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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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Comments

Logan about A Growing Group of Young Volunteers
Mon, 02-13-2017 13:46
You guys have way more peices of rolling stock and engines. The largest just has more books. I think IRM is really the largest in the world


CL Hogger about A Growing Group of Young Volunteers
Mon, 02-06-2017 09:55
Logan, when measuring the size of a museum its typically by the size of the collection. While IRM may not be the largest in the world, they are the [...]


Max Tyms about A Growing Group of Young Volunteers
Tue, 01-31-2017 16:40
In response to your quick questions: Yes, we are. and YES.


CL Hogger about Steam Department - December 2016
Mon, 01-30-2017 00:08
While the social media posts you are referencing correct about 975 being outside, it is FAR from "sitting in a field and rusting away." The Illinois [...]


John Heid about Steam Department - December 2016
Sun, 01-29-2017 02:08
975 was already in rough shape when IRM got her. I'm not certain if she has been moved indoors, but I do know there are plans to move her indoors. [...]


Kirk Warner about Diesel Shop update 1/26/2017
Sat, 01-28-2017 17:29
Are the any plans to finish the work on CNW1518? This used to be an operating engine.


John Sniffen about Steam Department - December 2016
Thu, 01-26-2017 13:48
Seeing comments on railroad social media pages about T&NO 975 "sitting in a field and rusting away." Anything I can pass along regarding it's [...]


Mark about More action from the Barn 4 annex
Sun, 01-22-2017 18:13
Pen station is in New York. Perhaps your thinking of Central station or Grand Central?


S. D. Polonetzky about More action from the Barn 4 annex
Sat, 01-21-2017 21:17
How about the Amtrak departure board from Chicago Union Station? It is no longer in Chicago but on display in Exhibit Car 1 at the Illinois Railway [...]


bob about More action from the Barn 4 annex
Thu, 01-19-2017 18:13
Very off topic Is there anything like the display from Penn Station remaining in Chicago? - Union Station or Ogilvy? Would be a great display. Is [...]


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?