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At a JSRH work session on Feb 14, 2005 we covered the window openings with plywood. This completes the sealing of the room from the outside. John Thomas and Doug Complin (GN guys) lift plywood into place.
14 Feb 05 JSRH Tri Room 001
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GNRHS volunteer Doug Complin applies the fasteners that hold the plywood in place.  GNRHS volunteer Doug Complin applies the fasteners that hold the plywood in place.
14 Feb 05 JSRH Tri Room 005
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Larry Schrenk put some muscle into sealing the window.Larry Schrenk put some muscle into sealing the window.
14 Feb 05 JSRH Tri Room 006
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Jim Dick and John Thomas prepare the plywood for the windows.Jim Dick and John Thomas prepare the plywood for the windows.
14 Feb 05 JSRH Tri Room 007
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Doug Coumplin applies the fasteners that hold the plywood in place.
14 Feb 05 JSRH Tri Room 008
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These priceless NP items followed along the rails that made their history.  On arrival at the roundhouse I was met by Larry Schrenk, Jim Dick and Mike Borkan for a long awaited unloading party.Shannon Collection Arrives at JSR
21Aug04 Shannon's collection at JSR 001
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Jim Dick stores the many documents, books and photos in the temperature controlled storage room. <br>Storing the Documents
21Aug04 Shannon's collection at JSR 004
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Larry Schrenk thought we had the only key for the door between the GN and NP in the St Paul headquarters building.&nbsp; He was VERY surprised when handed a second key from the Bill Shannon Collection.&nbsp; The key is marked GN-NP 3.Door key between GN & NP in St Paul headquarters building
21Aug04 Shannon's collection at JSR 005
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A small part of this magnificent Shannon collection: 20+ framed builders photos, NCL drumhead, Mainstreeter station sign, snow plow No. 46&#39;s head light, photos, diagram books, collection of NP Gas Electric builder photos covering construction. Unloading the Shannon Collection
21Aug04 Shannon's collection at JSR 007
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A small part of this magnificent Shannon collection: 20+ framed builders photos, NCL drumhead, Mainstreeter station sign, snow plow No. 46&#39;s head light, photos, diagram books, collection of NP Gas Electric builder photos covering construction. North Coast Limited Drumhead Sign
21Aug04 Shannon's collection at JSR 013
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2686&#39;s head light was placed in a spot of honor in the NPRHA Archive office and turned on for much to the joy of all present.NP 2686 Headlight
21Aug04 Shannon's collection at JSR 014
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NPRHA was asked by MTM to help in the clean up of the old tool room at the roundhouse, so it can be used as a security room for high value items. In return we would get the NP Mechanical Engineering Dept. files.&nbsp; Gary Wildung goes back for another load.Moving AFE files
3 Apr 04 002
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The Work Party begins.The Work Party begins.
3 Apr 04 003
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Jim Dick takes the first load out to the new storage area.Jim Dick takes the first load out to the new storage area.
3 Apr 04 005
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The files that we received were NOT Camas Prairie Files but NP Mechanical Engineering Dept. files.NP Mechanical Engineering Dept. files
3 Apr 04 006
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Jim returns for the second load
3 Apr 04 009
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The last load is on it&#39;s way with Gary Wildung as brakeman.The last load is on it's way with Gary Wildung as brakeman.
3 Apr 04 014
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Jim Dick and John Thomas put the finishing touches on the ceiling.
30 Nov 1a
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Doug Complin prepares material for window framing
30 Nov 2a
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Doug and Ed Ursem complete the framing of the windows.
30 Nov 3a
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Larry Schrenk and Gary Wildung cut foam for the windows.
30 Nov 4a
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Mike Borkan helps with the painting.
30 Nov 5a
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John Oliver takes measurements for the floor layout plan.
30 Nov 6a
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A view of the triangle storage room as it nears completion.
30 Nov 7a
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A view of the triangle storage room as it nears completion.
30 Nov 8a
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A view of the triangle storage room as it nears completion.
30 Nov 9a
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A typical meeting of great intensity at Jackson Street.
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The entrance to Jackson Street Roundhouse, home to MTM and the NPRHA-GNRHS offices and archives.
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Partial view of JSRH Triangle Room - secure storage area for GN and NP archival materials.Triangle Room
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Just one row of many containing 80 years worth of GN Authorization for Expenditure files - over 3 million documents in allGN AFE files
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Office space shared by GNRHS and NPRHA archives and MTM director.JSRH office
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NP 2156 is a Class Q-3 4-6-2. This was the 9th locomotive built in the series and was delivered in March 1909.&nbsp; This locomotive saw service on the Montana Division along with her sister 2157. They were assigned to the NCL between Livingston and Butte.Headlight of NP 2156
NP 2156 001
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2156 carried a weight of 236900 lbs over her 4-6-2 wheel base. Her 200 PSI boiler pressure pushed her 22 x 26-inch cylinders to produce 31,000 lbs of tractive effort.Smoke box of NP 2156
NP 2156 002
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The boiler has been raised on jacks and in perched about 3 ft above it&#39;s drivers. <br>NP 2156 in work
NP 2156 002a
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The front rests on wooden blocks and the rear on a combination of wooden blocks and a large steel beam.NP 2156 Rear of Boiler
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The white plus markings on the boiler is the grid used to guide the ultra sound testing that was done. The dark spots are the areas that was tested.NP 2156 Boiler Testing
NP 2156 004
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In the cylinder housing between the superheater and the steam chest there is a passage that needs repair. The cost of this piece is $10,000.00 which is a small amount of the total cost but none the less a very important part in the restoration.NP 2156 Cylinders
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With her boiler resting above her feet, they are given a complete pedicure.NP 2156 Running Gear
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While the lead trucks lays in front of her it recieves a complete manicure.NP 2156 Lead Truck
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