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by Notch 8
Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lake Shore Union Depot (Kendallville)
Replies: 5
Views: 3564

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: 1916

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: 19830

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: 2289

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: 19830

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: 9126

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: 22320

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: 5959

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
by Notch 8
Sun Mar 12, 2006 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NW & Alco's
Replies: 5
Views: 4469

NW & Alco's

Did East Wayne see many of the Alco's that were on the NW or were these based elsewhere on the system...
Looking for some good pics taken at East Wayne with of coarse Alco's in the pic any one on forum that was a shutterbug in that paticular era, and when I say Alco's Im talking like C series.

Mike
by Notch 8
Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CF&E ex CSX exxNS exxxCR exxxxPRR
Replies: 21
Views: 13308

CF&E east end

What is on the otherside onf Lima OH any traffic ? and where does this line end on the east end, in a cornfield or a city with a yard and is it CF&E or another RR's facility and who dispatches the east end, does any traffic enter at the east end and go all the way to the west end ? is this all "dark...
by Notch 8
Thu Mar 02, 2006 6:24 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Fort Wayne Towers
Replies: 10
Views: 7152

Ok , IronDuke I suppose seeing some of these pictures that you speak of is out of the question ? . Speaking of John Marty, he was the operator at South Milford IN cause he pissed someone off... NOT JOHN ! I just quessed I was borned about 20-30 years too late to see some of the neatest things of RR'...
by Notch 8
Wed Mar 01, 2006 9:03 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Fort Wayne Towers
Replies: 10
Views: 7152

Fort Wayne Towers

When and what was the last tower to operate in the Ft Wayne Area, also does anyone know the number of towers in the Ft Wayne area when Towers Ruled !

Mike
by Notch 8
Sun Feb 26, 2006 6:23 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Wabash 4th District
Replies: 2
Views: 2916

Wabash 4th District

What type of signal system was employed on the 4th district, was a block system used ? is there anyone on the board that was ever on NW or NS or Wabash ? did this line have direct access to the AM General Plant ?
I remember seeing frames go one way and mail Jeeps going the other !

Mike
by Notch 8
Sun Feb 26, 2006 6:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CF&E ex CSX exxNS exxxCR exxxxPRR
Replies: 21
Views: 13308

CF&E ex CSX exxNS exxxCR exxxxPRR

Just something to think about, I know in the slpit that the STB gave CSX the former PRR line, but my question is that wouldn't it had more value to the NS or did the purchase of the Waterlevel Route west of Cleveland make this not needed as same for the CSX with the Chicago Line. Good route for a hi...
by Notch 8
Sat Feb 25, 2006 8:26 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Saint Joseph Valley Railway
Replies: 44
Views: 27109

St Joseph Valley RR

This is the same RR that also went through Orland Indiana, hard to believe that the rails of this line have been gone for over 80 years... Did not leave much behind........which brings me back to MONGO !!!! Who know anything about the car that was takeen from the Charlie Smith farm after the passing...