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by Notch 8
Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CV 4043
Replies: 0
Views: 1507

CV 4043

CV 4043 making the swing @ Steubenville IN leaving the former
FW&J onto the Wabash 4th district.
CV 4043 owned by Dave Devries and I dont believe that even a
Class 1 has a caboose in this Great of shape !
by Notch 8
Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:35 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: MAW Trackwork
Replies: 111
Views: 41739

Home Signal

Shining Again !
by Notch 8
Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:32 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: MAW Trackwork
Replies: 111
Views: 41739

Diamond in the rough !

CSX crews have gotten the installation almost completed, It would have probably been cheaper for CSX and the Ohio Dept of Transportation to have just outright purchased the segment between Defiance and Cecil than put in a diamond and bridges to accomodate MAW, but who said you can't run trains on sp...
by Notch 8
Tue Dec 19, 2006 9:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: INER e/b 12/19/06
Replies: 0
Views: 1804

INER e/b 12/19/06

I didn't see it, 10:30pm DARK

But here is what a I heard,
2) 1st generation EMD's 1 GP & a GP30 trailing with clasification lites on red on trailing unit.

Jointed Rail and about 25-30 grain cars.


Oh what a sound !

Good Nite Gracie,
by Notch 8
Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lake Shore Union Depot (Kendallville)
Replies: 5
Views: 3267

Union Picture

I have no idea from who's collection this came from, my quess is that is from Craigs or Victors..

Mike
by Notch 8
Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lake Shore Union Depot (Kendallville)
Replies: 5
Views: 3267

Union Station

It would be neat to see a photo when the depot was in service with baggage cart and train order, did REA operate from Kendallville ? Part of the building must of been a hexagon shape from the foundation that is still left on site, would like to see track diagram also ? This town was a busy place one...
by Notch 8
Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lake Shore Union Depot (Kendallville)
Replies: 5
Views: 3267

Union Station (Kendallville)

Kendallville News Sun / Years Past Page A7 Saturday Dec,9th 2006

And by the way,

Michigan Southern RR reached Coldwater MI from the east Dec,10 1850 and nothing has been done to the track since !
by Notch 8
Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lake Shore Union Depot (Kendallville)
Replies: 5
Views: 3267

Lake Shore Union Depot (Kendallville)

25 Years ago , A nearly century-old Kendallville landmark is slowly disappearing along the Con-Rail tracks at the north end of Lincoln Street in Kendallville. The old Lake Shore Railroad Union Depot is presently being demolished by Dean Brothers Wrecking Crew, Kendallville, under a contract issued f...
by Notch 8
Sat Nov 04, 2006 9:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: INER Biodiesel Facility
Replies: 1
Views: 1779

INER Biodiesel Facility

South Milford IN, Ultra Soy of America anounced it will build a $145 million facility employing 110 people and produce 120 millon gallons of biodiesel annually (they will build 2 plants with a 60 million gallon capacity ea.). this is to be located near 700 S. in Lagrange county IN. What is good abou...
by Notch 8
Sun May 07, 2006 6:43 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: MAW
Replies: 30
Views: 18362

MAW/WBCR# 3

WBCR 3 is now WRIX 3, is probably by now in Washinton State Per) Mike Hawkins it is 7583-4, nee GN 2003 to BN 2003:1 to IHRC 203 to WAER 2003 to WBCR 3 to WRIX 3. Here is pic on its way west, I wouldn't think someone would pull it across the US just to take a tourch to it. http://www.rrpicturearchiv...
by Notch 8
Sat May 06, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cool Video !
Replies: 2
Views: 2107

Cool Video !

Hopefully this will work.... Its a video shot of Finger Lakes and its got EMD's GP's & SD's someone on list care to out do this ?

http://www.railroadfan.com/bb/MQT%204-18-06+music.wmv
by Notch 8
Sat May 06, 2006 7:52 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: MAW
Replies: 30
Views: 18362

re: Defiance CSX& MAW

The depot is history. well maybe not completly ! I went to Defiance with 3 other people and removed the drive and therefore I have part of the Depot with me, about 118,000 pounds to be more accurate and will be putting it back down latter this year that is also over 10,000 pavers. The dopot did not ...
by Notch 8
Wed Apr 26, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Ft. Wayne to Waterloo Interurban / NY Central Line
Replies: 13
Views: 8405

Ft Wayne & Jackson

I would almost bet that if you could compare the gross tonnage to years past you might find that it is in its peak !

Mike

m.p. 129 4th District "Follow the Wabash"
by Notch 8
Tue Mar 28, 2006 7:26 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: 765 Break-In Run
Replies: 32
Views: 20975

NKP 765

I sat down this morning and read the thread from over the weekend about 765, I would havw swore there was a bunch of OLD MEN in the room. it is humorous to read the previous lines... hahahahah!!!! Anyhow watched Cris Howe's video. Great Job. I believe that it is in the best interest of all parties t...
by Notch 8
Mon Mar 27, 2006 4:51 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: IN
Replies: 8
Views: 5487

IBCX 47

IBCX 47 is on its way, its in a 3 unit lash-up and off to unknown parts..
Hopefully someone will find some use for this relic of the past...

Mike