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by David Collins
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: CSX's safety train
Replies: 1
Views: 115

CSX's safety train

So I was in Deshler, Ohio during labor day weekend, one thing that caught my attention was an Ex CSX Safety Train boxcar in the middle of CSX Q509! This boxcar had reporting marks MCYX 199009. However I just saw this article this article recently about them creating an all new one (I know this is an...
by David Collins
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where do you work and what do you do?
Replies: 52
Views: 8287

Re: Where do you work and what do you do?

I'm a senior in HS, but I worked at ACE hardware this past summer
by David Collins
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates October 2021
Replies: 573
Views: 8850

Re: CN Updates October 2021

MOW crew doing some work on the diamond in Durand
by David Collins
Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Location Updates - Oct 2021
Replies: 564
Views: 12524

Re: CSX Location Updates - Oct 2021

Tom49801 wrote:
Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:42 am
Q327-20 @ 09:39 westward reported by DD mp CG91.9 with 416 axles & 5,835 feet long. CSX engines #155 + #5367 & 101 cars.
The leader is the AC44CW with the YN3W paint job (Yellow Nose 3 Website)
by David Collins
Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Corrupt a Wish
Replies: 12208
Views: 601551

Re: Corrupt a Wish

I wish to stay awake Granted. Mrs AARR makes sure of it https://i.etsystatic.com/6685043/r/il/01d56b/513389634/il_794xN.513389634_ck13.jpg I wish everybody was kung fu fighting Granted, But you suddenly become a panda :lol: :lol: https://www.looper.com/img/gallery/will-there-be-a-kung-fu-panda-4/l-...
by David Collins
Tue Oct 19, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: SRI power confusion
Replies: 10
Views: 705

Re: SRI power confusion

NS3322 wrote:
Tue Oct 19, 2021 3:10 pm
David Collins wrote:
Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:45 pm
1. What's going to happen the Ex GTW/CN GP9R's on property? I know they've been there for awhile but have never been used.
Huh? Just noticed this comment. There are no GP9Rs currently in Owosso...
Correction, I meant one, it's Ex GTW
by David Collins
Tue Oct 19, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Talking RR Crossing
Replies: 3
Views: 270

Re: Talking RR Crossing

Danny Harmon (AKA Distant Signal) did a video about railroad crossings in the past, I could've sworn he talked about something like this, Here's the link to the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qdti3atxpw
by David Collins
Mon Oct 18, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Corrupt a Wish
Replies: 12208
Views: 601551

Re: Corrupt a Wish

I wish to gain without pain Granted. Gain weight https://www.topcount.co/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Funny-pictures-of-fat-people-eating-1.jpg I wish AARR knew that low humidity and rain don't mix......It's just science :lol: Granted, But then wildfires erupt I wish that I could fly Emirates 1st Cla...
by David Collins
Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Corrupt a Wish
Replies: 12208
Views: 601551

Re: Corrupt a Wish

AARR wrote:
Fri Oct 15, 2021 6:51 am
David Collins wrote:
Thu Oct 14, 2021 10:28 am
I wish I pitched a better idea
Granted, but Michael and AARR mess up your pitch with our poor modeling skills :lol:


I wish I could dance better
Granted, Here's a really good how-to video!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ

I wish I made a better joke
by David Collins
Fri Oct 15, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: SRI power confusion
Replies: 10
Views: 705

Re: SRI power confusion

Saturnalia wrote:
Fri Oct 15, 2021 2:32 pm
David Collins wrote:
Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:45 pm
I could see it's benefits because of it's HEP generator, But they GUZZLE fuel, Couldn't they just get a used GP38-2?
If they're getting it for HEP, then no, they couldn't just replace it with any other unit.
Correction, if it's NOT for HEP use
by David Collins
Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: SRI power confusion
Replies: 10
Views: 705

SRI power confusion

Ok so there's been some big buzz (especially on this website) about an Ex Amtrak F40PHR #310 that's going to SRI, I have several questions with this acquisition since this came out of the (totally pun intended) blue? 1. What's going to happen the Ex GTW/CN GP9R's on property? I know they've been the...
by David Collins
Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: NS 2021 Updates
Replies: 230
Views: 120409

Re: NS 2021 Updates

EB NS Stack (more like all piggyback) by Berea, Ohio 1:25

Per the railstream camera, There's a train stopped on M1 in Berea with CN power on point
by David Collins
Thu Oct 14, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Corrupt a Wish
Replies: 12208
Views: 601551

Re: Corrupt a Wish

I wish to be able to swim 2 miles in under a day Granted, and you must dress appropriately :lol: https://image.shutterstock.com/image-photo/funny-fat-man-retro-swimsuit-260nw-304556957.jpg I wish the RailRoadFan.com gang goes shark fishing Granted, but it's not the kind of sharks you're thinking of...
by David Collins
Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Amtrak Train Location Updates - 2021
Replies: 156
Views: 100393

Re: Amtrak Train Location Updates - 2021

352 has the beech grove private car on the rear, Head of the FRA riding on it. Wouldn't be surprised if the American view is on it either.
by David Collins
Wed Oct 13, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates October 2021
Replies: 573
Views: 8850

Re: CN Updates October 2021

GTWChris wrote:
Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:31 pm
251 north at Birmingham at 12:10
Rack train south at Birmingham at 12:25. CN 5725, CN 8825, and CN 2727.
Rack train= E280, no clue about why it would have 3 engines
by David Collins
Tue Oct 12, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates October 2021
Replies: 573
Views: 8850

Re: CN Updates October 2021

did anyone seriously not notice that X319 had the GTW heritage unit in tow?
by David Collins
Mon Oct 11, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Amtrak Train Location Updates - 2021
Replies: 156
Views: 100393

Re: Amtrak Train Location Updates - 2021

DaveO wrote:
Mon Oct 11, 2021 10:09 am
Could be someone forgot that Royal Oak has the 3 wood "crosswalks" that allow 2 cars to be spotted for loading/unloading on Main 2?
most likely
by David Collins
Sun Oct 10, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Corrupt a Wish
Replies: 12208
Views: 601551

Re: Corrupt a Wish

I wish Luciana had gone to a school dance in Mexico before she moved here so she wasn't being such a pain in the neck asking about what we do at hoco :( Granted, but she decides to stay in Mexico so to visit her Michael, me and you dress up in disguises and illegally cross the border. Here are our ...
by David Collins
Sat Oct 09, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Corrupt a Wish
Replies: 12208
Views: 601551

Re: Corrupt a Wish

Good one AARR! :lol: I wish to simplify my life Granted.......The simple life......maybe a little too simple. You shouldn't have spoken out at that school board meeting :lol: https://media.istockphoto.com/photos/empty-jail-cell-picture-id96640110?k=6&m=96640110&s=170667a&w=0&h=64NrWQ_mIkVWAY_k48dqZ...
by David Collins
Sat Oct 09, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Amtrak Train Location Updates - 2021
Replies: 156
Views: 100393

Re: Amtrak Train Location Updates - 2021

What happened to #354 after it left Ann Arbor on Friday night - lost 4 hrs to Dearborn? Because of 354's late arrival #351 on Sat. left Pontiac 1'25" LT. I wonder if 351 had an ITCS failure because the train lost an additional 1.5 hr to Porter. Andy Your guess is correct, It's been happening a lot ...