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Entries from November 2013

Topics from November, 2013

1621 - Wood Shop Update - November 27, 2013

Thursday, November 28. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella

1620 - Happy Thanksgiving !

Wednesday, November 27. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1619 - RI 2612 update 11-24-13

Sunday, November 24. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1618 - Wood Shop Update - November 23, 2013

Sunday, November 24. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1617 - Steam Department Update 11-23-2013

Sunday, November 24. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1616 - Wood Shop Update - November 20, 2013

Thursday, November 21. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1614 - Steam Department Update 11-16-2013

Monday, November 18. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1613 - Storm Damage 11-17-13

Monday, November 18. 2013. Posted by Max Tyms in AC/DC Line Department

1612 - Wood Shop Update - November 16, 2013

Monday, November 18. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1610 - 2612 update, 11-7-13

Sunday, November 17. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1611 - Wood Shop Update - November 13, 2013

Thursday, November 14. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1609 - RI 2612 November 2, 2013 update

Thursday, November 14. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1608 - 2612 update 10-26-13

Tuesday, November 12. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1450 - IRM TO BUILD SOLAR FARM, with your help

Tuesday, November 12. 2013. Posted by Max Tyms in Solar Farm

1607 - Steam Department Update 11-09-2013

Tuesday, November 12. 2013. Posted by Nigel Bennett in Steam Department

1605 - Wood Shop Update - November 9, 2013

Sunday, November 10. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1604 - Wood Shop Update - November 5-6, 2013

Thursday, November 7. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1597 - 2612 update 10-23-13

Sunday, November 3. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in Passenger Car Department

1601 - Wood Shop Update - November 2, 2013

Sunday, November 3. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

1600 - Frisco 1630 fired up and tested!

Friday, November 1. 2013. Posted by Roger Kramer in General

1599 - Wood Shop Update - October 30, 2013

Friday, November 1. 2013. Posted by Robert Kutella in Wood Shop

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Raffi about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Thu, 12-18-2014 14:13
i think one way to support the 938 restoration is to sell KCS tender 759 to the highest bidder, or do you have other plans?


Nigel Bennett about Long delayed update
Thu, 12-18-2014 10:33
Certainly a challenge but not really a like for like comparison. The larger UK preserved railways are what the name implies - operating railways, [...]


Brian L. about Remembering the Rock Island Part 2 and a Idea
Wed, 12-17-2014 22:20
Interesting enough, it appears the SW1 4804 seen in the photo of the engineer climbing into the CRIP 630 survives today as NIRC 2. Still running on [...]


Michael Bennett about Long delayed update
Wed, 12-17-2014 03:30
Certainly the 4 or 5 engine problem is something a lot of the railways in the UK have to deal with. We are very fortunate that the money available [...]


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.