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  1. yardmaster replied to the thread Frisco Safety Trophy in plaster.

    Oddity indeed. If not for the prime mover being hoisted in the upper left, I would have guessed this was a pre-war item. Everything...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 9:28 AM
  2. yardmaster replied to the thread Classic Trains Summer 2015; Frisco 2006 The Malfunctioning Mallet.

    Only data I have per Collias: Cylinders: 39x30 front, 24.5 x 30 Rear Drive Wheel Diameter: 57" Boiler Pressure: 200 Grate Area:...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 9:22 AM
  3. yardmaster replied to the thread 2002 at Van Buren, 1963....

    I'd tend to agree with the caption that it's a troop train. Way more motive power than I would expect for a director's special, no...

    Mar 23, 2019 at 9:12 AM
  4. yardmaster replied to the thread Classic Trains Summer 2015; Frisco 2006 The Malfunctioning Mallet.

    Karl, as always, a fascinating read and a meticulously researched and thought-out article. I can't remember reading if some of...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 2:58 PM
  5. yardmaster liked Karl's post in the thread Classic Trains Summer 2015; Frisco 2006 The Malfunctioning Mallet.

    The Summer issue of Classic Trains contains a marvelous picture taken by James Westby that is now in the collection of Louis Marre....

    Mar 21, 2019 at 7:49 AM
  6. yardmaster liked frisco1522's post in the thread Classic Trains Summer 2015; Frisco 2006 The Malfunctioning Mallet.

    I asked my Dad about them the first time I saw a photo of one and he said he fired a couple of them and they leaked like sieves and were...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 7:48 AM
  7. yardmaster replied to the thread Frisco Sunnyland on the River Division.

    Gary, I can't recall, offhand, any consists list or photos of an FP7 on 807/808 but think it's certainly plausible. I'll have to look,...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 7:46 AM
  8. yardmaster replied to the thread Frisco Sunnyland on the River Division.

    Not much time left for Sunnyland. Anyone recognize the locations, especially the bottom one? I haven't a clue.

    Mar 20, 2019 at 7:18 AM
  9. yardmaster liked klrwhizkid's post in the thread Frisco Sunnyland on the River Division.

    Photographer Jim Boyd granted us a big favor in photographing the consist of the Sunnyland (two different trains) in September 1965....

    SLSF 2002 on the Sunnyland Sept 1965 - Boyd.JPG SLSF Sunnyland Crystal City, Mo Sept 1965 - Boyd.JPG Mar 20, 2019 at 7:17 AM