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Entries from October 2013

Topics from October, 2013

1596 - Steam Department 10-30-13 Extremes of high and low

Thursday, October 31. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett

1595 - John Mcloughlin update

Wednesday, October 30. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Great Northern John McLoughlin

1594 - Wood Shop Update - October 26, 2013

Tuesday, October 29. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1593 - Steam Department Update 10-26-2013

Tuesday, October 29. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1592 - October Halloween Madness

Monday, October 28. 2013. Posted by Pauline Trabert in Passenger Car Department

1590 - Wood Shop Update - mid October, 2013

Sunday, October 27. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1578 - 2612 The restoration continues

Sunday, October 27. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1588 - RI 2612 the resumption of restoration

Wednesday, October 23. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1585 - Steam Department Update 10-19-2013

Tuesday, October 22. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1583 - Wood Shop Update - October 5-8, 2013

Sunday, October 20. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1582 - Moving the Bridge - October 2013

Saturday, October 19. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Buildings and Grounds

1580 - We Are Now Serving Number 38 - - , October, 2013

Friday, October 18. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1579 - Wood Shop Update - October, 2013

Thursday, October 17. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1576 - Steam Department Update 10-12-2013

Sunday, October 13. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1574 - Steam Department Update 10-05-2013

Monday, October 7. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1573 - Wood Shop Update - September, 2013

Sunday, October 6. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella

1572 - Steam Department Update 09-28-13

Tuesday, October 1. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

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Logan about Santa Fe 92, The History and The Plan
Thu, 10-12-2017 15:41
I read a rumor saying that you guys secured a loan for TP&W 800. Is this true?


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department April 2017
Sun, 10-08-2017 13:04
#938 is now being painted so she will look a great deal better on display. Great work by Phil and the team. Work done is a cosmetic restoration. At [...]


James Becker about Painting the Yellow Stripe on the 3345
Thu, 10-05-2017 18:36
Classy and excellent work on the Illinois Central car. You all have done some excellent work.


Matt Maloy about A Colorfull IC 3345
Wed, 10-04-2017 12:12
You guys have done a fantastic job. I think you all deserve a break so you can step back and admire your work, because this car looks great. Now I do [...]


Jason Kliewer about Tank Car Restoration Progress - September - October 2013
Sun, 10-01-2017 00:05
I'm trying to build a model of this ACF tank car but don't have any information about how the brake wheel stand attaches to the frame of the car. Is [...]


Roger Kramer about Painting the Orange on IC 3345
Sat, 09-30-2017 21:51
Hello Kurt DID you ever paint with a pot? It takes longer to clean the system then its worth.


Roger Kramer about Working on the Orange and Brown
Sat, 09-30-2017 21:50
Thanks Bob Thanks for your input. We are all volunteers and not a paid rr staff. We do what we can.


Roger Kramer about The Painted Lady
Sat, 09-30-2017 21:48
Hello Matt I did mention your name on the next blog. Thanks for your help see you soon.


Roger Kramer about Painting the Orange on IC 3345
Sat, 09-30-2017 21:47
Hello Kirk You should see it now. We have painted the other side


Roger Kramer about Painting the Yellow Stripe on the 3345
Sat, 09-30-2017 21:46
Hello Gary Thanks you should see it in person!


Roger Kramer about Painting the Yellow Stripe on the 3345
Sat, 09-30-2017 21:45
Thanks Ted SO am I They both need a lot of donations to place them back in service!


Roger Kramer about Working on the Orange and Brown
Sat, 09-30-2017 21:44
Hello Bob Thanks for the compliment. please consider helping with a donation!