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Entries from July 2012

Topics from July, 2012

1247 - Steam Department Update 07-28-2012

Sunday, July 29. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1245 - First Look - July 28, 2012

Sunday, July 29. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Buildings and Grounds

1244 - Wood Shop Update - July 25, 2012

Friday, July 27. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1242 - News and Views - July 21, 2012

Monday, July 23. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1241 - Steam Department Update 07-21-2012

Sunday, July 22. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1240 - Signal Maintenance - July 21, 2012

Sunday, July 22. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Signal Department

1239 - See the MAGIC

Thursday, July 19. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1237 - Steam Department Update 07-14-2012

Sunday, July 15. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1236 - Wood Shop Update - July 14, 2012

Sunday, July 15. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1234 - 2012 Trolley Pageant

Friday, July 13. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Electric Car Department

1231 - Steam Department Update 07-07-2012

Sunday, July 8. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1228 - Wood Shop Update - July 4, 2012

Friday, July 6. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1226 - From the Archives

Wednesday, July 4. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Electric Car Department

1223 - Wood Shop Update - June 30, 2012

Monday, July 2. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella

1222 - Steam Department Update 6-30-2012

Sunday, July 1. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

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Jamie K about ATSF 543 gets unloaded
Fri, 08-11-2017 00:05
Randy, The 543 was never in that paint scheme. It'll likely be restored to the zebra stripe scheme whenever it does get restored. Jamie


Randy about ATSF 543 gets unloaded
Thu, 08-10-2017 17:46
If you ever get the money to repaint this engine, I would hope you would repaint it to have the big letters Santa Fe instead of the small print. [...]


Daniel R. Darnall about SPC Equipment Worked on in the Last 4 Months
Thu, 08-10-2017 10:38
I would like to know if these MR #649 and #542 were part of FEVR excursion in Nebraska? Awesome to have them to be part of IRM collection!


Logan about SPC Equipment Worked on in the Last 4 Months
Sat, 08-05-2017 23:30
They need to restore Milwaukee road 33 and 37c along with the 3 Milwaukee road f units hey have


David S about Santa Fe 92, The History and The Plan
Wed, 08-02-2017 20:01
It was supposed to be restored and sat behind the NS Altoona shops for the better part of two years, waiting for that to happen. We finally had it [...]


Raphael about SPC Equipment Worked on in the Last 4 Months
Tue, 08-01-2017 02:42
those 2 Milw cars would actually look good behind one of the Milw F7's or the E9's.


M.J. Rodriguez about Diesel Shop update week ending 4/9/2017
Sat, 07-29-2017 22:02
I just donated to the Save the 800 campaign. Should the campaign fail, I would like my donation re-directed to ATSF FP45 #92 please. Please tell the [...]


Matt Maloy about Santa Fe 92, The History and The Plan
Sat, 07-29-2017 13:14
I see Conrail 4601 has finally arrived. I suspect a cosmetic restoration and getting donations to put it in a barn are in order?


Raphael about Santa Fe 92, The History and The Plan
Sat, 07-29-2017 01:51
It was restored at Altoona before coming to Union from the Essex, CT area. BTW, is or was it going to be restored as a Virginian engine? or kept as a [...]


MRZ about Santa Fe 92, The History and The Plan
Fri, 07-28-2017 11:54
It appears to be the E33 that IRM aqquired a year or two ago.


Bob Stekl about Santa Fe 92, The History and The Plan
Thu, 07-27-2017 14:06
What is the 4601 locomotive parked in front of the diesel shop?


John Taubeneck about Diesel Shop update 1/29/2017
Wed, 07-26-2017 17:53
Since your archives list no E mail address or any other form of contact I am sending this here. Over the years I have been given a huge amount of [...]