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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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Michael McCraren about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Sun, 10-19-2014 16:20
Yes, we still have the "Birmingham" and we have held private parties in it this year. It is open to the public sometimes during the summer. If you [...]


Lynn Lawrence about September 27-28-29 Passenger Car Department Update
Fri, 10-17-2014 10:21
My sister used to own the ACL Birmingham Lightweight Diner when it was located in Lansing, IL. Do you still have this car at your location? And if so, [...]


SteveC about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Mon, 10-13-2014 08:11
I forgot to add in my last comment that I want to complement you folks on tackling these cosmetic restorations of these locomotives, but still taking [...]


SteveC about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Mon, 10-13-2014 08:06
I would love to see the 938 restored, but I have to agree with Logan's post. The #101, #7, & 26 are also in partial restoration mode. The [...]


dean about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sun, 10-12-2014 18:44
wouldn't 3007 or 16 be better candidates for future restoration? I'm not sayin', I'm just sayin'.


Joshua Craig Beytien about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sat, 10-11-2014 18:51
I thought 938 is only in display until I realized that the locomotive was in the restoration shop. Wat r u guys up 2 with the 938? Is this restoration [...]


Raffy about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Sat, 10-11-2014 17:27
don't forget that the museum is also itching to restore GN&A mogul 26. heck they might also want to do T&D 16 or even do a proper restoration on [...]


Wally Unglaub about Model Railway Display Building
Fri, 10-10-2014 13:27
Thanks Roger, will do! As a retiree on a fixed income, I couldn't be the biggest help money-wise but as a long time model railroader, I feel I can be [...]


Max Crosby about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 21:49
So you guys are just repainting her? No patching of rust and no lettering or numbering?


Logan about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 21:39
Let's just say that in the future, there is an effort put forth to restore the 938, would work be performed after the main three steamers are [...]


Roger Kramer about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 16:40
Hello Christian Thanks, It looks better in person, come on down. Stop by the coach dept when you have a chance Roger


Christian Ellis about Tender on RI 938.... painted
Thu, 10-09-2014 11:53
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