirk and Sam Cogan moved equipment and cut trees.


Saturday October 5th

Bryan Van Kirk was engineer, Marjorie Van Kirk was Conductor, Bill Kaba was brakeman, Sam Cogan and Ken Harris were flaggers, and Marcia Roosa and Pat Smalley were ticket agents.

Vince Guido and Martin Elbrecht worked on the section house.


Sunday October 6th

For the leaf train, Bryan Van Kirk was engineer, Tony Bocchino was Conductor, Sam Cogan was brakeman, Russ Hallock and Dylan Iurato were flaggers. Dave Heick was engineer in training, and Marcia Roosa and Pat Smalley were ticket agents.

Vince Guido worked on the section house.


Tuesday October 8th

Earl Pardini and Bryan Van Kirk worked on equipment.





Ernie Hunt
Volunteer/Staff Coordinator
CMRR

Author:  eehiv [ Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:26 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Catskill Mountain Railroad Discussion - 2019

The CMRR just released its new business plan for 2020-2024:

https://catskillmountainrailroad.com/business-plan/

EH

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