Monthly Archives: March 2015

Waking a Tired Workhorse: Bringing WP917D into service for 2015

Originally posted on Feather River Rail Society Blog:
Following the troubles with getting 917 to turn over on March 4, Poindexter (Matt Elems) and I decided to put the batteries on a charger for a couple of days.  I returned…

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Waking a Tired Workhorse: Bringing WP917D into service for 2015

Following the troubles with getting 917 to turn over on March 4, Poindexter (Matt Elems) and I decided to put the batteries on a charger for a couple of days.  I returned two days later on the sixth and found … Continue reading

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Around the Museum – 4 March 2015

Another unseasonably warm day at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum brought Fritz and I up from Reno to begin the work of making the RAL fleet ready for use this coming season. Our goal: Pre-lube, check, and start WP 917D. … Continue reading

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So Long Winterail…….

So long, Winterail.  Today, 3/14/15 /Gail, Alicia LaBreque and I  set up, sold merchandise, renewed some memberships, and visited and networked with old friends at the last Winterail railfan event held in Stockton, CA.  The FRRS has been attending the … Continue reading

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