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by Jochs
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: April, 2021 Obituaries.
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Re: April, 2021 Obituaries.

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II's husband, dead at 99 https://people.com/royals/prince-charles-visited-queen-elizabeth-after-prince-philip-death-windsor-castle/?utm_campaign=peoplemagazine&utm_content=manual&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_term=6070b5f302bf1500...
by Jochs
Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: April, 2021 Obituaries.
Replies: 3
Views: 232

April, 2021 Obituaries.

R.I.P. to actress Gloria Henry, who played Alice Mitchell on "Dennis the Menace" from 1959 to 1963. She was 98. She passed away yesterday just one day after her 98th birthday. https://www.tmz.com/2021/04/04/gloria-henry-dennis-the-menace-mom-dead-dies/?fbclid=IwAR230IVWMONd1x4LSwGs3ArmjhLKnxkWo69zHF...
by Jochs
Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Indiana Talk
Topic: McKinley in Mishawaka Closed After Car/Train Crash.
Replies: 0
Views: 655

McKinley in Mishawaka Closed After Car/Train Crash.

The McKinley Ave crossing in Mishawaka still remains closed as Canadian National Railway crews work to repair a crossing signal that was destroyed in a train vs. car crash yesterday. No injuries were reported.
https://wsbt.com/news/local/mishawaka-r ... wing-crash
by Jochs
Sat Mar 27, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: March 2021 Obituaries
Replies: 3
Views: 1290

Re: March 2021 Obituaries

R.I.P. children's author, Beverly Cleary, who died on 3/25/21 at the age of 104. She was the creator of Ramona Quimby.
https://www.npr.org/2021/03/26/31188178 ... U55mNjrQYk
by Jochs
Sun Mar 21, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: Indiana Talk
Topic: Third Rail Line on NS in Goshen Causing Problems.
Replies: 11
Views: 2720

Third Rail Line on NS in Goshen Causing Problems.

Apparently, NS has been using the third rail in Goshen to park trains for 2-3 hours at a time, while they wait for room in the yard in Elkhart, and people in Goshen are getting frustrated. https://wsbt.com/news/local/goshen-leaders-as-norfolk-southern-railroad-for-solution-to-stopped-trains?fbclid=I...
by Jochs
Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Illinois Talk
Topic: Freight Train Derailment in Normal.
Replies: 3
Views: 2881

Freight Train Derailment in Normal.

A Union Pacific freight train derailed this morning in Normal. Many crossings are now closed until the derailment can be cleaned up. https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/cargo-train-derails-in-uptown-normal-early-saturday-morning/ There was also an extended power outage due to the de...
by Jochs
Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: Indiana Talk
Topic: South Shore Cancels Trains This Weekend.
Replies: 0
Views: 3977

South Shore Cancels Trains This Weekend.

In anticipation of the cold, The South Shore will be cancelling all trains between Carroll Ave. in Michigan City, and the South Bend International Airport and switching to bus service after 6 pm today. The South Shore passes through lots of remote farmland, and there are few crossings to access a di...
by Jochs
Sun Feb 07, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: February 2021 Obituaries
Replies: 17
Views: 6220

Re: February 2021 Obituaries

President Ronald Reagan's longtime secretary of state, George P. Schultz, has died at the age of 100.
https://www.wfla.com/news/politics/rona ... WKegoOd_CA
by Jochs
Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:01 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: January, 2021 Obituaries
Replies: 19
Views: 15131

Re: January, 2021 Obituaries

R.I.P. to actress Cicely Tyson, who died at the age of 96 on 1/28/21.
https://variety.com/2021/tv/news/cicely ... 234895188/
by Jochs
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Random Thoughts
Replies: 1312
Views: 190363

Re: Random Thoughts

This is my 7000th post. Next month, I will have been on railroadfan.com for 11 years.
by Jochs
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: January, 2021 Obituaries
Replies: 19
Views: 15131

Re: January, 2021 Obituaries

Jimmie Rodgers, singer of "Honeycomb" and other hits from the 1950's has died at the age of 87. He died from kidney disease on January 18th in Palm Desert, CA, and had also tested positive for COVID-19. https://www.wndu.com/2021/01/24/jimmie-rodgers-singer-of-honeycomb-and-other-hits-dies/?fbclid=Iw...
by Jochs
Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Amtrak Engine Fire, Passengers Evacuated, Decatur.
Replies: 2
Views: 5305

Amtrak Engine Fire, Passengers Evacuated, Decatur.

Dozens of people were evacuated from an Amtrak train in Van Buren County, between Lawton and Decatur, after the engine caught fire. No injuries were reported. https://www.woodtv.com/news/southwest-michigan/dozens-evacuated-after-small-fire-on-amtrak-train-in-van-buren-county/?fbclid=IwAR2tkniP4KHkG6...
by Jochs
Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: January, 2021 Obituaries
Replies: 19
Views: 15131

Re: January, 2021 Obituaries

Phil Spector, Grammy-winning producer and convicted murder has died at the age of 80 of natural causes. https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/17/entertainment/phil-spector-death/index.html?utm_source=fbCNN&utm_medium=social&utm_term=link&utm_content=2021-01-17T18%3A31%3A06&fbclid=IwAR2UR48O-gEoTHwT7TdZCDW6RbO...
by Jochs
Sat Dec 12, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: December Obituaries
Replies: 13
Views: 5093

Re: December Obituaries

R.I.P. to New Orleans stage and screen actor, Carol Sutton. She has died at the age of 76 from Covid-19 complications.
https://www.wfla.com/news/national/new- ... OwfIae4ENc
by Jochs
Sat Dec 12, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: December Obituaries
Replies: 13
Views: 5093

Re: December Obituaries

R.I.P. Charley Pride, who was a pioneering black country singer. He died at the age of 86 due to complications from Covid-19.
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/musi ... it-192455/
by Jochs
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: November, 2020 Obituaries.
Replies: 13
Views: 10253

Re: November, 2020 Obituaries.

AARR wrote:
Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:56 am
Darth Vader actor David Prowse passes away at 85
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/dead-at-85

Thanks DaveO :wink:
David Prowse sometimes appeared on "The Benny Hill Show" and can be seen toward the end of these sketches (the large, muscular man):


:lol: :lol:
by Jochs
Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Locations Updates November 2020
Replies: 663
Views: 84551

Re: CSX Train Locations Updates November 2020

Sounds like N800-27 will go to Grand Junction and cut crossings, then wait on a cab.
by Jochs
Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Locations Updates November 2020
Replies: 663
Views: 84551

Re: CSX Train Locations Updates November 2020

Tom49801 wrote:
Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:47 pm
N800 @ 5:44pm westward reported by the DD mp CG91.9 with 528 axles & 6,912 feet long. 2 engines & 129 loaded coal cars.
N800-27 cleared St. Joseph Bridge at 5:59 pm, and is currently headed eastward, not westward, as reported earlier, through Benton Harbor.
by Jochs
Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Locations Updates November 2020
Replies: 663
Views: 84551

Re: CSX Train Locations Updates November 2020

P370-26 is currently going through Coloma.
by Jochs
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: CSX Employee Fatally Injured in Fostoria.
Replies: 5
Views: 5384

CSX Employee Fatally Injured in Fostoria.

A CSX employee was fatally injured this morning while doing his work in the railyard in Fostoria.
https://www.wtol.com/article/news/local ... db335cf4ee