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by hoborich
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: March 2021 Obituaries
Replies: 3
Views: 1290

Re: March 2021 Obituaries

G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90. Once caught a rat, roasted it and ate it.
https://upnorthlive.com/news/nation-wor ... 9OV21IHDT4
by hoborich
Wed Mar 31, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: Kentucky Question
Replies: 5
Views: 828

Re: Kentucky Question

Bowling Green has the Historic Rail Park and Louisville and Nashville depot and museum. They have an L&N passenger train and E-8 loco, which I rode home on leave from Biloxi, Mississippi several times back in the 60s, along with static displays and an HO train layout. They also have both guided and ...
by hoborich
Sat Mar 06, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Old-Timey Railroad Jargon
Replies: 7
Views: 4949

Re: Old-Timey Railroad Jargon

"Take your beans". Go to dinner
by hoborich
Wed Feb 17, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: February 2021 Obituaries
Replies: 17
Views: 6218

Re: February 2021 Obituaries

Art Cervi, Detroits Bozo The Clown, has died.

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/enter ... g1Ai7RCSBc
by hoborich
Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: February 2021 Obituaries
Replies: 17
Views: 6218

Re: February 2021 Obituaries

Larry Flynt who founded Hustler Magazine dead at 78

https://upnorthlive.com/news/entertainm ... DF7hbA8qns
by hoborich
Tue Feb 09, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: February 2021 Obituaries
Replies: 17
Views: 6218

Re: February 2021 Obituaries

Mary Wilson, one of the origina members of the Supremes died at 76.

https://upnorthlive.com/news/entertainm ... 8ZKo9LdQDo
by hoborich
Mon Dec 28, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Pere Marquette Berkshires
Replies: 9
Views: 4559

Re: Pere Marquette Berkshires

Great photos. Thanks!
by hoborich
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: Fiery Oil Train Derailment In Washington State
Replies: 1
Views: 1384

Re: Fiery Oil Train Derailment In Washington State

Is this " dangerousness" a new word?
by hoborich
Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: GLC GP38 incident
Replies: 46
Views: 20860

Re: GLC GP38 incident

Resign with a clean record, or be fired for cause.
by hoborich
Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: November, 2020 Obituaries.
Replies: 13
Views: 10253

Re: November, 2020 Obituaries.

"Casperson, whose family has operated a log trucking business in Escanaba for three generations, served in the state Senate from 2011 until 2018, when he was term limited out of office." Casperson tried to get an exemption for 165,000 pound logging trucks, from the "frost laws" in northern Michigan....
by hoborich
Thu Nov 05, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: COVID-19 Poll
Replies: 16
Views: 9951

Re: COVID-19 Poll

This isn't going to end anytime soon. Covid has become an industry of its own. Billions of dollars involved, for tests, the people who administer the tests. The labs that check the tests. Contact tracers all over the country. Thousands of jobs. Millions of masks used and thrown away every day. Hospi...
by hoborich
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Indiana Talk
Topic: Train Hits Truck in Edgerton.
Replies: 2
Views: 3883

Re: Train Hits Truck in Edgerton.

Well, they almost got stopped. Almost doesn't count though.
by hoborich
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 9341

Re: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train 2019

Soooo.....it appears this Covid stuff won't be over after the elections after all.
by hoborich
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Amtrak vs. Car near Bertrand Crossing (Niles.)
Replies: 4
Views: 3189

Re: Amtrak vs. Car near Bertrand Crossing (Niles.)

Probably went home and reported the car stolen.
by hoborich
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: Distributed Power
Replies: 2
Views: 4670

Distributed Power

Just saw a BNSF intermodel westbound on the La Plata railcam with 300 cars. 2 locos leading, 3 in the middle and 2 more on the end. Watched it on the Ft Madison cam and again on the La Plata cam. And it was making 60 through La Plata.
by hoborich
Thu Oct 01, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Did GTW Acquire PC Track in Oxford?
Replies: 5
Views: 4050

Re: Did GTW Acquire PC Track in Oxford?

I worked for the GTW in Pontiac during the late 60s. I don't know what we owned in Oxford, but we ran a PO and N [Pontiac, Oxford and Northern] local that way several times a week, and they brought back a lot of gravel from the Oxford gravel pits.
by hoborich
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: PM 18 Found
Replies: 13
Views: 3808

Re: PM 18 Found

by hoborich
Sun Sep 13, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: Old Alco's!
Replies: 9
Views: 7766

Re: Old Alco's!

Only the lead unit appeared to be running.