Most of you know I haven’t submitted a progress report for several weeks. Mostly due to the work being repetitious most every week. We have been working on the locomotive jacketing for several years and recently more than in the past. I can now say that project is all but complete as volunteers install small […]


August 30, 2022

TW3 – August 29, 2022

January 27, 2022 I haven’t sent out a TW3 for a while mostly because we have been doing, for the most part, the same jobs every session. That being said it has been insulation, jacketing and electrical systems, and tool car work. Much attention has been focused on the Positive Train Control (PTC) system. Since […]


January 27, 2022

TW3 (That Was the Week That Was)

December 21, 2020 Hello all, This will most likely be my last TW3 for this on again off again 2020 year. Our state mandates have played havoc with our restoration. Nevertheless, we have complied as necessary and persevered where we were able. Much of the 2926 work prior to May, when the tool car arrived, […]


December 21, 2020

Work Session Status Week Ending 12/19/2020

November 10, 2020 Hello everyone, It’s been awhile since I wrote a progress report since most of the work has been the same for quite some time. Many hours have been spent on the interior of the tool car wire brushing all the sides ends and ceiling in preparation for the painting. We hired an […]


November 10, 2020

Work Session Status Week Ending 11/07/2020

August 18, 2020 Hello all, This is our first TW3 since this past March. As most of you know, the tool car arrived on site 5/5/2020. Since then we have been back to work on a limited basis. We have been working to remove the included donated items from the car. The first project for […]


August 18, 2020

Work Session Status Week Ending 08/15/2020

May 28, 2020 The New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society extends wishes for good health and safety to all of our NMSL&RHS friends during this adjustment to the new normal for dedicated Ferroequinologists. The AT&SF 2926 has been resting comfortably in her engine house for the last couple of months, while her support […]


May 28, 2020

TW3 Update

May 6, 2020 Greetings steamers, I wanted to reach out to all of our members and support network. I hope all are well and have not been afflicted by this ornery virus. As of yesterday, at 12:00 p.m. and after approximately two and a half years of truck repair work, $10,000+ in transit costs from […]


May 6, 2020

Work Session Info

March 16, 2020 Due to the State of New Mexico’s mandate to limit public places either closed or capacities of 50% of their normal persons, the Saturday 3/21/2020 steam-up we planned to have open to the public has been cancelled, however visitors are still welcome to see the normal work day. Our Friday 3/20/2020 members […]


March 16, 2020

TW3 Abbreviated Special Announcement

March 9, 2020 Well folks as of the close of this Saturday’s work session we installed both pistons, both cylinder heads and the fireman’s side link arm. Wednesday we will install the engineer’s side link arm along with several other tasks. We are preparing for a test run on our site the 20th and/or 21st […]


March 9, 2020

Work Session Status Week Ending 03/07/2020

February 24, 2020 To begin with there will be a New Member orientation on February 29th beginning at 0900 in the Reefer Office. Anyone who missed the two safety refresher classes this year will need to attend this orientation, at the very beginning, in order to continue working on the site. Memberships need to be […]


February 22, 2020

Work Session Status Week Ending 02/22/2020

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