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by Notch 8
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:08 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: RK Tower Sturgis MI
Replies: 0
Views: 2298

RK Tower Sturgis MI

!st photo, RK Tower looking South on the GR&I. and the 2nd photo would be looking to the East and it looks to be an F unit with a PC transfer cab sitting on the main S. Houts photo no date Hard to think that 3 different RR's crossed at Sturgis.. I have a box of train orders from RK if anyone wants m...
by Notch 8
Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lima OH 1/6/20
Replies: 0
Views: 2328

Lima OH 1/6/20

Had to run over to the Tank Plant in Lima yesterday.. While Lima is a crusty Olde Town it would have been something to have seen 75 years ago.. just like S Bend, Ft Wayne, Toledo, Battle Creek, Marion, Muncie, Richmond and the list goes on.... The 4 locomotives seen parked I believe were waiting for...
by Notch 8
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Fruehauf Trailer
Replies: 19
Views: 4997

Fruehauf Trailer

The former Fruehauf Plant on Pontiac Street, What was is prior to Fruehauf Facility ? Was it part of the PRR Shops, Couple years ago we installed some cranes of the portion that is now occupied by Deister Machine. The boiler room out back still stands and did burn coal at onetime. I assume that the ...
by Notch 8
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NS 911 First Responders unit
Replies: 0
Views: 2242

NS 911 First Responders unit

On the NS Chicago Line April 2018
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When film was king.
Replies: 5
Views: 2403

Re: When film was king.

But you have to admit.. Glass Plates produced some of the Finest Images ?
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: ERIE at Kouts Layout
Replies: 3
Views: 1499

Re: ERIE at Kouts Layout

Not sure how I mis-marked the Kouts photo as Wilders.. but I did. Miscellaneous Kouts pictures
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: December on the Erie
Replies: 1
Views: 1241

December on the Erie

December on the Erie: Photo 1: Signal Gang #33,inside Erie MOW (Signals) Tool Car #484027. Hammond Yard, DEC57. (NOTE: In the Erie car numbering system, the Tool Car number means; 1st digit = 4 (In non-revenue, Company Service). 2nd digit = 8 (Formerly a Passenger Car). 3rd digit = 4 (Assigned to th...
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can anybody explain the city of Fort Wayne's lack of interest in Headwater's Junction?
Replies: 47
Views: 9217

Re: Can anybody explain the city of Fort Wayne's lack of interest in Headwater's Junction?

Because Mayor Henry and His Administration is Hell Bent on the Electric Works Project and not Headwater's Junction ? Headwaters is not part of their Vision. I'm not bashing Henry i'm just stating my view.
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: ERIE at Kouts Layout
Replies: 3
Views: 1499

ERIE at Kouts Layout

The PRR Interlocking chart for Kouts interlocking. Note the information concerning Kouts' remote control of the Erie(EL) crossing of the Monon at Wilders.
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: ERIE at Wilders
Replies: 1
Views: 1225

ERIE at Wilders

The Erie's #6, 'The Lake Cities' crosses the diamonds at Wilders. Photo by the late CL Coates, Foreman, Erie Signal Gang #33.
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: ERIE in Decatur IN
Replies: 1
Views: 1288

ERIE in Decatur IN

An Internet photo (Credit Unknown), taken sometime between 1963 and 1969, showing the West and trackside elevations of the depot, seen from the E/B passenger platform. Details noted: 1. A W/B freight, powered by a pair of ALCO FA locomotives (One in the Erie’s black and yellow Freight scheme, and th...
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Richmond
Replies: 1
Views: 1278

Richmond

PC Train coming out of the Yard
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Decatur IN
Replies: 1
Views: 1169

Decatur IN

And Everything came together in Decatur NKP left, GR&I crossing both. Line Street, Decatur, IN Does NOT look like this today!
by Notch 8
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Chessie Steam
Replies: 0
Views: 2170

Chessie Steam

Richmond IN on the C&O
by Notch 8
Fri Jan 03, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: PRR Falstaff Baggage Car
Replies: 1
Views: 1264

PRR Falstaff Baggage Car

The name Falstaff caught my mind