Steamers on the main.................

Carl Sowell Feb 3, 2021

  1. Carl Sowell

    Carl Sowell TrainBoard Supporter

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    I understand the past 12 months wwhy we have not seen any steamers operating. Is 844 broken and is 4014 being repaired. And what about 4449, I haven't seen it out for a couple of years. Anybody share some light/

    Be well,
    Carl
     
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  2. bremner

    bremner Staff Member

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    4449's 2020 trips were canceled due to COVID19 and they are waiting to see if they can run in 2021
     
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  3. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Being repaired? What is happening with 4014? Nothing serious, maybe routine maintenance?
     
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  4. Doug Gosha

    Doug Gosha TrainBoard Member

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    I imagine it's just gotta be maintenance. They have put quite a few miles on her since 2019.

    Doug
     
  5. RailMix

    RailMix TrainBoard Member

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    Nothing is running right now due to Covid, but maintenance is a continuous thing on steam locomotives. Most any time I've visited PM 1225 at the enginehouse, it was interesting to watch as there was always some kind of maintenance going on. Doug is absolutely right about the mileage on 4014 and 844. They will be taking advantage of the downtime to make sure both locomotives are ready to roll when they're needed again.
     
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