Where Diz 2 24 2013

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Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby Notch 8 » Sun Feb 24, 2013 6:20 pm

Picture was taken today..Two pole lines 1 ROW. Where Diz ?
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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby rrnut282 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:14 am

Down Mexico way?
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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby Wayne Gest » Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:19 am

Down Mexico way? Are you talking somewhere like (I think it's) Macy, where the C&O and the PRR crossed?

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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby Notch 8 » Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:52 pm

No... cold

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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby bnsf8000 » Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:53 pm

The old Norfolk & Western in Van Wert county west of Jonestown on Jonestown-Western Road. East of US 127.

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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby Michael Meisener » Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:28 pm

Im going to say the Old Wabash between Montpelier & West Unity OH on Alt 20/ 107

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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby John » Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:33 pm

It looks a little bit like the old Erie ROW in Huntington. I walked with my nephew a couple years ago south of Taylor St. on the remains of the line and found most of the wire poles still in place amongst the trees. We even found an old concrete telephone shanty about 100 yards from the street. That was a nice surprise!

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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby Wayne Gest » Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:18 pm

I hate to be the one who always comes along and asks for a clue or an answer but when it goes on for over a week, I'm guessing no one knows or all the posted shots at an answer are wrong. I'm just saying. . .

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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby Notch 8 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:21 am

Stanely Crane killed this line... much of my traffic was siphoned off after the mergers and made this route redundant. However before being ripped up they fixed this line ! As the story goes much of this traffic found its way over the NW....

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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby rrnut282 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:17 am

It's not part of the Indy-Columbus line, is it?
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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby Notch 8 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:32 pm

rrnut282 wrote:It's not part of the Indy-Columbus line, is it?


Yes, the photo's that i posted were taken east of Piqua OH, We ate at Buffalo Jack's in Covington and noticed the ROW went through/near Covington. Why the two different pole lines ? FWIW Lincoln's Funeral Train travel this route. Also to note the line was rehabbed prior to its removal.....

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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby JW » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:59 pm

The old CH&D,gone for around 90+/- years also went thru Covington North-South.Part of the roadbed is just North of cemetary on Ohio 48. It went North from Dayton,thru Ludlow Falls, Celina,Mercer,Mendon,Spencerville and up North of Ottoville.

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Re: Where Diz 2 24 2013

Postby Wayne Gest » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:28 pm

CH&D is very hard to trace these days. There are clues and even not so terribly long ago, there was a remaining stretch of track in Celina.

Had you gone west of Piqua to Bradford, the tower remains and looking fairly good. There's also a PRR caboose standing on the onetime site of the railroad YMCA, gone many years.

http://www.bradfordrrmuseum.org/


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