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Entries from May 2010

Topics from May, 2010

697 - Trolley Bus Dept. - 05/31/2010

Monday, May 31. 2010. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Trolley Bus Department

695 - Wood Shop Update - May 30, 2010

Monday, May 31. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

693 - Wood Shop and Other News - May 26, 2010

Thursday, May 27. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

692 - Trolley Bus Dept - 05/25/2010

Tuesday, May 25. 2010. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Trolley Bus Department

691 - Wood Shop Update - May 23, 2010

Monday, May 24. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

670 - Wood Shop and Other News - May 22, 2010

Sunday, May 23. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

666 - EDIT - Wood Shop Update - May 19, 2010

Thursday, May 20. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

665 - Wood Shop Update - May 16, 2010

Monday, May 17. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

664 - Wood Shop Update - May 15, 2010

Sunday, May 16. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

662 - Wood Shop Update - May 12, 2010

Thursday, May 13. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella

656 - Wood Shop Update - May 8, 2010

Sunday, May 9. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

653 - Wood Shop Update - May 1, 2010

Sunday, May 2. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

660 - Track Department report May 1

Saturday, May 1. 2010. Posted by Frank DeVries in Track Department

684 - Website stats for April 2010

Saturday, May 1. 2010. Posted by James Kolanowski in Info Tech Department

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SteveC about Diesel Shop update from January 17, 2015
Mon, 01-19-2015 20:52
Thanks Jamie; It's so good to hear some news from the diesel dept. I check here a couple times a week looking for updates. Any news on any of the [...]


bob m about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-18-2015 19:37
I too would like to see the Electroliner fully restored - and in fact - I'd like to see every car/steam loco, diesel, etc on the back lot operable - [...]


Jeff Delhaye about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-18-2015 19:13
When you donate funds, you may specify what they are used for. In this case the funds were donated specifically for this acquisition. If you think the [...]


Harris Wishnick about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-18-2015 11:14
Buying another relic when the money should be spent on what you have; like electroliner


Raphael about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sat, 01-17-2015 21:36
how is that gonna work?


Roger Kramer about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Mon, 01-12-2015 16:48
Hello Ted. I am embarrassed to tell you but the "bag" is still not here. We have about 2/3 of the $15K needed to move it. Now w/a new curator things [...]


Ted Miles about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-11-2015 19:12
Folks, speaking of new cars. What happened to that C,B & Q heavyweight baggage car that was waiting in Denver? Did it ever get to [...]


roger Kramer about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-11-2015 19:08
Hello Brian L You are correct in all points. We need steam to test the cars. The 1630 will be able to provide that function. Testing may even [...]


Roger Kramer about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Sun, 01-11-2015 19:01
Hello Vince Thanks so much for the info. Its a beautiful scene, one that play every day on the Rock Island. Thanks Roger.


Brian L. about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-11-2015 18:18
While I am not as well versed in the relevant parts of Title 49 of the CFR, I believe that steam heat boilers fall to state regulations, not the FRA. [...]


Roger Kramer about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-11-2015 14:54
Hello Mr. K We have no info on when it was last used. We might find that out when unit arrives. No idead about the Fra regs. Work needed to be [...]


Vince S about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Sat, 01-10-2015 16:04
The photo with unit 642 rounding a curve in June 1978 is at Blue Island with the train coming off the Suburban line through Beverly heading south [...]