Official Naugatuck Railroad thread (NAUG/RMNE)

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Re: Official Naugatuck Railroad thread (NAUG/RMNE)

Post by H.F.Malone » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:00 am

Press release from RMNE:

RAILROAD MUSEUM OF NEW ENGLAND ANNOUNCES
WORKING ON THE RAILS PRESENTATION

RMNE to Feature Gary Gurski

THOMASTON, CT – April 16, 2019 – The Railroad Museum of New England’s Speaker Series continues later this month with a presentation by Gary Gurski, who worked for 22 years from 1970 to 1992 on the Penn Central, Conrail, and Providence and Worcester railroads. The event will be held at Thomaston Station, 242 East Main Street, Thomaston, on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 4:00PM. The presentation is free and open to the public.

According to RMNE President Steve Casey, Mr. Gurski will share his experiences with a slide show as brakeman, conductor, and engineer on the Hartford to Springfield Line, Canal Line from New Haven to Holyoke, Highland Line from Waterbury through Bristol to Plainville, and the Naugatuck Line from Derby through Waterbury to Torrington.
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Re: Official Naugatuck Railroad thread (NAUG/RMNE)

Post by GP40MC1118 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:09 am

Wonder why the Naugatuck are getting two GP9's?

Sent to me this morning:

NAUG 686,859 billed to NAUG at Thomaston,CT. on CSX Q438-05 out of Rocky Mount headed for Selkirk.

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Re: Official Naugatuck Railroad thread (NAUG/RMNE)

Post by NJT4272 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:07 pm

Just watched them roll through Ashland, VA. They look like junk. Both came from the Hampton & Branchville in South Carolina, a now mostly-dormant coal hauler. Both are nee-N&W, #686 and 859. The carried reporting marks for a locomotive parts dealer out of PA (GOMX) before being stenciled for NAUG. Spare first-gen EMD parts sources? Trying to get B&M 1732 running?................... or maybe they're gonna "DeWitt Geep" their RS-3's?
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Re: Official Naugatuck Railroad thread (NAUG/RMNE)

Post by GP40MC1118 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:31 pm

I suspect its for the 1732 restoration. Got these two on the H&B on a trip to Savannah in 1999-2000.

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Re: Official Naugatuck Railroad thread (NAUG/RMNE)

Post by ABP4014 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:14 pm

these units are for the NAUG side of the operation, looks aside reportedly operational.

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Re: Official Naugatuck Railroad thread (NAUG/RMNE)

Post by EDM5970 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:55 am

The freight business is growing. see www.naugfreight.com

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Re: Official Naugatuck Railroad thread (NAUG/RMNE)

Post by GP40MC1118 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:57 pm

Both units are out of Selkirk today on B767-08, which I believe is the interchange
run to Rotterdam Jct for Pan Am.

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