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Entries from August 2009

Topics from August, 2009

421 - Wood Shop Update August 30, 2009

Monday, August 31. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

420 - STEAM'S UP

Monday, August 31. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

418 - ATSF 1400 Update August 29, 2009

Monday, August 31. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in ATSF 1400 Wood Caboose

416 - Wood Shop Update August 26, 2009

Thursday, August 27. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

408 - Track Update - Yard 11

Wednesday, August 19. 2009. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

409 - Website stats for July 2009

Tuesday, August 18. 2009. Posted by James Kolanowski in Info Tech Department

399 - Wood Shop Update August 9, 2009

Tuesday, August 11. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

398 - Barn 11 news

Saturday, August 8. 2009. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

393 - CNW 7700 Update August 2, 2009

Tuesday, August 4. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Passenger Car Department

392 - Trolley Bus Department 08/02/2009

Monday, August 3. 2009. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Trolley Bus Department

388 - New Exhibit Taking Shape August 2, 2009

Monday, August 3. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

387 - Steam Shop Visit August 1, 2009

Sunday, August 2. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

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Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update January 2015
Thu, 02-19-2015 11:16
Sam, Ooops!. Now that is something I had not noticed before. For sure we have IC201. I walked past her just yesterday in barn #9. I had not [...]


Roger Kramer about Energy in the Steam Dept
Wed, 02-18-2015 18:48
Hello Philip Thank you for your kind comments. Yes, the 1630 will again be running in 2015 baring any unforeseen problems. The continuing projects [...]


Philip Bruchman about Energy in the Steam Dept
Wed, 02-18-2015 13:59
I really love seeing the 1630 returning to its former glory. I first got to ride on it more than 25 years ago and it left a great impression on me. [...]


Raphael about Car Shop Progress on the Chicago Rapid Transit Cars 1024 and 1797 from Buzz Morisette
Wed, 02-18-2015 03:31
speaking of electric cars, i haven't heard any updates about Michigan Electric 28. what has been done since its last blog post?


Bill Wulfert about Car Shop Progress on the Chicago Rapid Transit Cars 1024 and 1797 from Buzz Morisette
Mon, 02-16-2015 23:26
The tag shows the date of the last seat reupholstering. Chris & Dan Buck have assisted with the 3rd rail beam project for 1797. In Chicago, it's [...]


Bob about Car Shop Progress on the Chicago Rapid Transit Cars 1024 and 1797 from Buzz Morisette
Mon, 02-16-2015 19:53
A beautiful restoration. Can't wait to see the car in the spring. A true labor of love - can't even imagine the hours that have been spent on this - [...]


Sam G about Steam Department Update January 2015
Sun, 02-15-2015 21:52
Howdy! So glad you folks are at work. I can't wait for spring so I can get there in person. The website will have to do for now. Here's a [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update January 2015
Sat, 02-14-2015 07:15
John, Apologies. I have been off line for a couple of days so did not pick up your note. Welcome. I am afraid that the start up may be a bit [...]


John heid about Steam Department Update January 2015
Tue, 02-10-2015 22:11
First time volunteer but long time member joining this weekend! I had about a year of experience working on the black River rr in New Jersey.


Roger Kramer about A Limited Time Offer
Tue, 02-10-2015 12:45
Hello Raphael The Susan Marie will not be painted to the 2-tone Southern green. Per the donors wishes it will always be kept in the colors it is. [...]


Brian L. about A Limited Time Offer
Mon, 02-09-2015 23:50
I do not believe that Susan Marie ever wore the two tone scheme, as it was a business car. The photos I have seen of it as SOU business car #10 show a [...]


Raphael about A Limited Time Offer
Mon, 02-09-2015 02:58
speaking of the susan marie, will it eventually be repainted into the 2-tone green found on the southern crescent? because since the train made its [...]