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Entries from August 2012

Topics from August, 2012

1267 - Wood Shop Update - August 29, 2012

Friday, August 31. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1266 - Steam Department Update 08-25-2012

Sunday, August 26. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1264 - LAKE CITY Arrives - August 22, 2012

Thursday, August 23. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Passenger Car Department

1263 - Steam Department Update 08-18-2012

Sunday, August 19. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1262 - Freight Car Work - August 15, 2012

Thursday, August 16. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1260 - Wood Shop Update - August 15, 2012

Thursday, August 16. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1259 - Steam Department Update 08-11-2012

Tuesday, August 14. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1258 - Wood Shop Update - August 11, 2012

Monday, August 13. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1256 - News and Views - August 8, 2012

Thursday, August 9. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in General Blog Entries

1255 - News and Views - August 4-5, 2012

Tuesday, August 7. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in General Blog Entries

1253 - Steam Department Update 08-04-2012

Sunday, August 5. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1249 - Wood Shop Update - August 1, 2012

Thursday, August 2. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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Mike Gorecki about Early February woodshop activies
Wed, 03-04-2015 08:42
If I recall correctly, that shelter was built last year by a TV production company for filming of the pilot episode of "Scandal", and was removed [...]


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Mon, 03-02-2015 08:40
Thanks Jeron for the info. Roger


Jeron G. about Early February woodshop activies
Sun, 03-01-2015 16:46
That was sprayed on the cab while at East Troy. The locomotive is TE-1. It was built for Toledo Edison, and worked there its entire life until [...]


Bill McCoy about Early February woodshop activies
Sun, 03-01-2015 07:14
Thanks Roger... It seemed too good to be true. Bill McCoy Strasburg, PA


Brian L. about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 22:35
The motor in question is former Toledo Edison #1.


Roger Kramer about Energy in the Steam Dept
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:33
Hello Raphael That is an idea but you would be wasting valuable labor and $ applying paint and decals. Why not do it once and do it the right way?! [...]


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:28
Hello Bill I hope someone from the Electric Car dept will respond to your question. I believe one of the members wrote that on the engine. It [...]


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:24
Hello Mr. Fan. I was wondering if you ever had conveyed your interest to the team restoring the plow? Not being involved but knowing the members [...]


Roger Kramer about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 21:13
Hello Dave That was a shelter built exclusively for a movie set that was shot at the museum. Per the contract it was removed after the "shoot". [...]


Raphael about Energy in the Steam Dept
Sat, 02-28-2015 18:16
while 428's cab is still on the ground, there could be some premature painting and decals that could go on the outside of the cab


Bill McCoy about Early February woodshop activies
Sat, 02-28-2015 15:50
The last picture in the woodsshop report shows the Electroliner and a yellow steeple cab with a CNS&M monogram and spray painted number 454. Could [...]


Zach Kaye about Steam Department Update January 2015
Fri, 02-27-2015 16:26
Thank you Nigel! We look forward to seeing 1630 in operation this season. Good luck with the repairs!