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by vwwillie
Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Weird railroad crossing gate in Ohio
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Re: Weird railroad crossinhg gate in Ohio

I have retraced US 25 form time to time, it is hard to imagine the amount of traffic flowing thru cities like Bowling Green, Findley and Wapakoneta. Driving from Wapakoneta to Cincinnati must have been a all day ordeal.
by vwwillie
Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:33 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Weird railroad crossing gate in Ohio
Replies: 13
Views: 14825

Re: Weird railroad crossinhg gate in Ohio

It might be Wapakoneta Ohio. the then B and O crosses old 25 from the east side to west side at a south west diagonal then about a quarter mile or less the NYC Peoria Ohio to St Mary's Ohio crossed 25. The old NYC line went by my Grandparents home, I got to see a few locals with a GP9s and cabooses ...
by vwwillie
Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:40 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Everything/Anything CF&E thread...
Replies: 477
Views: 35306

Re: Everything/Anything CF&E thread...

You are right. The last CN train out of the Van Wert yard was July of 1977. Here are some photos taken of the event by H Marshall. This is my first post on this site please let me know if you can accesses these pictures. Have many more old train pictures from Van Wert area I bought from Harley befor...