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by Jeff Livingston
Mon May 05, 2014 12:12 am
Forum: ROADTRIPS
Topic: Library day in Petaluma
Replies: 5
Views: 5672

Re: Library day in Petaluma

The photos of the NCNG cars for the Navy were terrific! Thanks to all three of you for keeping the Islands in mind.

Jeff Livingston
by Jeff Livingston
Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Who Made It?
Replies: 13
Views: 7401

Re: Who Made It?

Mystery solved! Thanks to Rich Dunn who put me in contact with Mr. John Lewis. These cars are part of an order to the Seattle Car and Foundry in March 1917 for Pearl Harbor. They are 31 feet 5 inches over the end sills Mr. Lewis provided two builders photographs of these cars and a drawing. Now to f...
by Jeff Livingston
Thu Apr 03, 2014 9:08 pm
Forum: Parks, Museums, and Events
Topic: Historic Hawaii Foundation
Replies: 1
Views: 4343

Historic Hawaii Foundation

The Hawaiian Railway Society is pleased to announce the receipt of two Historic Hawaii Foundation Preservation Honor Awards for the restoration and return to service of ex-U.S. Navy 65-ton Whitcomb No. 65-00174 and ex-Oahu Railway and Land Company Model 44B Sheffield/Fairbanks-Morse rail maintenance...
by Jeff Livingston
Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: PC combine 106
Replies: 2
Views: 2375

Re: PC combine 106

Brian, Randy Hees identified our photos of "U.S. Navy Yard Pearl Harbor" No. 1 as ex-PC No. 106. The two grainy photos were taken by Bob Ramsay ca. mid-50's. The cars were on a siding at Naval Ammunition Depot West Loch and disappeared shorty after the photos were taken. Most likely burned and scrap...
by Jeff Livingston
Sun Oct 06, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: some interesting notes about SP narrow gauge passenger cars
Replies: 2
Views: 2598

Re: some interesting notes about SP narrow gauge passenger c

Brian,

Being totally confused by the CA narrow gauge operations and who owned or operated what and when, I'm hoping one of these "cards" may be for SPC combine 106 which was transferred to the U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor ca. 1943.

Jeff Livingston
by Jeff Livingston
Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: Parks, Museums, and Events
Topic: Hawaiian Railway Society 65-ton Whitcomb
Replies: 0
Views: 4769

Hawaiian Railway Society 65-ton Whitcomb

After languishing in the Hawaiian Railway Society's (HRS) Ewa Yard for 37 years ex-NAD (Naval Ammunition Depot) No. 10, 11 or 12, we don't know which, was moved into the maintenance shed for evaluation on 1 Feb 2011. USN 65-00174, the number she received ca. 1960, had been cannibalized and vandalize...
by Jeff Livingston
Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Who Made It?
Replies: 13
Views: 7401

Re: Who Made It?

Still don't have the answer but found another photo today of three of these wood outside braced boxcars freshly assembled at Pearl Harbor dated 3 October 1917.

Jeff Livingston
by Jeff Livingston
Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Locomotive Crane
Replies: 4
Views: 3129

Re: Locomotive Crane

And the answer is - American Locomotive Crane, Navy contract Noy 2127,construction number 748 or 749, Navy Yard No. 9 or 10. Located two additional photos in the 14th Naval District Collection today dated August 1915 which solved the mystery. One photo showed one of the cranes being assembled and th...
by Jeff Livingston
Thu Aug 08, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Carter Bros/Oahu Railway Passenger Car Trucks
Replies: 22
Views: 35543

Re: Carter Bros/Oahu Railway Passenger Car Trucks

How about side frames?

Jeff
by Jeff Livingston
Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Waynesburg & Washington
Replies: 11
Views: 6784

Re: Waynesburg & Washington

Brian,

Inside frame wood construction with arch bar trucks. Check your PMs for more.

Jeff Livingston