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by DT&I
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: G&W to Purchase Ohi-Rail
Replies: 18
Views: 5003

Re: G&W to Purchase Ohi-Rail

I suspect this will mean the end for a substantial portion of the locomotives on the railroad. #47 has bounced around since it left the Detroit and Toledo Shoreline where it began its career, but has never ventured outside of the Michigan, Indiana, Ohio area under ownership. The only time it may ha...
by DT&I
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Alliance, OH 2/14/18
Replies: 1
Views: 2298

Alliance, OH 2/14/18

Couple of videos I made with my iPhone and iMovie today while on my very rare day off from playing trains... enjoy if you want, if not, meh.


Part 1
https://youtu.be/Vh2UyLkENQc

Part 2
https://youtu.be/ezHAayKINp4
by DT&I
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: trains along the CSX toledo branch
Replies: 22
Views: 15808

Re: trains along the CSX toledo branch

H919 is the H719 recrewed.
by DT&I
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:33 am
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Seneca Rail(SENR)
Replies: 1
Views: 3643

Seneca Rail(SENR)

In 1998 when it became clear that the Conrail merger was imminent, Ohio Valley Holdings LLC. decided to begin contacting CSX once it was decided that the former PRR line from Walbridge to Tiffin would go to the eastern giant. At first CSX was reluctant to deal with a new investment group with no exp...
by DT&I
Mon Dec 12, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Chicago, Fort Wayne & Eastern RR
Replies: 4
Views: 5825

Re: Chicago, Fort Wayne & Eastern RR

CFER 9395 pictured this morning in Piqua Yard
by DT&I
Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:13 pm
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: Largest CSX Train Recorded? 1,034 axles.
Replies: 7
Views: 4059

Re: Largest CSX Train Recorded? 1,034 axles.

Back before the axle restriction was placed, one time did Q324 run with 297 cars earlier in the summer.
by DT&I
Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: Lima Fostoria Connecting Railroad
Replies: 0
Views: 3913

Lima Fostoria Connecting Railroad

With NS and CSX both looking to cut various lines that aren't vital to the system, the former LE&W from Fostoria to Lima was spun off in early 2016 to some of the former higher-ups of the BLE before it became CN. The line from Fostoria to Arcadia remained under NS control with trackage rights grante...
by DT&I
Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Toledo, Lake Erie & Western (TLEW)
Replies: 15
Views: 6598

Re: Toledo, Lake Erie & Western (TLEW)

They need to just rip up the rails and let it die.
by DT&I
Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: CSX Locomotive Roster News, Updates & Information Thread
Replies: 893
Views: 682906

Re: CSX Locomotive Roster News, Updates & Information Thread

CSXTSD40-2 wrote:For those that care, looks like the next four Boise bound Deuces arrived in Clearing. 8458, 8855, 8442, and 8444.
All YN3 or YN3B but these things are going way too fast for my liking
by DT&I
Thu Jan 14, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: TSt.L&C
Replies: 1121
Views: 78230

Re: TSt.L&C

Here is an updated TSCR Roster: AC6000CW - 9339 - 9372 SD40X-3ECO - 8449 - 8454 ES44DC - 1000 - 1059 ES44AC - 862 - 887(Ex-GR&P), 888 - 918(Ex-OC&M), 919 - 949(Ex-IAIS), 950 - 999, 1060 - 1076, 1077- 1099 ET44AC - 1100 - 1104, 1105 - 1209(ordered) SD70MAC - 6829 - 6853(Ex-GR&P) SD70M-2 - 6801 - 6829...
by DT&I
Thu Jan 14, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Toledo Sub CPLs
Replies: 8
Views: 4851

Re: Toledo Sub CPLs

Both ends of Haskins and Tontogany are fine except the southbound mast in Togany, was taken out by a derailment a few years back and is now a Safetran.
by DT&I
Sun Jan 10, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: TSt.L&C
Replies: 1121
Views: 78230

Re: TSt.L&C

TSCR 1100 - 1104 have been delivered and are being readied for service in Chicago. These will be delivered in the 1100 - 1209 series unlike previous reports stated. These are the first of a 110 unit order of new ET44AC's that were originally going to go in the 2000 - 2109 series. With carloads down ...
by DT&I
Thu Dec 17, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: TSt.L&C
Replies: 1121
Views: 78230

Re: TSt.L&C

News: With CP going after NS, TSCR has openly stated that they are not in favor of a "final solution" round of mergers and are against creating two huge rail systems in North America. TSCR believes a final round of mergers would be unbeneficial to the TSCR system and finding a partner would be a gre...
by DT&I
Thu Oct 29, 2015 11:26 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: TSt.L&C
Replies: 1121
Views: 78230

Re: TSt.L&C

TSCR plans to acquire 50 C40-8C's from UP as they are up for sale. They will go into the 9373 - 9469 series along with the 45 original -8's.
by DT&I
Thu Oct 29, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: TSt.L&C
Replies: 1121
Views: 78230

Re: TSt.L&C

An order has been placed to GE for 110 ET44AC's to be numbered 2000-2009 and plans have been announced to lease and test two pairs of EMD SD70ACe-T4's short term. TGTX 8033 - 8142 have been returned to TSCR and will become TSCR 6190 - 6299 and are slated to have their cabs and trucks upgraded and re...
by DT&I
Wed Oct 28, 2015 11:16 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Georgia Tech Student Jumped onto Moving Train.
Replies: 3
Views: 1611

Re: Georgia Tech Student Jumped onto Moving Train.

He probably shouldn't have done that
by DT&I
Sun Oct 18, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Rivalry Saturday
Replies: 12
Views: 3695

Re: Rivalry Saturday

Nice eff up Michigan, I love watching you lose and no better way than an epic failure in the final seconds of the game.
by DT&I
Sun Oct 18, 2015 11:29 pm
Forum: Paper Railroads
Topic: TSt.L&C
Replies: 1121
Views: 78230

Re: TSt.L&C

News: TCSR is completing its final stages of selling the Western Division west of Pierre to UP. This section of track includes access to the PRB. The November 1st date to complete the purchase of the B&P is fast approaching and plans have been announced to upgrade trackage from Pittsburgh to Buffalo...
by DT&I
Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519546

Re: Where am I?

Here is a somewhat tricky location. (Hint:I took this 4 weeks ago....where was Jochs 4 weeks ago?) upmystery1.jpg I know the answer as I was next to you and another person who I ban from answering. I will add a hint to this. We are looking east and it isn't MI. That is all I can give. Porter, IN