Re: Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad #4
Author: HUTCH 7.62
Date: 05-14-2019 - 18:31

BNSF1995 Wrote:
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> Before you ask, yes, I filmed these myself. The
> third one was filmed just today, in fact.
>
> The BJWRR work train is seldom-seen, none moreso
> than its locomotive, #4. Tom Waterfall built the
> #4 in 2005-06 in the style of a Davenport
> Locomotive Works switcher.
>
> There are three videos of #4 on YouTube, all
> filmed by me. Being a volunteer at the railroad
> affords me many opportunities to see things the
> general public usually doesn't, such as test runs
> of the steam locomotives, work trains, and unusual
> moves.
>
> First, we have the very, very first video of #4 in
> action from July 28, 2015. On this day, #4 was
> being used for yard switching, moving Car #4 back
> into storage after they took measurements for what
> eventually became Car #6 LIVE OAK. Also seen in
> the video is #2502 sitting outside to get a new
> battery.
> Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad Switching 7/28/2015
>
> The second video was shot on July 11, 2017 (Free
> Slurpee Day, I might add). It isn't very long
> since it was shot on my old phone, which didn't
> have enough space. #4 was used on this day to push
> #5 back into the enginehouse after pulling her
> forward so another volunteer could retrieve a part
> that had fallen into the inspection pit.
> Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad Switching 7/11/2017
>
> The third and final video was shot just today, May
> 14, 2019. Tomorrow, work will be done at the
> Redwood tree, whose roots have long been digging
> under the track. To that end, the work train was
> pulled out and taken to Ballast Crossing to load
> the hopper with ballast, using a rented Bobcat.
> This is the first video of #4 at speed, and doing
> a full crossing sequence.
> BJWRR Work Train Runby 5/14/2019
>
> Other BJWRR videos on my channel include a runby
> of the #2 on August 31, 2013, the #2 making a rare
> weekday appearance as the main power on August 15,
> 2014, Billy Jones Day 2015 (including the steam
> doubleheader) on July 26, 2015, and the #2 on an
> offseason test run on May 15, 2018 (one year
> tomorrow).


Nice videos.

Do you know if the steam engines gonna run on Fathers day?


Many thanks in advance

-Hutch



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad #4 BNSF1995 05-14-2019 - 17:03
  Re: Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad #4 HUTCH 7.62 05-14-2019 - 18:31
  Re: Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad #4 BNSF1995 05-14-2019 - 18:32
  Re: Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad #4 HUTCH 7.62 05-14-2019 - 18:38
  Re: Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad #4 BNSF1995 05-14-2019 - 18:52
  Re: Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad #4 HUTCH 7.62 05-15-2019 - 18:32
  Re: Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad #4 Carol L Voss 05-15-2019 - 19:25
  Re: Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad #4 Ken Middlebrook 05-15-2019 - 22:23
  Re: Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad #4 HUTCH 7.62 05-16-2019 - 07:32


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