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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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Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 16:44
Yep. IF there were ever to be incentive or funding to put one of the larger items of the steam collection into operation, my personal favorite would [...]


Raffi about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 15:20
yes, i remember one of the guys in the steam shop telling me that the size of 1630's wheels make it difficult to navigate the modern railway. but if [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 10:50
John, We are not intending to repaint the tender end and sides. No #1630 does not carry cab signaling. (She left Frisco service long before it [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 10:43
Jeron, I do not think this is something we would seriously consider. The IC car is already part of the collection. It did run on passenger trains [...]


John Heid about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Mon, 04-14-2014 20:42
I don't see any stripping on the tender..will that be repainted too? Also, I'm not sure how relevant this is to the discussion, but does 1630 have [...]


Jeron Glander about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Thu, 04-10-2014 01:58
Nigel, I know the auxiliary water tender for Frisco 1522 was for sale a year or two ago. I don't remember if it was sold, or is still for sale. I [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Wed, 04-09-2014 22:32
Yes. We are looking at what it would take to rig it like the existing one to use as a water back up for #1630. It currently lacks the [...]


Chris about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Wed, 04-09-2014 10:34
It is interesting to see both the milk cars together. I had been wondering if the steam department would use the IC car. The Railway Express reefer [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 03-15-2014
Sun, 04-06-2014 17:53
Perhaps because it would be months of work to lift the tender from the trucks and then ship the trucks to a facility with a bath big enough to do [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 03-01-2014
Sun, 04-06-2014 17:51
Not to my knowledge


Nick Gawriluk about March 30th, Warm Weather Strikes IRM
Sun, 04-06-2014 15:24
Would the passenger car department be interested in some donated "Pullmman Style" wool blankets and/or travel type pillows for display purposes in the [...]


Matt Maloy about Steam Department Update 03-01-2014
Mon, 03-31-2014 08:40
I've heard rumors that the museum is trying to get another GTW 0-8-0. Is this true?