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NRHS 2014 Convention A&M Springdale Shop Tour 6/12/2014



by Chris Guenzler



After our Fort Smith Trip we met in front of the Springdale station. Here Bart and I divided our group into two parts of 25 people. My group along with Bart would go to the new Car Shop building. There we collected the NRHS Shop Tour tickets.





A&M T-6 18.





This is the new Car Shop on the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad.





Looking in the new Car Shop on the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad.





Arkansas & Missouri Railroad truck in the new shop.





The trailer behind the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad truck.





The remote control trackmobile.





Our tour group in the new car shop.





A&M locomotive line-up.





Our group learning about the remote control trackmobile.





A portable jack.





There are two big fans to circulate the air in the new car shop. From here we walked over to the Engine Shop.





A&M C-424 32.





A&M SD-70ACe 70.





A&M C-420s 46 and 66.





Our group in the A&M Engine Shop.





A&M RS-1 20.





A&M C-420 56.





Inside the A&M Engine Shop.





A&M RS-1 20.





Locomotive wheel.





A&M TEBU 80.





A&M C-420 56.





Inside the Engine Shop.





Our group inside the A&M Engine Shop.





A&M RS-1 20.





A&M RS-1 20.





A&M RS-1 20.





Inside the A&M Engine Shop.





A&M SD-70ACe 72.





A&M TEBU 80.





A&M C-420s 46 and 66.





A&M C-420s 46 and 66. We ended our NRHS Shop Tour and I led the group back to the bus. I said goodbye to Bart and Steve Miller and left the A&M station then stopped by Arby's to take dinner back to my room. I washed my clothes as I wrote my stories tonight. I finished both of them before I went to bed.



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