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by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Building model trains at home can put your Scout on track to earning the Railroading merit badge
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Building model trains at home can put your Scout on track to earning the Railroading merit badge

July 30, 2020 Last summer, more than 120 Scouts met at the Chicagoland Lionel Railroad Club’s clubhouse in New Lenox, Ill., to learn about the world of model trains. The 3,600-square-foot clubhouse features dozens of model trains that run through handcrafted terrain built by club members..... https:...
by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Tue Jul 21, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: GR & I Depot Petosky
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: GR & I Depot Petosky

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by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Sun May 24, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Live PD: Railroad Incidents
Replies: 3
Views: 841

Live PD: Railroad Incidents





by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Fri May 08, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: Amtrak will require passengers to wear face masks Monday
Replies: 1
Views: 560

Amtrak will require passengers to wear face masks Monday

Amtrak is the latest transportation entity to require passengers to wear face masks when traveling to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The rail company announced Thursday that starting Monday, all patrons in stations, on trains and thruway buses (Amtrak's transit buses) will have to wear a face co...
by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Breaking Bad - train scene
Replies: 1
Views: 1414

Re: Breaking Bad - train scene

by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Young Excursion Cordinator article
Replies: 0
Views: 1424

Young Excursion Cordinator article

I recently read an article about a young man who talks about how he plans rail excursions so he can enjoy the ride on excursion day. I have misplaced the article and was wondering if anyone else read it and can help get a link or another copy of the article.
by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Railroad history videos trying to name/locate
Replies: 0
Views: 1659

Railroad history videos trying to name/locate

I am trying to find some videos I saw a while ago that I can't name, but I remember some scenes from them. If anyone can name them, I would really appreciate it. Scene 1: An older gentleman is telling the camera about how a man would come to the railyard and ask for a job. The superintendent would a...
by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Kellogg's switcher being scrapped?
Replies: 28
Views: 11990

Re: Kellogg's switcher being scrapped?

It's definitely on scrapyard property. I put a boxcar in front of it last week.
by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Amtrak vs Car aftermath
Replies: 2
Views: 2972

Amtrak vs Car aftermath

Around 6:30 am on August 11, 2019, Jacksonville Police received a call about woman whose car had crashed in between the first and second unit of a passing Amtrak train. The car's engine was gone, but the driver was reportedly fine — the tongue-lashing she was about to receive from her sister would b...
by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: "Railfan House" for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 2988

"Railfan House" for sale

Want to live next to the Indiana Northeastern tracks in Quincy, Michigan? Here is your chance: https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/903-E-Chicago-Rd_Quincy_MI_49082_M40551-24697?view=qv The Indiana Northeastern goes by about twice a day, during daytime hours on weekdays to service custo...
by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Illinois Talk
Topic: CN Building In Homewood Evacuated, Suspicious Package Found
Replies: 0
Views: 2653

CN Building In Homewood Evacuated, Suspicious Package Found

A suspicious packaged has forced an evac on the CN Dispatcher center in Homewood, IL
https://patch.com/illinois/homewood-flo ... kage-found
by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Dispatchers evacuated stopping all CN trains
Replies: 0
Views: 3063

Dispatchers evacuated stopping all CN trains

A suspicious packaged has forced an evac on the CN Dispatcher center in Homewood, IL https://patch.com/illinois/homewood-flossmoor/cn-building-homewood-evacuated-suspicious-package-found East Lansing has doesn't know whats going on: https://www.wilx.com/content/news/Local-train-crossings-blocked-all...
by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Charlotte Live Railcam
Replies: 14
Views: 7249

Re: Charlotte Live Railcam

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by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: SRI announces embezzlement by former employee
Replies: 37
Views: 23540

Re: SRI announces embezzlement by former employee

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3:33 Judge mentions the 1225 locomotive.
15:40 "You Stole From Santa Claus" ~Judge Matthew Stewart

by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Amtrak ticket agents
Replies: 78
Views: 38978

Re: Amtrak ticket agents

I think this is what the ticket agents are being replaced with. Why pay money if someone does it for free? (East Lansing, MI) - Members of the East Lansing and surrounding communities are coming together on August 23 and 24 to help enhance the passenger rail experience for people traveling on Amtrak...
by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Bluewater Michigan Chapter NRHS: A Fallen Flag
Replies: 1
Views: 2831

Bluewater Michigan Chapter NRHS: A Fallen Flag

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Bluewater Michigan Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, well-known throughout the Midwest for its fleet of passenger equipment, is going out of business, President John C. Moore Jr. announced over the weekend. Headquartered in Royal Oak, the chapter was chartere...
by R.E.A.P.E.R.
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: SRI Passenger cars coming
Replies: 3
Views: 4583

SRI Passenger cars coming

Rolling Stock Update SRI's new Parlor Cars arrived earlier this month and they are beautiful We are in the process of purchasing the GLC 5447. It is our hope a purchase order will be finalized in the next week. SRI has also purchased two diner cars and a transition car for the parlor cars. These car...