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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,769
Posted By Werewolf
Ah, laws, what a bunch of baloney. Ok,...

Ah, laws, what a bunch of baloney.

Ok, those 'other' activities listed all (including non-commercial firewood I'm pretty sure - don't get caught!) get revenued by permits specific to their...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Werewolf
Nederland Steam Shovel ops 9/25-26/10

Hey youse FFs!

It's Heritage Days this weekend at the Mining Museum in Nederland and we'll be running the famed Bucyrus 50B steam shovel from 10-6 both days, as well as the 1912 Steam Donkey and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
Posted By Werewolf
I'll be running the shovel from roughly 10am-6pm...

I'll be running the shovel from roughly 10am-6pm today and tomorrow, as well as the steam donkey in the white barn. there is an Old Timer's parade today in downtown Ned at noon...

-Alfredo, I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
Posted By Werewolf
Nederland Miner's Days 7/24&25 - Steam Shovel!

Miner's Days this weekeend in Nederland, which means competitive action w/ hammers, saws, shovels, pneumatic drills, etc w/ competitors from around the country; & best of all I finally get to run the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By Werewolf
505N Caribou - Rainbow Lakes: Open

Rangers opened the gates on 505 north yesterday, Caribou to the Rainbow Lakes Road. 505S Caribou to Eldora is still blocked by a few large drifts in the woods.

Just a head's up. There is a creek...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Werewolf
Welcome to ADV, Rod! I think you'll be a great...

Welcome to ADV, Rod! I think you'll be a great addition to the community here. You should get your lady friend to join up as well.

As to the Shovel, we did get the leak fixed and ran it for about...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Werewolf
The Schraam is a big-ass compressor that we've...

The Schraam is a big-ass compressor that we've had in storage for awhile, it's now undergoing a rebuild in the white barn (old Ned Ice House) behind the museum.
After 3 days, around 6pm, we were...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Werewolf
We are indeed using the '31 Ingersoll Rand 315...

We are indeed using the '31 Ingersoll Rand 315 compressor that Ben/IC helped me time (magneto), which just doesn't have enough 'umph' to power the shovel - thus contraptionation.
That is until we...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Werewolf
Contraptionation progresses. Hope to be running...

Contraptionation progresses. Hope to be running the Shovel by Sunday afternoon. Boy I wanted to ride today...

Hope you did!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Werewolf
Mem Day Wkend: Ned Steam Shovel Ops

Mornin' youse FFs!

Memorial Day weekend is the Summer Opening for the Nederland Mining Museum and the associated Gillaspie House. Museum will be open 10-4 all three days. This is also our...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,814
Posted By Werewolf
if only Paris weren't so far away..

if only Paris weren't so far away..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Werewolf
also, the Switzy side trails still had snow a few...

also, the Switzy side trails still had snow a few days ago..
the Super-Enduro?! damn I'm jealous / curious!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Werewolf
GOLF?!! Wuds, I wouldn't admit such things on a...

GOLF?!! Wuds, I wouldn't admit such things on a public forum fer testosterone junkies!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Werewolf
no moms to honor, Paul? temps were like 40...

no moms to honor, Paul? temps were like 40 degrees all day up here today, dress warm... but if I can escape might see ya on the Switzy..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,814
Posted By Werewolf
this is exactly why I run MT90s on my XR650.. can...

this is exactly why I run MT90s on my XR650.. can get up Kingston w/out losing any air in the tires and can still carve the paved canyons! hurrah for supermoto & the near! Congrats, Pat! I wouldn't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11,884
Views: 1,486,221
Posted By Werewolf
Neighbor is selling plated '03 yami 250TTR 803...

Neighbor is selling plated '03 yami 250TTR 803 miles $1850. looks like it has an aftermarket seat, plastic has been painted forest green. he is a great guy (plows me drive fer free when I REALLY need...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-12-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,326
Posted By Werewolf
Well, wasn't that cathartic? now back to the...

Well, wasn't that cathartic? now back to the 'racing'?

but...

"He who has the biggest mouth writes the history" (& those who were there know the truth - not me!)

so,

To that end I am...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 932
Posted By Werewolf
It's a Beautiful day up here for FDGD! Sunny, no...

It's a Beautiful day up here for FDGD! Sunny, no sign of clouds, 40 degrees in the shade at 8:30, slight breeze, inch of fresh powder (probably a bit more up at Eldora). Y'all should still dress warm...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 932
Posted By Werewolf
Saturday is the Big Day, Sunday will mostly have...

Saturday is the Big Day, Sunday will mostly have kids events. & don't even bother lookin' fer me in the Beer Tent, I only drink Whiskey! Now, the Frozen T-Shirt Contest at the Pioneer Inn (which is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 932
Posted By Werewolf
considering that there are only 2 bars and 3...

considering that there are only 2 bars and 3 restaurants that serve alcohol regularily, I think it's a bit over the top. but it's really hard to keep a business going in Ned, and it's good to see...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 932
Posted By Werewolf
yeah, I saw the "no dogs" (or flasks I might add...

yeah, I saw the "no dogs" (or flasks I might add - yeah right!) advisory on there this year. while that is a drag for responsible folks, consider that the town population easily doubles for this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 932
Posted By Werewolf
Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland 3/5-7/10

Just a head's-up: Frozen Dead Guy Days is next weekend in Nederland. If you dig Hearse Parades, Coffin Racing, & Beer(!), then it oughta be a chilly good time. You can find this old 'wolf easily:...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,696
Posted By Werewolf
Cry hmmm. would love to go (big Rail fan), but I...

hmmm. would love to go (big Rail fan), but I don't think I'll be getting any bikes outta the drive by then...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By Werewolf
I absolutely do NOT want to hit those power...

I absolutely do NOT want to hit those power lines!!! Everything in the shovel is metal, I would fry like a fast food sammich! I can do plenty of damage just with the whistles (they squeak when...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,353
Posted By Werewolf
1.) A man with a gun is a man with a gun. A man...

1.) A man with a gun is a man with a gun. A man with a gun & a badge can make up any excuse he wants after he kills ya. Don't ever think you're safe.

2.) Cops deal with asshats alla time. This...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By Werewolf
Good job posting the pic of the shovel info...

Good job posting the pic of the shovel info plaque, Dave! The guy in the top hat is that less-than-humble Werewolf, while the other fellow in the leather brim is Dan Martin, the driving force behind...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By Werewolf
What is Nederland??! Well, it's a slightly bigger...

What is Nederland??! Well, it's a slightly bigger Ward!

Or, a small town up Boulder Canyon (Hwy 119) from the People's Republic, halfway between the ends of the scenic Peak to Peak Highway...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By Werewolf
I'll be running the shovel from roughly 10-6 Sat...

I'll be running the shovel from roughly 10-6 Sat & Sun 26 & 27 September. There will be other devices operating as well on & off during both days, but we're a little short-staffed this weekend....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By Werewolf
Nederland Steam Shovel Ops this weekend

Well I just found out this morning that we will have a fullsize compressor to run the 70ton 1923 Bucyrus 50B steam shovel at the Nederland Mining Museum this weekend during Heritage Days. We will...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Werewolf
RR: Steam Shovel

The Ingersoll Rand was running pretty well, but seemed to only put out about half the cfm we'd hoped for (more fiddlin' required), so while I was able to turn the shovel I couldn't get the bucket...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Werewolf
Success!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Well, we took the magneto apart again & finally figured out how to clock it to the cylinders, & after tearing a good chunk out of my elbow (crank-start), around 1:30am we fired up the muffler-less...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Werewolf
There is a very good chance we will NOT (& this...

There is a very good chance we will NOT (& this is not like the FMF thread) be running the shovel tomorrow. Inane Cathode showed up to help us for 4+ hours (thanks Ben!!! we got alot done!) but after...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Werewolf
Hey thanks, Ben! If you want to come by the...

Hey thanks, Ben! If you want to come by the museum around noon tomorrow, I should be there. We need to rig a gas tank & lines, and repack the waterpump seals. And then there's the fact that it hasn't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Werewolf
Well, it's looks like if I don't get the 1930 IR...

Well, it's looks like if I don't get the 1930 IR compressor running tomorrow we won't be running the shovel. Eldora backed out on loaning us a compressor, and the museum doesn't have enough $$ to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Werewolf
Update

We won't be running the 1930 Ingersoll Rand compressor this time. The folks who stripped the gas tank for us did a crappy job and we just don't have time to rig another tank.

On the flip side, it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Werewolf
This is indeed the Bucyrus 50B from the Gilpin...

This is indeed the Bucyrus 50B from the Gilpin townsite that was filmed by the History Channel show Mega Movers (3rd most popular episode). It is the largest fully mobile operational steam shovel in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-20-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Werewolf
most of the schedule can be found here: ...

most of the schedule can be found here:
http://www.nederlandmuseums.org/minersdays.html

also, if luck is with us, we'll be operating our recently acquired 1930 Ingersol Rand Air Compressor...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-20-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Werewolf
70 tuns of fun --

70 tuns of fun --
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-20-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By Werewolf
Nederland Miner's Days & Steam Shovel Ops

Hey Folks

It has been requested that I post when we run the 1923 Bucyrus 50B Steam Shovel up here in Ned, so here ya go. This weekend is the Miner's Competitions and I'll be running the Shovel...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,674
Posted By Werewolf
ok, one last point: I'da said the same if he was...

ok, one last point: I'da said the same if he was on a Goldwing... not his lack of helmet either, cuz we don't know cause of death.
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