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 Posted: Wed Dec 4th, 2019 04:19 pm
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" I'm not going to get in an internet disagreement over trains, but agree to disagree "



There is nothing to agree or disagree about

There is no part of the Freerails Site software that can rotate photos

Simple as that


If photos appear the wrong way up it is totally down to the poster

It is important that Members get the facts and not the fiction

They can then sort out their posting accordingly


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 Posted: Mon May 25th, 2020 06:58 pm
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The Sierra Talc plant was probably the largest shipper in the desert town of Keeler,
during the last few years of operation on the narrow gauge.

If I understand it correctly, they shipped the talc from their mines,
in the hills above Keeler to the mill in trucks, where it was milled and refined.

After refining, it was sacked and loaded in narrow gauge boxcars for its journey to Owenyo,
where it was transferred to standard gauge cars.

Considering it was such an important industry in the small town of Keeler,
there isn't much written of the operation.

But the building was still standing when I visited in early 2020:



 



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 Posted: Wed May 27th, 2020 05:48 pm
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And old #1 still busy assembling a train....





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