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Conway Scenic Railroad (CSRX) discussion thread

Postby Guilford Guy9887 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 12:00 pm

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Happy new year! Time for a new thread

Has anyone heard where 1751 is? Did it make it's way to derby yet?
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad (CSRX) 2012 discussion thread

Postby NRGeep » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:18 pm

Is the area below Frankenstein trestle hikable this time of year to make an audio recording of the 7470?
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad (CSRX) 2012 discussion thread

Postby Mikejf » Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:31 pm

Yes and no. You could hike there but will get no recording. The are stopping at Notchland.
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad (CSRX) 2012 discussion thread

Postby Cosmo » Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:15 pm

YAAAAY!
Happy New Thread! :smile:
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad (CSRX) 2012 discussion thread

Postby NRGeep » Mon Jan 02, 2012 4:19 pm

miketrainnut wrote:Yes and no. You could hike there but will get no recording. The are stopping at Notchland.


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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad (CSRX) 2012 discussion thread

Postby Reader#108 » Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:11 pm

NR- If you are going to be there for Steam In Snow, there is usually a few guys right around the fire station

as they connect 7470 to the train. They are standing there with their recorders and such, so maybe if you can get there

when she is being put on to the train, then you might get a shot.

-----1751 is in place in Derby from what I have been told, but I have no visual confirmation.

I did see a pic of Selkirk today that featured the U-Boats sitting on a siding with a string of other locomotives.
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad (CSRX) 2012 discussion thread

Postby steamer69 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:15 am

Looks like steam in the snow is going to be missing the snow part....too bad.
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad Discussion (CSRX) - 2011

Postby Trainlover479 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:03 pm

first post of 2012, but hey i really hope there is snow this time, when i went in January of 2010 there was alot of snow, it was waist deep and hard to navigate through, #573 accually stalled when tugging #7470 to notchland, thus having 7470 push on the rear of the consist with 573 pulling. it was an amazing trip and i hope some snow is on the ground this time, ive seen pictures of last years and there wasnt any snow at all.... looked more like "Steam in the 'Late Fall' ".
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad Discussion (CSRX) - 2011

Postby Cosmo » Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:06 pm

Trainlover479 wrote:first post of 2012, but hey i really hope there is snow this time, when i went in January of 2010 there was alot of snow, it was waist deep and hard to navigate through, #573 accually stalled when tugging #7470 to notchland, thus having 7470 push on the rear of the consist with 573 pulling. it was an amazing trip and i hope some snow is on the ground this time, ive seen pictures of last years and there wasnt any snow at all.... looked more like "Steam in the 'Late Fall' ".

"Steam In The Mud" is what we who were there call it for that year. :wink:
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad Discussion (CSRX) - 2011

Postby Trainlover479 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:12 pm

HA good one, i just really hope there is a manly ammount of snow this year. I might not go to see it if there isnt snow. though i saw her go through the notch which was a real treat! :) its much more interesting and a little more spine chilling to hear that engine's whistle echo through the notch....
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad Discussion (CSRX) - 2011

Postby Reader#108 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 4:58 pm

or Steam In The NH Woods?

How about Steam In The Sun for this year's theme.....

since it is supposed to be 41 and sunny.....

I bought a one piece thermal outdoor suit last December and have used it once now to

shovel after the blizzard last January....Oh well.....

My guess is 573 will be pulling to Notchland again....I was kind of hoping for 216
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad Discussion (CSRX) - 2011

Postby MEC407 » Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:26 pm

Why not 252 instead of 573? Seeing as how 252's kind of the star of their diesel roster these days...
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad (CSRX) 2012 discussion thread

Postby Mikejf » Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:09 pm

Actually there is more snow in Conway than you may think. Couple inches in places. May be more toward Notchland. Plenty of ice on the ground in places too.

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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad (CSRX) 2012 discussion thread

Postby Cosmo » Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:36 pm

miketrainnut wrote:Actually there is more snow in Conway than you may think. Couple inches in places. May be more toward Notchland. Plenty of ice on the ground in places too.

Mike

So this year it'll be "Steam In The Ice!" ?? :wink:
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Re: Conway Scenic Railroad (CSRX) 2012 discussion thread

Postby Mikejf » Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:05 pm

Walk carefully. And make sure the picks are showing on the bottom of the tripod. Those rubber feet will just slide away in places. Snow expected now for Sunday. Maybe it will get here a day ahead of time.
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