Author Archives: Poindexter

About Poindexter

Operations and Mechanical at the WPRM. Editor for the Train Sheet.

It’s a Wrap!

FastWrap from Reno arrived Thursday morning on the 29th to cocoon the Silver Hostel in plastic. It took them about 4 hours working time with 7 people working in a well choreographed process. David Elems is seen here pulling the … Continue reading

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Work Continues at the WPRM (Week of April 6)

Work continues to happen at the museum in preparation for the coming season.  This week, work continued on 917-D, getting closer to being ready for re-entry into the RAL program.  Greg Elems is shown below working on rust removal on … Continue reading

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Work continues at the WPRM

Work continues at the WPRM even when we aren’t open to the general public.  Maintaining our fleet of vintage locomotives and rolling stock is a full-time job, and we have been taking full advantage of our mild winter weather over … Continue reading

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