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David S about A Real Moving Experience
Fri, 03-16-2018 11:10
It would be rather difficult to operate an 11,000 Volt AC locomotive on our 600 Volt DC wire.

Ethan A. about Hot Steam Shots
Thu, 03-15-2018 05:57
Good job steam update. Sincerely, Ethan A.

Robert J about A Real Moving Experience
Sun, 03-11-2018 01:14
If IRM acquires an AEM-7 it can't operate off the museum's 600 volt DC overhead since it was designed to operate off 11,000 and 25,000 volt AC. So if [...]

Brandon about UP 428 Challenge Grant Extended
Wed, 03-07-2018 14:40
Is there a ETA to completion?

Walter Unglaub about Soiree 2018
Tue, 03-06-2018 14:43
I want to extend a huge THANK YOU to everybody that was instrumental in putting this event together and making it happen. Your hard work is greatly [...]

Roger Kramer about A Real Moving Experience
Fri, 03-02-2018 21:08
Hi Matt To my knowledge the Amtrak AEM-7 will not be operational in the foreseeable future Thanks for your interest Roger

Matt Maloy about A Real Moving Experience
Wed, 02-28-2018 15:58
I see the museum is acquiring an Amtrak AEM-7. Will it be running, or is it just going to be a display piece?

Bobb Losse Sr about L&N 314 Alco FA update
Mon, 02-19-2018 17:26
Lookin'good. If you intend to cable the field shunt resistors, do it sooner than later. We just did ours last weekend after all the other cabling is [...]

Bill McCoy about A Real Moving Experience
Wed, 02-07-2018 11:07
Where did the wood PFE reefer in the moving days pictures come from. I know we have the beautiful R30-28 fully restored. This car doesn't appear in [...]

Gerry Dettloff about Shorts from the Electric Car Dept
Sun, 02-04-2018 19:43
If you want to keep up with the Car Dept you should follow the Hicks Blog. Randy post Car Dept news all the time.

Ray Schmid about Shorts from the Electric Car Dept
Tue, 01-30-2018 13:48
Thanks Roger! I enjoyed the Michigan Electric 28 update with pictures. Glad to see our IRM President take a moment for a picture. I'm sure he is [...]

Bobb Losse Sr about L&N 314 Alco FA update
Mon, 01-29-2018 13:58
Electrical work looks good. Stay the course. What were you planning to do with the brake schedule? We have installed 26 FNL to replace the 24 RL with [...]