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Entries from November 2012

Topics from November, 2012

1342 - Wood Shop Update - November 28, 2012

Thursday, November 29. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1343 - CGW 4061 January 2012

Wednesday, November 28. 2012. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1339 - CGW 4061 update

Monday, November 26. 2012. Posted by James Kolanowski in Diesel Department

1337 - Steam Department Update 11-24-2012

Sunday, November 25. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1336 - Wood Shop Update - November 24, 2012

Sunday, November 25. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella

1328 - Diesel department weekend update

Monday, November 19. 2012. Posted by James Kolanowski in Diesel Department

1327 - Storage in Barns

Monday, November 19. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Barn 14

1325 - Steam Department Update 11-17-2012

Sunday, November 18. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1323 - Wood Shop Update - November 14, 2012

Thursday, November 15. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1322 - Barn Fodder - Follow Up

Tuesday, November 13. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Barn 14

1320 - Wood Shop Update - November 10, 2012

Monday, November 12. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella

1319 - Steam Department Update 11-10-2012

Sunday, November 11. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1318 - Barn Fodder ?

Sunday, November 11. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Barn 14

1317 - Wood Shop Update - November 7, 2012

Thursday, November 8. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1315 - Wood Shop Update - October 31, 2012

Friday, November 2. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1314 - Fringe Benefit

Friday, November 2. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in General

1313 - New Barn in Yard 14

Thursday, November 1. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Barn 14

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Chris about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Thu, 07-24-2014 00:01
I will commit something to 2702 if I see a specific fund for it. Supposedly the owners made an effort to keep it original, other than removing seats. [...]


Raffi about Diesel Days line up, Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Wed, 07-23-2014 00:17
while watching the Diesel Days parade, i noticed a detail on UP 1848 that stood out to me. it was its cab number, i could tell it had a previous [...]


Brian L. about Diesel Days line up, Saturday, July 19th, 2014
Mon, 07-21-2014 17:48
The hydraulic drawbar on X-5000 works. Its operation was determined Saturday evening and successfully used all day Sunday. The car measured up to a [...]


Nick Gawriluk about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Sun, 07-20-2014 13:56
2702 would definitely be a project of a massive effort. It has some sort of giant roadside casino sign installed on it. The interior is completely [...]


Jim Patlyek about Diesel Days line up, Saturday, July 19th, 2014
Sat, 07-19-2014 21:02
Great show today; 100% improved from last year. Ran at a faster pace which kept it interesting. Also, the brief synopsis of each loco made it very [...]


Buzz about Diesel Days line up, Saturday, July 19th, 2014
Sat, 07-19-2014 19:39
Missed the push me pull you this year. If you guys do a high noch engine pulling dynamic breaking load the X-5000 should go in the middle. Chuck said [...]


Richard about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Sat, 07-19-2014 16:42
Roger, Is IRM going to pursue acquisition of RI commuter coach 2702 -- the one for sale for $11,000? It's an important link in the development of [...]


Mike Gorecki about Steam Department Update 06-27-2014
Sat, 07-19-2014 10:37
On the IRM home page, click on "Site Imndex". There you will find, about halfway down, "View a map of the IRM grounds". The Schmidt cutoff is shown [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 06-27-2014
Fri, 07-18-2014 23:45
I do not have a map although the museum office can provide visitor maps. The cut off will run from beside the steam service boxcar to a new switch [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-18-2014 23:44
Yes, removing the cab roof is essential if we raise the boiler. The Shay cab was designed to split allowing the upper part to be lifted for this [...]


Logan about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-18-2014 22:27
Let's just say that you guys have to lift the boiler from the shay to replace the stays, would you guys also have to take off the cab? Also, I really [...]


Keith Z about 2014 Diesel Days, July 19th and 20th
Fri, 07-18-2014 20:25
How long does the parade of power usually last once it has started, two hours or so?