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New canvas roof being stretched out for proper tacking
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another corner post to be repaired on the west end of the car.
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Same repairs needed, and then some...
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New canvas roof being stretched out for proper tacking - Pete Pedersen (pedersen40)
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DSC07832.JPG - Pete Pedersen (pedersen40)
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another corner post to be repaired on the west end of the car. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 453 times.
Same repairs needed, and then some... - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 434 times.
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The patches cut out, shaped, and ready for sandblasting and priming on the inside, then they can be welded onto the car.
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The new canvas being stretched over the roof.
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New canvas being stretched over the roof.
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John Fenlaciki spent a bit of time cleaning one of the window frames down to its brass roots.
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The patches cut out, shaped, and ready for sandblasting and priming on the inside, then they can be welded onto the car. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
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The new canvas being stretched over the roof. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 437 times.
New canvas being stretched over the roof. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 453 times.
John Fenlaciki spent a bit of time cleaning one of the window frames down to its brass roots. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 740 times.
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The flag holders were moved back up to their original location.
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Charlie cleaned up one of the side vestibule doors.
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New steel welded around the frame of the sign box.
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New steel welded in place to hold the light fixtures inside.
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The flag holders were moved back up to their original location. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 511 times.
Charlie cleaned up one of the side vestibule doors. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 500 times.
New steel welded around the frame of the sign box. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 476 times.
New steel welded in place to hold the light fixtures inside. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 423 times.
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The opposite side door post was also replaced and welded.
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The motorman side door post was replaced and welded in.
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The east end bottom posts with new steel.
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The top angle and rain gutter will be replaced.
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The opposite side door post was also replaced and welded. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 422 times.
The motorman side door post was replaced and welded in. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 415 times.
The east end bottom posts with new steel. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 614 times.
The top angle and rain gutter will be replaced. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 430 times.
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The top of the box will be replaced.
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The roll sign box had rusted metal removed and the remainder cleaned and primed.
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A view of the prepped area from the other side.
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The bottoms of the east end door posts were badly deteriorated and were cut out.
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The top of the box will be replaced. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 377 times.
The roll sign box had rusted metal removed and the remainder cleaned and primed. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 383 times.
A view of the prepped area from the other side. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 376 times.
The bottoms of the east end door posts were badly deteriorated and were cut out. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 365 times.
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