American Steam Railroad’s Communication Director Brian Smith fills you in on what’s been accomplished in the past month in the latest video update. Highlights include:
Here is the mid-month update on what’s been accomplished by American Steam Railroad volunteers. If you’d like to volunteer, become a member today and you’ll be able to help us bring steam back to the high iron.
Board members of American Steam Railroad stand with the steam crew of the Reading Blue Mountain & Northern, after being presented with a firedoor casting by the steam crew at the Port Clinton, Penn shops last week. The group is standing in front of Reading T-1 2102, which is undergoing restoration. PORT CLINTON, Penn. … Railroad Restoring Reading 2102 Helps Sister Project
American Steam Railroad’s Communications Director Brian Smith, takes you through what has been recently done on Reading 2100’s restoration. Highlights include:
Progress has been continuing on Reading 2100 since we resumed work mid-May. Members, contractors, and volunteers have been very busy working on a variety of projects that include:
American Steam Railroad’s Forrest Nace explains the work that has been done in October. – The remaining cylinder cock valves were removed and inspected. Damage was detected with the spring pin inserts needing to be fixed. – The cylinder barrels and piston rods were polished. A light coat of oil and grease applied to protect … October 2019 Restoration Update
American Steam Railroad’s Forrest Nace explains all the work done in our latest video update. Highlights include: -Our big event this month was the Ross Rowland dinner, where we hosted over 50 guests that came to listen about Ross’ experiences on the high iron behind steam. We like to extend a big thank you to … September 2019 Video Update
American Steam Railroad’s Forrest Nace explains all the work done in our latest video update. Highlights include: -Removal of the 5,000-gallon oil tank from the tender. -Wood shims and metal supports for the tank in the tender were removed. -Side rods were checked for straightness and brasses inspected for wear by a professional contractor. -Burrs … August 2019 Video Update