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Matt Maloy about General Upgrade of Barn 3
Wed, 01-30-2019 12:42
I see M&E 18 finally made it home! Congratulations to you guys in the diesel department, and to the museum in general. If I'm able to, I'll try to [...]


Ted about General Upgrade of Barn 3
Fri, 01-18-2019 17:04
Car Barns are the best means of Long Term preservation of rail cars. I just got my new membership card for 2019. Have you sent in your contribution [...]


Matt Maloy about T & N O 2-10-2 #975
Sun, 01-13-2019 08:08
There are several issues with restoring both 2707 and 975 to operating condition. Money is a big issue, seeing as we have no idea what condition they [...]


Raphael about T & N O 2-10-2 #975
Sat, 01-12-2019 01:08
Nice Thought, but those two engines are unlikely to operate on the museum line if operate at all, Because of Size, Condition, and Necessary Budget for [...]


Mike about T & N O 2-10-2 #975
Thu, 01-10-2019 20:46
Nice that u guys trying restore and repaint it. But if gona go this far way not just restore it and 2707 engine both running condition. I know lot of [...]


Ted Miles about Repairing of the Mt. Hrvard Exterior
Tue, 12-25-2018 17:22
Merry Christmas to all those who work so hard to make the IRM the great museum that it is! I will send in my membership renewal in the next week or [...]


Roger Kramer about Bay City Crane Restoration
Fri, 11-30-2018 19:48
Hello Ted No, its not the Metro Burro crane. Its the Bay City 25 ton Crane sitting in the back of the Steam Shop. Thanks Roger


Ted Miles about Bay City Crane Restoration
Fri, 11-30-2018 13:43
Is that the Metra Burro Model 30 crane you are working on?


Ethan Armitage about Bay City Crane Restoration
Tue, 11-27-2018 17:12
Good Job.


Robert E Dumont about Paul Cronin is the Passenger Car Department Curator
Sat, 11-03-2018 17:05
Are you the Paul Cronin from B&M days at Iron Horse Park?


Mark Kothenbeutel about Part 4 Milw 649
Mon, 09-24-2018 18:39
keep up the good work on this car. Wish I could be there to help. is starting to look good.


Ted Miles about GBW 109
Thu, 09-06-2018 18:16
I am glad to see you took away the caboose fittings; they were only added in the car's last two years. By all means, put in the right seat frames, [...]