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Entries from March 2012

Topics from March, 2012

1155 - Steam Department Update 3-24-2012

Sunday, March 25. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1154 - Steam Department Update 3-17-2012

Sunday, March 18. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1153 - L&N 2726: Its flowing again

Tuesday, March 13. 2012. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1152 - News and Views - March 10, 2012

Monday, March 12. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1151 - Steam Department Update 3-10-2012

Sunday, March 11. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1150 - Wood Shop Update - March 7, 2012

Thursday, March 8. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1143 - Steam Shop Photos

Tuesday, March 6. 2012. Posted by Roger Kramer in General Blog Entries

1148 - Wood Shop Update - March 3-4, 2012

Monday, March 5. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1146 - Steam Department Update 3-3-2012

Sunday, March 4. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1144 - Wood Shop Update - February 29, 2011

Thursday, March 1. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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SteveC about Diesel Shop update from January 17, 2015
Mon, 01-19-2015 20:52
Thanks Jamie; It's so good to hear some news from the diesel dept. I check here a couple times a week looking for updates. Any news on any of the [...]


bob m about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-18-2015 19:37
I too would like to see the Electroliner fully restored - and in fact - I'd like to see every car/steam loco, diesel, etc on the back lot operable - [...]


Jeff Delhaye about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-18-2015 19:13
When you donate funds, you may specify what they are used for. In this case the funds were donated specifically for this acquisition. If you think the [...]


Harris Wishnick about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-18-2015 11:14
Buying another relic when the money should be spent on what you have; like electroliner


Raphael about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sat, 01-17-2015 21:36
how is that gonna work?


Roger Kramer about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Mon, 01-12-2015 16:48
Hello Ted. I am embarrassed to tell you but the "bag" is still not here. We have about 2/3 of the $15K needed to move it. Now w/a new curator things [...]


Ted Miles about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-11-2015 19:12
Folks, speaking of new cars. What happened to that C,B & Q heavyweight baggage car that was waiting in Denver? Did it ever get to [...]


roger Kramer about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-11-2015 19:08
Hello Brian L You are correct in all points. We need steam to test the cars. The 1630 will be able to provide that function. Testing may even [...]


Roger Kramer about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Sun, 01-11-2015 19:01
Hello Vince Thanks so much for the info. Its a beautiful scene, one that play every day on the Rock Island. Thanks Roger.


Brian L. about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-11-2015 18:18
While I am not as well versed in the relevant parts of Title 49 of the CFR, I believe that steam heat boilers fall to state regulations, not the FRA. [...]


Roger Kramer about New Acquisation: What is CN 15444?
Sun, 01-11-2015 14:54
Hello Mr. K We have no info on when it was last used. We might find that out when unit arrives. No idead about the Fra regs. Work needed to be [...]


Vince S about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Sat, 01-10-2015 16:04
The photo with unit 642 rounding a curve in June 1978 is at Blue Island with the train coming off the Suburban line through Beverly heading south [...]