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Entries from April 2013

Topics from April, 2013

1448 - Boston & Maine 1094 Improvments

Monday, April 29. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1459 - Steam Department Update 04-27-2013

Sunday, April 28. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1458 - Wood Shop Update - April 27, 2013

Sunday, April 28. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1456 - Wood Shop Update - April 24, 2013

Thursday, April 25. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1454 - Wood Shop Update - April 20, 2013

Sunday, April 21. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1453 - Steam Department Update 04-20-2013

Sunday, April 21. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1452 - Wood Shop Update - April 17, 2013

Thursday, April 18. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1451 - Ely Ceiling Work Nearly Complete

Tuesday, April 16. 2013. Posted by Pauline Trabert in Ely

1447 - Working on the Railroad....

Monday, April 15. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in General

1445 - Steam Department Update 04-13-2013

Sunday, April 14. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1446 - Wood Shop Update - April 13, 2013

Sunday, April 14. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1444 - Wood Shop Update - April 10, 2013

Thursday, April 11. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1441 - Wood Shop Update - April 6, 2013

Monday, April 8. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1440 - Steam Department Update 04-06-2013

Sunday, April 7. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1438 - Wood Shop Update - April 3, 2013

Friday, April 5. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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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 [...]