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Entries from March 2010

Topics from March, 2010

620 - Wood Shop Update - March 27, 2010

Monday, March 29. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

619 - Track Dept Weekend Report Mar 27, 28

Sunday, March 28. 2010. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

618 - Snowflake Special Report 03/28/2010

Sunday, March 28. 2010. Posted by Ray Piesciuk

617 - PART TWO - Wood Shop Update - March 24, 2010

Sunday, March 28. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

616 - Trolley Bus Dept Update - 03/27/2010

Saturday, March 27. 2010. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Trolley Bus Department

614 - Wood Shop Update - March 24, 2010

Thursday, March 25. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

613 - Wood Shop Update - March 21, 2010

Thursday, March 25. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

612 - Passenger Dept Update 2010-03-20

Monday, March 22. 2010. Posted by Phil Stepek in Passenger Car Department

609 - Wood Shop Update - March 20, 2010

Sunday, March 21. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

607 - Library Update - March 14, 2010

Monday, March 15. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Strahorn Library

606 - Line Department - March 14, 2010

Monday, March 15. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in AC/DC Line Department

605 - Wood Shop Update - March 14, 2020

Monday, March 15. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

604 - Wood Shop Update - March 13, 2010

Sunday, March 14. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

602 - Passenger Dept Update 2010-03-13

Saturday, March 13. 2010. Posted by Phil Stepek in Passenger Car Department

601 - Wood Shop Update - March 10, 2010

Thursday, March 11. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

600 - CCW 300 Update - March 10, 2010

Thursday, March 11. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Charles City Western 300

598 - Wood Shop Update - March 7, 2010

Monday, March 8. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

595 - Wood Shop Update - March 3, 2010

Thursday, March 4. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

594 - Track Dept Weekend Report. Feb 27, 28

Tuesday, March 2. 2010. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

593 - Wood Shop Update - February 27,28 2010

Monday, March 1. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-25-2014 16:47
Shane, Clean rain water is certainly possible. The snag is that you would need a BIG collection and storage system. We are using around 8000 [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-25-2014 16:42
John, Yes. Sadly the tender is in poor shape. She should go under cover as part of the new barn project. There will be much discussion around [...]


Chris about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Thu, 07-24-2014 00:01
I will commit something to 2702 if I see a specific fund for it. Supposedly the owners made an effort to keep it original, other than removing seats. [...]


Nathan about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Wed, 07-23-2014 19:54
Hi Nigel, I have some suggestions to enhance the experience of steam railroading for museum visitors: 1) In September 2002, I visited on the [...]


Raffi about Diesel Days line up, Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Wed, 07-23-2014 00:17
while watching the Diesel Days parade, i noticed a detail on UP 1848 that stood out to me. it was its cab number, i could tell it had a previous [...]


Brian L. about Diesel Days line up, Saturday, July 19th, 2014
Mon, 07-21-2014 17:48
The hydraulic drawbar on X-5000 works. Its operation was determined Saturday evening and successfully used all day Sunday. The car measured up to a [...]


Nick Gawriluk about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Sun, 07-20-2014 13:56
2702 would definitely be a project of a massive effort. It has some sort of giant roadside casino sign installed on it. The interior is completely [...]


Jim Patlyek about Diesel Days line up, Saturday, July 19th, 2014
Sat, 07-19-2014 21:02
Great show today; 100% improved from last year. Ran at a faster pace which kept it interesting. Also, the brief synopsis of each loco made it very [...]


Buzz about Diesel Days line up, Saturday, July 19th, 2014
Sat, 07-19-2014 19:39
Missed the push me pull you this year. If you guys do a high noch engine pulling dynamic breaking load the X-5000 should go in the middle. Chuck said [...]


Richard about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Sat, 07-19-2014 16:42
Roger, Is IRM going to pursue acquisition of RI commuter coach 2702 -- the one for sale for $11,000? It's an important link in the development of [...]


John Heid about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Sat, 07-19-2014 14:59
Nigel, thanks for all your continued work on the blogs! I'm a member living in NJ so it's always good to hear what's going on back home. Anyways, [...]


Shane about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Sat, 07-19-2014 12:19
Nigel is there any possibility of using rainwater in the boiler to lessen the amount of treatment that needs to be done to it?