Engine gets a face-lift

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Engine gets a face-lift

Famed model steam locomotive powered by local Scout troop
Members of Boy Scout Troop 507, the Durango Railroad Historical Society and other volunteers work on the Emma Sweeny on Saturday at Santa Rita Park. Scout Jonathan Smith, 15, son of Tim and Debbie Smith, said he organized the effort for his Eagle Scout community service project with help from Durango Railroad Historical Society President George Niederauer.
“Trains are something I’m really passionate about ... so getting to work on something like this ... is an incredible honor,” said Boy Scout Jonathan Smith, center, about working on the Emma Sweeny locomotive for his Eagle Scout community service project. At left is Mike Awe of Troop 507, and at right is Ron Nott of the Durango Railroad Historical Society.

Engine gets a face-lift

Members of Boy Scout Troop 507, the Durango Railroad Historical Society and other volunteers work on the Emma Sweeny on Saturday at Santa Rita Park. Scout Jonathan Smith, 15, son of Tim and Debbie Smith, said he organized the effort for his Eagle Scout community service project with help from Durango Railroad Historical Society President George Niederauer.
“Trains are something I’m really passionate about ... so getting to work on something like this ... is an incredible honor,” said Boy Scout Jonathan Smith, center, about working on the Emma Sweeny locomotive for his Eagle Scout community service project. At left is Mike Awe of Troop 507, and at right is Ron Nott of the Durango Railroad Historical Society.
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