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by Notch 8
Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flares on the Indiana Northeastern 1-10-21
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Flares on the Indiana Northeastern 1-10-21

Anderson Grain out of Reading Michigan shipped out their 1st grain train of corn in over 18 months prior to this it all had been going to their Ethanol Plant in Albion Michigan, Crews will forward this train to the NS Yard in Montpelier and return with another grain train and there is a train sittin...
by Notch 8
Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Increased NKP line Traffic
Replies: 2
Views: 692

Re: Increased NKP line Traffic

D.L. wrote:
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:11 pm
:?: Did the Chesterfield wreck cause an increase in traffic through here on the NKP, seems like I'm hearing more traffic over there. ?
I'm guessing you were hearing reroutes as it did take out both mains.. Could have been much worse !
by Notch 8
Tue Dec 29, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UP 1943 at Muncie
Replies: 3
Views: 313

Re: UP 1943 at Muncie

Nice Catch, the UP seems to take care/wash their Heritage Units
by Notch 8
Fri Dec 25, 2020 4:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all and may 2021 be a better year than 2020 turned out to be ! although business wise it was an Excellent Year !!
by Notch 8
Sun Dec 20, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: GR&I head on near Cadillac MI with Vandalia Car
Replies: 4
Views: 653

GR&I head on near Cadillac MI with Vandalia Car

Hastily way to unload a boxcar of vegetables.. A Vandalia car to boot ! This head-on collision between a passenger train and a freight train on the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad occurred two miles north of Missaukee Junction on September 22, 1901. Killed were crewmen Fred Zimmerman and Hiram Wit...
by Notch 8
Sat Dec 19, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GR&I Track Work
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re: GR&I Track Work

I notice an Excavator sitting on the tracks North of the cement spur.. at 70 mph it went by quickly
by Notch 8
Thu Dec 17, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: CSX Fatality
Replies: 5
Views: 1429

Re: CSX Fatality

Wayne Gest wrote:
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:54 pm
Poor man, doing his job, doing nothing wrong. Railroading is still a hazardous business. He was only 39.

https://www.snyderfuneralhomes.com/obit ... l-m-payne/
Was a tragic accident, I believe that He leaves behind 4 Children and a Wife...
by Notch 8
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Southern Heritage Unit
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Southern Heritage Unit

NS No. 8099 Southern HU leading eastbound 294 across the farm fields of Indiana between Brimfield & Wawaka Indiana 12-14
by Notch 8
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: On the Road (again)
Replies: 4
Views: 2770

Re: On the Road (again)

Buchanan Hauling & Rigging would be the name of the Company doing the hauling
by Notch 8
Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Great News for the Chicago Fort Wayne & Eastern
Replies: 17
Views: 1957

Re: Great News for the Chicago Fort Wayne & Eastern

Construction of the DC being built on the CF&E just off Moeller Rd between Meyer and Adams Center Roads
by Notch 8
Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: BRINCO - Bristol Indiana
Replies: 10
Views: 923

Re: BRINCO - Bristol Indiana

Well, it's great to hear about new industry coming into the region!! And being a rail related product is definitely a plus. I guess I'm saying that when you are making your steel from scratch, you can have a pretty good idea what additives are going into it, so you can be sure what spec you are get...
by Notch 8
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: BRINCO - Bristol Indiana
Replies: 10
Views: 923

Re: BRINCO - Bristol Indiana

I could see this changing to either bring in scrap or to ship bolster's out. I've always been a little fascinated with the way they can utilize scrap, which is bound to contain at least some impurities, and reuse it in demanding applications such as this., where the batches are small, compared to t...
by Notch 8
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: BRINCO - Bristol Indiana
Replies: 10
Views: 923

Re: BRINCO - Bristol Indiana

I could see this changing to either bring in scrap or to ship bolster's out. I've always been a little fascinated with the way they can utilize scrap, which is bound to contain at least some impurities, and reuse it in demanding applications such as this., where the batches are small, compared to t...
by Notch 8
Tue Dec 01, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: BRINCO - Bristol Indiana
Replies: 10
Views: 923

Re: BRINCO - Bristol Indiana

Interesting that a new supplier is starting up in that market. PSR touts how fewer cars are needed as they turn faster. The only good thing going for them is timing as a glut of older cars time-out and need replaced. Normally attrition is somewhat balanced, but many were scrapped early thanks to th...
by Notch 8
Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FM H-12-44
Replies: 4
Views: 844

Re: FM H-12-44

N&W 2149 H12-44 Brewster, OH on 07-05-1973 / ex-Nickel Plate 149 photo by Ed Painter
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