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Logging Railroads and their Equipment

Discussion in 'Forestry Equipment' started by 075, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. cwwrman

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    The photo may have been taken in 1978. But there is no way if it was in 1978 that it was at Vail. The 684 was issolated from the Vail-South Bay operations between the years of 1976-1980. This is discussed in the Vail McDonald book, I dont know the chapter though.
    Engine 776 was an EMD GP7 that was bought in 1977 from Morison-Knudsen, hence the reason the loco ### starts with 77, just like your Dads 493, which was bought in 1949. The EMD GP 38-2 were bought new in 1981 and had the ###s 817, 818, 819, & 810. There was actually a 5th GP 38-2 that was ordered but was cancelled at the last minute following MILWs embargo of the PCE. This is also discussed in detail in the Vail-McDonald book.

    Ryan
    modeling the Chehalis Western in N scale
     
  2. Vigilant

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    I don't know which one is wrong, but this photo is captioned as being taken at Vail in 1978.
     
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    I have also read that Engine 493 was upgraded to 1200 HP, not the 1400 I had in mind.
     
  4. cwwrman

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    Here is a photo of your Dads loco at Pe Ell.
     
  5. cwwrman

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    I have another photo of your Dads loco sitting alongside its twin 492 at Pe Ell, but I am unable to upload it for some reason. If you are interested in it, shoot me your e mail address and I will send it to you.

    Ryan
     
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    PM sent. Many thanks.
     
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    View attachment CW current projects.bmp

    Here is another photo of some of my CW models that I have painted. I also have 2 more GP 38-2s that I painted as well as one more caboose. That makes my late CW diesel roster all complete with the exception of the lone C-415 #684, which I hope to build someday.

    Best Regards
    Ryan Aust
    modeling the Chehalis Western N scale
     
  9. 64Pacific

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    Recently I happened upon a black and white photograph of a Canadian Forest Products Ltd. Englewood Logging Division diesel locomotive, number two specifically. I am curious what the original colours were, and if there are any colour photos around?

    I will check the copyright for the Canfor image and post it here if possible...
     
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    025A749D-989F-4EAA-8DF2-48A2577D277F.jpeg 81559BDA-FC8A-46F3-9FBB-91B68ABDB53F.jpeg 863A45EF-C1C4-45B2-A7A9-CDD486ECC28F.jpeg 3714F277-2476-447C-8E27-B7DF263A1DDC.jpeg I went to Woss to see what remains - sadly not much to see
     
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    This is a old post, but is that a buzzin dozen in that rig?
     
  12. HD Mech

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    That certainly is!