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Entries from March 2011

Topics from March, 2011

890 - Wood Shop Update - March 30, 2011

Thursday, March 31. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

888 - Snowflake Special 03/27/2011

Sunday, March 27. 2011. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in News and Publicity

889 - Track Report

Sunday, March 27. 2011. Posted by Tom Hunter in Track Department

887 - Wood Shop Update - March 26, 2011

Sunday, March 27. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

886 - Wood Shop Update - March 23, 2011

Friday, March 25. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella

881 - Weekend Track Report

Sunday, March 20. 2011. Posted by Tom Hunter in Track Department

880 - Wood Shop Update - March 19, 2011

Sunday, March 20. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

879 - Patternmaking - March 17, 2011

Sunday, March 20. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

878 - Wood Shop Update - March 16, 2011

Thursday, March 17. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

876 - GB&W 2407 progress

Tuesday, March 15. 2011. Posted by James Kolanowski in Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 841

875 - Sunday's Track Report

Monday, March 14. 2011. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

874 - Saturday Track Report

Sunday, March 13. 2011. Posted by Frank DeVries in Track Department

873 - Wood Shop Update - March 12, 2011

Sunday, March 13. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

871 - CTS 4223 - March 12, 2011

Sunday, March 13. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Electric Car Department

870 - The Rogues Gallery - March 11, 2011

Saturday, March 12. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

869 - Wood Shop Update - March 9, 2011

Thursday, March 10. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

867 - Wood Shop and Other News - March 5, 2011

Sunday, March 6. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

866 - Saturday's Track Report

Saturday, March 5. 2011. Posted by Adam Robillard in Track Department

864 - Wood Shop Update - March 2, 2011

Thursday, March 3. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

915 - Website stats for February 2011

Wednesday, March 2. 2011. Posted by James Kolanowski in Info Tech Department

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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 [...]