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John LaCosta


Track Update for September 2002


John LaCosta    F riday (8/2)

     Bob Krueger was Dispatcher with Sharon Higgins and Paul Ritterhoff as crew for an evening charter.

Saturday (8/3)

     Chris Howell was Dispatcher with Eric Smith, Sharon Higgins and Mike Citro as crew.

     Sunday (8/4)

     Dave Crow was Dispatcher with John Diefenbach, Carl Thistel and Andy Blumberg as crew.

     Saturday (8/10)

     Bob Krueger was Dispatcher with Tom Phillips, Dennis Falter, Fred Schneider and Carl Thistel as crew.

     Sunday (8/11)

     David Baynes was Dispatcher with Don Homberg and Eric Smith as crew.

     Saturday (8/17)

     Mark Hurley was Dispatcher with Justin Thillman, Eric Smith and Jerry Kelly as crew.

     Sunday (8/18)

     John O'Neil was Dispatcher with Jim Robertson and Paul Ritterhoff as crew.

     Saturday (8/24)

     Ed Amrhein was Dispatcher with John Engleman and Fred Schneider as crew.

     Bob Krueger was Dispatcher with Paul Ritterhoff, Carl Thistel and John Diefenbach as crew for a night charter.

     Sunday (8/25)

     Dan Lawrence was Dispatcher with Mark Dawson, Carl Thistel and Eric Smith as crew.

     Saturday (8/31)

     The morning started with the repair to the lawn mower. After a couple of tries, Ed Amrhein, Josh Lepman and I replace the drive belt and the grass was cut.

28th. Street Repairs     Ed, Dave Crow, Justin Thillman, Joyce and I were then off to 28th street to continue replacing old span insulators.

     Ben Bates was Dispatcher with Sharon Higgins and Bob Cohen as crew.

     Sunday (9/1)

     Carl Merson was Dispatcher with Tom Phillips, Mark Dawson and Drew Paren as crew.

     Saturday (9/7)

     Work continues on the trackless trolley. The wooden part of the roof is in very bad shape, so it's replacement is the main task. Carl Merson, Chris Howell and Rick Obbink worked on determining the extent of the repairs that would be needed.

Who Moved the Stone?     Meanwhile Ed Amrhein, Rick Obbink, Chris Howell and Mark Hurley continued preparing track four front track. The task for the day was to move a dump truck load of stone along side the car house to make a subgrade for the track.

     Sam and friends cleaned windows on car 1050.

     Dave Crow continued working on car 554 to replace the hand rails.

     Dave Crow and I spent the afternoon up at 28th street replacing span insulators.

     Ben Bates was Dispatcher with Drew Paren, Eric Smith and Fred Schneider as crew.

Fixin' The Roof     Sunday (9/8)

     David Baynes was Dispatcher with Dan Lawrence and Dennis Falter as crew.

     Saturday (9/14)

     Dave Crow was Dispatcher with Chris McNally, Bob Cohen and Eric Smith as crew.

     Sunday (9/15)

     I was Dispatcher with Drew Paren, Don Homberg, Ed Amrhein and Fred Schneider as crew.

     Wednesday (9/18)

     Fred Schneider was Dispatcher with Mike Citro, Ben Bates and Charlie Plantholt as crew for a daytime charter.

     Saturday (9/21)

     Dave Crow was Dispatcher with Buster Hughes and Dennis Falter as crew.

     Sunday (9/22)

     Bob Krueger was Dispatcher with Carl Thistel, John Diefenbach and Dave Navjokas as crew.

     Saturday (9/28)

     Mark Hurley was Dispatcher with Bernie Sachs, Eric Smith, Fred Schneider and Dennis falter as crew.

     Sunday (9/29)

     John O'Neil was Dispatcher with Jim Robertson, Paul Ritterhoff and Eric Smith as crew.

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