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Entries from June 2013

Topics from June, 2013

1508 - Wood Shop Update - June 29, 2013

Sunday, June 30. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1506 - Wood Shop Update - June 26, 2013

Thursday, June 27. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1505 - Electroliner News

Thursday, June 27. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Electric Car Department

1503 - Wood Shop Update - June 22, 2013

Monday, June 24. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1502 - Wheel Swap - June 21, 2013

Monday, June 24. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1499 - Further Progress on RI 2612

Sunday, June 23. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1501 - Steam Department Update 06-22-2013

Sunday, June 23. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1498 - Wood Shop Update - June 19, 2013

Thursday, June 20. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella

1497 - Wood Shop Update - June 15, 2013

Monday, June 17. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1496 - Steam Department Update 06-15-2013

Sunday, June 16. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1494 - Wood Shop Update - June 12, 2013

Thursday, June 13. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1493 - Steam Department Update 06-08-2013

Sunday, June 9. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1491 - Wood Shop Update - June 8, 2013

Sunday, June 9. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1490 - More Progress on the CTA 2000s

Saturday, June 8. 2013. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in General

1488 - Wood Shop Update - June 5, 2013

Thursday, June 6. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1482 - RI 2612 project: May update

Wednesday, June 5. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1486 - Wood Shop Update - June 1, 2013

Sunday, June 2. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella

1485 - Steam Department Update 06-01-2013

Sunday, June 2. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

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Pauline Trabert about October Activities in the Passenger Car Department
Fri, 10-24-2014 11:37
Google tracks blog comments as one measure of social interaction. Because the IRM website is spidered frequently and has high pagerank, links to the [...]


Jim F about October Activities in the Passenger Car Department
Fri, 10-24-2014 00:38
Just curious...when I google myself I see comments I made here. What Causes that? Also, will the Barn 9 webcam be up and running next season? Lastly, [...]


John Heid about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Mon, 10-20-2014 11:07
I'd like to start volunteering in the Steam Department, but I don't know who I would get into contact with. Does anyone have the contact info for who [...]


Michael McCraren about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Sun, 10-19-2014 16:20
Yes, we still have the "Birmingham" and we have held private parties in it this year. It is open to the public sometimes during the summer. If you [...]


Lynn Lawrence about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Fri, 10-17-2014 10:21
My sister used to own the ACL Birmingham Lightweight Diner when it was located in Lansing, IL. Do you still have this car at your location? And if so, [...]


SteveC about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Mon, 10-13-2014 08:11
I forgot to add in my last comment that I want to complement you folks on tackling these cosmetic restorations of these locomotives, but still taking [...]


SteveC about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Mon, 10-13-2014 08:06
I would love to see the 938 restored, but I have to agree with Logan's post. The #101, #7, & 26 are also in partial restoration mode. The [...]


dean about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sun, 10-12-2014 18:44
wouldn't 3007 or 16 be better candidates for future restoration? I'm not sayin', I'm just sayin'.


Joshua Craig Beytien about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sat, 10-11-2014 18:51
I thought 938 is only in display until I realized that the locomotive was in the restoration shop. Wat r u guys up 2 with the 938? Is this restoration [...]


Raffy about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sat, 10-11-2014 17:27
don't forget that the museum is also itching to restore GN&A mogul 26. heck they might also want to do T&D 16 or even do a proper restoration on [...]


Wally Unglaub about Model Railway Display Building
Fri, 10-10-2014 13:27
Thanks Roger, will do! As a retiree on a fixed income, I couldn't be the biggest help money-wise but as a long time model railroader, I feel I can be [...]


Max Crosby about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 21:49
So you guys are just repainting her? No patching of rust and no lettering or numbering?