Nevada Northern Ry. - Shop Tour - 06-18-2016
1. The R.I.P. (repair in place) shop on left and the red freight station on the right looking east.
2. Anyone wanting to campaign for office or sell something was forbidden!
3. RS-3 109 was originally Kennecott Copper Corp. and used on the ore trains. This is actually the shop with an overhead crane.
4. GE switcher 310 was purchased in 1950 by Kennecott. It served at McGill smelter handling the slag pot until it closed.
5. Before computers, records regarding maintenance on locomotives was chalked on this board.
6. No 109 in the back shop.
7. The crew board indicated how each qualified man “stood” for runs.
8. Crew bulletins were kept at the right. These were required reading for conductors, etc., and usually indicated temporary changes in operations.
9. NN RS-3 105 in the “engine house” portion of the shop. Note the smoke jacks.
10. The steam derrick and Baldwin VO-1000 801.
11. This is Baldwin S-12 802 (ex-NYC 9313). The switchers were used at the McGill smelter.
12. RS-2 105.
13. NN derrick “A”.
14. Another view of 802.
15. Another view of 109.
16. An apprentice blacksmith and his helper working in the blacksmith shop.
17. Molds used for forging parts.
18. Apprentice blacksmith forging a bull pin used to drive out rivets and bolts.
19. This is hot work for June.
20. That huge green thing is a compressed air driven hammer.
21. Foundry patterns. I’m sure they forged parts for the copper mine.
22. Another view of 109 before leaving the shop.
23. NN system ticket.
24. NN system time table 1.
25. NN system time table 3.
26. NN system time table 4.
27. NN system time table 2.
All for now.
Train images used by permission of Everett N Young