Paul’s Blog – July 9, 2022

On Saturday, July 9, a small crew from the PRM and a couple of mechanics from the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation braved near 100 degree temperatures to make a swap of the air compressors on Engine 2912. This swap was arranged earlier this year to assist the Kentucky group with their restoration of Chesapeake & Ohio 2716. They swapped their used pumps for the rebuilt units that were on 2912. The PRM felt that since 2912 will remain a static display only, then we should help another group who is working to get their locomotive back to running condition.

I have included a few pictures to illustrate the work done today.

You can see a press release about this collaboration between Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation and the PRM by clicking here.

– Paul

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