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by elminero67
Mon Jun 28, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: NNG-Day chasing trains on the former NCO RR
Replies: 3
Views: 2286

Re: NNG-Day chasing trains on the former NCO RR

I didnt see or or know there was a boxcar at Ravendale-I didnt have good maps or any research. I just saw a train, had a little extra time, and enjoyed spontaneously chasing trains and ghost towns on the first summer weekend I've had off in ten years. I was smiling even when I laid down my motorcycl...
by elminero67
Mon Jun 28, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: Mystery Photographs
Topic: Photograph Identification Needed
Replies: 3
Views: 4230

Re: Photograph Identification Needed

I still think it is Chase Creek-I've been looking for some photographs I came across that show a similar angle, BUT I put them in one of what my wife refers to as my "special places." I'll keep looking!
by elminero67
Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:59 am
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: NNG-Day chasing trains on the former NCO RR
Replies: 3
Views: 2286

Re: NNG-Day chasing trains on the former NCO RR

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v233/elminero67/DSCF3064.jpg The scent of fresh cut hay is quickly replaced with sage after leaving Willow Ranch,. For the next few miles the Lake Railway hugs the base of an ancient lava flow above the flats of Goose Lake. In wide open, unspoiled country like this...
by elminero67
Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:46 am
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: NNG-Day chasing trains on the former NCO RR
Replies: 3
Views: 2286

NNG-Day chasing trains on the former NCO RR

I was passing through Lakeview, Oregon on the way to a long motorcycle ride to check out reports of a “lost locomotive” at an old mine high in the mountains and far from civilization. These plans were abandoned when I heard a diesel horn at 5:30 am from the cheap motel room at Lakeview. I'd been thr...
by elminero67
Sun May 23, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Tonopah 2-6-0 #4
Replies: 3
Views: 1818

Re: Tonopah 2-6-0 #4

Goog looking locomotive-what became of her?
by elminero67
Fri May 07, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: Mystery Photographs
Topic: Photograph Identification Needed
Replies: 3
Views: 4230

Re: Photograph Identification Needed

it may possibly be Chase Creek on the Coronado Rairoad in eastern Arizona. I'll see if I can find the other photos I have of this railroad and compare
by elminero67
Sat Apr 03, 2010 8:49 am
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Oregonian anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 2422

Re: Oregonian anyone?

Good info,thanks for sharing. I've been curious about Oregon Narrow gauge for sometime, and now that I
live in SW Oregon Im a little disappointed by the lack of narrow gauge lines in this part ofthe state...
by elminero67
Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:45 am
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Oregonian anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 2422

Re: Oregonian anyone?

Interesting info: Other than the Sumpter Valley and NCO, Not much info available on the Oregon narrow gauges-where did the Oregonian operate?
by elminero67
Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:03 am
Forum: New Members
Topic: Another intro
Replies: 0
Views: 3125

Another intro

Hello All: I am glad to see a site focussing on non-Colorado narrow gauge as that topic tends to dominate the conversation on other sites. I love western narrow gauges, particularly obscure mining narrow gauge lines. I'm putting the finishing touches on a book on narrow gauge railroads in Sonora, Me...