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RR Days 2017
Ali Barbato, Michael Clawson, Greg Elems, David Epling Bart Hansen, Paul Lanyi & Loren Ross



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Image number 1 -- UP 1982, the visiting UP Heritage Unit for RR Days.
- Photo by Bart Hansen

Image number 2 -- New lettering and buzz saw eagle decals were applied to the MP 13878 by Loren Ross and Janet Steeper Saturday morning before RR Days kicked off. Eugene Vicknair supplied the decals.
- Photo by Greg Elems

Image number 3 -- New Graphics on MOP Caboose.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 4 -- The Reno Antique Engine and Tractor Association brought over several old gas and diesel engines. They set up by the heritage units. They plan on returning next year. A great bunch of guys and a real nice addition to the exhibits.
- Photo by Greg Elems

Image number 5 -- The Reno Antique Engine and Tractor Association brought over several old gas and diesel engines. They set up by the heritage units. They plan on returning next year. A great bunch of guys and a real nice addition to the exhibits.
- Photo by Greg Elems

Image number 6 -- One of the small engines of the small engine club.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 7 -- The Museum Store was busy.
- Photo by Michael Clawson

Image number 8 -- Inside the main building.
- Photo by Michael Clawson

Image number 9 -- WP 707 is coming back to couple up to the caboose train on Saturday. More riders gathering for the ride. We ran every half hour almost all afternoon since we had riders there. We also had a good number of cab riders in WP 707 this weekend also.
- Photo by Greg Elems

Image number 10 -- WP 707 lead our caboose train both days.
- Photo by Michael Clawson

Image number 11 -- Loren Ross on the point of 707 on a move around the balloon track. Fred Elenbaas is seen watching the move as the conductor for Saturday's caboose trains.
- Photo by Paul Lanyi

Image number 12 -- Steve Habeck acting as crossing guard as 707 prepares to run around the balloon track to couple back on the caboose train.
- Photo by Paul Lanyi

Image number 13 -- Ann Morningstar and Greg Elems protecting the pedestrian crossing with Ron Berriesford and his wife.
- Photo by Paul Lanyi

Image number 14 -- UP 3014 & 1982 on East 2 as seen from the Hospital Hill.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 15 -- UP 1982 by the door.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 16 -- WP 708 as seen from the dock.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 17 -- Rio Grande F Units on the N Scale Layout.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 18 -- Looking into the crankcase of 2001, part of David Elems great display put together on WP2001.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 19 -- WP 805A Gleaming in the sun.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 20 -- Operators desk on display in the Display Room.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 21 -- Executive Chef Bart Hansen at work cooking lunch for the volunteers. Great lunch provided by him the whole weekend.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 22 -- N Scale Autorack Train passes by while the Fire Department battles a blaze.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 23 -- Bil Jackson putting a smile on customers.
- Photo by Ali Barbato

Image number 24 -- David Elems is rinsing down the MP caboose for the special photo session on Saturday evening. Ed Powell and Steve Habeck watch as David finishes the wash down with the fire hose.
- Photo by Greg Elems

Image number 25 -- After Saturday's events, the UP 1982 was set up for a photo shoot on the west end.
- Photo by David Epling

Image number 26 -- New lettering and logo shine on the Mop Caboose.
- Photo by David Epling

Image number 27 -- The mini-train posed at Malfunction Junction.
- Photo by David Epling

Image number 28 -- Looking east into the yard.- Photo by David Epling
Image number 29 -- The caboose train getting spotted up and the next group of visitors gathering to board. Ethan Doty is a crossing guard here on the diesel shop side. Ann Morningstar was in charge of the crossing guard and scheduling of breaks and distributing water. She did an excellent job, Thank You Ann!
- Photo by Greg Elems

Image number 30 -- WP 707 leading the first caboose train of the day Sunday.
- Photo by Greg Elems

Image number 31 -- After the conclusion of RR Days, we worked to get the two UP units back to UP, but first picked up our UP 25283 caboose to made a quick photo session. UP will be getting a unit much cleaner than when it came through our gate on Thursday.
- Photo by Greg Elems

Image number 32 -- UP 3014 and our UP 25283 caboose
- Photo by Loren Ross

Image number 33 -- A view of the photo session with 3014.
- Photo by Greg Elems

Image number 34 -- We are finishing up the switching for the weekend. We were bringing the UP 849, UP caboose and box car back in to the museum. Bart Hansen is running the SP 2873. We had two crews working, Loren Ross, Bil Jackson, Ethan Doty, Charlie Spikes, David Elems, Steve Habeck and Greg Elems.
- Photo by Greg Elems



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