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by Notch 8
Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All is Quiet......
Replies: 11
Views: 4845

All is Quiet......

I know that rail traffic has slowed, but so has this board. Its like since Barrack has taken office... Everything has changed !
by Notch 8
Fri May 29, 2009 6:13 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Huge Layout
Replies: 0
Views: 1604

Huge Layout

I think this is the largest display that I have ever seen.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVURtmxwqMc

Mike
by Notch 8
Fri May 29, 2009 6:12 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Huge Layout
Replies: 1
Views: 2011

Huge Layout

I think this is the largest display that I have ever seen.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVURtmxwqMc

Mike
by Notch 8
Sat May 23, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: Suggested Media
Topic: MAW servicing the Lafarage Quarry
Replies: 1
Views: 2911

MAW servicing the Lafarage Quarry

MAW has installed new trackage to service the limestone quarry, Its electrified !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unhXEQQk8G8


Mike
by Notch 8
Thu May 14, 2009 6:04 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: MAW Trackwork
Replies: 111
Views: 52214

Re: MAW Trackwork

Yes the Black Swamp seems to have its way with this property.

Mike
by Notch 8
Wed May 13, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dedicated Power
Replies: 21
Views: 9468

Re: Dedicated Power

INER just ran another unit train using 2 NS Dash 9's. they dropped the power at Ashley IN and took the train west with INER power. Also on a side note K Tech received their first set of tank cars these cars haul asphalt which i think is inbound material not sure of out bound materials or not. They ...
by Notch 8
Wed May 13, 2009 8:11 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: MAW Trackwork
Replies: 111
Views: 52214

Re: MAW Trackwork

MAW # 5 is sitting west of Oklahoma OH (sp) with a rolled rail and off the other. Hulcher was on the way to give them a price to rerail the loaded CSXT gondola that as on its way to Liberty Center. On a side note, did this track go to Grand Rapids or is the line to Grand Rapids the same one that we...
by Notch 8
Thu May 07, 2009 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: N&W Wreck, Wyatt Indiana
Replies: 9
Views: 10347

Re: N&W Wreck, Wyatt Indiana

Actually the story was in 2004.. http://www.southbendtribune.com/specialprojects/greatmystery/index.html this was like a 2 part story and yes it was tragic, Its all fun and games till someone gets hurt ! Victor Bard may have more on this story, I wished I would had copied and pasted the story.. Mik...
by Notch 8
Thu Apr 30, 2009 8:34 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: MAW Trackwork
Replies: 111
Views: 52214

Re: MAW Trackwork

Maybe they got a Stimulus check :mrgreen:
by Notch 8
Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:51 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 3079

Re: Questions

The Kendallville answer. KTR stands for Kendallville Terminal Railroad and it does switch out the Kraft marshmellow plant or the Kraft Carmel squares plant or what ever they make at the Kraft plant. If anyone else wants to chime in please dooo. Kevin The Kendallville Kraft Plant produces Marshmallo...
by Notch 8
Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:44 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: A Drover Caboose
Replies: 3
Views: 2373

Re: A Drover Caboose

Picture of train at Stroh Depot with a caboose behind the engine, is this a Drover ?

Mike
by Notch 8
Sun Mar 29, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Frog Town Trolley Car
Replies: 5
Views: 4365

Re: Frog Town Trolley Car

Picture of the car that was at the Charlie Smith farm east of Mongo IN, Its new home is at the IRM in Monticello ILL.

Mike
by Notch 8
Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Private Rail Cars
Replies: 2
Views: 1904

Re: Private Rail Cars

Yes I have been in the magazines again, it drives my wife crazy ! the things that I have found interesting and that pertains to this area I have been scanning those articles so eventually I my upload some of this to some of the groups that I belong to. I'm glad I came down and picked up your collec...
by Notch 8
Sat Mar 28, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Private Rail Cars
Replies: 2
Views: 1904

Private Rail Cars

Anyone on list have any information on a private car named Capitol Heights that at one time was based out of Fort Wayne IN, it was present on Derby Day 1968 at theUnion Station in Louisville Ky.

Mike
by Notch 8
Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Will Detroit's demise spell an end to Huntington District ?
Replies: 20
Views: 10693

Re: Will Detroit's demise spell an end to Huntington District ?

GM and SDI Butler/Columbia City there is some loose traffic in the area as well. Detroit line will remain a viable link for the foreseeable future, Triple Crown burns this track up west of Fort Wayne and as already mentiononed they are haulin more than auto parts. Does coal ever go this way ? Mike