S1a tender blueprint

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Mon Mar 12 10:29:07 EDT 2018


I’m not sure if we have your specific drawing in our archives or not, but it is far better to be safe than sorry.

If you want to email me directly at miller at nwhs.org before you are going to be in Roanoke, I can make sure we will get it scanned with your schedule.

Ken Miller

> On Mar 11, 2018, at 2:42 PM, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> wrote:
> Good afternoon,
> I have recently come across a nice copy of an S1a tender from the Roanoke shops. It's in really good condition, darkened on the edges and the last revision date was 1955. The size is large - about 7 feet in length. The tender body is shown in all views and maps to other drawings for truck and wheel assemblies. It is folded in a stiff envelope and was mailed to someone in Akron, Ohio way back before zip codes. Would the Society benefit from having this item scanned? I would think you probably would have a copy, but I wouldn't mind meeting someone the next time I'm in Roanoke and having someone look at it and scan it if you would like to.
> I'm doing a series of not-too abstract paintings and using old railroad blueprints for the base. Don't worry though. I'm using light washes and everything on each blueprint I use is still visible underneath! I'm reserving the S1a blueprint for something special - if anything at all.
> -Tracy Foutz
> Formerly of Roanoke living in Cairo GA
> Sent from my BLU smartphone device
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