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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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Mike G. about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Wed, 07-27-2016 05:14
A little research on Trains.com turned up an August 3,2006 item on their Newswire regarding WSOR 102. In short, MARC 91 (formerly BN 9907 and CB&Q [...]


Rob S about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Tue, 07-26-2016 23:26
The 411 is still undergoing a cab refurbishment, the HEP is bad ordered but there is nothing wrong with it otherwise.


Nick about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Mon, 07-25-2016 09:35
Was WSOR 102 the recipient of the parts from BN 9907? If not, whatever became of this engine?


Raphael about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Sun, 07-24-2016 17:37
that was actually Michigan Northern 671 (former UP 970 B unit) it was leased to Wisconsin Southern for a period of time as 102.


Robert about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Sun, 07-24-2016 12:34
The E9B #102 is painted for Wisconsin Southern (WSOR) and was originally Union Pacific 967B. IRM got it as a steam generator car from the Michigan [...]


Mike G. about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Sat, 07-23-2016 16:45
Two questions: 1) What was the B-unit between Milwaukee Road 37A and BN-3? It looked to be in CP Rail gray/maroon. 2)That appeared to be quite a [...]


Roger Kramer about More from the Silver Pony Crew
Fri, 07-22-2016 13:14
Hello Dick First, I would talk to Board member Paul Cronin and tell him your interest in estate planning. I would suggest any future planning for [...]


Dick Cridlebaugh about More from the Silver Pony Crew
Fri, 07-22-2016 12:59
OK..who do I contact about estate planning/bequests?? I have a modest collection of lanterns,books, paper, etc. And with the heat, an 80+ year old [...]


Gilbert J.Kraft about 26th Annual Vintage Transport Extravaganza, Sunday, August 7th
Thu, 07-21-2016 13:39
trying to buy tickets in advance with no success


CLHogger about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Wed, 07-20-2016 16:29
They are. IRM is only storing those locomotives.


Frank Garon about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Wed, 07-20-2016 12:24
Just wondering why CNW 411 isn't running this year? Thanks, Frank


Robert about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Wed, 07-20-2016 09:10
Any chance the latest diesel acquired by IRM will make it to Union by Friday to attend Diesel Days? Talking about Armco B-31 (Westinghouse end cab [...]