What's New : 7/18/1998 - 6/30/1999

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06/26/1999 Added to the Heisler Images page:

Added to the Shay Images New   page:

Carolina Ship Building Corp.   #1 Edward Rutledge Timber Co. #104
Kaul & Hall Lumber Co. 4 Sultan Railway & Timber Co. #5
06/14/1999 Added to the Heisler Images page:
06/13/1999
06/05/1999 Added a new locomotive (CSF&E #1) and associated builder, Vulcan Iron Works of California,   to the Other Geared Pages.
06/03/1999
  • Rearranged the Shay Image Pages into alphabetical order by owner to better organize the growing number of images. 
  • Added new images to the Shay Images New page:  Batson McGehee  #2,  Fernwood Lumber Co. #16, Edward Rutledge #104, & Western Pine Lumber  #5.
  • Changed to a new & improved search engine, "Site Miner" on my Search Page.
06/01/1999 Added new information on the Davenport DK&S #3 in the Other Geared section.
05/29/1999 Added a new section on Other Geared Steam Locomotives.  Also added a site Search page & Mann's Creek Railway book.
05/21/1999 Added 2 new Shay builders photos with specs. Central Monserrate #9 & Weber-King Lumber #8 to the Shay New Images page.
05/09/1999 Added a Video Sources section to the Links Page.
05/05/1999 Added California State Railroad Museum as source for Shay construction drawings on the
Plans Page
05/02/1999 Middle Fork R.R Co. #7 - Heisler restoration update added to News Page
04/28/1999 Large quantiy of Shay builders photos with specification sheets added to the Shay Images New page.
04/27/1999 Discussion Forum / Message Board Added
04/18/1999 Updated the Plans page with the listing of geared steam plans available from the Underground Railway Press.
04/11/1999 Added and made corrections to the text on the Heisler page.  Replaced text refering to Dunkirk Engineering Works (incorrect) with Dunkirk Engineering Company (correct) on the Dunkirk pages.  Added photo of the first Heisler - F.A. Addington #1 to the Heisler images page.   Added more links to the Links page.
04/02/1999 Photo of Stimson Mill Company #23 - Restoration update.
03/29/1999 Photo of Mt. Tamalpais Rwy. Shay  #5 added.
03/29/1999 42 Ton Heisler For Sale ...  added to News Page.
03/26/1999 New Links added to Links Page.
03/24/1999 New Dunkirk photo added.  Nichola Lumber Co.'s "Ruth Park"
03/20/1999 Moved half of the books on the books page to a 2nd books page to improve load time.  Created a
Shay Images - New page for newly added Shay images(& ease of maint on my part).    Added photos of Santa Cruz Lbr  +  Big Rapids & Western Shays to this new page.
03/18/1999 Shantytown Rwy (NZ) Climax #1203 photos & info added.
03/13/1999 Shay 1925 - Restoration Update
03/07/1999 Stimson Mill Company #23 - Restoration Update
03/06/1999 MEDCO  #4 - Willamette  - Restoration Update
03/02/1999 Sources page for Geared Steam Locomotive Plans & Drawings .... added
02/28/1999 W.H. Eccles Lumber Co.  #3  - Heisler being restored.  See News Page
02/18/1999 News page added for what is happining in the world of Geared Steam Locomotives
02/12/1999 Repaired broken links.  Minor cosmetic changes.
02/11/1999 Added Site Awards page. Moved the Home page's "miscellaneous" page navigation bar to top of that page from its former location in the middle of the page.
01/29/1999 Dunkirk / Gilbert pages added.
01/28/1999 Arkansas Traveler 4 wheel photo added.   Added same and 2 truck vertical boiler Class "A" to Class... table on Climax main page.
01/27/1999 W.H. Eccles Lumber Co.  #3  - Heisler Photo added.
01/10/1999 Owen-Oregon Lumber #4 Willamette Photo added.
12/28/1998 The book Logging by Rail   The British Columbia Story is added to and reviewed on the "Books & Periodicals" page.
12/27/1998 Added a Steam Cylinders - Type subsection to the Climax Components pages
12/25/1998 Created 3 Shay image pages from the one and added new images here   and   here .
11/17/1998 Links page added.
11/07/1998 Animated Shays, Heislers, & Climaxes added to their respective pages.
10/31/1998 Neat Stuff page started.  Get your own FREE geared locomotives.  Added Baldwin Geared Components Pages.
10/29/1998 New geared books ( Logging Railroads of Alabama & Shay - The Supplement)    added to the Books & Periodicals page.
10/27/1998 New railroad calendars on Books & Periodicals page.  One of Kinsey Locomotives.
Magazine Article Database of Geared Steam Locomotives
10/24/1998 New look for the titles on all the pages.  The dates on the site are now Y2K  OK!
10/23/1998 Started Baldwin Geared page.
10/16/1998 Started Willamette Components.  Made this page Y2K  ok.  Minor redesign of Willamette Page.
10/15/1998 Site Map added.
10/14/1998 Tilted Shay Cylinder photos added.   Shay photos added.
10/13/1998 Willamette photos added.
10/11/1998 Campbell Limestone #9 Heisler photo added.
10/10/1998 Willamettes were different.... section added to the Willamette page.
10/09/1998 New Shay  ,  Heisler  &  Climax  photos  posted.
10/07/1998 Added "Tilted Position" section to cylinder portion of Shay components page.   A "Willamette was different than Shay" page is in draft stage of editing, soon to be posted.
10/06/1998 Geared Locomotive Lithographs Page added.    NICE!!!
10/04/1998 Willamette page added.
09/28/1998 Posted image of vertical boiler Class-A Climax in Boiler section of Climax Components page.  Corrected text from 4 trucks to 3 on the Western Maryland Shay #6 on the Shay Page.   Added "Unsubscribe" selection to Mailing List Page.
09/27/1998 Added Drivers section to Climax Components page.  Photo added to Climax Image page.
09/26/1998 More text added to Boilers section on Climax Components page.  Railroad books & calendars added to Books & Periodicals
09/24/1998 Text was added to the Climax page.   Boilers section started on Climax Components page.
09/21/1998 Added more MAPs. Cleanup &  fix misspellings.
09/20/1998 Information on Hillcrest #9 Climax added with link to its current physical location.  Also, with this update, we are beginning to use a mapping service so you can see (in 2D) where a place is located on the map.  Any where you see the word   MAP,    click on it to see a location on a map. Only three MAPs have been implemented and they are on the Climax image page.
09/17/1998 Added Sides text to Shay page. Corrected "right" side being called "left" side in paragraph above this new Sides paragraph.
09/03/1998 Changed home page background to use a color instead of the "pine.jpg" to improve load time & reduce missing images on the  home page.  
09/01/1998 "Logging Railroads of the Sierras" video added. Reworded Climax Class "B" text to reflect horizontal & inclined cylinder units.
08/30/1998 Working Climaxes located in New Zealand & Australia!
08/23/1998 Climax Components page added. Saddle Tank Heisler photo added.  Created 2nd page of Heisler Components.
08/22/1998 Moved "What's New" section from home page to a new page. Implemented compressed version of "pine" background throughout site to speed load time.  Added images of each Climax type produced behind the "A", "B", "C" on the Climax page.
08/11/1998 Geared Survivors page added.
08/02/1998 Video pages added.   Formalized Mailing List  added to home page.
08/01/1998 Truck top view and Saddle Tanks added to Heisler Components. Better resolution image of Heisler cylinders. Climax image added.
07/30/1998 Stacks & Sand Boxes added to Shay Components Page 2 Added Shay Components Page 2.                   
07/26/1998 More text and images added to Shay Components.
07/23/1998 More Shay Components
Removed two gearsets from top of home page.
Expanded Shay Classification Table
07/20/1998   New page added>>>   Shay Components
Classification table added to Heisler Page.
What's New Home Page section
07/18/1998  New page added >>> Heisler Components

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