Sunday, July 3, 2016

June, 2016 Work Weekend

Flaming hot! The afternoon temperatures hovered in the low 90s...nobody wanted to do track work. Imagine that!

Kendall O. was searching for some usable cardboard. The blogster isn't sure of the reason, but Kendall was pleased to be discovered looking for it.

There was some activity in and around the South Station. The south track needed to be cleared to access the south west corner of the station.

This is the Vulcan gasoline switcher (aka "The Squirt" and "MW101") as of mid June. Matt C. reports further progress and has additional pictures to prove it.

At the shop, John W., John K., Dillon D. and at times Matt W. removed the seats from the green coach. The seat removal is one of the many phases of the coach's refurbishment. We expect it to match the rest of the fleet by the Reunion.

Paul K. was leading numerous grounds tours in conjunction with an event taking place at the Midwest Electric Railway.

In the south station, Matt W., Rex F., Ryan F. and Elliot H. constructed a set of pallet shelves. Besides building the system in place some custom wall anchors needed cobbling. Elliot H. hid in the cool shop doing the cobbling while the others did the hard work at the South Station.

-Pictures courtesy steam.airman and John K.