Elsewhere their has been plenty of speculation, varying from a lightning strike, to a overhead support wire dropped, that then used the loco roof...
Generator and 6 traction motors blew, after an electrical problem, while on a Railtour.
Here is a good bit of news @Victor just taken from The DPS Website.
Hopefully, repairs to D9009 will also start within the next couple of weeks,...
Tickets about to go on sale from Cajon Pass excursions out/ return to LA.
You are thinking of 55022 RSG, she is on 1 operational unit.
Last plan was to swap the operational unit from 55016 into her, the 55016 to go to...
I would take the timings with a pinch of salt for any l/e or test run, RealTime trains is your friend on items like this.
Interesting that the model only comes with a coal tender, for an up to date look, an oil tender would be a nice touch, she currents runs with UP...
On top of firebox crown, going to ask on the UP forum what it is!!!
What is the brass thing on top of the boiler, whistle is on top of the smokebox???
The first trip it did was $5000 a ticket, up Cajon Pass should be incredible.
Time for a ride out to California I think
I agree with the Nodding Donkey moniker for us up north.
Aye Scott Redding would provide a knicker shredding moment for any galant gal !!!
Depends who is doing the riding I suppose, and whether its a 4 cylinder or twin, a twin will definitely get the lady region motivated....
WCRC have done engine swaps many times in Tyne Yard, together with servicing.
How does that affect Dash Cams then???
The footage is/could be used for similar purposes???
Ability to livestream it would be good at some stage...
Might deter a few trespassers....
Out and about again, follow the link above for whereabouts and journey details.
Also a new excursion has been announced, would expect a start in...
Union Pacific Steam Club Update No. 8 - June 13, 2019
The Big Boy No. 4014 is headed back out on the Union Pacific system...
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