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Date: 07/24/09 20:53
A Day at the Train Festival
Author: bn2189

A few scenes from the Train Festival today...

1) The Berkshires--1225 and 765 surrounded by crowds

2) The Leviathan on the turntable

3) Flagg Coal 0-4-0T #75 was used for "Your Hand on the Throttle"

Maltby Turn, over.








Date: 07/24/09 20:56
Re: A Day at the Train Festival
Author: bn2189

4) Little River 0-4-0T #1

5) Viscose 0-4-0T #6

6) Flagg Coal 0-4-0T #75 moves past Huron & Eastern GP40-2W #9712

Maltby Turn, over.








Date: 07/24/09 20:58
Re: A Day at the Train Festival
Author: bn2189

7) 1225 was moving today--in Lego form

8) 261 was here--as a live steamer

9) A Great Lakes Central special behind GP35 #791 stopped at the Train Festival platform about 14:15

Maltby Turn, over.








Date: 07/24/09 21:03
Re: A Day at the Train Festival
Author: bn2189

10) Little River 4-6-2 #110 worked the hourly trains

11) 4449 led the all-day train near Bannister

12) The entire all-day train in sight south of Bannister

Maltby Turn, over.








Date: 07/24/09 21:03
Re: A Day at the Train Festival
Author: nycman

Thanks for more coverage. How did the "hand on the throttle" operations go? I have to admire that box car (Pacemaker) behind the live steam 261.



Date: 07/24/09 21:04
Re: A Day at the Train Festival
Author: bn2189

13) 4449 passing the Carland elevator

14) Cedar Rapids at the Carland elevator

15) 4449 at Delaney Road

Maltby Turn, over.








Date: 07/24/09 21:06
Re: A Day at the Train Festival
Author: bn2189

16) 4449 at Chipman Street

17) Crowds at Chipman Street

18) Cedar Rapids at Chipman Street

Two more days!

Maltby Turn out.








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