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Nick Gawriluk about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Tue, 12-16-2014 14:03
Joshua, Per Nigel Bennett regarding 938 on 12/8/14, "#938 was brought in for some cosmetic work". He has expressed in the past that restoring 938 [...]


Roger Kramer about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Mon, 12-15-2014 15:53
Hello Josh Yes, you were right! I wouldn't call it a restoration but an inspection. It was in the shop for about two months while tubes were [...]


Joshua Craig Beytien about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Mon, 12-15-2014 13:21
I was right! That RI pacific was in steam shops for restoration!


Roger Kramer about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Mon, 12-15-2014 12:19
Hello Raffi If you would like to have the ex-CNW 4160 repainted into the RI colors, please figure on about $35k to repaint it. Did you ever see [...]


Raffi about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Sat, 12-13-2014 17:30
speaking of which, CNW 4160 should be painted into its original build number, 1266. so, in case 938 does operate, 938 can be at one end and 1266 can [...]


Roger Kramer about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Wed, 12-10-2014 21:54
There is some new information concerning the Silver Beaver. What it needs is for its track charges to be paid. To make a donation the fund name is, [...]


Matt Maloy about Believe It
Wed, 12-10-2014 09:19
Guys, I'm not entirely sure if that's true or not. If found this photo, it was taken in 2014, so it's probably still [...]


Michael McCraren about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Tue, 12-09-2014 22:02
IRM re-opens on Sundays in April and weekend starting in May. Just call the office and they can get a hold of us.


Lynn Lawrence about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Tue, 12-09-2014 13:27
That would be great! I spoke to my sister and hopefully after the holidays, some time next year, we will take a ride out there. We will contact IRM [...]


Dan about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Tue, 12-09-2014 12:15
Did IRM ever get the California Zephyr Baggage car "Silver Beaver"?


Nigel Bennett about Long delayed update
Mon, 12-08-2014 09:06
Yes. Steam is certainly labor intensive .... but worth it when you see it running. I am with you on the implication on the number of locomotives. [...]


Nigel Bennett about Long delayed update
Mon, 12-08-2014 09:01
Trevor, Believe there is an element of realism to be injected here. A project like #938 would require quite a few man years of skilled work, [...]