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Entries from September 2013

Topics from September, 2013

1571 - DODX 12661 Review - September 29, 2013

Monday, September 30. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1549 - Its working...SPC Sandblaster

Sunday, September 29. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1568 - Where Am I?

Saturday, September 28. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1555 - New Beginnings for RI 2612

Tuesday, September 24. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1567 - ME 28 Update - September 22, 2013

Monday, September 23. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Michigan Electric 28

1566 - Steam Department Update 09-21-2013

Sunday, September 22. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1565 - Wood Shop Update - September 18, 2013

Saturday, September 21. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1564 - John Mcloughlin Restoration Update

Wednesday, September 18. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1563 - Steam Department Update 09-14-2013

Sunday, September 15. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1562 - Open House - September 14, 2013

Sunday, September 15. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1560 - Wood Shop Update - September 11, 2013

Friday, September 13. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1559 - CGW X38 OPEN HOUSE

Thursday, September 12. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Chicago Great Western X 38 Russell Snow Plow

1558 - Steam Department Update 09-07-2013

Sunday, September 8. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1557 - Photo Ops - September 7, 2013

Sunday, September 8. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in General

1556 - Welcome Mr.President!

Friday, September 6. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1553 - GN X 1390 Update - September 4, 2013

Friday, September 6. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Freight Car Department

1552 - Steam Department Update 08-31-2013

Monday, September 2. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1551 - Wood Shop Update - August 31, 2013

Sunday, September 1. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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Nick Gawriluk about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Tue, 12-16-2014 14:03
Joshua, Per Nigel Bennett regarding 938 on 12/8/14, "#938 was brought in for some cosmetic work". He has expressed in the past that restoring 938 [...]


Roger Kramer about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Mon, 12-15-2014 15:53
Hello Josh Yes, you were right! I wouldn't call it a restoration but an inspection. It was in the shop for about two months while tubes were [...]


Joshua Craig Beytien about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Mon, 12-15-2014 13:21
I was right! That RI pacific was in steam shops for restoration!


Roger Kramer about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Mon, 12-15-2014 12:19
Hello Raffi If you would like to have the ex-CNW 4160 repainted into the RI colors, please figure on about $35k to repaint it. Did you ever see [...]


Raffi about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Sat, 12-13-2014 17:30
speaking of which, CNW 4160 should be painted into its original build number, 1266. so, in case 938 does operate, 938 can be at one end and 1266 can [...]


Roger Kramer about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Wed, 12-10-2014 21:54
There is some new information concerning the Silver Beaver. What it needs is for its track charges to be paid. To make a donation the fund name is, [...]


Matt Maloy about Believe It
Wed, 12-10-2014 09:19
Guys, I'm not entirely sure if that's true or not. If found this photo, it was taken in 2014, so it's probably still [...]


Michael McCraren about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Tue, 12-09-2014 22:02
IRM re-opens on Sundays in April and weekend starting in May. Just call the office and they can get a hold of us.


Lynn Lawrence about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Tue, 12-09-2014 13:27
That would be great! I spoke to my sister and hopefully after the holidays, some time next year, we will take a ride out there. We will contact IRM [...]


Dan about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Tue, 12-09-2014 12:15
Did IRM ever get the California Zephyr Baggage car "Silver Beaver"?


Nigel Bennett about Long delayed update
Mon, 12-08-2014 09:06
Yes. Steam is certainly labor intensive .... but worth it when you see it running. I am with you on the implication on the number of locomotives. [...]


Nigel Bennett about Long delayed update
Mon, 12-08-2014 09:01
Trevor, Believe there is an element of realism to be injected here. A project like #938 would require quite a few man years of skilled work, [...]