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by OwlCaboose2853
Fri May 01, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: NS Jackson Turn from Wayne
Replies: 9
Views: 3957

Re: NS Jackson Turn from Wayne

Chelsea Grain Co. 11800 Dexter-Chelsea Rd closed business - NS service has no longer cover hopper cars.
https://thesuntimesnews.com/chelsea-gra ... e-changes/
by OwlCaboose2853
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: NS Cutting Wabash Line Trains?
Replies: 11
Views: 5736

Re: NS Cutting Wabash Line Trains?

Word is 171, 38E / 39E abolished as of 7/1/19. 171 appears to be something they can combined with 176 (I think) between Sterling Heights and Oakwood, then as need to an additional train as per the destination. 38E (Bellevue to Wayne) would be replaced by sending the cars on 331 / 332 then B19 to an...
by OwlCaboose2853
Wed May 01, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: DT&I Caboose #96 For Sale
Replies: 8
Views: 5869

Re: DT&I Caboose #96 For Sale

NS3322 wrote:Update: The caboose has been donated to the Michigan Transit Museum. I only hope it does not end up like the GTW caboose they own. (I hope it gets displayed by the depot).
OR Henry Ford Museum/ Railroad Roundhouse in Greenfield Village in Dearborn?
by OwlCaboose2853
Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Detroit & Mackinac
Replies: 16
Views: 7331

Re: Detroit & Mackinac

rdenman62 wrote:I did not know that. Thats why I like this site. Learn new things and get questions answered. Thank s everyone
Detroit and Mackinac Railway, "The Turtle Line"
https://www.american-rails.com/detroit- ... ilway.html
by OwlCaboose2853
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Nichols Tower-Battle Creek
Replies: 6
Views: 6491

Re: Nichols Tower-Battle Creek

From MichiganRailroads.Com - pictures and map Nichols Interlocking Tower controlled the crossing of the Michigan Central's main line with the Grand Trunk Western main line on the east side of Battle Creek. http://www.michiganrailroads.com/stations-locations/77-calhoun-county-13/566-nichols-tower-bat...
by OwlCaboose2853
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Con-Cor International - Mfg Scale Model Trains since 1962
Replies: 0
Views: 5335

Con-Cor International - Mfg Scale Model Trains since 1962

Affa Model Train factory closing in China (long describing)
https://www.con-cor.com/
by OwlCaboose2853
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Amtrak train kills pedestrian
Replies: 5
Views: 3830

Amtrak train kills pedestrian

Amtrak train kills pedestrian on tracks near Ann Arbor
http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/ind ... _trac.html
by OwlCaboose2853
Wed May 16, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: The trains blocking roadway in Woodhaven
Replies: 6
Views: 3422

The trains blocking roadway in Woodhaven

Residents fed up with trains blocking roadway in Woodhaven
Injured man stuck at train tracks in ambulance for 20 minutes
https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/res ... -woodhaven
by OwlCaboose2853
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Any surviving local hobby shops, SW MI?
Replies: 21
Views: 16711

Re: Any surviving local hobby shops, SW MI?

Last I knew still there, specialize in N scale, with some HO deals passing through the store now and then. Closed as of March 14, inventory sold to Blue Rail Hobbies http://www.ggtrains.com/ Used to buy from them often. But as my compensation got cut by a third, model train buying wasn't a priority...
by OwlCaboose2853
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: Amtrak 501 derails 12/18/2017
Replies: 48
Views: 10755

Re: Amtrak 501 derails 12/18/2017

Screen Shot 2017-12-18 at 1.10.43 PM.jpg Where's that at? Might be an advance sign though That's a BNSF-style sign and they tilt the advance warning signs, and the actual begin restriction signs are perpendicular as shown here. If that is leading into the curve, it just adds more to the speculation...
by OwlCaboose2853
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Growing frustration over freight train...
Replies: 39
Views: 5359

Growing frustration over freight train...

Growing frustration over freight train delays spurs talk with railroad http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/ind ... r_home_pop
by OwlCaboose2853
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: CP Holiday Train at Romulus on Nov 30th
Replies: 12
Views: 3075

Re: CP Holiday Train at Romulus on Nov 30th

Wabash1070 wrote: My guess is because it's NS Tracks
Correct but it's NS Wabash Lines. :wink:
by OwlCaboose2853
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: QLine crash with auto
Replies: 14
Views: 2493

Re: QLine crash with auto

Monorail is best than light rail! See link in Monorail vs other rails http://www.monorails.org/tMspages/MonoVs.html
by OwlCaboose2853
Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: SUV Hit by Train in Portage, 1 hospitalized
Replies: 2
Views: 700

Re: SUV Hit by Train in Portage, 1 hospitalized

An SUV traveling east on Garden Lane near Celery Flats was hit by a northbound train on Tuesday evening. The driver of the SUV stopped at the crossing, then proceeded through, probably trying to beat the train, but the train caught the rear passenger corner of the vehicle. There were 3 people insid...
by OwlCaboose2853
Fri May 19, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: MDOT Railroad?!
Replies: 6
Views: 1955

MDOT Railroad?!

I didn't know about MDOT has own Michigan Lines! Does NS sold to MDOT for Michigan Lines? When?

Amtrak to review Ann Arbor's plan for $4.3M tunnel to riverfront http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/ind ... _ann-arbor
by OwlCaboose2853
Fri May 12, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: New law makes it illegal to point lasers at trains
Replies: 25
Views: 3582

Re: New law makes it illegal to point lasers at trains

Looks like the vast majority of the info on this is about aircraft, with little info about trains. I don't know of any railfans that are using lasers on their cameras to light up the locomotive windshield. Hope they don't try to include flash arrays for nighttime shots, but those don't use "highly ...
by OwlCaboose2853
Thu May 11, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: This Is Your First Warning: Block QLine Tracks...
Replies: 8
Views: 3476

This Is Your First Warning: Block QLine Tracks...

This Is Your First Warning: Block QLine Tracks and Risk a $650 Ticket, Plus Towing
http://www.deadlinedetroit.com/articles ... RTuPoV22OM