After two years of work, the motor of RGS Goose No. 4 started at 11:15 am on August 20, 2011. The video shows Bob Meyer and Karl Schaeffer troubleshooting the running engine of Goose No. 4 at the Ridgway Railroad Museum.
On August 23, 2011 Goose No 4 moves under its own power with Motorman Karl Schaeffer at the Controls!
On Monday August 29 Goose No. 4 made at least 10 trips back and forth on 60 feet of newly laid track. See the three videos below of some of these trips.
Museum member Dave Casler (www.dcasler.com) and publisher of our book Narrow Gauge Railroading in the San Juan Triangle (mtsneffelspress.com) provided the following video of the day's activities: