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Entries from July 2013

Topics from July, 2013

1533 - Steam Department Update 07-27-2013

Monday, July 29. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1532 - What Was That? - July 27, 2013

Monday, July 29. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in General Blog Entries

1530 - More SPC News; RI 2612

Tuesday, July 23. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1528 - Steam Department Update 07-20-2013

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

1525 - Wood Shop Update - July 17, 2013

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

1524 - Wood Shop Update - July 13, 2013

Monday, July 15. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1523 - Steam Department Update 07-13-2013

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

1522 - 2200s Arrive

Friday, July 12. 2013. Posted by Ray Piesciuk in Electric Car Department

1519 - Wood Shop Update - July 10, 2013

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

1518 - TROLLEY WEEKEND - July 6-7, 2013

Monday, July 8. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in General Blog Entries

1517 - Track Department update

Sunday, July 7. 2013. Posted by Frank DeVries in Track Department

1516 - Steam Department Update 07-06-2013

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

1515 - Wood Shop Update - July 6, 2013

Sunday, July 7. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella

1514 - Steam Department Update 07-03-2013

Friday, July 5. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1513 - Wood Shop Update - July 3-4, 2013

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

1512 - RI 2612 Progress Report July 3

Thursday, July 4. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1511 - OHIO Locomotive Crane - June 29, 2013

Wednesday, July 3. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Track Department

1500 - Lake City chair upholstery

Tuesday, July 2. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1510 - Steam Department Update 06-29-2013

Monday, July 1. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

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Logan about A Growing Group of Young Volunteers
Mon, 02-13-2017 13:46
You guys have way more peices of rolling stock and engines. The largest just has more books. I think IRM is really the largest in the world


CL Hogger about A Growing Group of Young Volunteers
Mon, 02-06-2017 09:55
Logan, when measuring the size of a museum its typically by the size of the collection. While IRM may not be the largest in the world, they are the [...]


Max Tyms about A Growing Group of Young Volunteers
Tue, 01-31-2017 16:40
In response to your quick questions: Yes, we are. and YES.


CL Hogger about Steam Department - December 2016
Mon, 01-30-2017 00:08
While the social media posts you are referencing correct about 975 being outside, it is FAR from "sitting in a field and rusting away." The Illinois [...]


John Heid about Steam Department - December 2016
Sun, 01-29-2017 02:08
975 was already in rough shape when IRM got her. I'm not certain if she has been moved indoors, but I do know there are plans to move her indoors. [...]


Kirk Warner about Diesel Shop update 1/26/2017
Sat, 01-28-2017 17:29
Are the any plans to finish the work on CNW1518? This used to be an operating engine.


John Sniffen about Steam Department - December 2016
Thu, 01-26-2017 13:48
Seeing comments on railroad social media pages about T&NO 975 "sitting in a field and rusting away." Anything I can pass along regarding it's [...]


Mark about More action from the Barn 4 annex
Sun, 01-22-2017 18:13
Pen station is in New York. Perhaps your thinking of Central station or Grand Central?


S. D. Polonetzky about More action from the Barn 4 annex
Sat, 01-21-2017 21:17
How about the Amtrak departure board from Chicago Union Station? It is no longer in Chicago but on display in Exhibit Car 1 at the Illinois Railway [...]


bob about More action from the Barn 4 annex
Thu, 01-19-2017 18:13
Very off topic Is there anything like the display from Penn Station remaining in Chicago? - Union Station or Ogilvy? Would be a great display. Is [...]


Roger Kramer about Coach dept early 2017 actvities
Wed, 01-18-2017 08:40
Hello Luke Yes There is a lot of talk and ideas But you need MONEY! Do you have any? $40 k will bring a car here. Thanks for your interest [...]


Luke S. about Coach dept early 2017 actvities
Tue, 01-17-2017 22:27
Nice to see a update. I was wondering with the end of the Ringling Circus train, is there any talk about IRM trying to get some of the cars?