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by Notch 8
Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Louisville and Indiana (LIRC)
Replies: 4
Views: 76

Re: Louisville and Indiana (LIRC)

rrnut282 wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:57 am
Kinda sorta. CSX invested millions to upgrade the line so they could use it as a relief valve for routes into Cincinnati. L&I owns the line, but CSX owns the improvements (ballast, ties, CWR, new bridges) and has exclusive trackage rights.
CSX Crews ? CSX Power or L&I Power ?
by Notch 8
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: CP 140 makes contact with a Heavy/Wide load at Butler IN,
Replies: 1
Views: 110

CP 140 makes contact with a Heavy/Wide load at Butler IN,

CP train 140 made an abrupt stop in Butler IN as it was coming off the NS Chicago Line and head up the Huntington District, The wide/heavy load had just spent the night just to the east of the crossing and had just started the trip for the day and had almost cleared the crossing when CP 140 made the...
by Notch 8
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Louisville and Indiana (LIRC)
Replies: 4
Views: 76

Re: Louisville and Indiana (LIRC)

Nice looking paint scheme ! This railroad is controlled by CSX ?
by Notch 8
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Suggested Media
Topic: Picture of Mike Tower and many other along the Fort Wayne Line
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Picture of Mike Tower and many other along the Fort Wayne Line

Here is a link to a bunch of good shots of towers along the Ft. Wayne line on this person's page, including a few in Ft. Wayne itself. photos by Joe Jack

https://www.flickr.com/photos/98922361@ ... otostream/
by Notch 8
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Other States Talk
Topic: NKP 765 leaving Abbott Yard
Replies: 0
Views: 27

NKP 765 leaving Abbott Yard

Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 S-1 No.765 leaving Abbott Yards South Buffalo New York photo by Richard H. Ganger
by Notch 8
Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Other States Talk
Topic: Nickel Plate Road No. 167 K-1b at Hoopeston Illinois
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Nickel Plate Road No. 167 K-1b at Hoopeston Illinois

Nickel Plate Road No. 167 K-1b at Hoopeston Illinois, March 7, 1950 NKP 167 was built by Alco/Brooks 8/1923 and was 1 of 6 K-1b's produced. On July 1st 1951 NKP No, 167 pulled the last eastbound passenger train No. 21 from Peoria Ill to Bloomington ILL only being 11 minutes late into Bloomington. Th...
by Notch 8
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: The T.&I. Interurban near Bryan OH
Replies: 0
Views: 90

The T.&I. Interurban near Bryan OH

The Toledo & Indiana Railway was incorporated in 1901 to construct an electric interurban rail line from Toledo through Stryker and Bryan. The T. & I. was envisioned as part of an interurban network connecting Toledo, Indianapolis and Chicago. The T. & I. interurban cars were similar to trolleys, wi...
by Notch 8
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: CN Yard in Bryan Ohio
Replies: 0
Views: 25

CN Yard in Bryan Ohio

A view of the CN Yard in Bryan Ohio
by Notch 8
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: West Unity on the Cincinnati Northern Railroad
Replies: 0
Views: 51

West Unity on the Cincinnati Northern Railroad

131 years ago Tracklayers on the Cincinnati, Jackson & Mackinaw (later known as the Cincinnati Northern) Railroad reached West Unity. This report of the railroad’s arrival in West Unity is from the October 19, 1887, issue of the West Unity Reporter newspaper: “Never in the history of West Unity peop...
by Notch 8
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Highball Leipsic Junction!
Replies: 1
Views: 404

Highball Leipsic Junction!

Highball Leipsic Junction! NKP 751 pounds the diamonds at the B&O/NKP diamonds in Leipsic, Ohio. Bob Lorenz photo, E.E. Davis collection. Circa 1950
by Notch 8
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Eastbound Wabash train No. 6 on the ground at Edon OH
Replies: 0
Views: 739

Eastbound Wabash train No. 6 on the ground at Edon OH

(1909): Eastbound Wabash train No. 6, traveling at about 50 miles per hour, derailed east of Edon about 8 p.m. on May 2, 1909. A turned switch point threw the tender's trucks off the rails, breaking the coupling between the tender and the engine. The engine remained on the tracks but the tender over...
by Notch 8
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: 1910 on the CN in Ney Ohio
Replies: 1
Views: 214

1910 on the CN in Ney Ohio

(June 24, 1953, 65 years ago): The Cincinnati Northern Railroad used a diesel locomotive for the first time. The Cincinnati Northern Railroad ran from Franklin, Ohio, north of Cincinnati to Jackson, Mich., passing through the Williams County communities of Bryan, Pulaski, West Unity and Alvordton. U...
by Notch 8
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Wabash Railroad Derailment in Edon Ohio May 2 1909
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Wabash Railroad Derailment in Edon Ohio May 2 1909

(1909): Eastbound Wabash train No. 6, traveling at about 50 miles per hour, derailed east of Edon about 8 p.m. on May 2, 1909. A turned switch point threw the tender's trucks off the rails, breaking the coupling between the tender and the engine. The engine remained on the tracks but the tender over...
by Notch 8
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NS Rail Gang 3
Replies: 3
Views: 360

Re: NS Rail Gang 3

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