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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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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 [...]


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.


Roger Kramer about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Thu, 07-24-2014 21:29
Hello Chris The 2702 is under study by those interested at Irm. Unfortunately, the possible acquisition boils down to $. First ,who will support [...]


Thomas about Diesel Days line up, Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Thu, 07-24-2014 13:01
Hello, is there anyone that I can contact in the Diesel Department about volunteering? I am studying mechanical engineering and I would love to get [...]


Chris about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Thu, 07-24-2014 00:01
I will commit something to 2702 if I see a specific fund for it. Supposedly the owners made an effort to keep it original, other than removing seats. [...]


Nathan about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Wed, 07-23-2014 19:54
Hi Nigel, I have some suggestions to enhance the experience of steam railroading for museum visitors: 1) In September 2002, I visited on the [...]


Raffi about Diesel Days line up, Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Wed, 07-23-2014 00:17
while watching the Diesel Days parade, i noticed a detail on UP 1848 that stood out to me. it was its cab number, i could tell it had a previous [...]


Brian L. about Diesel Days line up, Saturday, July 19th, 2014
Mon, 07-21-2014 17:48
The hydraulic drawbar on X-5000 works. Its operation was determined Saturday evening and successfully used all day Sunday. The car measured up to a [...]


Nick Gawriluk about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Sun, 07-20-2014 13:56
2702 would definitely be a project of a massive effort. It has some sort of giant roadside casino sign installed on it. The interior is completely [...]