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Rick Berg

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81526
« on: March 05, 2019, 01:34:46 pm »
81526 at Bluegrass Railway Museum
Versailles, KY

Stew Winstandley

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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2020, 04:08:42 pm »
The Bluegrass Railroad Museum is actively restoring MONON 81526. Attached are photos taken in June. They have works sessions readying the interior for painting, and the exterior is to be painted under a contract. Donations to the MONON caboose restoration fund may be sent to Bluegrass Railroad Museum Inc., 175 Beasley Road, Versailles KY 40383.  The plan is to finish it as closely as possible to paint scheme #1 as it was when first put into service. I'll post more photos after the painting is complete.

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« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2020, 07:48:50 pm »
Painting of 81526 at the Bluegrass Museum is now underway. See attached.

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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2020, 03:58:47 pm »
A couple more coats of paint and on the platforms, as of Aug. 20.

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« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2020, 08:16:26 pm »
81526 now has its lettering. BGRM in Versailles, Ky.

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« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2020, 09:39:35 pm »
It's beautiful!  So good to know that some of our past is being preserved.  Thanks, Stew.
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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2021, 04:13:00 pm »
I took this photo at the BGRM on January 23, 2021. Comparing it to my previous photo, the trucks have been painted and the end platforms are no longer white.