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Category Archives: Yard
Update on the old Porter Locomotive….
(Feb 2016) Track maintenance…
Today the crew completed the final work on track two. The switch was removed a few weeks ago and today the final spikes were driven to complete the new section. We moved two box cars across the new track and … Continue reading
Cleanup in the old yard continues with the removed of switch #1. This switch will be moved to the new yard and used to expand the yard to a 3rd track.
The new “Discovery Track” is finally finished and is now home to the Sea Island and the Virginia Beach. These cars will serve as our on-site offices and meeting room. The Sea Island is almost ready to occupy; however, the … Continue reading
While work continued on the new LASTA yard, we were visited by the Ellsworth Steam Trailer. Jerry, our Chief Mechanical Officer, was hard at work obtaining measurements from a 1942 Marine Steam Engine. Plans are to demonstrate this recently rebuilt … Continue reading
LRHT was unable to find a buyer for the ICG MOW cars and they are now on the way to the scrap yard. The crew has also started cleaning up the inside of the Amtrak E9 with the hope that it … Continue reading
Our Fairmont Crane is back in action thanks to Barry and Nitro. Now, we are ready for some track work!