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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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Roger Kramer about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Mon, 08-22-2016 17:40
Hello Dave The answer to your question is... YES Thanks Roger


Roger Kramer about More Beautiful Crowds For Thomas
Mon, 08-22-2016 17:36
Hello Ted You must remember we budget for the year in January and that was not in the budget. THANKS Roger


Roger Kramer about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Mon, 08-22-2016 17:32
Hi Kirk Thanks, Kirk for your kind comments. Still much to do one the fleet. Hopefully, the last RI coach will be in service next year! Thanks [...]


Roger Kramer about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Mon, 08-22-2016 17:15
Yes , I forgot this one Ops Thanks Roger


Roger Kramer about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Mon, 08-22-2016 17:14
Hello MRZ You are right but remember" form follows function" It looked good in the early 1930's Roger


MRZ about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Mon, 08-22-2016 12:16
Nice to have this rare oddity in the IRM collection, however that has to be the ugliest locomotive on the property.


Michael about The dream, Believe It!
Sun, 08-21-2016 15:39
Could the IRM ask Union Pacific, if Union Pacific could make a crossover from IRM's mainline, to the bridge on Union Pacific's line then rejoin, [...]


Tim F about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Sun, 08-21-2016 12:38
The locomotive I was thinking of was the Lima-Hamilton 1200hp switcher, ARMCO E-110.


Kirk Warner about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Sat, 08-20-2016 12:29
The passenger car department should be praised for restoration of the three cars which were restored and brought into service looking wonderful over [...]


Jeron Glander about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Sat, 08-20-2016 04:10
Roger, don't forget ARMCO E-110 in our collection!


Ted Miles about More Beautiful Crowds For Thomas
Fri, 08-19-2016 23:37
How about taking some of that Thomas The Bank Engine money and painting the Lackawanna #3001 Diesel to go with those nice looking passenger [...]


David D Stroebe about New Diesel Arrives for the Collection
Fri, 08-19-2016 18:05
I believe one of these was sitting in southern lower michigan in the Tecumseh area. When I went there to photograph it, the railroad said they got rid [...]