December 01, 2017 03:08PM
dave2-8-0 Wrote:
> On 315 we like to get cab time, and we routinely
> have two firemen in the cab. When needed we would
> help the guy on the shovel and push down the pile,
> taking turns passing and shoveling. Since last
> spring when we increased the water volume by
> moving the rear bunker wall foreword and adding a
> slope, we haven't had to worry about reaching the
> pile, in fact it now is harder to even get the
> pile back far enough to get the doors open to give
> us some room to shovel.

I remember on the OB Work Train Special part of the Spring-Chama Steam X, loading 315's tender with coal from a Gondola, that would be the nearest thing to a coal passer that I know of, you guys only wanted certain sizes.

Still a Student,

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bcp November 30, 2017 07:13PM

Re: Coal passers wanted

Earl December 01, 2017 09:23AM

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dave2-8-0 December 01, 2017 09:55AM

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davidtltc December 01, 2017 03:08PM

Re: Coal passer - ONCE upon a time . . .

Russo Loco December 01, 2017 05:29PM

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MD Ramsey December 01, 2017 12:03PM

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