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Re: SP Narrow Gauge
Posted by: Brian Norden (IP Logged)
Date: February 19, 2012 11:20PM

John,

Yes, there was a engine house at Keeler. My understanding is that it burned about 1948. It was at the end of the track that became the engine service track.

Railroad Model Craftsman in February, 2001, published a plan of the structure drawn by Herman Darr.

It was a typical C&C engine house, but the entire door end of the building was opened up to allow the larger locomotives to enter.

Below is a portion of a copy of the 1906-7 alignment map. The original is in collection of Nevada Historical Society.

Brian

P.S. From 1883 to 1888 there was an engine house at Laws. It was taken apart and reassembled at Belleville.

keeler_1906.jpg
keeler_1906_eh.jpg



Subject Written By Posted
  SP Narrow Gauge John West 02/19/2012 12:19PM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge Taylor Rush 02/19/2012 01:11PM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge jim pallow 02/19/2012 03:53PM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge Brian Norden 02/19/2012 04:19PM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge John West 02/19/2012 10:16PM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge Brian Norden 02/19/2012 11:20PM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge John Cole 02/19/2012 04:20PM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge Tom Moungovan 02/19/2012 04:32PM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge hudsonut1 02/19/2012 06:22PM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge Etrump 02/19/2012 07:13PM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge Max Cox 02/20/2012 07:25AM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge rick_b 02/20/2012 09:48AM
  Re: SP Narrow Gauge Scooter Davis 02/20/2012 10:03AM
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  Re: SP Narrow Gauge Jason Rose 02/20/2012 11:42AM


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Engine number 489 and 486 as mid train helper with a 64 car westbound freight. Photographed: east of Cumbres, Colo., May 28, 1939.

Photo courtesy of the Denver Public Library Digital Image Collection catalog number OP-8778.

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