News Wire: Duluth 2-8-0 sidelined with mechanical problems

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Posted by Brian Schmidt on Thursday, July 20, 2017 4:15 PM

Trips scheduled for the weekend of July 22 are cancelled

http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/2017/07/20-duluth

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Posted by SD70M-2Dude on Thursday, July 20, 2017 5:04 PM

Good to see they are doing a thorough job repairing her. 

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Posted by Firelock76 on Friday, July 21, 2017 7:10 PM

Probably part of the learning curve, man.  There's probably more forgotten about running steam than there is known about it now.

Thankfully they caught it before it was too late.

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Posted by pajrr on Sunday, July 23, 2017 5:21 AM

You don't want to rush things and end up doing a poor job. Just remember poor K-4 1361

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Posted by Firelock76 on Sunday, July 23, 2017 9:18 AM

K-4 1361.  Groannnnnnnnn.....

I still can't understand how that turned into a total FUBAR situation.

OK, I can understand, but I STILL can't understand, if you know what I mean.

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Posted by Miningman on Sunday, July 23, 2017 1:58 PM

Yes I know what you mean. It was a shocker thats for certain. Of all the locomotives the K4, which had been talked about and anticipated for decades really. I understand the situation today is not looking too good either. 

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