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Old 05-13-2019, 12:01 AM   #391
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Here's another shot of the shindig...
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Old 05-18-2019, 11:40 PM   #392
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Last of the Baldwin Texas Locomotives...
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Old 05-21-2019, 04:47 PM   #393
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I actually saw 4014 and 844 on their way west to Ogden, but too far away to really SEE or get a pic, plus I was going east and only saw them for a moment. Wunnerful to see them chugging along again.
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Old 05-23-2019, 05:22 PM   #394
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Given the stated water consumption and storage capacity, does that mean the locomotive could only operate for two hours?
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Old 05-23-2019, 11:25 PM   #395
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Plus with starting with a full boiler, yes. That's why the girls at Petticoat Junction had to watch for every train coming through when the were bathing in the water tower.
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Old 05-30-2019, 12:24 AM   #396
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New Zealand...

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You can see that wood here.
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Old 05-30-2019, 11:27 AM   #397
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In the redwoods, they are called sinkers. Recovery is controversial if remunerative.
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Old 05-31-2019, 12:27 AM   #398
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I don't see a problem with digging up the logs from the peat, as long as they aren't fucking up the whole neighborhood.
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Old 05-31-2019, 11:35 AM   #399
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In Northern California, the sunken redwoods (usually first growth) are in old creek and river beds that were first fucked over by damning them up for log ponds.
In some of them nature and fish have returned to some extent, only to be disrupted again by digging out the saturated old logs.
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Old 05-31-2019, 12:27 PM   #400
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OK, I can see how digging up active waterways would be bad. That's different from logs buried in peat bogs.
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Old 05-31-2019, 07:34 PM   #401
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I agree. Cases are only generally similar.
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Old 06-02-2019, 03:24 AM   #402
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Russian double decker. Hoi polloi up top, and servants or guards below??
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Old 06-03-2019, 09:20 PM   #403
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Rip 'em up
Tear 'em up
Yaaay, team
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Old 06-04-2019, 11:28 AM   #404
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There is a counterpoint between this and the recovery of gliders elsewhere on the Cellar today.
Hundreds of miles apart, perhaps coeval.
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Old 06-04-2019, 11:51 AM   #405
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At first, I thought some of them were wearing silly hats.

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