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by thomas
Tue Feb 14, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: NS Caboose?
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Re: NS Caboose?

it was a high and wide movement. SD60 several military tanks, a couple of mpty flats, a mpty snobel car and that ns caboose..its parked at elkhart in today
by thomas
Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: EMD says goodbye to London
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Re: EMD says goodbye to London

again the unions have killed another company......they just dont get it..if the union wasnt so greedy maybe there was still a job...sorry for saying whats on my mind...indiana just passed RIGHT TO WORK...so now i can look for a union job and dont have pay dues
by thomas
Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: cp holiday train
Replies: 2
Views: 337

cp holiday train

it is that time of season again..the cp holiday train is figured in windsor ont. 12/1..through michigan and indiana 12/2 and gurnee ill. 12/3...
by thomas
Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Junkyard between Hoytville and Deshler
Replies: 20
Views: 698

Re: Junkyard between Hoytville and Deshler

oh yeah and i bet the waste from the toilet or wash goes right into the creek!!!!!!
by thomas
Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: Indiana Talk
Topic: ns shoo fly
Replies: 5
Views: 999

ns shoo fly

ns is putting in a shoo fly near mp 430 ( capitol ave) in mishawaka, so they can start the new underpass...if esprrfan comes on he can give some better details on track speed and how long the detour will be in place
by thomas
Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:26 pm
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: ns f units
Replies: 1
Views: 292

ns f units

as of 9 pm 9/29 the ns f units are sitting in full view of the roanoke va. webcam
by thomas
Sun Aug 07, 2011 6:57 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: stainless passenger car in transit on truck
Replies: 11
Views: 843

Re: stainless passenger car in transit on truck

i see subway cars being transported from new york city to milwaukee for refurb all the time but these are on the tollroad across northern indiana..and the cars are completly covered..
by thomas
Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:37 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: DT&I 1979 into GTW......
Replies: 22
Views: 1905

Re: DT&I 1979 into GTW......

coal survied into GTW days out of cincinnati also, when DT&I would get a coal train off the L&N, DT&I would use 6 4-axle mostly GP40's ,then in GTW days they would use 4 SD40'S, trains never was very much at the most was 2 a week
by thomas
Sun Jun 05, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: DT&I 1979 into GTW......
Replies: 22
Views: 1905

Re: DT&I 1979 into GTW......

the railblazers RB-1 and RB-2 ran from the southern in cincinnati, and would vary in size widely, mostly had 2 units from what i remember, the main reason it didn"t last into GTW days was that it had a hard time making money, the same went for this train into GTW days , it would come off CSX and som...
by thomas
Mon May 23, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: Illinois Talk
Topic: So what's up with on the Villa Grove Sub?
Replies: 11
Views: 3204

Re: So what's up with on the Villa Grove Sub?

hey tops
was at momence ill. sun 5/22 and caught the texas egale going north, how often does this happen???????
by thomas
Tue May 17, 2011 6:15 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: photo op's at fostoria
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: photo op's at fostoria

thanks trainjunkie

me and friend was thinking of going there, i wasnt sure how much you can move around to get photo's , i know a east- west line is always a challange..
by thomas
Mon May 16, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: photo op's at fostoria
Replies: 4
Views: 255

photo op's at fostoria

what kind of moving around room do you have at fostoria. as to shooting angles, and roaming around the diamonds...
by thomas
Tue May 10, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: 86' Hycube...it begins
Replies: 42
Views: 3462

Re: 86' Hycube...it begins

what i'm waiting for is the COLOR......blue, green or that purpleish color
by thomas
Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: West Michigan
Replies: 5
Views: 690

Re: West Michigan

west michigan #100 is a ex CB&Q, at least the frame # research i did said so
by thomas
Sat Feb 19, 2011 11:33 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Fostoria getting new company
Replies: 7
Views: 569

Re: Fostoria getting new company

i hope it's not southeast container, they are a big maker of 20 oz coke plastic bottles, and they do have a rail siding there, always seemed like 4-5 cars everytime i was there to pick up a load
by thomas
Sat Dec 18, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: Indiana Talk
Topic: new business for grand elk
Replies: 2
Views: 672

new business for grand elk

a company has bought the old BRISTOL PIPE plant in bristol, called KIBBE-CHEM, for the sole purpose to warehouse and distribute plastic plellets and some some other bulk non hazmat chemicals, there a plan in place to re-activate the rail siding on site, car count could be quite good, 10-15 a week..
by thomas
Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: I&O hiring conductors
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Re: I&O hiring conductors

one thing that was'nt mentioned, you receive rights to move to the front of the line , if you have a scanner, that is blarring, an I&O hotbox detector, and you correctly tell the interveiwer, the right milepost...
by thomas
Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: TRAINS
Replies: 16
Views: 667

Re: TRAINS

and railfans wonder why railroaders run in horror when we approach them???
by thomas
Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Jackson-Lansing Railroad
Replies: 443
Views: 36077

Re: Jackson-Lansing Railroad

what kind of condition is the roadbed in, basiclly like a 10 mph branch, or has ns spent any money on upgrading before dumping it, and this is piece #2, of the original plan for ns to dump most of the mid and west portions of michigan, to watco..
just a thought
by thomas
Fri Sep 10, 2010 5:35 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: elkhart ind. 9/9
Replies: 0
Views: 96

elkhart ind. 9/9

cp eastbound 32t , in the consist was 3 bnsf b40's # 561,562,552...
also old deex unit 010 was seen leaving eastbound 2pm