CW Burfle

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CW Burfle
Posted by teledoc on Saturday, March 9, 2019 4:23 PM

Many of you may have known CW Burfle, from various posts answering questions on repairing Postwar trains.  I just found that he has passed away March 6, 2019, from complications of a stroke.  This was reported on the OGR Forum.  His real name was Charles Sigadel, and lived in the Albany area of NY.  His obituary is listed at, for anyone interested.  One of the Good Guys, who will be missed.

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Saturday, March 9, 2019 6:18 PM

God rest his soul, and send comfort to his family!  He WILL be missed!

I don't know if many of you visit the "Trains" Forum, but we lost a frequent poster named Ed Bysard this week, a professional railroader and gentleman of the old school.  He'll be missed as well, more than I can say.  

Sad week.

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Posted by rrswede on Saturday, March 9, 2019 7:31 PM

Thank you for posting the notice, Doc. I missed the notice on the other forum. 

Young man, too early. Yes, he was a valuable contributor on this forum as well as others and will be missed. I enjoyed his posts and appreciated his assistance.


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Posted by rtraincollector on Saturday, March 9, 2019 8:25 PM

Sorry to hear of this, he will be missed, Prayers for him and his family

Life's hard, even harder if your stupid  John Wayne

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, March 10, 2019 11:04 AM

Very sorry to read this ! I was just thinking the other day we had not heard from him in a while.

In my few interactions with him, I always found him to be kind, knowledgeable, and a complete gentleman. He provided great assistance, and advice, and right on the money.

My condolences to his family, and his people.


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Posted by LL675 on Monday, March 11, 2019 10:29 PM

lost another one of the good guys


It's a TOY, A child's PLAYTHING!!! (Woody  from Toy Story)

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Posted by wrmcclellan on Monday, March 11, 2019 10:31 PM

Charlie, you will be missed, Rest in Peace, prayers for your family Angel

Regards, Roy


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Posted by Penny Trains on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 7:19 PM

Rest in railroad heaven sir!  Angel

Big Smile  I'm Cuckoo For Choo Choo Stuffs!  Big Smile

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