PLOW EXTRA

One operation done on occasion is a Plow Extra.  Typically, snowplow X662 is moved to a garden track beside the roundhouse. X662 (Russell, 1941), after one season keeping the Railroad’s tracks clear in a snowy Buffalo, is brought up from the Car Shop.  Being new rolling stock, she was mechanically inspected and adjusted along with some touch-up paint applied.  She will be stored on a garden track at Fillmore Avenue Roundhouse.  Here’s how it goes… We find our train in staging (NYC X662, 0-6-0 NYC 234, and Caboose 20097). After a test run on nearby trackage, the train enters roundhouse … Continue reading PLOW EXTRA