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Entries from December 2008

Topics from December, 2008

262 - ME 28 Update December 28, 2008

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

260 - Wood Shop Update December 27, 2008

Sunday, December 28. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

259 - ATSF 1400 Update December 27, 2008

Sunday, December 28. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in ATSF 1400 Wood Caboose

256 - Barn 11 Update December 27, 2008

Saturday, December 27. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Barn 11 Construction

160 - ATSF 1400 Update - December 20, 2008

Sunday, December 21. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in ATSF 1400 Wood Caboose

152 - A Day Off

Saturday, December 20. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

151 - 2008 In The TB Dept.

Thursday, December 18. 2008. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Trolley Bus Department

150 - Wood Shop - December 14, 2008

Monday, December 15. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

145 - Wood Shop - December 13, 2008

Sunday, December 14. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

139 - Diesel Dept work for 12/12

Friday, December 12. 2008. Posted by James Kolanowski in Diesel Department

137 - Winter Work

Thursday, December 11. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

136 - Wood Shop Update December 10, 2008

Thursday, December 11. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

135 - New Baggage Doors - December 10, 2008

Thursday, December 11. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

141 - Milwaukee Electric L4 December 10, 2008

Wednesday, December 10. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in TMER&L L4 Locomotive

138 - CB&Q 504 update 12/7

Monday, December 8. 2008. Posted by James Kolanowski in Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 504

134 - Sunday Track Report

Sunday, December 7. 2008. Posted by Frank DeVries in Track Department

126 - Wood Shop - December 3, 2008

Wednesday, December 3. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

122 - Wood Shop Update November 30, 2008

Monday, December 1. 2008. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

237 - Website stats for November 2008

Monday, December 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 [...]