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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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Chris about We did It! RI 2612 in the Thomas Train!
Sun, 08-31-2014 02:32
Steam lines? Does IRM have the capability to hook up cars to a functioning steam generator? That would be cool since I have never heard of a museum [...]


Richard Penn about L&N 2726 Diner news, July 25 2014
Wed, 08-13-2014 20:17
Roger can you tell us about what time the Galt House will be moved out of the barn and outdoors? As I would like to see it outside for the first time [...]


Roger Kramer about RI 2602: The call for more volunteers
Sun, 08-10-2014 08:05
Hello Tom Yes, We still need help. Please meet in back of barn 3 . You can drive around and park by the barn if you like. I'll be there about [...]


Eusebia Klitsch about Progress......another Ely update.......
Sat, 08-09-2014 08:14
Excellent information, keep up the great work.


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.