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by fredstev
Sat May 04, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: SRI announces embezzlement by former employee
Replies: 37
Views: 23937

Re: SRI announces embezzlement by former employee

Saturnalia wrote:Just announced that she turned herself into jail earlier today.

Guess she has at least some sense of honor
More like a sense of humor. If she posts bail, it'll be with SRI funds. She doesn't have any of her own.
by fredstev
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Pere Marquette Date Nails
Replies: 17
Views: 7319

Re: Pere Marquette Date Nails

Your guess is as good as mine if these are genuine, but FWIW, check this Ebay link:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/CHOICE-OF-ONE- ... 3014396788
by fredstev
Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:16 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: SRI/1225
Replies: 5
Views: 986

Re: SRI/1225

Wilson down.jpg
Yup, still going. Some changes for the better, too. Wilson's still falling down on the job occasionally, though. :)
by fredstev
Sat Dec 28, 2013 6:43 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: PM 1225: She's Doing It Again
Replies: 31
Views: 1808

Re: PM 1225: She's Doing It Again

Hogger1225 wrote:3/4 of this thread has WHAT to do with 1225?
3/4 of this thread has to do with the differences between railroaders, photographers and foamers.
by fredstev
Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:08 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Pere Marquette 1225 Under Steam
Replies: 80
Views: 5361

Re: Pere Marquette 1225 Under Steam

CN_Okemos wrote:
DR wrote:MQT 3001... Did you by a ticket to this run, send money to support or work on the restoration? If not you wouldnt be privy to any information.
Come on Dane, you know all of us foamers are going to show up regardless of what gets posted.
Well, yeah. Then there's that. . .
by fredstev
Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:38 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Breaking News:Amtrak Accident in Eaton County
Replies: 58
Views: 2240

Re: Breaking News:Amtrak Accident in Eaton County

Hogger1225 wrote:I was riding that train.
Jeez, Bill, you have all the luck, don't you?
by fredstev
Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:40 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Nickel Plate Road on SRI
Replies: 29
Views: 1043

Re: Nickel Plate Road on SRI

I was there. Almost slipped and fell on all the foam. :lol: I know! There were so many people there! Holy cow! I waited at Ithaca for three hours and there was a trail of foam along the line! DROOL! By the way, if anyone ate at that Hearthstone Bakery and Cafe while waiting for 765, you'd drool fro...
by fredstev
Fri Oct 01, 2010 8:09 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: TRAINS
Replies: 16
Views: 661

Re: TRAINS

jukeman45 wrote:Rule #1 NEVER let foam run out of your mouth when meeting a railroader. :roll:
You can take that one to the bank. . .
by fredstev
Sun Apr 12, 2009 6:17 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: 5 semis spoted loaded with new ties
Replies: 6
Views: 433

Re: 5 semis spoted loaded with new ties

Those ties are now sitting along the siding in Freeland.
by fredstev
Sat Apr 04, 2009 5:53 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Train Festival 2009: Update
Replies: 584
Views: 22263

Re: Train Festival 2009: Update

I know but I can't tell anyone. If I did, then I would have to shoot you! (teddy bears are poor shots) You don't know either, Wilson. You just think you know. We planned it that way. On another note, plans for the S.S. Badger's route from Ludington to Owosso are well underway, pending approval of a...
by fredstev
Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Anyone work for HESR?
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: Anyone work for HESR?

Unless your already certified as an engineer I doubt youll get in. Qualifications : Certified Locomotive Engineers are preferred. Must be willing to become a certified engineer as a condition of employment. Valid drivers license required. Must be able to successfully pass operating rules examinatio...
by fredstev
Mon Mar 16, 2009 4:44 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Boardman's (Amquack) Dilemma
Replies: 20
Views: 765

Re: Boardman's (Amquack) Dilemma

In this morning's (3/16/09) Railway Age e-mail daily summary, they report the quandary of how to spend the extra several billion forced on them in the porkulus bill. This is over and above the 18 billion recently approved and the amounts coming from states. The real problem, it states, is that the ...
by fredstev
Tue Oct 21, 2008 11:58 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: GLC tank cars
Replies: 6
Views: 455

Re: GLC tank cars

I don't know for sure what you saw down by Brighton, but GLC has been storing quite a few ProCor (propane) cars in different locations recently.

Fred