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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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Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update January 2015
Thu, 02-19-2015 11:16
Sam, Ooops!. Now that is something I had not noticed before. For sure we have IC201. I walked past her just yesterday in barn #9. I had not [...]


Roger Kramer about Energy in the Steam Dept
Wed, 02-18-2015 18:48
Hello Philip Thank you for your kind comments. Yes, the 1630 will again be running in 2015 baring any unforeseen problems. The continuing projects [...]


Philip Bruchman about Energy in the Steam Dept
Wed, 02-18-2015 13:59
I really love seeing the 1630 returning to its former glory. I first got to ride on it more than 25 years ago and it left a great impression on me. [...]


Raphael about Car Shop Progress on the Chicago Rapid Transit Cars 1024 and 1797 from Buzz Morisette
Wed, 02-18-2015 03:31
speaking of electric cars, i haven't heard any updates about Michigan Electric 28. what has been done since its last blog post?


Bill Wulfert about Car Shop Progress on the Chicago Rapid Transit Cars 1024 and 1797 from Buzz Morisette
Mon, 02-16-2015 23:26
The tag shows the date of the last seat reupholstering. Chris & Dan Buck have assisted with the 3rd rail beam project for 1797. In Chicago, it's [...]


Bob about Car Shop Progress on the Chicago Rapid Transit Cars 1024 and 1797 from Buzz Morisette
Mon, 02-16-2015 19:53
A beautiful restoration. Can't wait to see the car in the spring. A true labor of love - can't even imagine the hours that have been spent on this - [...]


Sam G about Steam Department Update January 2015
Sun, 02-15-2015 21:52
Howdy! So glad you folks are at work. I can't wait for spring so I can get there in person. The website will have to do for now. Here's a [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update January 2015
Sat, 02-14-2015 07:15
John, Apologies. I have been off line for a couple of days so did not pick up your note. Welcome. I am afraid that the start up may be a bit [...]


John heid about Steam Department Update January 2015
Tue, 02-10-2015 22:11
First time volunteer but long time member joining this weekend! I had about a year of experience working on the black River rr in New Jersey.


Roger Kramer about A Limited Time Offer
Tue, 02-10-2015 12:45
Hello Raphael The Susan Marie will not be painted to the 2-tone Southern green. Per the donors wishes it will always be kept in the colors it is. [...]


Brian L. about A Limited Time Offer
Mon, 02-09-2015 23:50
I do not believe that Susan Marie ever wore the two tone scheme, as it was a business car. The photos I have seen of it as SOU business car #10 show a [...]


Raphael about A Limited Time Offer
Mon, 02-09-2015 02:58
speaking of the susan marie, will it eventually be repainted into the 2-tone green found on the southern crescent? because since the train made its [...]