4014 on Archer Hill
Author: Mike Stimpson
Date: 07-11-2019 - 10:56

I've read all the comments here by people talking about 4014 being "pushed". So I listened carefully as it was climbing Archer Hill. That diesel was doing *nothing*. It might as well have been a paperweight. 4014 was pulling itself, its tender, two auxiliary tenders, the diesel, and 21 cars. Yeah, it's not what would be considered a full load for a Big Boy, not by a long shot. But no, it's not being "pushed".

The one thing the diesel was doing was sounding its horn, repeatedly. Memo to the guy in the diesel: We did not come here to listen to your horn. You aren't the show here. Just lay off.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  4014 on Archer Hill Mike Stimpson 07-11-2019 - 10:56
  Re: 4014 on Archer Hill Marlee 07-11-2019 - 11:23
  Re: 4014 on Archer Hill Hot Water 07-11-2019 - 11:32
  Re: 4014 on Archer Hill Marlee 07-11-2019 - 12:01
  Re: 4014 on Archer Hill Hot Water 07-11-2019 - 12:04
  Re: 4014 on Archer Hill Marlee 07-11-2019 - 14:21
  Re: 4014 on Archer Hill Hot Water 07-11-2019 - 11:59
  Re: 4014 on Archer Hill Yankingeorgia 07-11-2019 - 19:09


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