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by Notch 8
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Picture Games
Topic: The picture does not match the description.. So where is this ?
Replies: 3
Views: 51

Re: The picture does not match the description.. So where is this ?

I supposed that I should had compared the photo to a known photo.. The background did not resemble anything that I could relate too..

Thanks Mike
by Notch 8
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Train observation Muncie 6-16-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: Train observation Muncie 6-16-2018

How many trains pass thru Muncie a day and which line sees the most traffic ?

Mike
by Notch 8
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Picture Games
Topic: The picture does not match the description.. So where is this ?
Replies: 3
Views: 51

The picture does not match the description.. So where is this ?

Kendallville Indiana: Tower controlled the crossing of the New York Central main line between Buffalo and Chicago with the Grand Rapids & Indiana RR, a PRR line. The tower is gone and the GR&I line was abandoned through here by Penn Central. Does anyone recognize this location ? Is it the Michigan C...
by Notch 8
Thu May 24, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: NS 956
Replies: 0
Views: 132

NS 956

NS 956, the OCS train crossing the diamond and over the NS Huntington District at mp 358 in Butler IN, on the NS Chicago Line, making the return trip from Chicago Ill, This line is being up graded to PTC and the Vaders did not replace this set of Type "G" signals The consist of the train was NS F9A ...
by Notch 8
Thu May 17, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Indiana Northeastern 3084
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Indiana Northeastern 3084

6 axle power showed up on the IN roster a couple years ago and they just got the 1st of the 2 painted and released the 1st unit from the paint booth. The M.L. SHULTZ is a dedication to Miriam Shultz, the mother of the Shultz family and owners of the railroad. She passed earlier this spring. Photo's ...
by Notch 8
Wed May 09, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trains seen on NCD!
Replies: 136
Views: 39220

Re: Trains seen on NCD!

Well someone tried to have some fun. Monday 07May18 NS train 25A was stopped somewhere between Bluffton and Montpelier ( I think it was Keystone) with the police on-site. Three intoxicated trespassers were removed from the train. Unfortunately, their dogs who were brought along for the ride got inc...
by Notch 8
Sun May 06, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: New York Central Signal Bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 585

Re: New York Central Signal Bridge

The siganal bridge at CP367 was taken down this morning. I was lucky and did the the signal for track 2. Question: When was that signal bridge installed ? Someone dated it 1958-60 but i'm thinking that it is older.. curious..

An end of an era !
by Notch 8
Sun May 06, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Indiana Northeastern Engine House, Hudson
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Re: Indiana Northeastern Engine House, Hudson

For a shortline they are a very classy operation and have done an amazing rehabilitation to the physical plant of the railroad.. They seem to have a Class One Railroad mentality ! IN 3804 is now wearing a black coat..
by Notch 8
Tue May 01, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Toledo's Union Termial
Replies: 0
Views: 144

Toledo's Union Termial

Toledo’s old Union Terminal, now referred to as Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza, is firmly planted in the aesthetics and dreams of mid-20th century America but has been renovated to meet the needs of 21st century travelers. It is the busiest rail station in Ohio and is served by numerous intercity bus...
by Notch 8
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: New York Central Signal Bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 585

Re: New York Central Signal Bridge

This is the last week for the NYC tri lights in the Waterloo area.
by Notch 8
Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Picture Games
Topic: Where Diz 4/21/18 ?
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: Where Diz 4/21/18 ?

Poneto it is !
by Notch 8
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Clover Leaf head on crash Bluffton IN
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: Clover Leaf head on crash Bluffton IN

I would hazard a guess that it's right in Bluffton and that is the LE&W main in the foreground. I love those old pictures with crowds of the public looking over the wreck. There's several bicycles lying in the grass. Might that be shared to the Clover Leaf Facebook page? You're more then welcome to...
by Notch 8
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Clover Leaf head on crash Bluffton IN
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Clover Leaf head on crash Bluffton IN

1901 head on crash
by Notch 8
Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Picture Games
Topic: Where Diz 4/21/18 ?
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Where Diz 4/21/18 ?

Where Diz ?
by Notch 8
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CF&E locomotives Piqua yard
Replies: 2
Views: 142

Re: CF&E locomotives Piqua yard

That orange looks good when its clean !