Kevin Standlee (kevin_standlee) wrote,
Kevin Standlee
kevin_standlee

A Different Angle

A few days ago, Lisa and I were up on the upstairs balcony outside my someday office, working on a leak in the upstairs swamp cooler that she'd discovered when she saw a fairly substantial amount of water pouring down the wall onto the patio. We don't go up to the upstairs balcony that often, so when Amtrak #6 came by while we were up there, I was was able to get a shot of it going by from a slightly different angle than usual.

Amtrak From Above
For a change, there were no cars sitting in Fernley's little two-track holding yard (site of the former Fernley train depot), near where the storage container currently sits), so we had a clear view of the passing eastbound California Zephyr

Amtrak From Above
I pulled the trigger just a fraction of a second too soon, cutting off the trailing end of the private car bringing up the markers.

Lisa eventually adjusted the water level in the swamp cooler so the water stopped leaking; however, to fix the actual leak, she says that we'll need to probably get all of the water out, thoroughly scrub it out and clean out all of the scale, then spray sealant to seal the leak, which we've otherwise been unable to find.
Tags: amtrak, fernley, house, lisa
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