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May 2017 Blog Posts (4)

"Ring of Fire" early 60's - David Janssen, on TCM this morning

ends w/ excellent 10 minutes or so of passengers & crew fleeing 2 coaches pushed by steam lomotive stuck on trestle inferno. hostess said it was filmed in CA - OR during 2 out of control fires & all wreckage is still at the bottom of the gorge.

Added by steve lang on May 13, 2017 at 3:10pm — 3 Comments

As Test Trains Start on SMART on Friday, Quiet Zones In Effect in San Rafel and Novato

Hi All,

CBS SF Bay Area reports SMART service could start as soon as June 8th amid concerns from SMART about safety at Rail Crossings where Quiet Zone is in effect.  Video shows people from the city staff handing out flyers about safety awareness at grade crossings.

Find the Video HERE

I posted…

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Added by James Caestecker on May 13, 2017 at 11:51am — 4 Comments

NWP and SP Apparel

My wife came across this site thought I would share, they have some good stuff on here from NWP, SP, and a bunch of others.

http://www.daylightsales.com/index.php/cPath/1/osCsid/kd9pglotgfnmvtcj9mkt1a0kc0

Added by Sean Purtell on May 12, 2017 at 4:42pm — 4 Comments

GGRM update from Steve Coons on FB

 

GGRM update: We are getting close to a move date, need to leak test 1 car get a single car test done on all cars and finish the annual insp on SP 2472 started on 6 may. The good thing is we have 5 yrs left on the boiler time on 2472 before she's due a form 4 teardown. When all this work is done ( during for 2472 ) we can then call the FRA and the UP to come and inspect our equipment, if it all passes there checks then its just a mater of arranging a move date with the UP. Stay tuned…

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Added by Steve Atnip on May 7, 2017 at 8:25pm — 7 Comments

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