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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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James Kolanowski about Diesel Shop update from January 17, 2015
Fri, 01-30-2015 12:20
1. The 9933 is still part of the diesel collection. The coach department maintains it as part of the Terror train and for some other fall events when [...]


Brian L. about Repairs on L&N 2726 Diner
Thu, 01-29-2015 23:30
Pony has no HEP or M.U. cables at the moment. She is almost pure CZ as she sits now. If her #3 axle had a Spicer Drive on it, you could hook up the [...]


Jeron G. about Repairs on L&N 2726 Diner
Thu, 01-29-2015 21:06
No, it needs a Stadco generator.


Roger Kramer about Repairs on L&N 2726 Diner
Thu, 01-29-2015 17:00
Hello Dave The Silver Pony does not have Hep or Mu cables on or underneath it. BTY, this Spring we are looking for a group of volunteers to [...]


David Streeter about Repairs on L&N 2726 Diner
Thu, 01-29-2015 11:55
Does Pony also have HEP and MU cabling installed? A dome coach would certainly do better in excursion service than a sleeper.


David Streeter about December 13th and 14th in the Coach Department
Thu, 01-29-2015 11:34
Well, happy birthday, David. If I had known, I would have come. My birthday was on the 3rd.


Chris about Diesel Shop update from January 17, 2015
Tue, 01-27-2015 22:49
Just keep doing what you do and focus on what you can! A clean shop is a tremendous effort that pays off.


Dick Koch about Paul Cronin is the Passenger Car Department Curator
Mon, 01-26-2015 12:08
The 2015 IRM annual meeetings; Rules,safety,election of board members, & any other business, etc. will be held on the 3rd. or 4th. saturday of [...]


Raphael about Diesel Shop update from January 17, 2015
Mon, 01-26-2015 01:05
two engine's i had in mmd were the 2 D&H "SharkNose" Diesels currently in Michigan; a once in a lifetime chance.


Brian L. about Diesel Shop update from January 17, 2015
Sun, 01-25-2015 23:08
The RDC 9933 is part of the coach dept. collection, not the internal combustion dept.


Raphael about Diesel Shop update from January 17, 2015
Sun, 01-25-2015 20:52
multiple questions concerning this department: 1. Operating stance on RDC9933? 2. will SP 1518 (Eventually) be repainted into its black widow [...]


Matt Maloy about Diesel Shop update from January 17, 2015
Sat, 01-24-2015 17:23
Since you have plenty of 645 part laying around, why hasn't anybody worked on the ATSF FP45? Also, when will you cosmetically restore SP 1518? I think [...]