status of 2102 reading t1 coming back to life

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status of 2102 reading t1 coming back to life
Posted by thomas81z on Wednesday, April 04, 2018 7:43 PM

well i went down the rabbit hole.i came upon a video of the 2102 & went looking

to see if its going to return to steam , the only thing i see was an article from 

reading & northern dated jan 2016 that it would be operational by mid 2017 sooooo what happened or is happening 

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Posted by ROBERT WILLISON on Thursday, April 05, 2018 11:24 AM

Fingers cross  it's this year, I'm a huge 2102 fan from the 70's.

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Posted by Firelock76 on Thursday, April 05, 2018 6:43 PM

If Andy Muller says it's going to get done, it's going to get done.

Hey, he recreated the old Reading Outer Station for his excursion trains, didn't he?

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Posted by ROBERT WILLISON on Thursday, April 05, 2018 7:47 PM

And we can hope the 2102 is the bell of the ball.

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Posted by Firelock76 on Thursday, April 05, 2018 7:54 PM

It's gonna happen, just gotta be patient.

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Posted by kgbw49 on Thursday, April 05, 2018 9:16 PM
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Posted by Savage Tunnel on Saturday, April 07, 2018 6:23 AM
You must not have looked too hard, as an update was included in the latest R&N employee magazine. It's available for public viewing by going to the website: rbmnrr.com/news, scroll to bottom of the news column, and click on the cover of the latest magazine, the 2017 review issue. There is a brief update from the steam dept., with 2 photos of 2102 work in progress. There is also mention in the Facilities review of an addition being built to the steam shop. All back issues are also available for viewing. One interesting fact is that #425 traveled 1800 miles last year without a major malfunction.
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Posted by Firelock76 on Sunday, April 08, 2018 6:33 PM

Let me light it up for you...

www.rbmnrr.com/news

There ya' go!

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Posted by daveklepper on Monday, April 09, 2018 6:05 AM

Thanks.   What a terrific publication and what good news!

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Posted by ROBERT WILLISON on Monday, April 09, 2018 9:01 AM

daveklepper

Thanks.   What a terrific publication and what good news!

 

. Boy I second that!!!!

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Posted by Firelock76 on Monday, April 09, 2018 6:26 PM

And from all I've read, the Reading Blue Mountain & Northern is a class act all the way, a great place to work with sky-high employee pride and morale.

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Posted by ROBERT WILLISON on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 8:57 AM

Reading thier home page it's amazing what they have done in both freight and passenger service. An amazing come back.

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