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    • October 8, 2018 5:21 PM EDT
      • Vail, Az
         
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      Joe?

      I tried to edit David's post to ad the s> https Looked like it opened until I posted my post below it and poof.

      I see the 425 headed uphill to the left..

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      The older I get, the less I know, please don't make me prove it.

       

       

    • October 8, 2018 6:18 PM EDT
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      Ok guys, the video comes up on m computer just fine, and showed in the post..

       

      I don't know whats going on.

       

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kOnA-xkIzQ

      Thats the link to the uTube video.

       

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    • October 8, 2018 8:14 PM EDT
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      The older I get, the less I know, please don't make me prove it.

       

       

    • October 8, 2018 8:36 PM EDT
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      Dave Taylor said:

      Ok guys, the video comes up on m computer just fine, and showed in the post..

       

      I don't know whats going on.

       

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kOnA-xkIzQ

      Thats the link to the uTube video.

       

      It's all good Dave!

      Enjoying all the posts and the LSC crew has you covered with internet issues !

    • October 8, 2018 9:13 PM EDT
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      John has it covered well above.

      Enjoy.

       

       

      This post was edited by Joe Zullo at October 10, 2018 9:34 PM EDT
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       Shut up Rooster

    • October 8, 2018 9:35 PM EDT
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      Here's a still from the video...

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       Shut up Rooster

    • October 10, 2018 6:40 AM EDT
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      Now that's what a steam locomotive should look like.

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    • October 10, 2018 8:06 PM EDT
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      Went down the rabbit hole of the 425 video, which lead to several new videos of D&SNG. Was quite enjoyable now that I can see well again (new glasses today). Between the new glass and some nice HD vids, it's like having a window into the Rockies.  I absolutely must reserve a few days in Chama on our next trip out to Denver.  I would love to do it in September for the color, but Marilyn has summers off and no vacation time (school worker) so it must be before Labor Day.

       

      @Dave - 315 really looks great in her 425 costume. Still like her a 315 too.  Hey, as long as there is coal smoke and steam pouring out of the stack, the rest can look however way anyone wants and it will still be great!

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    • October 21, 2018 12:58 AM EDT
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      Heres another video from our recent "RGS Freight train"  

      Enjoy

       

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    • October 21, 2018 1:53 AM EDT
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      https://www.youtube.com/embed/cSPo98tjTkE

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      The older I get, the less I know, please don't make me prove it.

       

       

    • October 21, 2018 11:48 AM EDT
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      Beautiful!  Thanks to the both of you.

      This post was edited by Steve Featherkile at October 21, 2018 11:49 AM EDT
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    • October 21, 2018 1:45 PM EDT
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      Steve Featherkile said:

      Beautiful!  Thanks to the both of you.

      Anything to bump my .... Aw shucks, just happy to help, but Dave earns the thanks in my book.

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      The older I get, the less I know, please don't make me prove it.

       

       

    • October 21, 2018 6:58 PM EDT
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      Thank you BOTH!

       

    • October 22, 2018 1:58 PM EDT
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         Is that our young fella with the stylish 'stache Dave up there at 3:41???

       

         

       

       

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    • October 22, 2018 3:54 PM EDT
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      Yah..... Thats me firing out of Chama...

       

      Also me at 5:30.....Dumping a quarter of a 50 Lb bag of sand all over the engine.

      And also at 14:43

      And giving the ol' gal a drink at 19:10 at the Cresco Tank.

       

      On the up hill slog from Chama to the top of the Cumbres Pass, we usually do a crew change at Cresco, and share the fun of heavy shoveling.

       

      Dave

       

      This post was edited by Dave Taylor at December 5, 2018 1:46 AM EST
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      Board Memb­er, Durang­o Railroad­ Historica­l Society

    • October 23, 2018 10:40 AM EDT
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        You handsome devil!

       

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    • October 23, 2018 6:06 PM EDT
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      After watching many of these fantastic 315 videos on the C&TSR I'm getting the itch to weather my C19 and a few cars.  I have resisted doing any weathering except on my live steam Shay to help hold resale value with the excuse that my railroad is a museum and equipment is kept looking new intentionally.  But, like the C&TSR, the CVSRy is an operating museum railroad, and when steam trains run, they tend to get a bit dirty. 315 and some of the stock it was pulling in these videos is a great example of light weathering of restored equipment. 315 and the restored freight cars from the C&TSR will be my guide when I take the plunge and do it.

      This post was edited by Jon Radder at October 23, 2018 6:08 PM EDT
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    • October 24, 2018 2:43 PM EDT
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      Dave . . . .great Run. Great video.  Much FUN.   I love seeing old restored freight cars running.

       

       

    • October 27, 2018 5:36 PM EDT
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      Enjoyable day for you Dave, quick hand scooping on the sand dome... 

    • March 11, 2019 3:00 PM EDT
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      Dave, I have a question about the running/walk boards edge.. Are they White or silver? Having a hard time trying to figure it out from pictures 

       

       Jason

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