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Entries from November 2011

Topics from November, 2011

1077 - TMS Project - November 25-27, 2011

Monday, November 28. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Two Milwaukee Streetcars

1076 - Wood Shop Update - November 25-27, 2011

Monday, November 28. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1074 - Burlington Northern 9908 body work

Monday, November 28. 2011. Posted by James Kolanowski in Diesel Department

1072 - Steam Department Update 11-26-2011

Saturday, November 26. 2011. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1071 - TMS Project - November 25, 2011

Saturday, November 26. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Two Milwaukee Streetcars

1070 - TMS Project - November 23, 2011

Thursday, November 24. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Two Milwaukee Streetcars

1069 - Wood Shop Update - November 23, 2011

Thursday, November 24. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1068 - TMS Project - November 20, 2011

Monday, November 21. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Two Milwaukee Streetcars

1066 - News and Views - November 19-20, 2011

Monday, November 21. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1065 - ME 28 Update - November 20, 2011

Monday, November 21. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

1064 - Trivia quiz (Clue - Signalling)

Sunday, November 20. 2011. Posted by Nigel Bennett in General

1063 - Steam Department Update 11-19-2011

Sunday, November 20. 2011. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1062 - TEST Entry

Saturday, November 19. 2011. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1061 - News and Views - November 16, 2011

Thursday, November 17. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1058 - TMS Project - November 12-13, 2011

Tuesday, November 15. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Two Milwaukee Streetcars

1057 - News and Views - November 12-13, 2011

Monday, November 14. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1056 - Milwaukee Road X 5000 Report - November 12, 2011

Monday, November 14. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in General

1054 - TMS Project - November 9, 2011

Thursday, November 10. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Two Milwaukee Streetcars

1051 - Wood Shop Update - November 9, 2011

Thursday, November 10. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1049 - TMS Project - November 6, 2011

Monday, November 7. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Two Milwaukee Streetcars

1048 - Wood Shop Update - November 2-6, 2011

Monday, November 7. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1045 - Steam Department Update 11-5-2011

Saturday, November 5. 2011. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1043 - Steam Report - October 29, 2011

Tuesday, November 1. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Steam Department

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Andrew Ossler about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Mon, 08-04-2014 16:21
Better yet for steam days if it is but together bring up 844, nkp 765, and 261 in addition to the other locs you listed above


Raffi about Diesel Days line up, Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Sat, 08-02-2014 20:57
i have a question involving MILW 96B, it said it was a "Rotary Power Car". was it referring to the fact that it used a Wankel engine? or is it a [...]


Raffi about Steam Department Update 07-24-2014
Thu, 07-31-2014 22:36
i have thought about the tender for 938. this is just a theoretical guess. when the CRIP was refurbishing 938 for the end of steam, the 930 might have [...]


Warren Newhauser about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Tue, 07-29-2014 10:02
Mark- What I can tell you is that we believe it will be going into the next barn which is very welcome news after sitting outside since about 1987 [...]


Brian L. about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Tue, 07-29-2014 03:31
I'll have to defer to Warren, but I believe the plan is to paint the car once Barn 14 is up. I may be wrong, but that is what I heard [...]


David Fink about Steam Department Update 07-24-2014
Mon, 07-28-2014 08:24
Great job on # 1630 my family was out to see her running over the weekend!


Mark Becker about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Sun, 07-27-2014 23:15
In looking at the general exterior condition of the Dynamometer Car you would think that it was a total wreck. It is wonderful that it is operational [...]


Luke Solberg about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Sat, 07-26-2014 09:13
I like the steam days idea maybe up even bring 844 when its rebuilt is done that be cool.


Tim Fron about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Fri, 07-25-2014 20:14
I had a blast riding in X-5000 on Sunday during Diesel Days. Brian was great to talk to. It was cool seeing the comntrol board work. I can't wait for [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-25-2014 16:47
Shane, Clean rain water is certainly possible. The snag is that you would need a BIG collection and storage system. We are using around 8000 [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-25-2014 16:42
John, Yes. Sadly the tender is in poor shape. She should go under cover as part of the new barn project. There will be much discussion around [...]


Roger Kramer about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Thu, 07-24-2014 21:38
Hello Richard In reply to your question concerning RI 2702. The museum is studying the acquisition but no decision has been yet made.