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by matt
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Erie Western
Replies: 3
Views: 2990

Re: Erie Western

I asked this question on a forum years ago and the answer I got is that they generally went 30 mph in most areas with the capability to go faster but didn't to lessen wear on the track.
by matt
Sat Nov 26, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Ft Wayne-Kendallville GR&I 1979
Replies: 3
Views: 2685

Re: Ft Wayne-Kendallville GR&I 1979

Thank you for posting these!!
by matt
Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Ft Wayne-Kendallville GR&I 1979
Replies: 3
Views: 2685

Re: Ft Wayne-Kendallville GR&I 1979

Great pics!! This is the first time I've seen a right of way pic from the u.s. 6 crossing.
by matt
Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Roll Call
Replies: 29
Views: 19059

Re: Roll Call

Matt from Kendallville. Interested in anything in NE Indiana, NW Ohio and the Erie Lackawanna
by matt
Thu Nov 03, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Late-1999 Changes in Ft. Wayne
Replies: 13
Views: 5870

Re: Late-1999 Changes in Ft. Wayne

Permit new members, update the list of locations and add locations,have a list of train symbols in the area, a before and after photo section of rail lines, fix broken links, update news on a regular basis. I guess pretty much everything lol.
by matt
Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Late-1999 Changes in Ft. Wayne
Replies: 13
Views: 5870

Re: Late-1999 Changes in Ft. Wayne

I think while sites like Facebook do hurt sites like this, most pages aren't area specific like this one.They're either railroad specific or cover the whole state instead of more locally like this one. I think if regular updates were made it would draw in a lot of people who may have left over the y...
by matt
Sat Oct 22, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Late-1999 Changes in Ft. Wayne
Replies: 13
Views: 5870

Re: Late-1999 Changes in Ft. Wayne

I'm still willing to update the site if given the chance. I reached out last year but didn't get a response but the offer is still there :)
by matt
Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Southern Pacific Heritage Unit at Auburn and Garrett Ind.
Replies: 0
Views: 2134

Southern Pacific Heritage Unit at Auburn and Garrett Ind.

Came through yesterday leading a five unit train. It stopped at Garrett for a crew change the proceeded west. https://www.flickr.com/photos/mattditton1976/
by matt
Mon Jan 25, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Former Decatur EL Segment
Replies: 3
Views: 3584

Re: Former Decatur EL Segment

There's a lumber company shipping by rail and Dolco is receiving hoppers again. There were two there three weeks ago.
by matt
Sun Jan 03, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Woodburn Track Rehab
Replies: 2
Views: 2988

Re: Woodburn Track Rehab

The ND&W has done quite a bit to the line in the three years they've owned it. They've replaced a lot of ties,leveled some track, added ballast in certain ares and have the portion at Cecil reopened. They've also updated a lot of the crossing protection.
by matt
Sat Jan 02, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Union Pacific at Milford Indiana
Replies: 0
Views: 1989

Union Pacific at Milford Indiana

Northbound Union Pacific on the Marion Branch at Milford today. I love railfanning this line!
by matt
Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Good News for the Indiana Northeastern Railroad
Replies: 1
Views: 2513

Re: Good News for the Indiana Northeastern Railroad

I wonder how many cars this will generate a year?
by matt
Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Rio Grande heritage unit makes an appearence
Replies: 0
Views: 2202

Rio Grande heritage unit makes an appearence

I caught it at Kendallville this afternoon
by matt
Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: Picture Games
Topic: Where's this?????
Replies: 7
Views: 5495

Re: Where's this?????

One person had it kind of right. It is south of Kendallville.
by matt
Sat Nov 07, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: GR&I Nov. 1979
Replies: 13
Views: 5986

Re: GR&I Nov. 1979

The first picture at the top of this thread is now someone's driveway.