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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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Raffi about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Wed, 04-16-2014 16:21
3007 would be primarily for outside excursions with help from LOTS of volunteers, funds, and class 1 support. lets pretend Iowa Interstate decides to [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 16:44
Yep. IF there were ever to be incentive or funding to put one of the larger items of the steam collection into operation, my personal favorite would [...]


Raffi about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 15:20
yes, i remember one of the guys in the steam shop telling me that the size of 1630's wheels make it difficult to navigate the modern railway. but if [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 10:50
John, We are not intending to repaint the tender end and sides. No #1630 does not carry cab signaling. (She left Frisco service long before it [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 10:43
Jeron, I do not think this is something we would seriously consider. The IC car is already part of the collection. It did run on passenger trains [...]


John Heid about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Mon, 04-14-2014 20:42
I don't see any stripping on the tender..will that be repainted too? Also, I'm not sure how relevant this is to the discussion, but does 1630 have [...]


Jeron Glander about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Thu, 04-10-2014 01:58
Nigel, I know the auxiliary water tender for Frisco 1522 was for sale a year or two ago. I don't remember if it was sold, or is still for sale. I [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Wed, 04-09-2014 22:32
Yes. We are looking at what it would take to rig it like the existing one to use as a water back up for #1630. It currently lacks the [...]


Chris about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Wed, 04-09-2014 10:34
It is interesting to see both the milk cars together. I had been wondering if the steam department would use the IC car. The Railway Express reefer [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 03-15-2014
Sun, 04-06-2014 17:53
Perhaps because it would be months of work to lift the tender from the trucks and then ship the trucks to a facility with a bath big enough to do [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 03-01-2014
Sun, 04-06-2014 17:51
Not to my knowledge


Nick Gawriluk about March 30th, Warm Weather Strikes IRM
Sun, 04-06-2014 15:24
Would the passenger car department be interested in some donated "Pullmman Style" wool blankets and/or travel type pillows for display purposes in the [...]