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The boys stoke the stove in the Gibson Speeder and bring it off the rip track in preparation for an early morning project to clear the ROW of downed trees and debris resulting from the ice storm which hit the area during the past week. Sunday work means extra pay, but today they could be in for...
A foggy mid morning provides a ghostly atmosphere for this morning's Simpson run to Mill 5. The 1201 has around 40 log cars in tow with two engines pushing on the rear. (edit: new crop submitted 12/07/2011)
At Mill 3 on the Shelton Waterfront Simpson's 1200 switches lumber loads that were brought earlier in the morning from Mill 5 behind STC 900. Goldsborough Creek runs through the property and empties into Oakland Bay. Thanks to Simpson Railroad for access onto the property.
On the wind-up with the mid day log train to Mill 5, the 1200 is pulling a train of empty log cars and two ballast loads. The 1201 will bring up the rear as the pusher. Reason(s) for Rejection:
- Poor lighting (Backlit)...
Simpson's 55 year-old SW12 #1200 is on the point hauling logs uphill from Oakland Bay to be milled into fresh lumber at Mill 5. The #1201 will follow up on the rear as a manual pusher. This spot, near MP 4.5, is where new reinforcement to the bank was accomplished after Goldsborough Creek tore...
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