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Entries from December 2011

Topics from December, 2011

1104 - Wood Shop Update - December 28, 2011

Thursday, December 29. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1103 - Steam Department Update 12-26-2011

Wednesday, December 28. 2011. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1101 - Season's Greetings

Thursday, December 22. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in General

1099 - Wood Shop Update - December 17, 2011

Sunday, December 18. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1098 - Steam Department Update 12-17-2011

Sunday, December 18. 2011. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1097 - IRM Acquires New Railroad!

Tuesday, December 13. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Model Railroad Display

1096 - News and Views - December 10-11, 2011

Tuesday, December 13. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1094 - Steam Department Update 12-10-2011

Sunday, December 11. 2011. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1093 - BN 9908, more of the same...

Friday, December 9. 2011. Posted by James Kolanowski in Diesel Department

1092 - TMS Project - December 7, 2011

Thursday, December 8. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Two Milwaukee Streetcars

1091 - Wood Shop Update - December 7, 2011

Thursday, December 8. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1089 - BN 9908, more steel...

Wednesday, December 7. 2011. Posted by James Kolanowski in Diesel Department

1087 - USA 8537 cab work

Wednesday, December 7. 2011. Posted by James Kolanowski in Diesel Department

1086 - BN 9908, shining and new steel

Monday, December 5. 2011. Posted by James Kolanowski in Diesel Department

1085 - Wood Shop Update - December 3, 2011

Monday, December 5. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1084 - Steam Department Update 12-3-2011

Sunday, December 4. 2011. Posted by Nigel Bennett

1082 - BN 9908 progress

Thursday, December 1. 2011. Posted by James Kolanowski in Diesel Department

1081 - Wood Shop Update - November 30, 2011

Thursday, December 1. 2011. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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Roger Kramer about Mid-November Update for the Coach Department
Tue, 11-25-2014 20:54
Hi Joe Thanks for your kind and informative comments about the Flambeau plate. Please stop by to view the new China display this next year. The crew [...]


Joe Zdenek about Mid-November Update for the Coach Department
Thu, 11-20-2014 13:21
I have been told that the C&NW plate you have marked as "Flambeau" is extremely rare. Only 200 or so, were made. I have seen one in poor condition at [...]


Warren Newhauser about Sunday November 16th Coach Department Update
Thu, 11-20-2014 09:41
Nice pictures. FWIW, MTM has a similar (but bigger) Chicago commuter sign board like the one shown here at their Jackson St. Roundhouse. Maybe they [...]


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Wed, 11-12-2014 16:50
Hello Raffi I was under the assumption that the tender that was shipped last year to Irm was the last piece. Maybe someone else could update us


Raffi about Believe It
Tue, 11-11-2014 22:10
unrelated topic: isn't there still a steam locomotive in Galt? i was thinking you could do some minor maintenance on the engine (with donations) and [...]


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Thu, 11-06-2014 09:35
The interior of the 938 has been inspected in late Sept. All boiler tubes and any debris found in the smokebox has been removed. The firebox has [...]


c kronenwetter about Believe It
Wed, 11-05-2014 23:27
has any inspection been made of the boiler interior to gauge the feasibility of restoration?


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Tue, 11-04-2014 10:27
Yes, the retired members are trying to get a small group together for Weds. I would first suggest you come out on a Sat and coordinate your wed [...]


Tom about Believe It
Tue, 11-04-2014 09:26
Is the steam team still meeting on Wednesdays for work days? If so, I would like to join in.


shelly about Last Weekend of October 2014 - Coach Department Update
Sun, 11-02-2014 18:55
great pictures and work to all thanks


Brian L. about Last Weekend of October 2014 - Coach Department Update
Sat, 11-01-2014 01:43
The switch move took four hours because Jim and I talked through the plan of action and agreed we would take it slow and safe. It was dark, getting [...]


john carpenter about October Activities in the Passenger Car Department
Wed, 10-29-2014 13:46
First went to terror on railroad last week with friends thanks you put on great show we really enjoyed it thank the people who put it on,also will [...]