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Entries from November 2009

Topics from November, 2009

518 - Wood Shop Update - November 29, 2009

Monday, November 30. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

515 - Wood Shop Update - November 28, 2009

Sunday, November 29. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

513 - Wood Shop Update - November 25, 2009

Sunday, November 29. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

509 - New Arrival CB&Q 993 - 11-22-2009

Tuesday, November 24. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Passenger Car Department

508 - Santa Fe 2544 Update - 11-22-2009

Tuesday, November 24. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Passenger Car Department

504 - Wood Shop Update - 11-21-2009

Tuesday, November 24. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

503 - Barn 4 Addition Update - 11-21-2009

Tuesday, November 24. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Buildings and Grounds

502 - TB Dept Update - 11/21/2009

Sunday, November 22. 2009. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Trolley Bus Department

501 - 89 Acre Siegel Farm Purchase

Friday, November 20. 2009. Posted by Nick Kallas in News and Publicity

499 - Wood Shop Update - November 18, 2009

Thursday, November 19. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

498 - Passenger Dept Update 2009-11-17

Tuesday, November 17. 2009. Posted by Phil Stepek in Passenger Car Department

497 - Track Dept Weekend Report - November 14/15

Tuesday, November 17. 2009. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

496 - Do We Want this New Car - Update

Monday, November 16. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

491 - Light Tower

Sunday, November 15. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Buildings and Grounds

490 - Gallery stats as of November 12th, 2009

Thursday, November 12. 2009. Posted by James Kolanowski in Info Tech Department

487 - CRT 1268 Update - November 11, 2009

Thursday, November 12. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Electric Car Department

485 - Midweek Track Report

Wednesday, November 11. 2009. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

482 - ATSF 543 gets unloaded

Tuesday, November 10. 2009. Posted by James Kolanowski in Diesel Department

484 - Website stats for October 2009

Monday, November 9. 2009. Posted by James Kolanowski in Info Tech Department

481 - TB Dept. - 10/31/2009

Sunday, November 1. 2009. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Trolley Bus Department

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Mike Gorecki about Early February woodshop activies
Wed, 03-04-2015 08:42
If I recall correctly, that shelter was built last year by a TV production company for filming of the pilot episode of "Scandal", and was removed [...]


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Mon, 03-02-2015 08:40
Thanks Jeron for the info. Roger


Jeron G. about Early February woodshop activies
Sun, 03-01-2015 16:46
That was sprayed on the cab while at East Troy. The locomotive is TE-1. It was built for Toledo Edison, and worked there its entire life until [...]


Bill McCoy about Early February woodshop activies
Sun, 03-01-2015 07:14
Thanks Roger... It seemed too good to be true. Bill McCoy Strasburg, PA


Brian L. about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 22:35
The motor in question is former Toledo Edison #1.


Roger Kramer about Energy in the Steam Dept
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:33
Hello Raphael That is an idea but you would be wasting valuable labor and $ applying paint and decals. Why not do it once and do it the right way?! [...]


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:28
Hello Bill I hope someone from the Electric Car dept will respond to your question. I believe one of the members wrote that on the engine. It [...]


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:24
Hello Mr. Fan. I was wondering if you ever had conveyed your interest to the team restoring the plow? Not being involved but knowing the members [...]


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:13
Hello Dave That was a shelter built exclusively for a movie set that was shot at the museum. Per the contract it was removed after the "shoot". [...]


Raphael about Energy in the Steam Dept
Sat, 02-28-2015 18:16
while 428's cab is still on the ground, there could be some premature painting and decals that could go on the outside of the cab


Bill McCoy about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 15:50
The last picture in the woodsshop report shows the Electroliner and a yellow steeple cab with a CNS&M monogram and spray painted number 454. Could [...]


Zach Kaye about Steam Department Update January 2015
Fri, 02-27-2015 16:26
Thank you Nigel! We look forward to seeing 1630 in operation this season. Good luck with the repairs!