Good job with the update on 1630 and its 100th Anniversary. Sincerely, Ethan
#1 Ethan A. on 2017-12-18 20:05
Hello Ethan Yes it should be another fun filled year! Happy Holidays Roger
#1.1 Roger Kramer on 2017-12-19 08:35
Folks, I think the addition of the Coronet #9 to the collection makes 30 steam locomotives. A tie with the Museum of Transport for the largest number of steamers at an American museum. Nice work folks! Ted Miles, IRM Member
#2 Ted Miles on 2017-12-20 14:45
I believe we have 27, with the recent deaccession of "Cletus" (Lee Tidewater Cyprus 2-6-0 #18). I know a few of the engines aren't on the online roster.
#2.1 Christian Ellis on 2017-12-23 09:40
Does the Tuskegee 101 operate
#3 Steve Twiselton on 2017-12-20 15:13
No it does not. As of now we are working on Maintaing the operation of Frisco 1630, completing J. Neils 5, and continue UP 428's restoration.
#3.1 Andrew Ossler on 2017-12-20 19:11
It did operate for a while up into the early 90's (I think), but restoration has stalled. and with Shay 5, 428, and 1630, it's not going to operate for some time.
#3.2 Raphael on 2017-12-22 21:18
It needs a lot of work and is currently not in the shop at this time. The 3 engines that we are either restoring or maintaining are 1630, 428, and Shay 5 at this time. Maybe further along the line it will be re-evaluated and considered.
#3.2.1 Andrew Ossler on 2017-12-24 17:39
NO WAY IRM THANK YOu THATS AWESOME THAT YOU GIES ARE GOING TO HAVE A MAIN LINE EXSCTION STEAM LOCOMOTIVE COME TO IRM THANK YOU IRM.!!! Im from nc i moved from illinois 6 months ago irm is my favirote place to go to so i make sure that i go next year
#4 Matthew hauser on 2017-12-21 20:21
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