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Entries from December 2012

Topics from December, 2012

1373 - Steam Department Update 12-29-2012

Sunday, December 30. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1372 - Wood Shop Update - December 29, 2012

Sunday, December 30. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1371 - Steam Department Update 12-22-2012

Wednesday, December 26. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1370 - Ely ceiling repair continues in December

Wednesday, December 26. 2012. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1368 - New efforts for CRI&P 2524

Friday, December 21. 2012. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1369 - Twas the five nights before....

Thursday, December 20. 2012. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1367 - LINE DEPT. UPDATE 12-17-12

Monday, December 17. 2012. Posted by Max Tyms in AC/DC Line Department

1361 - Roof painting on the Big "John."

Sunday, December 16. 2012. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1365 - Steam Department Update 12-15-2012

Sunday, December 16. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1364 - Wood Shop Update - December 15, 2012

Sunday, December 16. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1207 - Big John Update #3

Thursday, December 13. 2012. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1363 - Wood Shop Update - December 12, 2012

Thursday, December 13. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1341 - Connector track electrified

Tuesday, December 11. 2012. Posted by Max Tyms in AC/DC Line Department

1360 - Covered space for steam collection

Sunday, December 9. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1359 - Steam Department Update 12-08-2012

Sunday, December 9. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1358 - News and Views - December 8, 2012

Sunday, December 9. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in General Blog Entries

1356 - Serving spanwire, part 1

Saturday, December 8. 2012. Posted by Max Tyms in AC/DC Line Department

1357 - Track 134 gets some ballast

Saturday, December 8. 2012. Posted by James Kolanowski in Track Department

1352 - Reconditioning overhead parts

Thursday, December 6. 2012. Posted by Max Tyms in AC/DC Line Department

1351 - Odds and Ends

Thursday, December 6. 2012. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1354 - Wood Shop Update - December 5, 2012

Thursday, December 6. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1353 - Barn 14 Donations

Thursday, December 6. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1349 - Wood Shop Update - December 1, 2012

Sunday, December 2. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1348 - Steam Department Update 12-01-2012

Sunday, December 2. 2012. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1347 - The Case of the Disappearing Data

Sunday, December 2. 2012. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

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ER about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Wed, 03-18-2015 19:05
Just load up on Slumbercoaches!


Brian L. about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Tue, 03-17-2015 21:34
Display first, operation later. It needs to be watertight to be on display with the streamliners in yard 5, then we can start working on putting the [...]


Roger Kramer about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Tue, 03-17-2015 19:04
Hello David S We would love to have the Silver Pony in operation. At this time the coach dept does not have enough volunteers and $ to complete [...]


David S about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Tue, 03-17-2015 15:39
On display? No plans for it to ever become operational? I know it wouldn't exactly "fit in" with the heavyweights, but I bet it would be very popular [...]


Brian L. about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Sun, 03-15-2015 13:18
We have 3 "modernized" Heavyweights, IC 2804, GTW 5316, and UP 501. UP 501 is used for the Terror on the Railroad event, GTW 5316 needs some major [...]


Chris about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Fri, 03-13-2015 02:06
It looks like IRM DOES have about three streamliner era coaches. Though two are modernized heavyweights, and one is more of a luxury chair car. [...]


Brian L. about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 11:20
Ted, The car started life as a near copy of CB&Q 1923; our operational RPO Baggage car. I have not managed to find the number of the car it was [...]


Brian L. about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 11:11
Not a whole lot. Operational cars take priority obviously. Hopefully we'll have the materials we need to get it on display within a year or two.


Brian L. about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 11:04
If we were to go after any lightweight coaches, they would either be junk or cost tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. Postwar lightweights [...]


Roger Kramer about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 10:57
Hello Ted, Our info from CB&Q Hist Society confirms that the "bag" was once an RPO and was converted to a baggage car. Please help the cause by [...]


Roger Kramer about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 10:53
Thanks Joe, Yes we are aware and will be interested in the outcome. Roger


Roger Kramer about The Old Bag and the Silver Beaver
Thu, 03-12-2015 10:50
Hi Dave, Regarding the Silver Pony there are plans for future installation of some windows but nothing scheduled for the next six months. We will be [...]