by John Smythe
What type of coal does the Valley steam locomotives use? Thanks.
Love me or hate me.....I've kept the " Flame of Hope " lit & burning for MEC #501 since 1995. J. Smythe... Former Master Mechanic MEC #501 Project 1995-2000.
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NRGeep wrote: ↑Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:00 pm I have noticed recent photos posted on NE RR photo archive of vintage diesels at Valley RR in the 80's. What caused Valley RR to move away from 1st generation diesels to exclusively steam (aside from their lil' switcher)?In short: "They didn't."
b&m 1566 wrote: ↑Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:16 pm Why did they wait until the last 10 or so years, to expanding northward and start to make a push for Middletown? Was is not the railroad's original goal?It all comes down to money, my friend.