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Roger Kramer about A Wednesday Full House
Tue, 05-05-2015 18:22
Hi Richard Thanks for your thoughtful comments. I hope by August enough donations will be available to ship the Mt. Harvard to the museum. I [...]


Richard Penn about A Wednesday Full House
Tue, 05-05-2015 07:55
No problem Roger however, due to my work life I doubt I would be able to come out to the museum until August. I will however, write it into my [...]


Raphael about A Wednesday Full House
Tue, 05-05-2015 00:23
speaking of the Steam Heater, what's the status on the CN steam generator car? finalizing plans?


Brian L. about A Wednesday Full House
Mon, 05-04-2015 20:11
The CRIP coaches are steam heated, as are the DL&W coaches. Almost all of our operating fleet is steam heated; however most likely all the steam lines [...]


Roger Kramer about A Wednesday Full House
Mon, 05-04-2015 20:04
Hello Richard Thank you for the kind remarks. When the"Harvard' arrives this summer it will need a complete cleaning and installation of many [...]


Roger Kramer about A Wednesday Full House
Mon, 05-04-2015 19:45
Hello Ted The RI coaches were steam heated but have never been tested or used at Irm. The CN heater car was acquired to be used w/ any coach that [...]


Ted Miles, IRM Member about A Wednesday Full House
Mon, 05-04-2015 11:37
Folks, Are the Rock Island commuter cars steam heated? Can they be used with the Canadian National heater car that the museum is going to [...]


Richard Penn about A Wednesday Full House
Sun, 05-03-2015 13:28
Congratulations on the addition of MT. Harvard Roger. I cant wait to ride and see it when it arrives at the museum.


Russ Prince about Model Railway Display Building
Thu, 04-30-2015 19:04
Thanks for the update, Roger. Perhaps a way to increase donations toward this project is to include it in the lists of donation subjects on the [...]


Walter Unglaub about Model Railway Display Building
Thu, 04-30-2015 16:06
Roger, Your reply hit the nail right on the head. "Everything takes time" and of course, patience. I was one of the people along with Henry Vincent, [...]


Ted Miles about Mid-April Coach Department Update
Thu, 04-30-2015 15:27
Brian, At least we agree that it can not be restored to a full passenger car! You might look at the Colorado Railroad Museum they are [...]


Brian L. about Steam Department Update April 2015
Mon, 04-27-2015 20:01
The Sunday crew has gotten the stoker motor for 1630 almost completely disassembled and tagged. So far, the bearing surfaces look very good, though we [...]