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I have a couple new videos documenting operations on the Simpson Railroad both are "from the cab" perspectives.
"First Things First" shows the beginning of the workday where the guys start up the engine and begin the day with some switching before heading out to Mill 5:
"The Mill 5...
It's an all day affair chasing the Eastern Washington Gateway from one end of the line to the other, over 100 miles of mostly 10 mph track and beautiful country. I spent the day with Steve Eshom, Robert Scott, Dan Bolyard and Richard Zoller. The show is about 37 minutes, all good!:D
A little somethin' I put together. Rosco makes a cameo appearance. This is about 22 minutes long with no lulls!
The guys had a rough morning which started with the newly rebuilt 1201 developing a debilitating electrical short right out of the barn at the diamond. It took a while to get it moved out of the way and back to the roundhouse. The 900's out of service, waiting on a governor so they took the...
I guess with the advent of Facebook there hasn't been a thread on this year's event posted here as yet. This year's TITS was anticipated to be held during a "monster" snowstorm, causing much excitement. But as the time grew closer it turned out to be a warm-up and rain deluge for most of the...
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