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Entries from October 2010

Topics from October, 2010

790 - Wood Shop and Other News - October 30, 2010

Sunday, October 31. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

789 - Wood Shop and Other News - October 26, 2010

Thursday, October 28. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

788 - A small Olympus speedbump

Monday, October 25. 2010. Posted by Phil Stepek in CBQ Olympus

787 - Wood Shop and Other News - October 24, 2010

Monday, October 25. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

785 - Wood Shop and Other News - October 23, 2010

Sunday, October 24. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

784 - Wood Shop and Other News - October 20, 2010

Thursday, October 21. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

783 - OLYMPUS Update!!

Monday, October 18. 2010. Posted by Phil Stepek in CBQ Olympus

782 - Wood Shop and Other News -October 17, 2010

Monday, October 18. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

781 - Wood Shop and Other News - October 16, 2010

Sunday, October 17. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

780 - STEAMIN' - Ocotber 16, 2010

Sunday, October 17. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

779 - Wood Shop and Other News - October 13, 2010

Thursday, October 14. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

776 - Wood Shop and Other News - October 10, 2010

Tuesday, October 12. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

775 - Arc Headlamps - CCW 300

Monday, October 11. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Charles City Western 300

774 - Trolley Bus Dept. Update 10/10/10

Sunday, October 10. 2010. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Trolley Bus Department

773 - Wood Shop and Other News - October 9, 2010

Sunday, October 10. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

772 - Wood Shop and Other News - October 6, 2010

Saturday, October 9. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

770 - Wood Shop Update - October 3, 2010

Tuesday, October 5. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

769 - Wood Shop and Other News - October 2, 2010

Sunday, October 3. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

768 - Schroeder Store

Sunday, October 3. 2010. Posted by Robert Kutella in Buildings and Grounds

834 - Website stats for September 2010

Friday, October 1. 2010. Posted by James Kolanowski in Info Tech Department

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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?