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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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Comments

Joe Zdenek about Mid-November Update for the Coach Department
Thu, 11-20-2014 13:21
I have been told that the C&NW plate you have marked as "Flambeau" is extremely rare. Only 200 or so, were made. I have seen one in poor condition at [...]


Warren Newhauser about Sunday November 16th Coach Department Update
Thu, 11-20-2014 09:41
Nice pictures. FWIW, MTM has a similar (but bigger) Chicago commuter sign board like the one shown here at their Jackson St. Roundhouse. Maybe they [...]


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Wed, 11-12-2014 16:50
Hello Raffi I was under the assumption that the tender that was shipped last year to Irm was the last piece. Maybe someone else could update us


Raffi about Believe It
Tue, 11-11-2014 22:10
unrelated topic: isn't there still a steam locomotive in Galt? i was thinking you could do some minor maintenance on the engine (with donations) and [...]


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Thu, 11-06-2014 09:35
The interior of the 938 has been inspected in late Sept. All boiler tubes and any debris found in the smokebox has been removed. The firebox has [...]


c kronenwetter about Believe It
Wed, 11-05-2014 23:27
has any inspection been made of the boiler interior to gauge the feasibility of restoration?


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Tue, 11-04-2014 10:27
Yes, the retired members are trying to get a small group together for Weds. I would first suggest you come out on a Sat and coordinate your wed [...]


Tom about Believe It
Tue, 11-04-2014 09:26
Is the steam team still meeting on Wednesdays for work days? If so, I would like to join in.


shelly about Last Weekend of October 2014 - Coach Department Update
Sun, 11-02-2014 18:55
great pictures and work to all thanks


Brian L. about Last Weekend of October 2014 - Coach Department Update
Sat, 11-01-2014 01:43
The switch move took four hours because Jim and I talked through the plan of action and agreed we would take it slow and safe. It was dark, getting [...]


john carpenter about October Activities in the Passenger Car Department
Wed, 10-29-2014 13:46
First went to terror on railroad last week with friends thanks you put on great show we really enjoyed it thank the people who put it on,also will [...]


Roger Kramer about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Fri, 10-24-2014 17:09
Hello John The person you should get in contact w/ is Tom Schneider. He comes out, along with most of the steam team, on Saturdays. Nigel and the [...]