Railtown 1897 - Jamestown

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Railtown 1897 State Historic Park
May 10
, 2015
Club Host Glenn & Mary Lou Carlisle

Photos by
Marty Keylon

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Meet up in Plymouth - Pat's new ZO6 convertible



Reserved Corvette parking at Railtown



Marty's ZO6



The shade didn't last



7 Corvettes made this run, 42.8% were ZO6s



An attentive audience listens as our guide begins the tour



Dieter gave an excellent tour and answered questions expertly



Old number 3 - built in 1891 and still running



#3s tender - this is said to be the world's most photographed locomotive, and a movie star several times over



#3 in the background, we're navigating through the roundhouse



Tender of the locomotive below



This is how a locomotive is "refurbished" so it can be steamed again



The firebox and boiler tubes are completely disassembled and new parts installed where needed



Controls on fireman's side of locomotive cab



Eileen & Richard passing through a restored coach



Ditto Ann & Pete



Sharon & Lane



Hosts Mary Lou & Glenn



Looks like Marty took a selfie with Susan



This White truck/bus/ambulance is how management reached the railhead and injured workers were transported



Part of the shop area



Ford Model T railcar



It was said John Wayne rode this handcar for a movie made here



Susan and Pat in the First Class coach we rode



Pete and Les



The car had a barber shop and many "luxury" features




The diesel locomotive that powered our train



Closeup of 1265




This is the fire crew - they follow the train looking for fires in the ties
Dripping oil from the locomotive can start a tie fire - this crew puts them out



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