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Entries from October 2012

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1311 - Steam Department Update 10-27-2012

Sunday, October 28. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1307 - News and Views - October 24, 2012

Thursday, October 25. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in General Blog Entries

1305 - Steam Department Update 10-20-2012

Sunday, October 21. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1303 - News and Views - October 17, 2012

Friday, October 19. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1302 - Steam Department Update 10-13-2012

Sunday, October 14. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1300 - Yard 10 Report - October 10, 2012

Friday, October 12. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1299 - Michigan Electric 28 Update - October 7, 2012

Thursday, October 11. 2012. Posted by Ray Schmid in Michigan Electric 28

1297 - Steam Department Update 10-06-2012

Sunday, October 7. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1295 - Wood Shop Update - October 6, 2012

Sunday, October 7. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1292 - Wood Shop Update - October 3, 2012

Thursday, October 4. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update June 2015
Wed, 07-29-2015 07:42
Subject to the general caveat that a 100 year old steam engine can always develop a last minute fault, it is planned that #1630 will operate 8/1 and [...]


CincyCubfan23 about Steam Department Update June 2015
Wed, 07-29-2015 06:28
Nigel - First, THANK YOU for all the work you do (and everyone else at IRM, for that matter)! I believe I know the answer, but I'll ask anyhow. [...]


Nathan about Steam Department Update June 2015
Mon, 07-27-2015 16:26
Nigel, All matters of practicality do indeed have to be taken into consideration. That said, as another suggestion, you may want to talk to your [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update June 2015
Mon, 07-27-2015 07:38
Nathan, All ideas to be considered and depends on how this year turns out. The big reason we run Thomas over the route we do is the space [...]


Nathan about Steam Department Update June 2015
Sun, 07-26-2015 19:24
Hi Nigel, Just noticed the comments and plans for Thomas on this thread and am intrigued. It seems like a great idea to have #1630 push the Percy [...]


Andrew Ossler about Steam Department Update June 2015
Sun, 07-26-2015 09:59
Thank You. I'm sure il wind up rinjibg into you guys at the museum I'm always there.


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update June 2015
Sun, 07-26-2015 09:41
Andrew, No. The Thomas train will follow its normal route. There will be two event trains, the Thomas train and the Percy train (standard DOWT [...]


Andrew Ossler about Steam Department Update June 2015
Sat, 07-25-2015 13:28
So will the Thomas train be on the main this year?


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update June 2015
Sat, 07-25-2015 08:45
Peter, The Thomas days will be significantly different this year. There will be a Percy train as well as a Thomas train and, subject to the [...]


Peter D. about Steam Department Update June 2015
Fri, 07-24-2015 23:51
Greetings: Quick question regarding steam operations...In addition to Thomas, when would you expect a steam locomotive to be on the tacks. Thanks.


Evan Ferrari about Diesel Days line up, Sunday, July 19th, 2015
Fri, 07-24-2015 14:02
Is there contact information someone could share about asking a question about SP 1518?


JWG about Diesel Days line up, Saturday, July 18th, 2015
Fri, 07-24-2015 08:13
Yes.