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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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Mike G. about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Wed, 07-27-2016 05:14
A little research on Trains.com turned up an August 3,2006 item on their Newswire regarding WSOR 102. In short, MARC 91 (formerly BN 9907 and CB&Q [...]


Rob S about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Tue, 07-26-2016 23:26
The 411 is still undergoing a cab refurbishment, the HEP is bad ordered but there is nothing wrong with it otherwise.


Nick about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Mon, 07-25-2016 09:35
Was WSOR 102 the recipient of the parts from BN 9907? If not, whatever became of this engine?


Raphael about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Sun, 07-24-2016 17:37
that was actually Michigan Northern 671 (former UP 970 B unit) it was leased to Wisconsin Southern for a period of time as 102.


Robert about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Sun, 07-24-2016 12:34
The E9B #102 is painted for Wisconsin Southern (WSOR) and was originally Union Pacific 967B. IRM got it as a steam generator car from the Michigan [...]


Mike G. about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Sat, 07-23-2016 16:45
Two questions: 1) What was the B-unit between Milwaukee Road 37A and BN-3? It looked to be in CP Rail gray/maroon. 2)That appeared to be quite a [...]


Roger Kramer about More from the Silver Pony Crew
Fri, 07-22-2016 13:14
Hello Dick First, I would talk to Board member Paul Cronin and tell him your interest in estate planning. I would suggest any future planning for [...]


Dick Cridlebaugh about More from the Silver Pony Crew
Fri, 07-22-2016 12:59
OK..who do I contact about estate planning/bequests?? I have a modest collection of lanterns,books, paper, etc. And with the heat, an 80+ year old [...]


Gilbert J.Kraft about 26th Annual Vintage Transport Extravaganza, Sunday, August 7th
Thu, 07-21-2016 13:39
trying to buy tickets in advance with no success


CLHogger about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Wed, 07-20-2016 16:29
They are. IRM is only storing those locomotives.


Frank Garon about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Wed, 07-20-2016 12:24
Just wondering why CNW 411 isn't running this year? Thanks, Frank


Robert about Diesel Days, July 23 and 24, 2016
Wed, 07-20-2016 09:10
Any chance the latest diesel acquired by IRM will make it to Union by Friday to attend Diesel Days? Talking about Armco B-31 (Westinghouse end cab [...]