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Entries from May 2012

Topics from May, 2012

1196 - Car Work - May 28-29, 2012

Thursday, May 31. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1195 - Wood Shop Update - May 28-29, 2012

Thursday, May 31. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1193 - Steam Department Update 5-26-2012

Sunday, May 27. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1190 - News and Views - May 23, 2012

Thursday, May 24. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in General Blog Entries

1189 - Wood Shop Update - May 19-20, 2012

Tuesday, May 22. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1188 - Steam Department Update 5-19-2012

Sunday, May 20. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1186 - Wood Shop Update - May 16, 2012

Thursday, May 17. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1185 - Wood Shop Update - May 12, 2012

Monday, May 14. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1184 - Steam Department Update 5-12-2012

Sunday, May 13. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1181 - Wood Shop Update - May 9, 2012

Thursday, May 10. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1180 - TMER&L D 13 - May 5, 2012

Tuesday, May 8. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Electric Car Department

1179 - Wood Shop Update - May 5, 2012

Monday, May 7. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1178 - Steam Department Update 5-5-2012

Sunday, May 6. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1177 - Wood Shop Update - May 2, 2012

Friday, May 4. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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Roger Kramer about Coach dept early 2017 actvities
Wed, 01-18-2017 08:40
Hello Luke Yes There is a lot of talk and ideas But you need MONEY! Do you have any? $40 k will bring a car here. Thanks for your interest [...]


Luke S. about Coach dept early 2017 actvities
Tue, 01-17-2017 22:27
Nice to see a update. I was wondering with the end of the Ringling Circus train, is there any talk about IRM trying to get some of the cars?


Logan Smith about Coach dept early 2017 actvities
Tue, 01-17-2017 21:25
What makes you the largest railway museum in the United states only. I think your the 2nd biggest in the world. Maybe the largest. The largest [...]


Logan Smith about A Growing Group of Young Volunteers
Tue, 01-17-2017 13:44
Great job on everything. Quick question. Why aren't you the largest railroad museum in the world? You have more trains than the largest. I think. Is [...]


Brian L. about Steam Department - December 2016
Fri, 01-13-2017 21:29
2903 is normally on display in Barn 9. It was just brought out for the Santa Fe sign dedication. If you want to see a Santa Fe 2900 class engine run; [...]


Sandy Harreld about Coach Dept Team Work
Tue, 01-10-2017 23:25
Thanks, I am definitely enjoying the work I am doing on the 2524. It is most rewarding bringing something of such history to a beautiful state as it [...]


Philip Cwikowski about Steam Department - December 2016
Mon, 01-09-2017 21:59
Owen, thank you for your words of encouragement. It is great to see appreciation for all of our hard work. Now as far as C&O 2707 goes there is no [...]


Owen M. about Steam Department - December 2016
Thu, 01-05-2017 21:48
Hello, I'm a big fan of your guys work, and am very happy about all of the progress you guys have made, especialy on UP 428, I'll never forget the day [...]


Matt Maloy about More Happy Holiday Scenes
Sun, 01-01-2017 22:34
It is very, VERY unlikely that Union Pacific will patch or repaint the CNW twin, since they recognize their "historical significance". Time will tell [...]


Ethan about Merry Christmas from the Coach Dept
Sun, 01-01-2017 21:09
Good job on the "Merry Christmas from the Coach Department" update. Thanks, Roger. Sincerely, Ethan A.


chris sosin about Coach Dept Team Work
Sun, 12-25-2016 14:22
how bad is that cement floor? if its old adhesive that needs to come off, I have a scarifing disk for that or I also have a 15 inch sanding disk that [...]


Roger Kramer about Coach Dept Team Work
Sat, 12-24-2016 16:28
Hello Kirk As you know, we are in the slow process of finishing the Dover. We have completed the priming of both bedrooms A and B and now during [...]