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Andrew Ossler about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Mon, 08-04-2014 16:21
Better yet for steam days if it is but together bring up 844, nkp 765, and 261 in addition to the other locs you listed above


Raffi about Diesel Days line up, Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Sat, 08-02-2014 20:57
i have a question involving MILW 96B, it said it was a "Rotary Power Car". was it referring to the fact that it used a Wankel engine? or is it a [...]


Raffi about Steam Department Update 07-24-2014
Thu, 07-31-2014 22:36
i have thought about the tender for 938. this is just a theoretical guess. when the CRIP was refurbishing 938 for the end of steam, the 930 might have [...]


Warren Newhauser about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Tue, 07-29-2014 10:02
Mark- What I can tell you is that we believe it will be going into the next barn which is very welcome news after sitting outside since about 1987 [...]


Brian L. about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Tue, 07-29-2014 03:31
I'll have to defer to Warren, but I believe the plan is to paint the car once Barn 14 is up. I may be wrong, but that is what I heard [...]


David Fink about Steam Department Update 07-24-2014
Mon, 07-28-2014 08:24
Great job on # 1630 my family was out to see her running over the weekend!


Mark Becker about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Sun, 07-27-2014 23:15
In looking at the general exterior condition of the Dynamometer Car you would think that it was a total wreck. It is wonderful that it is operational [...]


Luke Solberg about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Sat, 07-26-2014 09:13
I like the steam days idea maybe up even bring 844 when its rebuilt is done that be cool.


Tim Fron about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Fri, 07-25-2014 20:14
I had a blast riding in X-5000 on Sunday during Diesel Days. Brian was great to talk to. It was cool seeing the comntrol board work. I can't wait for [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-25-2014 16:47
Shane, Clean rain water is certainly possible. The snag is that you would need a BIG collection and storage system. We are using around 8000 [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-25-2014 16:42
John, Yes. Sadly the tender is in poor shape. She should go under cover as part of the new barn project. There will be much discussion around [...]


Roger Kramer about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Thu, 07-24-2014 21:38
Hello Richard In reply to your question concerning RI 2702. The museum is studying the acquisition but no decision has been yet made.