Saturday, June 28, 2014

Coolspring 2014 June Expo II

Day Two: Working & Watching

This morning is much calmer than last night. Several storms rolled through after dinner and overnight. After a great breakfast of pancakes, bacon, eggs, sausage, and chocolate milk we went back to the Power Tech Annex. That was our "home base" while we were here.

This is the skid that was built for the little St. Mary's engine. Xyra painted it last night during the storms.
This is what it looked like being assembled yesterday.
Still more to do before it is finished, but it looks nice.
This is the engine that will go on the skid.
We brought the Victory engine with us to show. It's a hvid
This building always had something moving. If you look closely at the flywheels, you can see three engines are running.
By the end of the day 9 engines in this one building were moving. And many, many more all over the museum.

Here you can see the Victory and the Reid (the red one in the back) are running. Can you see the motion in the still picture? 

After dinner the DeLevergne up on the hill was running. Professor M! I got to meet him this year...Melody is right, he's cool!

It was really neat.

That's all for today. More later.

Best wishes,


  1. Wow! Those things are big! Our family loves trains. We sure can learn a lot from blogs!
    ~ Kiki

    1. Stay a few days we'll have a post you'll really like! ;-)