Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) Discussion - 2018

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Re: Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) Discussion - 2018

Postby gamewell » Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:04 pm

I drove over the Rt. 209 crossing yesterday and I was really impressed with the quality of work. Good work on that!
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Re: Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) Discussion - 2018

Postby airman00 » Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:08 pm

Interesting...

https://www.facebook.com/story.php?stor ... 7680330908

The U&D sure has something interesting going on behind the scenes. I wonder what it is...
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CMRR Work Report - 9/4, 9/8

Postby eehiv » Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:53 pm

September 4, 2018

Earl Pardini, Todd Syska, Ryan Lennox and Russ Hallock cut trees from the ROW from MP 28a at Stoney Hollow to the Dog Crossing. The tracks are now clear and ready for our expansion west.


September 8, 2018

Earl Pardini led a crew consisting of John Marino, Raphel DeMeglio, Russ Hallocn and Bruce Tuchman who inserted and spiked 25 ties west of the Dog Crossing.

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=245835

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=245836

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=245837

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=245838

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=245839


In Kingston, Ernie Klopping and Martin Elbrecht worked on the 2949 generator, and Joe Wolff worked on a new light for the rear of the caboose.

Vince Guido continues work on the Section House:

http://photos.greatrails.net/s/?p=245833


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Re: Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) Discussion - 2018

Postby BandA » Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:53 am

Those ties look very nice; One new tie for every two or three? And were other ties previously replaced? Ready for mainline service :wink:
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Re: Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) Discussion - 2018

Postby eehiv » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:11 am

In this section we did 100% tie replacement. the area previously had drainage problems which are now fixed. EH
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CMRR Work Report - 9/13 to 9/15

Postby eehiv » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:46 pm

September 13, 2018

Earl Pardini, John Marino and Bryan Van Kirk ballasted and tamped newly reconstructed track west of the Dog Crossing.

September 14, 2018

Earl Pardini Bryan Van Kirk, Ryan Lennox and Russell Hallock moved some equipment up the line to MP 7.5 and moved other equipment to Hurley Mountain Road. Art Vogel assisted with the crane.

September 15, 2018


Earl Pardini, John Marino, Raphael DeMeglio and Ryan Lennox removed OTM west of Hurley Mountain Road in preparation for tie replacements.


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