|1981||Reoperation Feasibility Investigation – V
& T R R Locomotive No. 18Prepared for Nevada State MuseumConducted boiler inspection and running gear examination to determine
feasibility of restoring No. 18 to operating condition. Discovery
that boiler was of wrought iron construction resulted in a recommendation
to restore No. 18 to non-operating condition.
|1982||Reoperation Feasibility Investigation – V
& T R R Locomotive No. 22.Prepared for Nevada State MuseumConducted boiler inspection and running gear examination to determine
feasibility of restoring No. 22 to operating condition. Results
were positive, boiler was made of homogeneous steel and usable
condition at reduced boiler pressure. Recommended restoring No.
22 to operating condition.
|1983||Restoration Engineering Project for Virginia
& Truckee Coach No. 4.Prepared for Nevada State Museum.A detailed engineering package was researched and formal drawings
prepared for the car body exterior and interior structure, detail
drawings of moldings were made and working sketches made for
incidental parts. Especially noteworthy was the research and
design work involved in documenting the detail and assembly drawings
for the V&T application of the Miller Patent platforms and
couplers. Since the car itself had suffered major alterations
by the film studios and had been severely damaged during transportation
to Nevada, considerable disassembly was required to ascertain
exactly how the car should be reconstructed. Detailed analysis
of historic photographs was also used to establish the configuration
of certain parts of the car for the c.1889 period.
|1984||V&T Express Car No. 14 – Engineering.Prepared for Nevada State Museum.
A complete set of engineering drawings for Express Car No. 14
|1984||V&T Gasoline Motor Car No.99 – Engineering.Prepared for Nevada State Museum
Detailed, piece-by-piece, research of the remains of Motor Car
|1986||Restoration Engineering Project for AT &
SF Coaches No. 2 & No. 3.Prepared for Kansas Museum of History, Topeka Kansas.A detailed research and drawing package was prepared documenting
the existing condition, the modifications made to the cars over
their lives and the restoration, new construction, hardware,
furnishings and details required to restore Coach No. 2 to its
c.1910 appearance as Business Car No. 410 and Coach No. 3 to
its c.1927 appearance as Drovers Car No. D-911. Required the
specification and design of a kitchen, pullman berths, bedrooms,
dining room, heater closet, doors, windows, fixtures, etc.
City of Santa Fe Springs – Heritage Park
For City of Santa Fe Springs.
In May 1988 the City of Santa Fe Springs, CA contracted Short
Short Line located a Santa Fe 2-8-0 at an
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