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Entries from April 2012

Topics from April, 2012

1175 - Permanent Collection

Sunday, April 29. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1173 - Steam Department Update 4-28-2012

Sunday, April 29. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1171 - Wood Shop Update - April 25, 2012

Thursday, April 26. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1170 - Steam Department Update 4-21-2012

Sunday, April 22. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1169 - Wood Shop Update - April 21, 2012

Sunday, April 22. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella

1168 - Wood Shop Update - April 18, 2012

Thursday, April 19. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1167 - Children's Playgound - April 17, 2012

Wednesday, April 18. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Buildings and Grounds

1166 - Wood Shop Update - April 14, 2012

Monday, April 16. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1163 - Steam Department Update 4-14-2012

Sunday, April 15. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1161 - Wood Shop Update - April 7, 2012

Monday, April 9. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1159 - Steam Department Update 4-7-2012

Sunday, April 8. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1158 - Wood Shop Update - April 4, 2012

Friday, April 6. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1157 - Wood Shop Update - March 31, 2012

Sunday, April 1. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1156 - Steam Department Update 3-31-2012

Sunday, April 1. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

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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 [...]