Engine Maintenance and 2918 Repairs. Bryan Van Kirk, Earl Pardini and Sam Cogan worked all month on these projects with help from Marjorie Van Kirk, John Marino and Tom Whyte, which included swapping out the wheels on coach 2918. They worked April 1, 2,3,4,10,11,22, 23, 24, 27,29.
Vince Guido did work at the Easter Egg Patch.
Trackwork included loading ties and distributing them on April 5th, 12th and 18th, replacing bolts on April 9, 15,16,17,19th, and inserting ties on April 30th.
We operated three days in April - April 6, 13 and 20 and over 2200 customers rode the train, which went to the Easter Egg patch at Kenco and back again.
On April 6th, Bryan Van Kirk was engineer, with Marjorie Van Kirk conductor and Arthur Vogel brakeman. Sam Cogan, Ken Harris and John Marino flagged. Earl Pardini stopped by. Hannah Kiersted, Linda Marino, Karin Vogel, Peter Fluchere and Marcia Roosa assisted.
On April 13th, Dave Hilliard was engineer, with Marjorie Van Kirk conductor and Tom Whyte brakeman. MArtin Elbrecht, Harrison Balduf and Dylan Iurato flagged. Earl Pardini, John Marino and Bryan Van Kirk stopped by. Hannah Kiersted, Linda Marino, Karin Vogel, Peter Fluchere and Marcia Roosa assisted.
On April 20th, John Marino was engineer, with Karl Wick conductor and Bill Kaba brakeman. Sam Cogan, Russ Hallock flagged. Earl Pardini stopped by. Linda Marino, Karin Vogel, Peter Fluchere and Marcia Roosa assisted.
On April 27th we had a charter. Earl Pardini was Engineer, Karl Wick Conductor, Bill Kaba brakeman, Russ Hallock, Dylan Iurato and Franc Libihoul flagged. John Marino was trainman.