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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 Steam Department

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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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 [...]