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by Notch 8
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Erie Lackawanna Ohio City Ohio
Replies: 2
Views: 14

Erie Lackawanna Ohio City Ohio

To know what the Erie was and to see the remains today makes hard to understand how it could happen that a railroad folds up and pulls the plug
by Notch 8
Sat Mar 06, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: NKP 587 heads to Kentucky
Replies: 2
Views: 4306

Re: NKP 587 heads to Kentucky

I've heard ramblings that NKP No. 587 has a new Owner, anyone know anything of what's going on ? I had wished that it ended up here with NKP 765. The ITM seemed to had it's fair share of troubles and too bad 587 was in the middle of it...
by Notch 8
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: Picture Games
Topic: Where Diz 3 14 17 ?
Replies: 13
Views: 12674

Re: Where Diz 3 14 17 ?

If you're patient enough, everything eventually shows up. Thank you for sharing that, wonder if that's 1913, when there was massive flooding. A Pennsylvania Railroad six-wheeler posts outside the station along with it's crew and an assortment of interested spectators. The picture was taken during t...
by Notch 8
Mon Feb 08, 2021 5:50 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Monongahela Heritage Unit No. 8025
Replies: 1
Views: 664

Monongahela Heritage Unit No. 8025

21Z on the NS Chicago Line mp 391 Wawaka Indiana 2/7/21
by Notch 8
Thu Feb 04, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Picture Games
Topic: Where Diz 3 14 17 ?
Replies: 13
Views: 12674

Re: Where Diz 3 14 17 ?

Wayne Gest wrote:
Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:58 pm
The NKP depot at Portland was destroyed in a derailment in 1962.

I've never seen a picture of the GR&I depot that surely was in Portland somewhere.
Here is the Portland GR&I Depot
by Notch 8
Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:40 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Historic Wabash Railroad caboose saved
Replies: 5
Views: 1379

Re: Historic Wabash Railroad caboose saved

Looks Sharp, If only a caboose could talk !
by Notch 8
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:22 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Wabash Westbound 1951
Replies: 17
Views: 10343

Re: Wabash Westbound 1951

Hard to believe the importance of coal.. it came and it went.. Same can be said about the railroads too
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: 1104

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: 1845

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: 1434

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: 1080

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: 2755

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: 1253

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: 3695

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: 1342

Southern Heritage Unit

NS No. 8099 Southern HU leading eastbound 294 across the farm fields of Indiana between Brimfield & Wawaka Indiana 12-14