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by Notch 8
Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Good News for INRD....
Replies: 1
Views: 1943

Good News for INRD....

Indianapolis, Ind. -- The Indiana Rail Road Company has signed an agreement with Peabody Energy to construct a 5.2 mile industrial spur to serve Peabody's new Bear Run Mine in Sullivan County, Indiana, the largest surface coal mine in the eastern United States. Construction is expected to proceed on...
by Notch 8
Mon Feb 16, 2009 8:50 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Frog Town Trolley Car
Replies: 5
Views: 4366

Re: Frog Town Trolley Car

What happen to the trolley car that was suppose to be a Ft.Wayne car that was purchased by person then eather transported to his farm and built it into an addtion to his house or just put it in his barn. A couple of years ago the RR historical club got it and was going to rebuild it. Kevin There wa...
by Notch 8
Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:13 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: INER 2185 GP 30
Replies: 0
Views: 1587

INER 2185 GP 30

Thought that I would put this out as well, this is a video from Operation Lifesaver which when filmed was CR 2185 GP 30 which is still alive on the INER as their 2185 a GP 30..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwvCwiTh ... re=related

Mike
by Notch 8
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:33 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Frog Town Trolley Car
Replies: 5
Views: 4366

Frog Town Trolley Car

Anyone on list know anything about this car, it was located 5 miles north of Kendallville and SSW of South Milford 4 miles ?
by Notch 8
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:01 pm
Forum: Suggested Media
Topic: Not Quite steam nor Alco
Replies: 3
Views: 4042

Not Quite steam nor Alco

I found this interesting and thought that you might be as well.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MCGr8UCN9M&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzqCMOiwNms&feature=related Cant fiqure out what this is look like partial passenger with cars with fridges or APU's http://www.youtube.com/wa...
by Notch 8
Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:12 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Is this where the PRR Roundhouse was?
Replies: 17
Views: 9791

Re: Is this where the PRR Roundhouse was?

For those that are interested, I used Google Earth on the CSX Yard in Garrett IN and you can make out where the roundhouse exsisted. which is behind the current Police Station. I have tried to find remanants of the round house that was located in Ashley IN, No Luck. the vegatation is too thick. was...
by Notch 8
Fri Jan 09, 2009 5:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Castle - Stop and Flag Order 5:55 PM Thursday Night Ques
Replies: 3
Views: 1970

Re: New Castle - Stop and Flag Order 5:55 PM Thursday Night Ques

Is he name Mike and from Butler ? and a moderator in his spare time ? :lol: I had to do it
by Notch 8
Thu Dec 25, 2008 6:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas to All
Replies: 1
Views: 1519

Merry Christmas to All

Found this on MichiganRailroads Board and thought some of you might enjoy the Christmas/Train theme.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IlufFs6MHQ


Peace,


Mike
by Notch 8
Mon Dec 15, 2008 6:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dedicated Power
Replies: 21
Views: 9476

Re: Dedicated Power

INER/NS ran a dedicated power grain train this weekend, seems a little odd having to load out a train starting on a friday night moving it out saturday night, hey but thats railroading ! The NS units were parked this time on the west side of I-69 and INER units took the cars to S Milford for load o...
by Notch 8
Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Check this out!
Replies: 5
Views: 1980

Re: Check this out!

I hope they stay out of my back yard, with that camera.. :D
by Notch 8
Tue Dec 02, 2008 5:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NYC wreck 1968
Replies: 10
Views: 5645

Re: NYC wreck 1968

Regarding the grade being higher than the highway, it been like that for what? 150 years??? :roll: Thae state road crossing have much better grades. That is not what I was referring too. what I mean is that track 1 and track 2 are often at 2 different elavations and create a hazard to lowboy semi t...
by Notch 8
Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NYC wreck 1968
Replies: 10
Views: 5645

Re: NYC wreck 1968

This same thing happened in Butler IN somewhere 10 years back, had nothing to do with Genius as it did the track being at 2 different heights causing a lowboy trailer to bottom out, this time a CR TV train caught the worse end of that, the RR employees sued and lost, the driver go on the Cat D9 and...
by Notch 8
Sat Nov 15, 2008 5:59 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Higgins Hill
Replies: 2
Views: 2443

Re: Higgins Hill/Otis Indiana

I could be wrong on Higgins, was there a helper pocket near Otis on the WLR, should be Pine County as well, still have not found any info..

Mike
by Notch 8
Sat Nov 15, 2008 5:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NS purchase/merger
Replies: 6
Views: 3221

NS purchase/merger

I was curious if anyone has picked up on anything that would suggest that NS is possibly preparing to hook up with the BNSF. something tells me that there is something going on behind the scenes, I mentioned this to an NS employee an he was quick to come back with the BNSF reference as well. I neve...
by Notch 8
Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Saint Joseph Valley Railway
Replies: 44
Views: 33524

Re: Saint Joseph Valley Railway

The Depot that is still in Lagrange IN was that for the GRI or St Joseph Valley RR ? and by the way it is on the market.