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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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Mark Becker about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Sun, 07-27-2014 23:15
In looking at the general exterior condition of the Dynamometer Car you would think that it was a total wreck. It is wonderful that it is operational [...]


Tim Fron about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Fri, 07-25-2014 20:14
I had a blast riding in X-5000 on Sunday during Diesel Days. Brian was great to talk to. It was cool seeing the comntrol board work. I can't wait for [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-25-2014 16:47
Shane, Clean rain water is certainly possible. The snag is that you would need a BIG collection and storage system. We are using around 8000 [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-25-2014 16:42
John, Yes. Sadly the tender is in poor shape. She should go under cover as part of the new barn project. There will be much discussion around [...]


Roger Kramer about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Thu, 07-24-2014 21:38
Hello Richard In reply to your question concerning RI 2702. The museum is studying the acquisition but no decision has been yet made.


Roger Kramer about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Thu, 07-24-2014 21:29
Hello Chris The 2702 is under study by those interested at Irm. Unfortunately, the possible acquisition boils down to $. First ,who will support [...]


Thomas about Diesel Days line up, Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Thu, 07-24-2014 13:01
Hello, is there anyone that I can contact in the Diesel Department about volunteering? I am studying mechanical engineering and I would love to get [...]


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. [...]


Nathan about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Wed, 07-23-2014 19:54
Hi Nigel, I have some suggestions to enhance the experience of steam railroading for museum visitors: 1) In September 2002, I visited on the [...]


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 [...]