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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

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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Comments

Joe Zdenek about Mid-November Update for the Coach Department
Thu, 11-20-2014 13:21
I have been told that the C&NW plate you have marked as "Flambeau" is extremely rare. Only 200 or so, were made. I have seen one in poor condition at [...]


Warren Newhauser about Sunday November 16th Coach Department Update
Thu, 11-20-2014 09:41
Nice pictures. FWIW, MTM has a similar (but bigger) Chicago commuter sign board like the one shown here at their Jackson St. Roundhouse. Maybe they [...]


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Wed, 11-12-2014 16:50
Hello Raffi I was under the assumption that the tender that was shipped last year to Irm was the last piece. Maybe someone else could update us


Raffi about Believe It
Tue, 11-11-2014 22:10
unrelated topic: isn't there still a steam locomotive in Galt? i was thinking you could do some minor maintenance on the engine (with donations) and [...]


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Thu, 11-06-2014 09:35
The interior of the 938 has been inspected in late Sept. All boiler tubes and any debris found in the smokebox has been removed. The firebox has [...]


c kronenwetter about Believe It
Wed, 11-05-2014 23:27
has any inspection been made of the boiler interior to gauge the feasibility of restoration?


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Tue, 11-04-2014 10:27
Yes, the retired members are trying to get a small group together for Weds. I would first suggest you come out on a Sat and coordinate your wed [...]


Tom about Believe It
Tue, 11-04-2014 09:26
Is the steam team still meeting on Wednesdays for work days? If so, I would like to join in.


shelly about Last Weekend of October 2014 - Coach Department Update
Sun, 11-02-2014 18:55
great pictures and work to all thanks


Brian L. about Last Weekend of October 2014 - Coach Department Update
Sat, 11-01-2014 01:43
The switch move took four hours because Jim and I talked through the plan of action and agreed we would take it slow and safe. It was dark, getting [...]


john carpenter about October Activities in the Passenger Car Department
Wed, 10-29-2014 13:46
First went to terror on railroad last week with friends thanks you put on great show we really enjoyed it thank the people who put it on,also will [...]


Roger Kramer about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Fri, 10-24-2014 17:09
Hello John The person you should get in contact w/ is Tom Schneider. He comes out, along with most of the steam team, on Saturdays. Nigel and the [...]