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Entries from November 2008

Topics from November, 2008

123 - Weekend track report

Sunday, November 30. 2008. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

121 - Wood Shop Update November 29, 2008

Sunday, November 30. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

124 - CB&Q 504 update 11/29

Saturday, November 29. 2008. Posted by James Kolanowski in Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 504

120 - Woodshop Update November 26, 2008

Thursday, November 27. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

178 - URTX 26640 Update November 26, 2008

Wednesday, November 26. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in URTX 26640 Insulated Boxcar

179 - ME 28 Update - November 23, 2008

Monday, November 24. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

78 - Second 1/2 a Track Report 11/23

Sunday, November 23. 2008. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

99 - ATSF 1400 Update November 23, 2008

Sunday, November 23. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in ATSF 1400 Wood Caboose

80 - Woodshop Update November 19, 2008

Thursday, November 20. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

252 - Milwaukee Electric L 4 November 19, 2008

Thursday, November 20. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in TMER&L L4 Locomotive

45 - Extending 40 track

Wednesday, November 19. 2008. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

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Wednesday, November 19. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella

15 - The New Blog

Friday, November 14. 2008. Posted by James Kolanowski in Info Tech Department

177 - ME 28 Update - November 9, 2008

Monday, November 10. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

82 - Woodshop Update November 9, 2008

Monday, November 10. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

18 - Track Department Update

Sunday, November 9. 2008. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

215 - Barn 11 Update November 2, 2008

Monday, November 3. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Barn 11 Construction

81 - Woodshop Update November 2, 2008

Monday, November 3. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

17 - Track Department Update

Sunday, November 2. 2008. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

236 - Website stats for October 2008

Saturday, November 1. 2008. Posted by James Kolanowski in Info Tech Department

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ER about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Wed, 03-18-2015 19:05
Just load up on Slumbercoaches!


Brian L. about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Tue, 03-17-2015 21:34
Display first, operation later. It needs to be watertight to be on display with the streamliners in yard 5, then we can start working on putting the [...]


Roger Kramer about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Tue, 03-17-2015 19:04
Hello David S We would love to have the Silver Pony in operation. At this time the coach dept does not have enough volunteers and $ to complete [...]


David S about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Tue, 03-17-2015 15:39
On display? No plans for it to ever become operational? I know it wouldn't exactly "fit in" with the heavyweights, but I bet it would be very popular [...]


Brian L. about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Sun, 03-15-2015 13:18
We have 3 "modernized" Heavyweights, IC 2804, GTW 5316, and UP 501. UP 501 is used for the Terror on the Railroad event, GTW 5316 needs some major [...]


Chris about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Fri, 03-13-2015 02:06
It looks like IRM DOES have about three streamliner era coaches. Though two are modernized heavyweights, and one is more of a luxury chair car. [...]


Brian L. about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 11:20
Ted, The car started life as a near copy of CB&Q 1923; our operational RPO Baggage car. I have not managed to find the number of the car it was [...]


Brian L. about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 11:11
Not a whole lot. Operational cars take priority obviously. Hopefully we'll have the materials we need to get it on display within a year or two.


Brian L. about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 11:04
If we were to go after any lightweight coaches, they would either be junk or cost tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. Postwar lightweights [...]


Roger Kramer about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 10:57
Hello Ted, Our info from CB&Q Hist Society confirms that the "bag" was once an RPO and was converted to a baggage car. Please help the cause by [...]


Roger Kramer about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 10:53
Thanks Joe, Yes we are aware and will be interested in the outcome. Roger


Roger Kramer about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 10:50
Hi Dave, Regarding the Silver Pony there are plans for future installation of some windows but nothing scheduled for the next six months. We will be [...]