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Daily Archives: July 19th, 2010

Day 204: Restoration to be

A Saturday morning project in Ogden. They are trying to restore this old 4-6-0 Denver and Rio Grande locomotive. Where the steam pushes on the piston that makes the wheels go round. … One of the leading wheels. …… One of the big driving wheels. Where the smoke comes out! This part is usually inside […]

Day 203: Outside

More at the Union Station, outside. A little 55 ton (?) Utah Central switcher and caboose. An end view. The engineer’s view. A wrecker train with crane, scrap car and … ….rotary… …plow??? The whole consist! U.S. Army tank car and bay window caboose! ~Curtis, soon to be back in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 202

More at the Union Station, inside. If you enlarge this you can see it is from Barrow Steel…hmmm… A caboose inside the museum, fully climbable! Outside the inside caboose. There is also a fairly nice model railroad running. ~Curtis, soon to be back in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 201

More from outside of the Union Station.  A 40 & 8 box car from France…just click on the second photo and read the whole thing.  BACK to return! I have seen these in other states. ~Curtis, soon to be back in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 200

On Saturday I braved the near 100F temperature and headed up to Ogden to the Union Pacific Station and the Utah Railroad Museums.  They have a an old 0-6-0 steam engine with tender and two cabooses set up outside as a playground…kids can crawl all over these things!  They must have not heard about litigation […]