Progress Pictures  of the

Sandy Ridge & Clear Lake

Railway

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Photos of recent work and runs

A slideshow option has been added to newer pages. Those photos are often smaller than via the thumbnails.

 

Photos from 2012

[ Apr†† ]   Caboose 559 is completed!See the first train with her.

[ Mar†† ]   Caboose 559 with work on lift roof and interior seats

 

Photos from 2011

[ Nov†† ]   Caboose 559 is painted and has final number assigned

[ Oct†† ]   †† The new Caboose gets first coat of paint

[ Sep†† ]   †† Body of the new Caboose is built

[ Aug†† ]   †† Work on the new Caboose body is started

[ Jul††† ]   ††† Steam Up and ran trains plus worked on the Caboose frame

[ Apr ]   ††† Spring Time on the Sandy Ridge - a couple pictures

[ Mar ]   ††† Caboose frame work has started

[ Jan ]   ††† Caboose trucks are now complete and ready for a Caboose

 

Photos from 2010

[ Dec ]   ††† Shop Time, Caboose trucks mostly done, more couplers, and air pump repairs

[  Nov b  ]   †† Railroad Operations, trains running on the 27th and 28th

[  Nov a  ]   †† More construction on the new trucks

[   Oct  ]   †† Some train action in October; wood to haul, leaves to blow

[  Sept b  ]   More work on the new Trucks, with pedestals and casting done

[  Sept a  ]   Work on the Car Barnís Transfer Table, in August and September

[ August  ]   Work on three new sets of trucks

[  July b  ]   Flat Car 440 takes it first load of wood

[  July a  ]   Two new flat cars were built, CB&E #12 and SR&RL #440

[  Jun c  ]   †† Jack takes Number 10 out for a run

[  Jun b  ]    More pictures of Number 10 after rebuild

[  Jun a  ]    Number 10 make debut after months of rebuilding

[ March  ]   †† Rebuilding of Number 10,December to March

[  Jan c  ]    New Track Sweep car + Jim with Loco 7

[  Jan b  ]    New Flat Cars, construction photos

[  Jan a  ]   †† More snow, more plowing, an Extra was sent out

 

Photos from 2009

[ Dec  ]  ††† Plowing Snow and Moving Freight

[ Nov  ]   †† Fall photos, some from the roundhouse roof

[ Oct   ]   †† Some aerial photos of the Roundhouse and area

[ Sep  ]   †† Another track added to Phelps Turntable

[ July  ]   †† New Car Barn is started

[ May ]   †† Spring Activities and a friendly visitor

[ April ]   †† Diesel #25 sandboxes are now completed

[ Feb  ]   †† Lite Runs with CLL Shay #4 steamed up in the snow

[ Jan  ]   †† Work is started on the front sandbox on #25

 

Photos from 2008

[ Dec b ]   †† More work on Diesel #25ís rear sandbox

[ Dec a ]   †† Sandbox is built to go on Diesel #25

[ Nov b ]    Some more photos of the 22nd operations,taken by Tim Lab

[ Nov a ]    November 22nd and the railroad is busy with operating trains

[ Nov ]   †† Loco #7 is test run on the 16th, while its snowing nicely (heavy)

[ July ]   Coach Barn is now completed

[ Jun  ]    Clear Lake gets its turntable installed

[ May ]    Work starts on the new Coach Barn

[ April ]    Trackwork, Railbus Run and Coal Run,a busy April

[ Mar/Apr  ]    Working in the foundry in March & April, melting stuff

[ Mar 16 ]    Hauling Wood!  Extras are run to haul fire wood up the hill

[ Mar 1  ]    Foundry work starts with making a melting pot

[ Feb 3 ]    Extras were run to take advantage of good weather

[ Jan b ]    Snow plow extra was run on Saturday

[ Jan a ]    Early January, #25 trucks get paint and HP turntable started

 

Photos from 2007

[ Nov  ]    Some photos of the Log Buggies built in 2007

[ Oct  ]    The new Railbus 3 rolls out of the shop

[ Feb  ]    An Extra is run in the snow with CLL Shay #4

 

[ MMGS ]  Before taking on the SR&CL web-site, I had a section on my site with

†† ( new link )†††††††††††††† SR&CL photos.Many pictures from 2002, 2005 and many in 2006.

 

Past years photos in summary by year...

[2005]    Trains run, Loco's are steamed, accidents happen

[2004]    Jack retires, the branch gets extended, #10 arrives

[2003]    The Shay has new trucks made

[2002]    Coach 23 is finished and a Shay is acquired

[2001]    Work behind on the Passenger Coach, Ailina

[2000]    The trestle is finished and Maples Siding started

[1999]    Winter, snow plowing in the early part of the year

 

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