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Entries from April 2011

Topics from April, 2011

912 - Saturday Track Report

Saturday, April 30. 2011. Posted by Frank DeVries in Track Department

911 - Wood Shop Update - April 27, 2011

Thursday, April 28. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella

909 - KC 755 Update - April 23, 2011

Monday, April 25. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Electric Car Department

908 - VIV - April 16, 2011

Monday, April 25. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

907 - Wood Shop Update - April 23, 2011

Sunday, April 24. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

906 - ME 28 Update - April 23, 2011

Sunday, April 24. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

905 - Wood Shop Update - April 20, 2011

Thursday, April 21. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

901 - Wood Shop Update - April 16, 2011

Sunday, April 17. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

900 - A New Building - April 16, 2011

Sunday, April 17. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Buildings and Grounds

899 - ME 28 Update - April 16, 2011

Sunday, April 17. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

894 - Wood Shop Update - April 13, 2011

Thursday, April 14. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

893 - Wood Shop Update - April 9, 2011

Sunday, April 10. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

892 - Wood Shop Update - April 6, 2011

Thursday, April 7. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

891 - Saturday 4/2 Track report

Sunday, April 3. 2011. Posted by Frank DeVries in Track Department

916 - Website stats for March 2011

Saturday, April 2. 2011. Posted by James Kolanowski in Info Tech Department

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Michael McCraren about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Sun, 10-19-2014 16:20
Yes, we still have the "Birmingham" and we have held private parties in it this year. It is open to the public sometimes during the summer. If you [...]


Lynn Lawrence about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Fri, 10-17-2014 10:21
My sister used to own the ACL Birmingham Lightweight Diner when it was located in Lansing, IL. Do you still have this car at your location? And if so, [...]


SteveC about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Mon, 10-13-2014 08:11
I forgot to add in my last comment that I want to complement you folks on tackling these cosmetic restorations of these locomotives, but still taking [...]


SteveC about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Mon, 10-13-2014 08:06
I would love to see the 938 restored, but I have to agree with Logan's post. The #101, #7, & 26 are also in partial restoration mode. The [...]


dean about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sun, 10-12-2014 18:44
wouldn't 3007 or 16 be better candidates for future restoration? I'm not sayin', I'm just sayin'.


Joshua Craig Beytien about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sat, 10-11-2014 18:51
I thought 938 is only in display until I realized that the locomotive was in the restoration shop. Wat r u guys up 2 with the 938? Is this restoration [...]


Raffy about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sat, 10-11-2014 17:27
don't forget that the museum is also itching to restore GN&A mogul 26. heck they might also want to do T&D 16 or even do a proper restoration on [...]


Wally Unglaub about Model Railway Display Building
Fri, 10-10-2014 13:27
Thanks Roger, will do! As a retiree on a fixed income, I couldn't be the biggest help money-wise but as a long time model railroader, I feel I can be [...]


Max Crosby about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 21:49
So you guys are just repainting her? No patching of rust and no lettering or numbering?


Logan about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 21:39
Let's just say that in the future, there is an effort put forth to restore the 938, would work be performed after the main three steamers are [...]


Roger Kramer about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 16:40
Hello Christian Thanks, It looks better in person, come on down. Stop by the coach dept when you have a chance Roger


Christian Ellis about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 11:53
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