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Kalamazoo Car in Need

A friend is starting to bring a Kalamazoo gang car back to life. It had a tough existence on the railroad. At some point the Wisconsin air cooled 4 cylinder engine was replaced with a Chevrolet six cylinder! I was asked to assist with new assemblies to stop this speed racer. All the existing OEM…

Work at the Foundry

We got a date from the foundry a few days ago. They will be pouring our order the week of 19 September. The order includes our new M/MT-14/19 flange brakes as well as standard tread liners for A-3/4/5 and M/MT-14/19 and S2 cars. It’s a big order consisting of nearly 900 pounds of iron. An…

Blocks, blocks, blocks…

We shipped our last set of M/MT-14/19 blocks on the shelf today. We are behind! Thirty-two more are getting the spar urethane coating. They should be done by Monday morning. This humid weather in New Hampshire this past week has lengthened the drying time. On deck are A Series car blocks as well as our…

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