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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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Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 16:44
Yep. IF there were ever to be incentive or funding to put one of the larger items of the steam collection into operation, my personal favorite would [...]


Raffi about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 15:20
yes, i remember one of the guys in the steam shop telling me that the size of 1630's wheels make it difficult to navigate the modern railway. but if [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 10:50
John, We are not intending to repaint the tender end and sides. No #1630 does not carry cab signaling. (She left Frisco service long before it [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Tue, 04-15-2014 10:43
Jeron, I do not think this is something we would seriously consider. The IC car is already part of the collection. It did run on passenger trains [...]


John Heid about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Mon, 04-14-2014 20:42
I don't see any stripping on the tender..will that be repainted too? Also, I'm not sure how relevant this is to the discussion, but does 1630 have [...]


Jeron Glander about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Thu, 04-10-2014 01:58
Nigel, I know the auxiliary water tender for Frisco 1522 was for sale a year or two ago. I don't remember if it was sold, or is still for sale. I [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Wed, 04-09-2014 22:32
Yes. We are looking at what it would take to rig it like the existing one to use as a water back up for #1630. It currently lacks the [...]


Chris about Steam Department Update 04-05-2014
Wed, 04-09-2014 10:34
It is interesting to see both the milk cars together. I had been wondering if the steam department would use the IC car. The Railway Express reefer [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 03-15-2014
Sun, 04-06-2014 17:53
Perhaps because it would be months of work to lift the tender from the trucks and then ship the trucks to a facility with a bath big enough to do [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 03-01-2014
Sun, 04-06-2014 17:51
Not to my knowledge


Nick Gawriluk about March 30th, Warm Weather Strikes IRM
Sun, 04-06-2014 15:24
Would the passenger car department be interested in some donated "Pullmman Style" wool blankets and/or travel type pillows for display purposes in the [...]


Matt Maloy about Steam Department Update 03-01-2014
Mon, 03-31-2014 08:40
I've heard rumors that the museum is trying to get another GTW 0-8-0. Is this true?