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by zuluwiz
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Favorite locomotives ?
Replies: 6
Views: 6525

Re: Favorite locomotives ?

Lima Superpower.
by zuluwiz
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: NKP 744 Fort Wayne IN
Replies: 10
Views: 3914

Re: NKP 744 Fort Wayne IN

Wasn't there a candy bar called the Bun Bar?
by zuluwiz
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: songs about trains
Replies: 4
Views: 4546

Re: songs about trains

One song the FWRHA might appreciate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2a-tM0F3YbE This song is ok, but the films with it are mostly Nickel Plate Berkshires.
by zuluwiz
Sat Aug 26, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Wabash & Erie Canal
Topic: Junction Ohio
Replies: 1
Views: 2237

Re: Junction Ohio

If you look around Junction, you will see remnants of the canals, including the place where they joined. It's clearly visible.
by zuluwiz
Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: songs about trains
Replies: 4
Views: 4546

Re: songs about trains

by zuluwiz
Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: PTC comes to NCD
Replies: 3
Views: 3721

Re: PTC comes to NCD

What does any of that mean?
by zuluwiz
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Tragedy on the Fort Wayne-Lima Railroad near Middle Point Ohio
Replies: 4
Views: 4091

Re: Tragedy on the Fort Wayne-Lima Railroad near Middle Point Ohio

When did this accident take place? it is stated in the article that it happened in 1923, but that two employees had been employed since about 1929...........whut? I would like to hear more about this line, as I can clearly remember exploring the wreckage of the car barn at grand avenue and main stre...
by zuluwiz
Fri Jan 27, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: songs about trains
Replies: 4
Views: 4546

songs about trains

Found this on Wikipedia: whole bunch of songs I never heard of before: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_train_songs
by zuluwiz
Wed Nov 16, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Broadway Limited
Replies: 1
Views: 1721

Re: Broadway Limited

I rode the Broadway Limited back in '72 when I was in radar school at Great lakes. I would take the commuter train down to Chicago and catch the train at 4:00pm and it would get me to Lima at about 9pm. Sunday at 7am I'd take it back to Chicago and take the commuter back to Great Lakes. Total cost w...
by zuluwiz
Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Call
Replies: 29
Views: 18935

Re: Roll Call

Rick Rable , here in Willshire, Ohio, just off the old Clover Leaf Route. My main interests are in old steam locomotion.
by zuluwiz
Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: C. Ft. W. & E. needs flashers
Replies: 5
Views: 3996

Re: C. Ft. W. & E. needs flashers

What incident? What truck?
( I don't get the J.G.)
by zuluwiz
Sat Jun 11, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lima Loco
Replies: 0
Views: 2034

Lima Loco

There's a pretty nice website about the former Lima Locomotive Works at (surprise) www.limalocomotiveworks.com . It's pretty much pat-your-own-back, but a lot of pics. Interesting and worth a look. My dad worked there one summer while in high school, making bolts from bar stock.
by zuluwiz
Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:46 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: M 497 Jet Powered RDC Video
Replies: 2
Views: 2786

Re: M 497 Jet Powered RDC Video

Now there's something you don't see every day. :D
by zuluwiz
Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keokuk Junction Railway takes a dip in the Spoon River
Replies: 4
Views: 3389

Re: Keokuk Junction Railway takes a dip in the Spoon River

Is there a date on this? When did it happen?