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by Notch 8
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Other States Talk
Topic: Dangerous Trace CP Train 301
Replies: 0
Views: 914

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: 1092

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: 1216

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: 633

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: 116
Views: 14456

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: 616

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: 801

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: 632

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: 715

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: 632

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..
by Notch 8
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DPU up on the Chicago Line
Replies: 3
Views: 801

DPU up on the Chicago Line

The NS has been running some heavy train over the Chicago Line 17000 tons plus.. However, the most popular way to add capacity right now, is to simply build ever longer trains with DPUs.
by Notch 8
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CP379 Kendallville on the NS Chicago Line
Replies: 4
Views: 861

Re: CP379 Kendallville on the NS Chicago Line

RDJ wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:50 am
Great shots!
Really enjoy the photos with the snow flying.
RD
Thanks !

@rrnut sometimes I sit on the former ROW but these were taken at the end of Lincoln Street
by Notch 8
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CP379 Kendallville on the NS Chicago Line
Replies: 4
Views: 861

CP379 Kendallville on the NS Chicago Line

Cold evening in Kendallville.. NS Track Crew wanted to Patrol but somebody else wanted to run trains !
by Notch 8
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: January 20 - Junctions
Replies: 10
Views: 2454

Re: January 20 - Junctions

Anyone know if the weather affected this Presentation ?

Mike
by Notch 8
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:18 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Nickel Plate Road's last steamer
Replies: 6
Views: 1536

Re: Nickel Plate Road's last steamer

Just a guess, it may be dolled up before going to the 1949 Railroad Fair in Chicago. hibbard You are correct, The photo was taken just after she was dressed up to participate in the 1949 Chicago Railroad Fair of August 1949. Builder Plate Data Lima-Hamilton Corp March 1949 #9380 Pic taken at Bellev...