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Dave Cook about Steam Department update - Spring 2016
Sat, 06-25-2016 07:22
How is work progressing on UP # 428?


Kirk Warner about Steam Department update - Spring 2016
Thu, 06-23-2016 11:27
The steam department deserves high praise for the high quality of work which they have been producing. The videos that are out on YouTube of the 1630 [...]


Nick about Steam Department update - Spring 2016
Tue, 06-21-2016 22:53
How is No.1630 doing?


Thomas Kaufman about From the Shays point of view
Tue, 06-21-2016 15:53
Bob Crosby was the engineer of the Shay when I first rode behind it. He was a close friend of my late Uncle Bill Girling of the CB&Q. I am sure Bob is [...]


Thomas Kaufman about From the Shays point of view
Tue, 06-21-2016 15:49
Roger, Really nice to see the Shay in the current condition. when I first started coming to the museum as a young lad in the late 60's this was the [...]


Raphael about From the Shays point of view
Mon, 06-20-2016 22:57
i don't recall the shay ever having a wedge plow.


Zach Godzicki about The Turntable Unloading Prep
Mon, 06-20-2016 12:03
I can't wait to see this project completed, will have to put in a donation for this!! Are there any operational 130 foot turntables left in the US [...]


Cabbage Stack about Shay #5 from Brian Davies January 2016
Sun, 06-19-2016 18:27
>>>"I feel it is important to restore and maintain all parts on the locomotive, whether or not they are normally used." Excellent Brian! Well [...]


Raphael about Steam will likely run Memorial weekend
Thu, 06-02-2016 01:50
i wouldn't be surprised if 1630's 135 car haul made its way to Trains Magazine.


Jeff about Steam will likely run Memorial weekend
Tue, 05-31-2016 14:32
Great job guys. My family and I loved the steam engine run. I have never seen one up close in operation and it was amazing.


Ethan Armitage about Steam will likely run Memorial weekend
Mon, 05-30-2016 07:59
HI Nigel, This is Ethan A. Good job on 1630, shay 5 and 428 UP. I liked riding on 1630 yesterday. Thank you, Nigel, for working on the steam [...]


chris sosin about Steam will likely run Memorial weekend
Sun, 05-29-2016 18:57
Great job steam team!!! I wanted to get out to IRM to see 1630 run, but it just wasn,t in the cards for this week end. I did see her running on the [...]