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Entries from March 2013

Topics from March, 2013

1437 - Steam Department Update 03-30-2013

Sunday, March 31. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1436 - Wood Shop Update - March 30, 2013

Sunday, March 31. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1435 - Wood Shop Update - March 27, 2013

Thursday, March 28. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1433 - Wood Shop Update - March 23, 2013

Monday, March 25. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1432 - Ely Obs Ceiling Work Progress

Monday, March 25. 2013. Posted by Pauline Trabert in Ely

1426 - Lake City.... The homecoming

Sunday, March 24. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1430 - Steam Department Update 03-23-2013

Sunday, March 24. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1429 - Wood Shop Update - March 20, 2013

Friday, March 22. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1428 - We Need a Little Help

Monday, March 18. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1425 - Steam Department Update 3-16-2013

Sunday, March 17. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1424 - Wood Shop Update - March 16, 2013

Sunday, March 17. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1423 - Wood Shop Update - March 13, 2013

Thursday, March 14. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1422 - Wood Shop Update - March 9, 2013

Sunday, March 10. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1420 - Travels to UK steam railways

Sunday, March 10. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1418 - Steam Department Update 03-09-2013

Sunday, March 10. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1417 - Wood Shop Update - March 6, 2013

Thursday, March 7. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1416 - Winter work in the line department

Monday, March 4. 2013. Posted by Max Tyms in AC/DC Line Department

1413 - Steam and their friends

Sunday, March 3. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in General

1412 - Wood Shop Update - March 2, 2013

Sunday, March 3. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1411 - Wood Shop Update - February 27, 2013

Friday, March 1. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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Nigel Bennett about Long delayed update
Thu, 12-18-2014 10:33
Certainly a challenge but not really a like for like comparison. The larger UK preserved railways are what the name implies - operating railways, [...]


Michael Bennett about Long delayed update
Wed, 12-17-2014 03:30
Certainly the 4 or 5 engine problem is something a lot of the railways in the UK have to deal with. We are very fortunate that the money available [...]


Nick Gawriluk about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Tue, 12-16-2014 14:03
Joshua, Per Nigel Bennett regarding 938 on 12/8/14, "#938 was brought in for some cosmetic work". He has expressed in the past that restoring 938 [...]


Roger Kramer about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Mon, 12-15-2014 15:53
Hello Josh Yes, you were right! I wouldn't call it a restoration but an inspection. It was in the shop for about two months while tubes were [...]


Joshua Craig Beytien about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Mon, 12-15-2014 13:21
I was right! That RI pacific was in steam shops for restoration!


Roger Kramer about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Mon, 12-15-2014 12:19
Hello Raffi If you would like to have the ex-CNW 4160 repainted into the RI colors, please figure on about $35k to repaint it. Did you ever see [...]


Raffi about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Sat, 12-13-2014 17:30
speaking of which, CNW 4160 should be painted into its original build number, 1266. so, in case 938 does operate, 938 can be at one end and 1266 can [...]


Roger Kramer about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Wed, 12-10-2014 21:54
There is some new information concerning the Silver Beaver. What it needs is for its track charges to be paid. To make a donation the fund name is, [...]


Matt Maloy about Believe It
Wed, 12-10-2014 09:19
Guys, I'm not entirely sure if that's true or not. If found this photo, it was taken in 2014, so it's probably still [...]


Michael McCraren about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Tue, 12-09-2014 22:02
IRM re-opens on Sundays in April and weekend starting in May. Just call the office and they can get a hold of us.


Lynn Lawrence about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Tue, 12-09-2014 13:27
That would be great! I spoke to my sister and hopefully after the holidays, some time next year, we will take a ride out there. We will contact IRM [...]


Dan about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Tue, 12-09-2014 12:15
Did IRM ever get the California Zephyr Baggage car "Silver Beaver"?