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John LaCosta

Track Updates for August 13, 2000

John LaCosta    S aturday (8/5)

     Ed Amrhein and Justin Thillman started to repair 6119's controller.

     I was Dispatcher with M. Bates, Fred Schneider and Dennis Falter as crew.


     David Baynes was Dispatcher with John Diefenbach, Dan Lawrence and Carl Thistel as crew

     Wednesday (8/9)

     Warren Olt was Dispatcher with Jim Robertson, M. Bates and Charlie Plantholt as crew for a charter.

     Saturday (8/12)

     Ed and I cut the grass and then I went out the line to trim more trees away from the track.

     End and Justin replaces the worn packing cup on 6119's controller and the car was placed back in service.

Painting Car Ed and I finally go a chance to test 4533's repaired motor and out commutator fix seems to be working just fine. This will be a very quick accelerating car, much like 554. The normal 4533 crew, Mark Dawson, Buster Hughes, Gene Carson and Chris Howell continued to work on preparing the car for service. They have already started to apply the final exterior paint in some areas.

     Bob Krueger was Dispatcher with Dan Lawrence, Tom Phillips, Justin Thillman and Bernie Sachs as crew.

     Sunday (8/13)

     Ben Bates was Dispatcher with Justin Thillman, Dennis Falter and Paul Ritterhoff as crew for a very busy day.

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