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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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Joe Zdenek about Mid-November Update for the Coach Department
Thu, 11-20-2014 13:21
I have been told that the C&NW plate you have marked as "Flambeau" is extremely rare. Only 200 or so, were made. I have seen one in poor condition at [...]


Warren Newhauser about Sunday November 16th Coach Department Update
Thu, 11-20-2014 09:41
Nice pictures. FWIW, MTM has a similar (but bigger) Chicago commuter sign board like the one shown here at their Jackson St. Roundhouse. Maybe they [...]


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Wed, 11-12-2014 16:50
Hello Raffi I was under the assumption that the tender that was shipped last year to Irm was the last piece. Maybe someone else could update us


Raffi about Believe It
Tue, 11-11-2014 22:10
unrelated topic: isn't there still a steam locomotive in Galt? i was thinking you could do some minor maintenance on the engine (with donations) and [...]


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Thu, 11-06-2014 09:35
The interior of the 938 has been inspected in late Sept. All boiler tubes and any debris found in the smokebox has been removed. The firebox has [...]


c kronenwetter about Believe It
Wed, 11-05-2014 23:27
has any inspection been made of the boiler interior to gauge the feasibility of restoration?


Roger Kramer about Believe It
Tue, 11-04-2014 10:27
Yes, the retired members are trying to get a small group together for Weds. I would first suggest you come out on a Sat and coordinate your wed [...]


Tom about Believe It
Tue, 11-04-2014 09:26
Is the steam team still meeting on Wednesdays for work days? If so, I would like to join in.


shelly about Last Weekend of October 2014 - Coach Department Update
Sun, 11-02-2014 18:55
great pictures and work to all thanks


Brian L. about Last Weekend of October 2014 - Coach Department Update
Sat, 11-01-2014 01:43
The switch move took four hours because Jim and I talked through the plan of action and agreed we would take it slow and safe. It was dark, getting [...]


john carpenter about October Activities in the Passenger Car Department
Wed, 10-29-2014 13:46
First went to terror on railroad last week with friends thanks you put on great show we really enjoyed it thank the people who put it on,also will [...]


Roger Kramer about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Fri, 10-24-2014 17:09
Hello John The person you should get in contact w/ is Tom Schneider. He comes out, along with most of the steam team, on Saturdays. Nigel and the [...]