Re: UP 4014 Steaming Ability
Author: yankingeorgia
Date: 07-15-2019 - 19:00

G. Poindexter Wrote:
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> yankingeorgia Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > One fanboy on the UP Facebook page said this
> > ridiculous babying is the way she should be run
> > and that the APL stack train "stunt" is why
> 3985
> > is not running today. Then he went on to
> disparage
> > Steve Lee and the rest of the previous crew.
> >
> > Bravo Sierra!
> >
> > First off, that's ludicrous. If that were the
> > case, and these things are that "delicate" then
> > put them back in museums where they'll be
> "safe"
> > and be done with it.
> >
> > I'm happy that I have many hours of video that
> I
> > shot of big steam from the '80s and '90s, when
> > guys like Steve Lee and his counterparts knew
> how
> > to show what those machines could do.
>
> So, according to the foamboy, responding to a
> major
> customer's request to pull one of the customer's
> trains with a steam locomotive was a "stunt"?
>
> I'm sure the people at what was then APL would be
> surprised to hear that.
>
> That event occurred in the early 1990's, IIRC.
> so
> this same idiot claims that after another 20
> years
> of service by the 3985, it was no longer fit to
> run solely because of that stack train "stunt"
> from
> 20 years prior?
>
> What would we do without experts such as this
> fool?

Yeah. He closed by saying that if and when Choo-Choo Eddie restores 3985, it will be "better than new like the 4014, not held together with duct tape and string the way the Steve Lee crew did it.". He even claimed that Steve Lee was pushed out of his job because of incompetence and malfeasance. I'm sure he went off after that to watch YouTube videos of his boyfriend Ed hanging out the cab window of 4014 like some wannabee Casey Jones, while playing with himself.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  UP 4014 Steaming Ability Ohio observer 07-11-2019 - 22:22
  Re: UP 4014 Steaming Ability Evelyn 07-11-2019 - 23:50
  Re: UP 4014 Steaming Ability Hail the 4014 07-12-2019 - 01:34
  Re: UP 4014 Steaming Ability Hot Water 07-12-2019 - 05:11
  Re: UP 4014 Steaming Ability Dusty 07-12-2019 - 07:44
  Re: UP 4014 Steaming Ability yankingeorgia 07-13-2019 - 09:13
  Re: UP 4014 Steaming Ability Ohio observer 07-14-2019 - 06:30
  Re: UP 4014 Steaming Ability G. Poindexter 07-15-2019 - 08:38
  Re: UP 4014 Steaming Ability yankingeorgia 07-15-2019 - 19:00
  Re: UP 4014 Steaming Ability G. Poindexter 07-15-2019 - 20:53


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