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Entries from May 2008

Topics from May, 2008

40 - Weekend Update

Friday, May 30. 2008. Posted by Joel Ahrendt in Electric Car Department

164 - ME 28 Update - May 25, 2008

Tuesday, May 27. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

232 - Behind the Scenes

Wednesday, May 21. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

163 - ME 28 Update - May 19, 2008

Tuesday, May 20. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

41 - Weekly Update

Monday, May 19. 2008. Posted by Joel Ahrendt in Electric Car Department

231 - Behind the Scenes

Thursday, May 15. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Electric Car Department

92 - Wood Shop Update May 14, 2008

Thursday, May 15. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

253 - Milwaukee Streetcar May 14, 2008

Thursday, May 15. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in TMER&L 972 Streetcar

42 - Weekly Update

Monday, May 5. 2008. Posted by Joel Ahrendt in Electric Car Department

162 - ME 28 Update - May 4, 2008

Monday, May 5. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

161 - Michigan Electric 28

Sunday, May 4. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

249 - Pennsylvania Railroad Caboose

Thursday, May 1. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

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Matt Maloy about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Tue, 08-23-2016 15:04
What ever happened to the TP&W RS-11? Is it being cosmetically restored? Is it in storage?


Ethan about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Mon, 08-22-2016 19:42
Roger, Congratulations on adding the new B-71 diesel locomotive to the IRM collection. It looks cool. Look forward to seeing it at IRM. Sincerely, [...]


Roger Kramer about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Mon, 08-22-2016 17:40
Hello Dave The answer to your question is... YES Thanks Roger


Roger Kramer about More Beautiful Crowds For Thomas
Mon, 08-22-2016 17:36
Hello Ted You must remember we budget for the year in January and that was not in the budget. THANKS Roger


Roger Kramer about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Mon, 08-22-2016 17:32
Hi Kirk Thanks, Kirk for your kind comments. Still much to do one the fleet. Hopefully, the last RI coach will be in service next year! Thanks [...]


Roger Kramer about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Mon, 08-22-2016 17:15
Yes , I forgot this one Ops Thanks Roger


Roger Kramer about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Mon, 08-22-2016 17:14
Hello MRZ You are right but remember" form follows function" It looked good in the early 1930's Roger


MRZ about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Mon, 08-22-2016 12:16
Nice to have this rare oddity in the IRM collection, however that has to be the ugliest locomotive on the property.


Michael about The dream, Believe It!
Sun, 08-21-2016 15:39
Could the IRM ask Union Pacific, if Union Pacific could make a crossover from IRM's mainline, to the bridge on Union Pacific's line then rejoin, [...]


Tim F about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Sun, 08-21-2016 12:38
The locomotive I was thinking of was the Lima-Hamilton 1200hp switcher, ARMCO E-110.


Kirk Warner about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Sat, 08-20-2016 12:29
The passenger car department should be praised for restoration of the three cars which were restored and brought into service looking wonderful over [...]


Jeron Glander about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Sat, 08-20-2016 04:10
Roger, don't forget ARMCO E-110 in our collection!