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Entries from June 2009

Topics from June, 2009

367 - Trolley Pageant - July 4th

Monday, June 29. 2009. Posted by Stan Wdowikowski in News and Publicity

364 - Weekend Track Report - June 20/ 21

Monday, June 22. 2009. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

361 - IRM acquires an EMD SD40-2

Wednesday, June 17. 2009. Posted by James Kolanowski in Diesel Department

359 - Wood Shop Update - June 13-14, 2009

Monday, June 15. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

358 - Union Pacific 18 - June 2009

Monday, June 15. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Diesel Department

357 - Trolley Bus Department 06/13/2009

Saturday, June 13. 2009. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Trolley Bus Department

348 - Freight Car Inspections

Thursday, June 11. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

347 - Wood Shop Update June 7, 2009

Thursday, June 11. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

344 - Trolley Bus Dept - 06/07/2009

Sunday, June 7. 2009. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Trolley Bus Department

350 - Website stats for May 2009

Thursday, June 4. 2009. Posted by James Kolanowski in Info Tech Department

343 - RDC History update

Wednesday, June 3. 2009. Posted by Phil Stepek in RDC 9933

342 - Then and Now - URTX 26640

Tuesday, June 2. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in URTX 26640 Insulated Boxcar

341 - Woodshop Update May 31, 2009

Tuesday, June 2. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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Michael McCraren about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Sun, 10-19-2014 16:20
Yes, we still have the "Birmingham" and we have held private parties in it this year. It is open to the public sometimes during the summer. If you [...]


Lynn Lawrence about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Fri, 10-17-2014 10:21
My sister used to own the ACL Birmingham Lightweight Diner when it was located in Lansing, IL. Do you still have this car at your location? And if so, [...]


SteveC about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Mon, 10-13-2014 08:11
I forgot to add in my last comment that I want to complement you folks on tackling these cosmetic restorations of these locomotives, but still taking [...]


SteveC about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Mon, 10-13-2014 08:06
I would love to see the 938 restored, but I have to agree with Logan's post. The #101, #7, & 26 are also in partial restoration mode. The [...]


dean about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sun, 10-12-2014 18:44
wouldn't 3007 or 16 be better candidates for future restoration? I'm not sayin', I'm just sayin'.


Joshua Craig Beytien about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sat, 10-11-2014 18:51
I thought 938 is only in display until I realized that the locomotive was in the restoration shop. Wat r u guys up 2 with the 938? Is this restoration [...]


Raffy about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sat, 10-11-2014 17:27
don't forget that the museum is also itching to restore GN&A mogul 26. heck they might also want to do T&D 16 or even do a proper restoration on [...]


Wally Unglaub about Model Railway Display Building
Fri, 10-10-2014 13:27
Thanks Roger, will do! As a retiree on a fixed income, I couldn't be the biggest help money-wise but as a long time model railroader, I feel I can be [...]


Max Crosby about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 21:49
So you guys are just repainting her? No patching of rust and no lettering or numbering?


Logan about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 21:39
Let's just say that in the future, there is an effort put forth to restore the 938, would work be performed after the main three steamers are [...]


Roger Kramer about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 16:40
Hello Christian Thanks, It looks better in person, come on down. Stop by the coach dept when you have a chance Roger


Christian Ellis about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 11:53
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