2156 - a big 1/4 mile !
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Mon Jul 21 17:53:32 EDT 2014
At 1:10 pm today, the St. Louis MOT's Alco switcher coupled to the
tender of 2156 and
moved the loco /tender from its display position to a new location,
past the restoration
shop, into the southeast corner of the property. Both sides of the
loco will be accessible
while NS prepares it for the move east. Took 45 minutes at very slow
speed; good news,
all wheels stayed on the rails. Most of the noise was track and
roadbed; heard no ugly
metal on metal sounds. Give thanks to Coby Ellison (museum
curator/engineer) and Ace
Eaton (mechanic/brakeman) for a clean move. Photos will follow.
Jerome Crosson; NWHS; formerly NJ, now St Peters MO.
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