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by Notch 8
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CP379 Kendallville IN
Replies: 1
Views: 978

CP379 Kendallville IN

Went to Kendallville to catch 23K and caught a couple others as well.
by Notch 8
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: ND&W Photos
Replies: 16
Views: 7011

Re: ND&W Photos

Does anyone have any photos of any maintenance projects on the ND&W? I have viewed some old YouTube videos showing the horrible track conditions. I am wanting to see if much progress has been made. I will post some later, but they added 1000's of ties and have dropped ballast and tamped, Still look...
by Notch 8
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Erie 2-8-4 S2 "Berkshire"at the water plug in Rochester Indiana
Replies: 0
Views: 1351

Erie 2-8-4 S2 "Berkshire"at the water plug in Rochester Indiana

The Erie Railroad bought more "Berkshire" type locomotives than any other railroad and was the only one to have purchased them from each of the big three locomotive builders. In 1927, the Erie purchased twenty-five "Berkshires" from the American Locomotive Company, designated them as class S-1 and n...
by Notch 8
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Norfolk Southern No. 4000 Sonic Bonnet
Replies: 0
Views: 1322

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: 1301

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: 1720

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: 1365

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: 1720

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: 2375

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: 2091

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: 2145

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: 1148

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: 29090

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: 1120

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: 1432

Re: DPU up on the Chicago Line

Mostly Kendallville IN but also Butler IN and Archbold OH