12 juillet 2011

Krauss sold

Our n° 2 engine the 0-4-0 WT Krauss from 1876 has been sold to the sawmill EFM. She was in need of a major overhaull and a boiler repair and has been laid up for the last couple of years. As we really need a more efficient and stronger engine she will be replaced by a new O&K 0-6-0 WT. She will be really usefull to the sawmil now that they will be connected to our railraod. The repairs on the frames and boiler, will be done by outside contractors, everything else in our workshops. A few modifications towards better... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2011

Spring at last.

 With the good wheather comes the heavier trafic. As far as the track is concerned, we are ready for it this year. The O&K "Caroline" goes light engine towards the station for a busy days work. Other engines visit our station, this one is a O&K with extended water tanks from the CFB. Having delivered timber from the Allier,  it is ready for the return trip with ballast and Cahors wine. Between the timber, the output of the stone quarry and the Cahors wine there is so much work that the... [Lire la suite]
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