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by Notch 8
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Norfolk Southern No. 4000 Sonic Bonnet
Replies: 0
Views: 967

Norfolk Southern No. 4000 Sonic Bonnet

NS 294 with Norfolk Southern No. 4000 at CP379 Kendallville Indiana.. From Wikipedia, The GE AC44C6M, is a 4,400-horsepower (3,300 kW) diesel locomotive that was rebuilt by GE Transportation Systems, American Motive Power, Inc. and Norfolk Southern's Juniata and Roanoke Shops, starting in September ...
by Notch 8
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Ashley - Wabash Roundhouse
Replies: 2
Views: 1001

Re: Ashley - Wabash Roundhouse

What I remember there was remnants where Strategic Material is located, Jim's a nice Guy !

Thanks for posting !

Mike
by Notch 8
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Ft. Wayne & Jackson South End c.1960
Replies: 4
Views: 1314

Re: Ft. Wayne & Jackson South End c.1960

Back when they ripped this out I was at Applied Metals in Fort Wayne where Polk & St Marys intersect and mp 2 was laying on the ground.. I gave it a good home still attached to the post that it was mounted to.. shady neighborhood !
by Notch 8
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Erie Heritage unit on NS Chicago Line
Replies: 0
Views: 998

Erie Heritage unit on NS Chicago Line

309 with NS 1068 the Erie Heritage unit at mp 391 Wawaka IN, on the NS Chicago Line 2/13/19
by Notch 8
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Ft. Wayne & Jackson South End c.1960
Replies: 4
Views: 1314

Re: Ft. Wayne & Jackson South End c.1960

Still waiting on Victor's book on the Ft. Wayne & Jackson..
by Notch 8
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Other States Talk
Topic: Dangerous Trace CP Train 301
Replies: 0
Views: 1691

Dangerous Trace CP Train 301

Dangerous Trace. Site of the fatal derailment of British Columbia challenged The Canadian Pacific for over a century By Justin Franz-06/02/2019 Field, British Columbia - this week's fatal derailment in British Columbia, which took the life of three rail, is not the first time the tragedy has hit the...
by Notch 8
Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fort Wayne IN 1920
Replies: 5
Views: 1591

Fort Wayne IN 1920

What railroads served Fort Wayne in 1920 ?

LE&W/NKP, PRR, New York Central Wabash ?

Mike
by Notch 8
Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Pennsylvania Railroad
Replies: 6
Views: 1668

Re: Pennsylvania Railroad

Since you're discussing the Pennsylvania Railroad.. just scanned these 2 B&W unmarked prints and here is what scanned.. The Detroit Arrow !
by Notch 8
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Something to ponder
Replies: 1
Views: 904

Something to ponder

Here is something to ponder... It would be neat to know the number of trains that have passed Your Favorite spot on what is now called the NS Chicago Line ? For a starting point I used these conservative numbers of 50 trains a day for 150 years and I come up with 2,737,500 trains ! Picture taken on ...
by Notch 8
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week
Replies: 118
Views: 22306

Re: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week

A mid-90's shot before East Wayne Yard had a car repair shop, repairs like this wheel change were performed outdoors. Hard to believe how the fuel pad area has changed over the last 20 years.. If i'm on that side of own I always make it a point to visit East Wayne there is always something happenin...
by Notch 8
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Video Feed
Replies: 1
Views: 896

Video Feed

Would anyone be interested if I placed a webcam on the NS Chicago Line ? Now my other question does anyone know how to do it ? The Technical Side ? The location I have in mind is in the curve the runs parallel to Dowling Street in Kendallville, my B=brother in law owns the bodyshop (Special Touch Au...
by Notch 8
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DPU up on the Chicago Line
Replies: 3
Views: 1129

Re: DPU up on the Chicago Line

Mostly Kendallville IN but also Butler IN and Archbold OH
by Notch 8
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Buckeye State
Replies: 2
Views: 904

Re: The Buckeye State

RDJ wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:49 pm
Great work.
Deshler is a great photo location.

RD
Thank you !
by Notch 8
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Horse Shoe Curve
Replies: 2
Views: 1006

Re: Horse Shoe Curve

Any idea how many trains go thru the curve in a day ?
by Notch 8
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Buckeye State
Replies: 2
Views: 904

The Buckeye State

June of last year I opened an office over in Bowling Green OH. and have been hanging out over that way. My office is at mp 21 on the T&OC Toledo Secondary and every now and then will catch something going past.. CSX in NW OH, is an awful lot like NS is to NE IN, tracks going everywhere..