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Charles White
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  • Citrus Heights, CA
  • United States

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Jason Peterich commented on Charles White's photo
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Spirit of 1976 in Action.

"Not often you see a Nathan Airchime M5R4!"
Thursday
Charles White posted a photo

Ghost Town & Calico RR

Knotts Berry Farm, Christmas in 1974. The Fireman seems a bit distracted..!
Feb 4
Bob Cleek commented on Charles White's photo
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Ghost Town & Calico RR

"I wonder if the polluted water in Flint, Michigan, has any negative effects on this engine's boiler or steam lines."
Jan 23
Charles White commented on Charles White's photo
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Ghost Town & Calico RR

"Also, upon departure from "Ghost Town", first right turn is very tight. So tight in fact that Knotts experiences greater flange wear on the right wheels of all of it's locomotives. This was a bigger issue for #464 than both of the…"
Jan 21
Charles White commented on Charles White's photo
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Ghost Town & Calico RR

"The #464 was the Durango switcher and was retired in 1962. It sat outside in Durango, CO  for eleven years in a field having to withstand harsh Colorado winters, vandalism and no maintenance whatsoever."
Jan 21
Dave S. commented on Charles White's photo
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Ghost Town & Calico RR

"I was wondering what you meant by "counterweight clearance issues", but after looking at http://nwprr.net/photo/ghost-town-calico the problem becomes obvious.  I've never seen counterweights stick out that far on any locomotive."
Jan 21
Dave S. commented on Charles White's photo
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Ghost Town & Calico RR

"Is there more to this story?  It looks like this engine was caught in a roundhouse fire."
Jan 21
Charles White posted a photo

Ghost Town & Calico RR

2-8-2, K-27 #464 (ex Denver & Rio Grande Western) sits atop a Southern Pacific flat car in Buena Park, CA on a siding in 1973. Walter Knott purchased the #464 for his Ghost Town & Calico RR in Knotts Berry Farm. The #464 would be restored…
Jan 20
Charles White posted photos
Jan 14
Charles White replied to Richard C. Brand's discussion Acquisition of NWP Co. by SMART
"Unfortunately every time new rail is considered (let alone spoken) the famous words "environmental impact study" are spoken. This usually kills any new proposal and if not then the several years of delay waiting for approval certainly…"
Jan 13
Charles White replied to Richard C. Brand's discussion Acquisition of NWP Co. by SMART
"First of all, a publicly operated transit railway cannot maintain freight operations for the following reasons; 1. The "transit" world and the "freight" world are at the opposite ends of the business spectrum. Two completely…"
Jan 13
Charles White commented on Zachary M. Toler's photo
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Unknown 4

"Actually this looks like the Hesston Steam Museum in New Buffalo Michigan."
Jan 13

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