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Entries from February 2012

Topics from February, 2012

1142 - Wood Shop Update - February 25-26, 2011

Tuesday, February 28. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1140 - Steam Department Update 2-25-2012

Sunday, February 26. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1139 - Silver Pony Update

Thursday, February 23. 2012. Posted by Roger Kramer in California Zephyr Silver Pony

1138 - Wood Shop Update - February 22, 2011

Thursday, February 23. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1135 - Wood Shop Update - February 18-19, 2011

Tuesday, February 21. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1133 - Steam Department Update 2-18-2012

Sunday, February 19. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1132 - Wood Shop Update - February 11-15, 2011

Thursday, February 16. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1129 - Wood Shop Update - February 8, 2011

Thursday, February 9. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1126 - Wood Shop Update - February 4, 2011

Tuesday, February 7. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1125 - Steam Department Update 2-4-2012

Sunday, February 5. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1124 - Wood Shop Update - February 1, 2011

Friday, February 3. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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Jeron G. about Early February woodshop activies
Sun, 03-01-2015 16:46
That was sprayed on the cab while at East Troy. The locomotive is TE-1. It was built for Toledo Edison, and worked there its entire life until [...]


Bill McCoy about Early February woodshop activies
Sun, 03-01-2015 07:14
Thanks Roger... It seemed too good to be true. Bill McCoy Strasburg, PA


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:28
Hello Bill I hope someone from the Electric Car dept will respond to your question. I believe one of the members wrote that on the engine. It [...]


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:24
Hello Mr. Fan. I was wondering if you ever had conveyed your interest to the team restoring the plow? Not being involved but knowing the members [...]


Raphael about Energy in the Steam Dept
Sat, 02-28-2015 18:16
while 428's cab is still on the ground, there could be some premature painting and decals that could go on the outside of the cab


Bill McCoy about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 15:50
The last picture in the woodsshop report shows the Electroliner and a yellow steeple cab with a CNS&M monogram and spray painted number 454. Could [...]


Zach Kaye about Steam Department Update January 2015
Fri, 02-27-2015 16:26
Thank you Nigel! We look forward to seeing 1630 in operation this season. Good luck with the repairs!


CGW RR fan about Early February woodshop activies
Fri, 02-27-2015 12:17
The UP sticker could be for a truck trailer. The headlight is neat. However for the accuracy nut, the plow originally had a style of Pyle [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update January 2015
Fri, 02-27-2015 11:44
Mike, Yep. We always like to think she may have been operated by Casey ...... but we will never be sure. Nigel


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update January 2015
Fri, 02-27-2015 11:42
Zach, At this time we will not be offering "Take the Throttle" on 1630 this year. The issue is that, after not running for a number of years, we [...]


Zach Kaye about Steam Department Update January 2015
Fri, 02-27-2015 09:34
I am curious as to whether or not you will be offering cab rides on 1630 this coming season. I understand you did not offer any last year, as it was [...]


Dave Zeman about Early February woodshop activies
Wed, 02-25-2015 22:04
Hey I saw on the home page on the scroll ad for mother's day,is that shelter in the picture new? It looks as if it is right across the mainline by the [...]