Posts tagged with: 3751

Framing for the Tarp

Today, the crew focused on upgrading the engine tarp cover by attaching frames to the handrails. The framework is similar to the frames in a covered wagon. Once complete, tarps will be draped over the entire locomotive, providing the protection needed […]

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TBT: 1994

Here’s a great shot of some very fine enginemen, circa 1994. These men were true 3751 pioneers, bringing her back alive and passing their knowledge of steam to the new generation (from L to R): Jesse Bootman, Rufus King, Jr. […]

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Keepsake Holiday Ornament

We’re pleased to announce that our online SHOP is back in action. Merchandise sales is a primary form of fundraising for the Society and all contributions go directly toward keeping 3751 steaming. Be sure to check out our newest item: 2014 […]

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Ready for the Rain

Bob and Ken were busy last weekend getting 3751 buttoned up for the rainy season, always bittersweet when we have to close her up, but she’ll be back in full steam next year. As always, thank you for supporting 3751.

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TBT: 1991

During August, November and December 1991, 3751 operated on trial runs near the shop at Fontana, for the first time since removal from service August 25, 1953. Can you identify anyone on the sidelines? Photo by Jim Wood.

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Meet the Crew: Sam Calderwood

Sam Calderwood has been an integral part of the 3751 crew since 2002.  He became an SBRHS supporter and started volunteering on the mechanical crew just as 3751 was coming off her 1472 and prior to the 2002 Grand Canyon […]

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TBT: Colton, 2004

This is a great image of 3751 running without the diesel helpers we always see her with today. Photo by Brian Lockett.

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3751 Hawaiian Shirt (2014 edition)

We are pleased to announce availability of our 2014 limited edition “3751 Hawaiian Shirt”. This year, only 60 shirts will be produced and are being offered exclusively to our valued Supporters on a first come, first serve basis through July 31, […]

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TBT: April 1994

It is 1:50am on Saturday, April 30, 1994. Paul Prine frames 3751 in the doorway of the former Santa Fe carshop as the locomotive steams on its own for the first time since October of 1992. The steam gauge registers […]

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3751’s Birthday

In May of 1927, 3751 was completed at Baldwin’s Eddystone, Pennsylvania factory…celebrate the birthday of the oldest existent 4-8-4 with some new SBRHS gear and meet some of our steam crew at Fullerton Railroad Days.  

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Prep for San Bernardino -Part II

Steam Log: 4.11.14Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download Preparations continue out at Redondo. Today the list includes giving 3751 a bath, finalizing [mechanical stuff that needed to be done], installing the thingamabob in the cab, putting on the jewelry, […]

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Prep for San Bernardino

Steam Log: 4.10.2014 The crew is busy getting 3751 ready for her annual excursion to San Bernardino. Step one was adding water to the boiler on Wednesday night. The first of the crew arrives at Redondo Junction at o’dark thirty on Thursday morning […]

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