Hicks Car Works
News and views of progress at the Illinois Railway Museum
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Posted by Randall Hicks at 7:46 PM
Monday, December 5, 2016
I made it out to IRM for a few hours on Sunday, just in time for the first snowfall of the season. Given the weather, I ended up just hanging around and didn't really get anything accomplished, I'm afraid. The big thing going, of course, was Happy Holiday Railway. Jamie and Jeron were the engineers while Phil was conductor and Jen and others were on the train staff. Ray and Richard were driving trolley buses.
Later on it slacked off a bit; here Santa waits to board passengers.
And here's the "photo diesel" after dark. The red and green class lights were a nice touch.
Posted by Frank Hicks at 9:21 AM
Saturday, December 3, 2016
And of course, other people are working in the nice warm car shop. This is just a sample:
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Posted by Randall Hicks at 7:03 PM
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Anyway, as time permits, I'll make a couple of new clerestory sashes, and the hinged one should have a working mechanism.