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by Notch 8
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Churubusco Snyder Grain
Replies: 20
Views: 2129

Re: Churubusco Snyder Grain

When was the last through train taken off this line ? I see 1 stick of rail still remaining that slid down the embankment of the ROW between LaOtto and Churubusco and have always wanted to see if the date on the rail was still visible. I do not know of any remaining trackage of this route, Is there ...
by Notch 8
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Churubusco Snyder Grain
Replies: 20
Views: 2129

Re: Churubusco Snyder Grain

Ditto to what Bob said !!
by Notch 8
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: NKP 587 heads to Kentucky
Replies: 0
Views: 628

NKP 587 heads to Kentucky

NEWS Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp. To Aid In Rescue of Historic Equipment at Indiana Transportation Museum For Immediate Release July 1, 2018 - Noblesville, IN - The Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp (KSHC), a Kentucky-based nonprofit rail preservation institution, announced Sunday that an agreement has ...
by Notch 8
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Other States Talk
Topic: GE Evolution Series Locomotive heads to the Ukraine
Replies: 0
Views: 1025

GE Evolution Series Locomotive heads to the Ukraine

http://www.getransportation.com/ge-transportation-celebrates-first-ukrainian-railways-locomotive-roll-line ERIE, PA July 10, 2018 — GE Transportation (NYSE:GE) and Ukrainian Railways celebrated today the first GE Evolution Series locomotive to be built as part of a framework agreement signed in earl...
by Notch 8
Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: rradioman/Gary Sturm
Replies: 0
Views: 680

rradioman/Gary Sturm

Just passing this along that Gary had been hospitalized and is now headed to rehabilitation. Please keep Gary and His Wife in your thoughts and prayers for a complete recovery.

Mike
by Notch 8
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Picture Games
Topic: The picture does not match the description.. So where is this ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1902

Re: The picture does not match the description.. So where is this ?

I supposed that I should had compared the photo to a known photo.. The background did not resemble anything that I could relate too..

Thanks Mike
by Notch 8
Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Train observation Muncie 6-16-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Re: Train observation Muncie 6-16-2018

How many trains pass thru Muncie a day and which line sees the most traffic ?

Mike
by Notch 8
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Picture Games
Topic: The picture does not match the description.. So where is this ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1902

The picture does not match the description.. So where is this ?

Kendallville Indiana: Tower controlled the crossing of the New York Central main line between Buffalo and Chicago with the Grand Rapids & Indiana RR, a PRR line. The tower is gone and the GR&I line was abandoned through here by Penn Central. Does anyone recognize this location ? Is it the Michigan C...
by Notch 8
Thu May 24, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: NS 956
Replies: 2
Views: 680

NS 956

NS 956, the OCS train crossing the diamond and over the NS Huntington District at mp 358 in Butler IN, on the NS Chicago Line, making the return trip from Chicago Ill, This line is being up graded to PTC and the Vaders did not replace this set of Type "G" signals The consist of the train was NS F9A ...
by Notch 8
Thu May 17, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Indiana Northeastern 3084
Replies: 1
Views: 542

Indiana Northeastern 3084

6 axle power showed up on the IN roster a couple years ago and they just got the 1st of the 2 painted and released the 1st unit from the paint booth. The M.L. SHULTZ is a dedication to Miriam Shultz, the mother of the Shultz family and owners of the railroad. She passed earlier this spring. Photo's ...
by Notch 8
Wed May 09, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trains seen on NCD!
Replies: 138
Views: 48999

Re: Trains seen on NCD!

Well someone tried to have some fun. Monday 07May18 NS train 25A was stopped somewhere between Bluffton and Montpelier ( I think it was Keystone) with the police on-site. Three intoxicated trespassers were removed from the train. Unfortunately, their dogs who were brought along for the ride got inc...
by Notch 8
Sun May 06, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: New York Central Signal Bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 1296

Re: New York Central Signal Bridge

The siganal bridge at CP367 was taken down this morning. I was lucky and did the the signal for track 2. Question: When was that signal bridge installed ? Someone dated it 1958-60 but i'm thinking that it is older.. curious..

An end of an era !
by Notch 8
Sun May 06, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Indiana Northeastern Engine House, Hudson
Replies: 2
Views: 659

Re: Indiana Northeastern Engine House, Hudson

For a shortline they are a very classy operation and have done an amazing rehabilitation to the physical plant of the railroad.. They seem to have a Class One Railroad mentality ! IN 3804 is now wearing a black coat..
by Notch 8
Tue May 01, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Toledo's Union Termial
Replies: 0
Views: 1088

Toledo's Union Termial

Toledo’s old Union Terminal, now referred to as Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza, is firmly planted in the aesthetics and dreams of mid-20th century America but has been renovated to meet the needs of 21st century travelers. It is the busiest rail station in Ohio and is served by numerous intercity bus...
by Notch 8
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: New York Central Signal Bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 1296

Re: New York Central Signal Bridge

This is the last week for the NYC tri lights in the Waterloo area.