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by Doug Bailey
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Newly Discovered Alco Added
Replies: 0
Views: 3097

Newly Discovered Alco Added

While travelling in Columbia, site visitor Tom Gears found and photographed a 36" gauge 0-4-0T said to be an Alco of 1909 product in Plaza Cisneros in Medellin, Columbia. We've added the locomotive, and Toms photos to the website and database. Here's a link to its page: http://www.steamlocomoti...
by Doug Bailey
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Northern Light, Power, Coal & Transportation Co. No. 3
Replies: 0
Views: 3061

Northern Light, Power, Coal & Transportation Co. No. 3

Northern Light, Power, Coal & Transportation Co. No. 3 is an 0-4-0T that was owned, until 2015 by Keith Christenson in Chugiak, AK. In 2015, Erik Christenson left a note indicating that the locomotive had been transferred to a private owner in California for restoration. I've not been able to co...
by Doug Bailey
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Video Functionality Tweaked
Replies: 0
Views: 2771

Video Functionality Tweaked

Made some changes to the system so that when an editor adds a video to the database, the addition is announced in What's New on the front page. A link in What's New is provided so that you can watch the video directly.
by Doug Bailey
Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Another Bug Swatted
Replies: 0
Views: 2605

Another Bug Swatted

While working on several new features for the site, I discovered a peculiar bug that prevented the display of map related icons, and which prevented access to the mapping services if and only if the locomotive was located in the country of Spain. Fixed the bug, tidied up display formatting in the vi...
by Doug Bailey
Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Photos of 11,000 Locomotives
Replies: 0
Views: 2728

Photos of 11,000 Locomotives

Well ... 11,001 to be precise. As of this morning we now have photos of 11,001 different locomotives throughout the world. When I first put this site on line on September 1, 2002 I would never have dreamed we'd get this far. In any case, thanks for visiting and I hope you're still around when we get...
by Doug Bailey
Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Added Locomotives
Replies: 1
Views: 1326

Re: Added Locomotives

Added seven more locomotives in Russia this morning. Also corrected the locations of an additional nine locomotives, and deleted one duplicate entry.
by Doug Bailey
Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Added Locomotives
Replies: 1
Views: 1326

Added Locomotives

Added a total of 15 locomotives to the database and our website, in Russia, Georgia, Belarus and Armenia. You can see these locomotives by clicking the What's New button on the site's main page.
by Doug Bailey
Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Locomotive Statuses
Replies: 4
Views: 3957

Re: Locomotive Statuses

Locomotives Listed as "Boiler Only" NSW Public Works 0-4-0ST No. 64 was listed as "Boiler Only" but in fact operated at the Illawarra Light Railway Museum as recently as 2015. It is now listed as "Out of Service" and is undergoing repairs. Our page for this locomotive ...
by Doug Bailey
Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Locomotive Statuses
Replies: 4
Views: 3957

Re: Locomotive Statuses

We listed SER 4-6-2 No. 676 as a "Boiler explosion victim" on the SE Railway Bankura-Rainagar Line. This was the only locomotive in our database carrying this status. An email from an Indian steam enthusiast, Shankar S. indicates the remains of this locomotive were scrapped in 2003. So, we...
by Doug Bailey
Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Our Website
Topic: Locomotive Statuses
Replies: 4
Views: 3957

Re: Locomotive Statuses

For some inexplicable reason we had Rielle & Dietrich Warschau 0-4-0F No. TKbb-2747 listed as a "Fireless Conversion". Our page for this locomotive is http://steamlocomotive.info/vlocomotive.cfm?Display=20970 . According to several resources, including the "Preservered Orenstein &...

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