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Entries from August 2011

Topics from August, 2011

991 - News and Views - August 24, 2011

Thursday, August 25. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

988 - News and Views - August 17, 2011

Thursday, August 18. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

986 - Shop News - August 13, 2011

Sunday, August 14. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella

984 - Wood Shop Update - August 13, 2011

Thursday, August 11. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

983 - News and Views - August 7, 2011

Monday, August 8. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in General Blog Entries

981 - Steam Report - August 6, 2011

Monday, August 8. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

980 - Wood Shop Update - August 6, 2011

Sunday, August 7. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

979 - LIGHTS OUT! - August 3, 2011

Thursday, August 4. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in General Blog Entries

978 - More Steam News - August 2, 2011

Wednesday, August 3. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

977 - Steam Report - July 30, 2011

Tuesday, August 2. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

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Mike Gorecki about Early February woodshop activies
Wed, 03-04-2015 08:42
If I recall correctly, that shelter was built last year by a TV production company for filming of the pilot episode of "Scandal", and was removed [...]


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Mon, 03-02-2015 08:40
Thanks Jeron for the info. Roger


Jeron G. about Early February woodshop activies
Sun, 03-01-2015 16:46
That was sprayed on the cab while at East Troy. The locomotive is TE-1. It was built for Toledo Edison, and worked there its entire life until [...]


Bill McCoy about Early February woodshop activies
Sun, 03-01-2015 07:14
Thanks Roger... It seemed too good to be true. Bill McCoy Strasburg, PA


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:28
Hello Bill I hope someone from the Electric Car dept will respond to your question. I believe one of the members wrote that on the engine. It [...]


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:24
Hello Mr. Fan. I was wondering if you ever had conveyed your interest to the team restoring the plow? Not being involved but knowing the members [...]


Raphael about Energy in the Steam Dept
Sat, 02-28-2015 18:16
while 428's cab is still on the ground, there could be some premature painting and decals that could go on the outside of the cab


Bill McCoy about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 15:50
The last picture in the woodsshop report shows the Electroliner and a yellow steeple cab with a CNS&M monogram and spray painted number 454. Could [...]


Zach Kaye about Steam Department Update January 2015
Fri, 02-27-2015 16:26
Thank you Nigel! We look forward to seeing 1630 in operation this season. Good luck with the repairs!


CGW RR fan about Early February woodshop activies
Fri, 02-27-2015 12:17
The UP sticker could be for a truck trailer. The headlight is neat. However for the accuracy nut, the plow originally had a style of Pyle [...]


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 [...]