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Entries from July 2011

Topics from July, 2011

975 - TMS Project - July 30, 2011

Sunday, July 31. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Two Milwaukee Streetcars

974 - News and Views - July 30, 2011

Sunday, July 31. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

973 - Wood Shop Update - July 27, 2011

Thursday, July 28. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

972 - Steam Report - July 23, 2011

Monday, July 25. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

971 - Barn 4 Work - July 24, 2011

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

970 - ME 28 Update - July 24, 2011

Monday, July 25. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

969 - News and Views - July 20, 2011

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

965 - Steam Report - July 16, 2011

Monday, July 18. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

963 - News and Views - July16, 2011

Sunday, July 17. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in General Blog Entries

961 - News and Views - July 13, 2011

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

960 - Steam Pics - July 13, 2011

Thursday, July 14. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

959 - Steam News - July 9, 2011

Tuesday, July 12. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

958 - Trolley Bus West Loop

Sunday, July 10. 2011. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Trolley Bus Department

957 - Shop News - July 9, 2011

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

956 - TMS Project - July 6, 2011

Thursday, July 7. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Two Milwaukee Streetcars

955 - Wood Shop Update - July 6, 2011

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

951 - Site News - July 2, 2011

Sunday, July 3. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in General Blog Entries

950 - Steam News - June 30, 2011

Friday, July 1. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

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Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update January 2015
Fri, 02-27-2015 11:44
Mike, Yep. We always like to think she may have been operated by Casey ...... but we will never be sure. Nigel


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update January 2015
Fri, 02-27-2015 11:42
Zach, At this time we will not be offering "Take the Throttle" on 1630 this year. The issue is that, after not running for a number of years, we [...]


Zach Kaye about Steam Department Update January 2015
Fri, 02-27-2015 09:34
I am curious as to whether or not you will be offering cab rides on 1630 this coming season. I understand you did not offer any last year, as it was [...]


Mike Gorecki about Steam Department Update January 2015
Sun, 02-22-2015 11:15
IC201 was featured on the IRM calendar 6 or 7 years ago, and at that time I, too, searched for it on the equipment roster. It has an interesting [...]


Raphael about Steam Department Update January 2015
Sat, 02-21-2015 02:55
in my opinion, i think the steam roster, wait... no, whole roster page needs to be updated.


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update January 2015
Thu, 02-19-2015 11:16
Sam, Ooops!. Now that is something I had not noticed before. For sure we have IC201. I walked past her just yesterday in barn #9. I had not [...]


Roger Kramer about Energy in the Steam Dept
Wed, 02-18-2015 18:48
Hello Philip Thank you for your kind comments. Yes, the 1630 will again be running in 2015 baring any unforeseen problems. The continuing projects [...]


Philip Bruchman about Energy in the Steam Dept
Wed, 02-18-2015 13:59
I really love seeing the 1630 returning to its former glory. I first got to ride on it more than 25 years ago and it left a great impression on me. [...]


Raphael about Car Shop Progress on the Chicago Rapid Transit Cars 1024 and 1797 from Buzz Morisette
Wed, 02-18-2015 03:31
speaking of electric cars, i haven't heard any updates about Michigan Electric 28. what has been done since its last blog post?


Bill Wulfert about Car Shop Progress on the Chicago Rapid Transit Cars 1024 and 1797 from Buzz Morisette
Mon, 02-16-2015 23:26
The tag shows the date of the last seat reupholstering. Chris & Dan Buck have assisted with the 3rd rail beam project for 1797. In Chicago, it's [...]


Bob about Car Shop Progress on the Chicago Rapid Transit Cars 1024 and 1797 from Buzz Morisette
Mon, 02-16-2015 19:53
A beautiful restoration. Can't wait to see the car in the spring. A true labor of love - can't even imagine the hours that have been spent on this - [...]


Sam G about Steam Department Update January 2015
Sun, 02-15-2015 21:52
Howdy! So glad you folks are at work. I can't wait for spring so I can get there in person. The website will have to do for now. Here's a [...]