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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

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 General

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

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

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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Wally Unglaub about Model Railway Display Building
Mon, 09-15-2014 15:21
Roger, How can I get involved with this project once it gets underway? I am one of the people who helped Bob Kutella and the gang take down this [...]


Roger Kramer about Model Railway Display Building
Fri, 09-12-2014 16:45
Hello Raffi A Hobby shop is out of the question! First, it needs more building space. Price per/ sq-ft is very expensive and second many people [...]


Samuel Kelsall IV about Freight Department Summer Update
Thu, 09-11-2014 18:39
I see that you have a Santa Fe Stock car. Do you know where I can find one? Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron NM is building 4 miles of track on the [...]


Raffi about Model Railway Display Building
Wed, 09-10-2014 17:37
and maybe there could be a Hobby Shop right next to it. for the model railroad as a whole, i am in the search for ho scale equipment of the entire [...]


Steve Grishaber about We did it again! RI 2602 repainted and in the Thomas Train
Wed, 09-10-2014 13:06
Roger - First, congrats to all involved in getting the coach cars ready in time for Thomas. Second,and I realize this is not your area of expertise, [...]


Roger Kramer about We did it again! RI 2602 repainted and in the Thomas Train
Fri, 09-05-2014 14:23
Hello SteveC Thanks for your compliments. Reason 1 for the 2524 was the lack of manpower and 2 was, of course,$. Since the passing of my mother I [...]


SteveC about We did it again! RI 2602 repainted and in the Thomas Train
Thu, 09-04-2014 22:41
Congratulations to all of you on your hard work and success! So glad to see these projects moving forward like they are. Is there any progress or [...]


Roger Kramer about Silver Pony Update
Thu, 09-04-2014 19:51
Hello Mr Cridlebaugh The Silver pony does need work. See me in back of barn 3 on a Wed and we can get you started with the crew.


Dick Cridlebaugh(member) about Silver Pony Update
Wed, 09-03-2014 21:26
I am very interested in Silver Pony...both to work and contribute.I live in East Peoria. When is work done??I have tools and available days this fall [...]


Roger Kramer about We did It! RI 2612 in the Thomas Train!
Sun, 08-31-2014 17:17
Yes we do. Its called a steam loco, 1630 Itt would take some money and time for each car. Mid Continent in North Freedom, Wis runs steam heat [...]


Chris about We did It! RI 2612 in the Thomas Train!
Sun, 08-31-2014 02:32
Steam lines? Does IRM have the capability to hook up cars to a functioning steam generator? That would be cool since I have never heard of a museum [...]


Raffi about Freight Department Summer Update
Sun, 08-24-2014 21:01
did the ICG caboose have the famous "-i-" emblem on it? and, are you going to use a blow-torch to cut out where the windows on the caboose were welded [...]