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Entries from May 2013

Topics from May, 2013

1483 - Wood Shop Update - May 29, 2013

Thursday, May 30. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1449 - RI coaches.... Whats up!?

Tuesday, May 28. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1480 - Wood Shop Update - May 27, 2013

Tuesday, May 28. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1479 - Steam Department Update 05-25-2013

Sunday, May 26. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1477 - Wood Shop Update - May 22, 2013

Thursday, May 23. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1476 - Steam Department Update 05-18-2013

Sunday, May 19. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1475 - Coach dept.... Ins and outs

Sunday, May 19. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1473 - Wood Shop Update - May 18, 2013

Sunday, May 19. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella

1471 - Wood Shop Update - May 15, 2013

Thursday, May 16. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1470 - Steam Department Update 05-11-2013

Wednesday, May 15. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1468 - Signal Department - May 11, 2013

Monday, May 13. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Signal Department

1467 - Wood Shop Update - May 11, 2013

Sunday, May 12. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1465 - Wood Shop Update - May 8, 2013

Thursday, May 9. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1464 - Steam Department Update 05-04-2013

Sunday, May 5. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1463 - Wood Shop Update - May 4, 2013

Sunday, May 5. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1462 - CGW X38 Update - May 1, 2013

Thursday, May 2. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1461 - Wood Shop Update - May 1, 2013

Thursday, May 2. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella

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Steve about Diesel Shop update week ending 4/2/2017
Mon, 04-24-2017 11:34
Might try Larry's (LTEX) Phone: (330) 399-1881 Email: ltexrail@aol.com


Nathan about Steam Department April 2017
Sun, 04-23-2017 19:35
Nigel, Like I said, and for the reasons you mentioned, I would not want to see IRM get into a third-party agreement and then get entangled in all [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department April 2017
Sun, 04-23-2017 14:49
Clearly the issues surrounding Saginaw #2 and Mid Continent are well known in the steam locomotive fraternity. Clearly it is a very nice working [...]


Matt Maloy about The Shay and More News
Sun, 04-23-2017 09:33
What you most likely saw, Keegan, was Yreka Western 2-8-2 #19 (ex-McCloud Railroad. It unfortunately is not going to the Illinois Railway Museum, it [...]


Kristen Breyer about CNW Night Photo Session on May 20th, 2017
Sat, 04-22-2017 12:58
..and where do I find these tickets? They are not listed on the calendar.


Nathan about Steam Department April 2017
Sat, 04-22-2017 00:20
Nigel, Great to hear from you again after all these months! While I am glad to hear great progress on the work in the IRM steam shop, some of you [...]


Carl St.clair about Freight Car Update
Fri, 04-21-2017 21:38
Cta holiday train on Skokie Swift has always been a hit especially with the children as Santa Claus makes his debut I have taken plenty of photos of [...]


Paul Ahrens about Diesel Shop update week ending 4/2/2017
Thu, 04-20-2017 13:03
Gentlemen, Hope you all can help me. I am a volunteer loco. electrical troubleshooter working at the North Carolina Museum of Transportation. [...]


Keegan about The Shay and More News
Wed, 04-19-2017 09:24
Saw a steam engine on a flatcar in a UP freight, was that going to you guys or somewhere else?


J. Glander about Diesel Shop update week ending 4/9/2017
Sat, 04-15-2017 05:15
Per Wikipedia: Torque multipliers typically employ an epicyclic gear train having one or more stages. Each stage of gearing multiplies the torque [...]


chris sosin about Diesel Shop update week ending 4/9/2017
Fri, 04-14-2017 07:27
Hi Zody.... its a geared adaptor that adds turns to your wrench...for example...if you turn your wrench one complete turn, the multiplier will turn [...]


Jim about Diesel Shop update week ending 4/9/2017
Wed, 04-12-2017 22:47
Can someone tell me what happened with the Milwaukee Road 33C. I used to watch the E units pull trains through Byron when I was in grade school