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Fw: The Stan Rydarowicz Collection

From: m repka Sent: Sunday, February 14, 2016 2:38 PM Subject: The Stan Rydarowicz Collection To all my FB friends who knew Stan Rydarowicz. Beginning Sunday
rockroll50401
12:41 PM
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Trains 60, 61

I’ve done a few trains...this is getting to be an obsession....and cleared up some mistakes (mostly for station numbers, I’m starting to understand his
rockroll50401
7:32 AM
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Lumber Loading

For those interested in the current discussion regarding rail shipments of lumber, Ron Christensen is currently preparing an extensive article on lumber
Alastair & Lynn Muir
8:35 PM
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Re: Lumber Loading

On Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 10:19 AM, STEVEN HOLDING sholding@... ... ***** Yup. Sometimes known a "roller lumber". A broker would be busy on the
Ken Secrest
4:58 PM
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Re: Lumber Loading

Steve I understand the lumber issue. Car loads of unsold lumber would be reconsigned while enroute. Often called roller or diversion loads, and as Clark points
Douglas Harding
Feb 13
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Re: Lumber Loading

If you look at the train list Doug loaded into the files you’ll see what the M&StL called “slow lumber” one of the tickets has some instructions on
rockroll50401
Feb 13
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Re: Trains 60, 61

Yes, the M&StL cars were just an L. I made some mistakes on the station names because the guy didn’t put the letter prefixes on all the station numbers. So
rockroll50401
Feb 13
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Lumber Loading

Doug and othersLumber was a loading that often was loaded at the mills and shipped but not sold.  The load was shipped, often to the agent Peoria, and then
STEVEN HOLDING
Feb 13
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train 60-61

Opps slight error in my previous post. Montgomery station number is 61 not 67. I could not read the TT (photocopy) correctly. I have confirmed the number is 61
Douglas Harding
Feb 13
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train 60-61

Sam you raise a good question. Why else would cars from Montgomery and Twin Lakes be on train #61, esp with destinations like Peoria and Minneapolis. But I
Douglas Harding
Feb 13
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train 60-61

Would there been a train wreck or track out of service between Chaska and Montgomery for the reason routing the cars the long way around? Sam
sherman4863
Feb 13
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Re: Trains 60, 61 [1 Attachment]

Chuck and othersThis is great info as it gives the reader some idea of what went on for that train.   Kind of like my clinic using the Form 22 you attended
STEVEN HOLDING
Feb 13
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Re: Trains 60, 61

Clark, first thanks for sharing. And I understand your comment about the cursive initials. When I was transcribing some of the Station Record books I had the
Douglas Harding
Feb 13
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Re: Trains 60, 61 [1 Attachment]

Often they used only the first initial of the line, such as L for M&StL or C for CNW. Dennis E From: cepropst@... [mstl] Sent: Saturday, February 13, 2016
Dennis Holmes
Feb 13
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Trains 60, 61

Jason Klocke bought a Daily Yard Check book off eBay and lent it to me to transcribe. I’ve attached the first three pages from the book showing two trains
rockroll50401
Feb 13
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