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Entries from December 2009

Topics from December, 2009

551 - Wood Shop Update

Thursday, December 31. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

550 - Trolleyville Cars

Thursday, December 31. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Electric Car Department

549 - Wood Shop Update

Wednesday, December 23. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

548 - CRT 1268 Update

Wednesday, December 23. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Electric Car Department

547 - Barn 4 Addition Update

Wednesday, December 23. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Buildings and Grounds

526 - CA&E 36 & 319 Update

Monday, December 21. 2009. Posted by Stan Wdowikowski in Electric Car Department

525 - New Volunteer Recruitment

Thursday, December 17. 2009. Posted by Pete Pedersen in News and Publicity

524 - Wood Shop Update - December 16, 2009

Thursday, December 17. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

522 - Website stats for November 2009

Tuesday, December 15. 2009. Posted by James Kolanowski in Info Tech Department

521 - Michigan Electric 28 Update

Sunday, December 6. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

520 - Wood Shop Update - December 5, 2009

Sunday, December 6. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

519 - Wood Shop Update

Wednesday, December 2. 2009. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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Dave Cook about Steam Department update - Spring 2016
Sat, 06-25-2016 07:22
How is work progressing on UP # 428?


Kirk Warner about Steam Department update - Spring 2016
Thu, 06-23-2016 11:27
The steam department deserves high praise for the high quality of work which they have been producing. The videos that are out on YouTube of the 1630 [...]


Nick about Steam Department update - Spring 2016
Tue, 06-21-2016 22:53
How is No.1630 doing?


Thomas Kaufman about From the Shays point of view
Tue, 06-21-2016 15:53
Bob Crosby was the engineer of the Shay when I first rode behind it. He was a close friend of my late Uncle Bill Girling of the CB&Q. I am sure Bob is [...]


Thomas Kaufman about From the Shays point of view
Tue, 06-21-2016 15:49
Roger, Really nice to see the Shay in the current condition. when I first started coming to the museum as a young lad in the late 60's this was the [...]


Raphael about From the Shays point of view
Mon, 06-20-2016 22:57
i don't recall the shay ever having a wedge plow.


Zach Godzicki about The Turntable Unloading Prep
Mon, 06-20-2016 12:03
I can't wait to see this project completed, will have to put in a donation for this!! Are there any operational 130 foot turntables left in the US [...]


Cabbage Stack about Shay #5 from Brian Davies January 2016
Sun, 06-19-2016 18:27
>>>"I feel it is important to restore and maintain all parts on the locomotive, whether or not they are normally used." Excellent Brian! Well [...]


Raphael about Steam will likely run Memorial weekend
Thu, 06-02-2016 01:50
i wouldn't be surprised if 1630's 135 car haul made its way to Trains Magazine.


Jeff about Steam will likely run Memorial weekend
Tue, 05-31-2016 14:32
Great job guys. My family and I loved the steam engine run. I have never seen one up close in operation and it was amazing.


Ethan Armitage about Steam will likely run Memorial weekend
Mon, 05-30-2016 07:59
HI Nigel, This is Ethan A. Good job on 1630, shay 5 and 428 UP. I liked riding on 1630 yesterday. Thank you, Nigel, for working on the steam [...]


chris sosin about Steam will likely run Memorial weekend
Sun, 05-29-2016 18:57
Great job steam team!!! I wanted to get out to IRM to see 1630 run, but it just wasn,t in the cards for this week end. I did see her running on the [...]