N&W 2157

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Thu Sep 17 16:09:20 EDT 2020

There are enough tracks shown, plus the water tank. An old track chart would help.Jimmy LisleSent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
-------- Original message --------From: NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> Date: 9/17/20  11:18 AM  (GMT-05:00) To: NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> Subject: Re: N&W 2157 Sorry.  It isn't Villamont.  The line is straight through there and there were weeping willow trees.  Also there was a center siding there and an eastbound main, none of those switches and sidings fit Villamont.It is definitely a pusher backing up.- Ed King-----Original Message----- From: NW Mailing ListSent: Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:14 AMTo: NW Mailing ListSubject: Re: N&W 2157I concur about Villamont.  No doubt that's the location.Jeff Hawkins----- Original Message ----- From: "NW Mailing List" <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>To: "NW Mailing List" <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:38 AMSubject: Re: N&W 2157> Frank>> Looks to me like Villamont, with a westbound empty train.>> My speculation is this westbound, with one or two things: either may have > been a bit overloaded, or they were having issues with their motive power, > or it was simplest operation to send the pusher back west on the rear of > this train, but with the exhaust, it appears to be working, not just along > for the ride.>> This is the normal pusher assigned to Boaz, that came over the hill to > help shove the empty train west on its way back to Boaz.>> The flag is a yellow flag, signifying the end of train, note the yellow > markers on the rear of the caboose.>> The pushers would place the yellow flag, normally in the knuckle on the > shove east over Blue Ridge, but whom ever placed this one stuck it off to > the side.>> Just my speculation>> Ken Miller>>> On Sep 17, 2020, at 4:21 AM, NW Mailing List via NW-Mailing-List >> <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> wrote:>>>>  Good morning, all:>>>> I have attached a negative scan of N&W 2157 at an unidentified location, >> available on eBay which I will not be bidding upon. I have three >> questions:>> 1) Any location guesses? There appears to be a water tank in the distance >> behind the cars.>> 2) Does the caboose behind the tender signify that this was a mine run or >> local?>> 3) There is a white flag on the pilot. Is this the flag location for an >> extra on the N&W? Most other railroads had a flag holder near the >> classification lamps.>>>> Best wishes,>>>> Frank Scheer>> f_scheer at yahoo.com<N&W_2157.jpg>________________________________________>> NW-Mailing-List at nwhs.org>> To change your subscription go to>> http://list.nwhs.org/mailman/options/nw-mailing-list>> Browse the NW-Mailing-List archives at>> http://list.nwhs.org/pipermail/nw-mailing-list/>> ________________________________________> NW-Mailing-List at nwhs.org> To change your subscription go to> http://list.nwhs.org/mailman/options/nw-mailing-list> Browse the NW-Mailing-List archives at> http://list.nwhs.org/pipermail/nw-mailing-list/________________________________________NW-Mailing-List@nwhs.orgTo change your subscription go tohttp://list.nwhs.org/mailman/options/nw-mailing-listBrowse the NW-Mailing-List archives athttp://list.nwhs.org/pipermail/nw-mailing-list/ ________________________________________NW-Mailing-List at nwhs.orgTo change your subscription go tohttp://list.nwhs.org/mailman/options/nw-mailing-listBrowse the NW-Mailing-List archives athttp://list.nwhs.org/pipermail/nw-mailing-list/
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