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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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Raffi about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Thu, 12-18-2014 14:13
i think one way to support the 938 restoration is to sell KCS tender 759 to the highest bidder, or do you have other plans?


Nigel Bennett about Long delayed update
Thu, 12-18-2014 10:33
Certainly a challenge but not really a like for like comparison. The larger UK preserved railways are what the name implies - operating railways, [...]


Brian L. about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Wed, 12-17-2014 22:20
Interesting enough, it appears the SW1 4804 seen in the photo of the engineer climbing into the CRIP 630 survives today as NIRC 2. Still running on [...]


Michael Bennett about Long delayed update
Wed, 12-17-2014 03:30
Certainly the 4 or 5 engine problem is something a lot of the railways in the UK have to deal with. We are very fortunate that the money available [...]


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.