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 Post subject: TP&W 800 and IRM
PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:44 pm 

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IRM diesel team has secured a loan to ensure the purchase of the 800 from the Morristown and Erie. They had until the end of this month to complete the purchase. Fund raising efforts continue to repay the loan.


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 Post subject: Re: TP&W 800 and IRM
PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:58 pm 

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Awesome news; congrats to the IRM diesel team!


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 Post subject: Re: TP&W 800 and IRM
PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:18 pm 

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Happy to hear, but this is certainly one of the quietest fundraising efforts I have seen..


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 Post subject: Re: TP&W 800 and IRM
PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:18 pm 

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Hope this helps.

http://www.irm.org/savethe800/


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 Post subject: Re: TP&W 800 and IRM
PostPosted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:22 pm 

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Looks like the purchase was completed today.


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 Post subject: Re: TP&W 800 and IRM
PostPosted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:03 pm 

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I made my contribution lately; good t see that she will be saved!

thanks

dan


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 Post subject: Re: TP&W 800 and IRM
PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:54 am 

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Sorry for the question. She was saved or not??


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 Post subject: Re: TP&W 800 and IRM
PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:26 pm 

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Yes, the engine was saved and will be going to Illinois Railway Museum.

Alan


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 Post subject: Re: TP&W 800 and IRM
PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:38 pm 

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Those folks at the IRM continue to amaze us; with a little money, they can do wonders. The recent progress on the ATSF FP45, the work on restoring the Rock Island Geep, the future work on the ATSF RSD15 "gator", you name it, they have a lot going on. And then there's the steam shop and their successes....

Dan


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 Post subject: Re: TP&W 800 and IRM
PostPosted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:57 pm 

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Not to mention all the streetcar, L car and interurban car restorations. IRM can field 2 4 car CA&E trains. 4 steel and 4 wood. Including one of the original 1902 cars.


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