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Entries from June 2008

Topics from June, 2008

113 - Woodshop Update June 29, 2008

Monday, June 30. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

35 - Weekly Update

Monday, June 30. 2008. Posted by Joel Ahrendt in Electric Car Department

36 - Weekly Update

Friday, June 27. 2008. Posted by Joel Ahrendt in Electric Car Department

112 - Woodshop Update June 25, 2008

Thursday, June 26. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

111 - Woodshop Update June 21, 2008

Sunday, June 22. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

203 - Freight Train Operation

Sunday, June 22. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

205 - Brass Foundry!!

Wednesday, June 18. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

110 - Wodshop Update June 14-15, 2008

Monday, June 16. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

37 - Weekly Update

Monday, June 16. 2008. Posted by Joel Ahrendt in Electric Car Department

109 - Woodshop Update June11, 2008

Thursday, June 12. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

38 - Weekend Update

Thursday, June 12. 2008. Posted by Joel Ahrendt in Electric Car Department

108 - Woodshop Update June 7-8, 2008

Monday, June 9. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

102 - CCW 300 Update June 4, 2008

Thursday, June 5. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Charles City Western 300

39 - Weekend Update

Tuesday, June 3. 2008. Posted by Joel Ahrendt in Electric Car Department

204 - Acquisitions

Sunday, June 1. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

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Russ Prince about Mid-April Coach Department Update
Sun, 04-26-2015 16:08
Throw a tarp over it and call it a CB&Q Baggage car. Solves several problems all at once. Heck, we could even sell pizza by the slice out of it on [...]


Robert Penn about Mid-April Coach Department Update
Sat, 04-25-2015 23:24
I thought the idea for the old CBQ car was to make it into an open air car, which it clearly is now all it needs is some metal seats and its good.


Ted Miles, IRM Member about Mid-April Coach Department Update
Sat, 04-25-2015 19:24
Mr. Cronin, You have a big job on oyur hands with that Passenger car Collection. So why is the C,B & Q 7128 coach with is cut down to [...]


Russ Prince about Model Railway Display Building
Thu, 04-23-2015 23:00
This Model Railroad board doesn't seem to be generating the interest I would have hoped it would. Is the idea of funding a building for a model [...]


Roger Kramer about Springtime 2015 on the RI 2612
Wed, 04-22-2015 08:44
Thanks Brian for updating the repair facts. Yes, Safety First! Roger


Brian L. about Springtime 2015 on the RI 2612
Tue, 04-21-2015 22:57
The pipe itself is still intact and sound. A fitting was rotted out and we had to pull the whole pipe up to that point to get to it. The only anchor [...]


Kirk Warner about More on the John Mcloughlin
Tue, 04-21-2015 09:42
What is to be done with all of the holes in the roof where the rusted out metal has been removed?


Roger Kramer about More on the John Mcloughlin
Mon, 04-20-2015 19:33
Hello Dave Well.... Yes, your right. I always try and edit everything I print but sometimes my eyes miss things. This time it was two little [...]


David S about More on the John Mcloughlin
Mon, 04-20-2015 15:09
82 feet high? I don't think that will fit under the trolley wire! But seriously, kudos to all of you who work on this and the other cars.


Brian L. about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Sun, 04-19-2015 20:34
Adding 1309 to the mix gives us more flexibility in building consists and allows us to reduce wear on our service cars. 1309 also has 6 axles and a [...]


Jerry C about Diesel Shop update from January 17, 2015
Sun, 04-19-2015 04:49
I need to get in contact with someone from the Diesel Department about sound recordings of a particular locomotive that the IRM owns. I am willing to [...]


MRZ about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Sat, 04-18-2015 09:26
After last weeks severe weather that occured not too far from the IRM's campus I began to wonder about how, and if the museum's collection is covered [...]