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by Notch 8
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: January 20 - Junctions
Replies: 2
Views: 165

Re: January 20 - Junctions

Anyone know if the weather affected this Presentation ?

Mike
by Notch 8
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:18 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Nickel Plate Road's last steamer
Replies: 6
Views: 522

Re: Nickel Plate Road's last steamer

Just a guess, it may be dolled up before going to the 1949 Railroad Fair in Chicago. hibbard You are correct, The photo was taken just after she was dressed up to participate in the 1949 Chicago Railroad Fair of August 1949. Builder Plate Data Lima-Hamilton Corp March 1949 #9380 Pic taken at Bellev...
by Notch 8
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: East end of the ND&W being lifted
Replies: 1
Views: 168

East end of the ND&W being lifted

Crews from Pioneer Railcorp have started salvaging track materials for the section of severed trackage on the north side of US24. I was surprised how many decent ties they actually piled up. And so the former Wabash 5th District gets a little shorter as the section between US24 to the east side of L...
by Notch 8
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: NYC M-497 Jet Train Presentation
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: NYC M-497 Jet Train Presentation

I put this on my calendar, Too bad this was scrapped I believe that it survived until like 1984. 190 mph on jointed rail nonetheless !
by Notch 8
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Bird's Eye View South Whitley Indiana
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Bird's Eye View South Whitley Indiana

Undated postcard but a very good view of the Eel River Railroad and the NKP Railroad at South Whitley Indiana Source:Whitley County Historical Museum Image ID# 2017_182_05 I got to tour a former residence of Thomas Riley Marshall the 28th Vice President of the United States. Definitely worth the vis...
by Notch 8
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week
Replies: 24
Views: 1730

Re: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week

It's been forever since I nosed around overthere, but I seem to remember seeing (circa 2003) long-abandoned coaling facilities..which at the time I just assumed they were a relic of some old coal dealer. But you wouldn't have to twist my arm too hard to get me to believe it was part of GE's physica...
by Notch 8
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week
Replies: 24
Views: 1730

Re: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week

PRR St Mary's River bridge looking west towards Junction. The lines on the south side of the bridge were water lines or steam lines.. I know they ran parallel with the railroad for a short distance. I always thought they ran to the steam plant on the backside of the GE/BAE Facility off Taylor Stree...
by Notch 8
Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: NKP No. 726
Replies: 0
Views: 340

NKP No. 726

S-1 2-8-4 #726 built 7/42 by Lima seen here at Arcadia, Ohio October 22,1955
by Notch 8
Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Wabash & Erie Canal
Topic: Wabash & Erie Canal Texas OH
Replies: 1
Views: 464

Wabash & Erie Canal Texas OH

This would had been an interesting mode of transportation
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by Notch 8
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NS 1811 & 1812 fresh out of Muncie
Replies: 0
Views: 388

NS 1811 & 1812 fresh out of Muncie

14N at mp 332 between Stryker and Archbold OH, on the NS Chicago Line with NS 7635 leading and NS 1811 & 1812 in tow. pics taken 12/18/18
by Notch 8
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Saint Joseph Valley Railway
Replies: 44
Views: 19543

Re: Saint Joseph Valley Railway

Yes a very great pic ! Especially is being over 100 years old. Any idea how many boxcars the St Joseph Valley Railroad had ? Curious if the boxcars were for online service or if they were interchanged ? I love to see anything St Joseph Valley.. too many miles and not enough traffic..
by Notch 8
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: NS to leave Roanoke for Atlanta
Replies: 1
Views: 567

NS to leave Roanoke for Atlanta

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/rail/ns-moves-to-atlanta Norfolk Southern makes it official: It's moving HQ to Atlanta December 12, 2018 FreightWaves staff shutterstock_1123907045.jpg Eastern railroad Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) made it official today and said it will relocate its headquarte...
by Notch 8
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Triple Crown Yard
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Triple Crown Yard

NS still uses Triple Crown Yard.. Do NS trains go thru the Yard ? In one end and out the other ?
by Notch 8
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLXX 1565
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Re: CLXX 1565

Nice Catch !
by Notch 8
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Bunge Waterloo Nov. 16
Replies: 4
Views: 531

Re: Bunge Waterloo Nov. 16

cjberndt wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:53 am
Bunge 103 was scrapped in 2008.

Craig
Scrapped in August 2012.

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