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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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Andrew Ossler about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Mon, 08-04-2014 16:21
Better yet for steam days if it is but together bring up 844, nkp 765, and 261 in addition to the other locs you listed above


Raffi about Diesel Days line up, Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Sat, 08-02-2014 20:57
i have a question involving MILW 96B, it said it was a "Rotary Power Car". was it referring to the fact that it used a Wankel engine? or is it a [...]


Raffi about Steam Department Update 07-24-2014
Thu, 07-31-2014 22:36
i have thought about the tender for 938. this is just a theoretical guess. when the CRIP was refurbishing 938 for the end of steam, the 930 might have [...]


Warren Newhauser about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Tue, 07-29-2014 10:02
Mark- What I can tell you is that we believe it will be going into the next barn which is very welcome news after sitting outside since about 1987 [...]


Brian L. about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Tue, 07-29-2014 03:31
I'll have to defer to Warren, but I believe the plan is to paint the car once Barn 14 is up. I may be wrong, but that is what I heard [...]


David Fink about Steam Department Update 07-24-2014
Mon, 07-28-2014 08:24
Great job on # 1630 my family was out to see her running over the weekend!


Mark Becker about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Sun, 07-27-2014 23:15
In looking at the general exterior condition of the Dynamometer Car you would think that it was a total wreck. It is wonderful that it is operational [...]


Luke Solberg about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Sat, 07-26-2014 09:13
I like the steam days idea maybe up even bring 844 when its rebuilt is done that be cool.


Tim Fron about Dynamometer Notes from Warren Newhauser - Diesel Days Event
Fri, 07-25-2014 20:14
I had a blast riding in X-5000 on Sunday during Diesel Days. Brian was great to talk to. It was cool seeing the comntrol board work. I can't wait for [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-25-2014 16:47
Shane, Clean rain water is certainly possible. The snag is that you would need a BIG collection and storage system. We are using around 8000 [...]


Nigel Bennett about Steam Department Update 07-17-2014
Fri, 07-25-2014 16:42
John, Yes. Sadly the tender is in poor shape. She should go under cover as part of the new barn project. There will be much discussion around [...]


Roger Kramer about A great week, July, 8 thur July, 12
Thu, 07-24-2014 21:38
Hello Richard In reply to your question concerning RI 2702. The museum is studying the acquisition but no decision has been yet made.