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by Notch 8
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Wabash Railroad 674 J-1
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Wabash Railroad 674 J-1

Wabash 674 on the elevation in Fort Wayne Indiana 4-6-2 J1
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Wabash 4th District Where Diz ?
Replies: 3
Views: 40

Wabash 4th District Where Diz ?

Fred Bailey photo and his Father worked on the Wabash. Photo is believed to have been taken between Topeka IN, and Montpelier OH, so I think either Wollcottville or Steubenville ?
by Notch 8
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Locomotives in Storage
Replies: 3
Views: 738

Re: Locomotives in Storage

Just a heads up these locomotives have been yanked from storage and were sitting in the yard in Elkhart as of last week
by Notch 8
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: ERIE Berkshires
Replies: 2
Views: 56

ERIE Berkshires

The Erie Railroad bought more "Berkshire" type locomotives than any other railroad and was the only one to have purchased them from each of the big three locomotive builders. In 1927, the Erie purchased twenty-five "Berkshires" from the American Locomotive Company, designated the...
by Notch 8
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: The B&O in Lima Ohio
Replies: 0
Views: 29

The B&O in Lima Ohio

Streamlined and pretty in Lima Ohio where we catch a northbound mail train or not much of a "Passenger Train" is this a sencond section of the "Cincinnatian" ? The Baltimore & Ohio's class P-7 Pacifics were known as the "Presidents." Delivered by Baldwin Locomotive ...
by Notch 8
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: The Erie in Spencerville Ohio
Replies: 2
Views: 39

The Erie in Spencerville Ohio

Erie Railroad K-5 4-6-2 #2922 at Spencerville Ohio August 1939 Photo by R.H. Kennedy (Rail Researchers) On a side note the track this Pacific is sitting on still exist today and continues on west to the west side of Elgin OH, it is no longer a double track mainline but a single track that runs from ...
by Notch 8
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LE&W NKP Line
Replies: 3
Views: 91

LE&W NKP Line

Not quite abandoned but no longer used as intended either this is the former LE&W/NKP Frankfort Divison to Lima OH, That is the east end of Oakland, between Coldwater and Fort Recovery. Scene of a collision between a couple of trains that killed one of the engineers (IIRC) about 1920. Today RJ C...
by Notch 8
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: 1953 South Bend Indiana and a New York Central J-3a 4-6-4 No. 5452 heading East
Replies: 0
Views: 27

1953 South Bend Indiana and a New York Central J-3a 4-6-4 No. 5452 heading East

1953 South Bend Indiana and a New York Central J-3a 4-6-4 No. 5452 heading East, this is where the Water Level Route crossed the big 4 at NX Tower Beginning in the roaring twenties, Henry Dreyfuss embarked on a quest to redefine the consumer and industrial world of his time. His work ranged from fly...
by Notch 8
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Steubenville IN 1908 and a LS&MS train
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Steubenville IN 1908 and a LS&MS train

Fred Bailey photo's
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: NE Junction c.1970
Replies: 10
Views: 1027

Re: NE Junction c.1970

Another derailment at NE yesterday.. makes a person wonder how many derailments have occurred at this site over the years ? Was NE the Wabash name or a NPK name ?
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piqua Yard
Replies: 2
Views: 165

Re: Piqua Yard

I believe that CF&E partially opened the tower for MOW Crews. Even tho there was a tower the switches were hand thrown ?
by Notch 8
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: New York Central in 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 120

Re: New York Central in 2017

18 years after the break up...
by Notch 8
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Piqua Yard
Replies: 2
Views: 165

Piqua Yard

Does any know the timeline for the tower at Piqua Yard ? When was it last used as intended and what all was controlled from Piqua Tower ? Did anyone shot much of this when it was operational. Anyone have a layout when all the tracks were in ? I see the the NS is making good use of the former Triple ...
by Notch 8
Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: NKP Depot Ohio
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Re: NKP Depot Ohio

Love that WC boxcar ! Nice photo... Thanks.. It was sad to see the NKP signals fall in Payne...
by Notch 8
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: NKP Depot Ohio
Replies: 2
Views: 94

NKP Depot Ohio

Nice picture of the NKP Depot in Payne Ohio. date u/a

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