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by Joshua Niederkohr
Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: 2017 End-Of-Year Railfanning in Ohio
Replies: 4
Views: 4361

2017 End-Of-Year Railfanning in Ohio

I'm wanting to do chases of ND&W, and IORY. I also want to film Deshler, Fostoria Iron Triangle, Republic (where I have family history, and a few relatives), Vickers, and Millbury. I really want to film the tracks at Stickney Avenue in Toledo where there's AA, NS, CSX, and some BNSF coal trains. I h...
by Joshua Niederkohr
Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: 2017 End-Of-Year Railfanning Southeast Michigan
Replies: 7
Views: 1585

2017 End-Of-Year Railfanning Southeast Michigan

I want chases of ADBF, IORY, AA, GLC, NS Clinton Industrial, and JAIL. I also want to film AA/GLC Interchange at Osmer, NS Detroit District in Milan and Britton, CSX in LaSalle, CN and NS triple tracks between Erie and Monroe. I want some real answers, any websites, times if known, and really all le...
by Joshua Niederkohr
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Blissfield Model Railroad Club (BMRC) Blissfield, Michigan
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Blissfield Model Railroad Club (BMRC) Blissfield, Michigan

I'm part of this great model railroad club, not a member yet, but I'm in the process. We have one of the biggest and best layouts in the state of Michigan. Our layout is set in the era of 1955-1965 in Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, and Tennessee. Its the Chesapeake & Ohio and Clinchfield R...
by Joshua Niederkohr
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Who are YouTube people on RRFAN
Replies: 14
Views: 3600

Who are YouTube people on RRFAN

Which users on this site have YouTube channels? I'm DARAILROADKID, I'm just wanting to see who else there is. I know ikJames is ikJames, but are there any others on here? I'll subscribe to them :D
by Joshua Niederkohr
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Howell Railfanning on 11-18-17
Replies: 3
Views: 1157

Howell Railfanning on 11-18-17

I'm going to Howell this Saturday for a High School Football Game at 1p.m. at Howell High School for Week 4 of the MHSAA Division 8 playoffs game for Whiteford Bobcats-Ottawa Lake VS Mendon Hornets-Mendon, its a neutral field half-way meet up. If my team the Whiteford Bobcats win at 1p.m. Saturday w...
by Joshua Niederkohr
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Riga-Ottawa Lake project
Replies: 43
Views: 17468

Re: Riga-Ottawa Lake project

Waddy wrote:I think there are already plans in place to go around the tile shop to the west.
There has always been a plan since the one article was published in "The Blade" on December 3, 2012. They said they already have a plan to go around it. The building is a warehouse for the Tile Shop :D
by Joshua Niederkohr
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Riga-Ottawa Lake project
Replies: 43
Views: 17468

Re: Riga-Ottawa Lake project

This is my first thread I ever made when I joined Railroadfan.com on January 24, 2016 @ 4:43 p.m. EST. I just want to say after reading the lenconnect post, Why is that once they get the grant approved, why will the work be possibly completed by September 2023 :?: When is the grant supposed to be ap...
by Joshua Niederkohr
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Railroad Scanners
Replies: 23
Views: 3483

Railroad Scanners

Which scanners are the best for Michigan and Ohio Railfanning :?: I would like one that is good for shortlines, regionals, heritage units, and steam locomotives. I need one for the Ann Arbor Railroad, Adrian & Blissfield Railroad, Jackson & Lansing Railroad, Great Lakes Central Railroad, Indiana Nor...
by Joshua Niederkohr
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: ADBF & AA Grain Trains
Replies: 11
Views: 1907

Re: ADBF & AA Grain Trains

When does the AA usually run grain trains on Saturday from Ann Arbor going South and Toledo going north? What times on Saturday, or even just any train. I'm trying to get some AA videos for my YT channel DARAILROADKID. All info is greatly appreciated :) To start out, the AA only runs grain trains t...
by Joshua Niederkohr
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: ADBF & AA Grain Trains
Replies: 11
Views: 1907

Re: ADBF & AA Grain Trains

When does the AA usually run grain trains on Saturday from Ann Arbor going South and Toledo going north? What times on Saturday, or even just any train. I'm trying to get some AA videos for my YT channel DARAILROADKID. All info is greatly appreciated :)
by Joshua Niederkohr
Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: Railroadfan Fall Meet 2017 - Deshler OH Oct 7th&8th
Replies: 11
Views: 7873

Re: Railroadfan Fall Meet 2017 - Deshler OH Oct 7th&8th

What time does it open and close on Saturday? What time does it open and close on Sunday? I would like to know so that there is a possibility I can be down there at a reasonable time. Don't forget to check out my YouTube channel DARAILROADKID for some great qulaity Railfanning content, even though I...
by Joshua Niederkohr
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: ADBF & AA Grain Trains
Replies: 11
Views: 1907

ADBF & AA Grain Trains

When are there good chances for chasing grain trains on the ADBF and the AA? I know an ADBF employee, he said it's always unpredictable. I have no clue with the AA, but I would like to start somewhere near Toledo, and work my way north. I might start at Stickney or Sterns in Michigan. Anyway to find...
by Joshua Niederkohr
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: Railroadfan Fall Meet 2017 - Deshler OH Oct 7th&8th
Replies: 11
Views: 7873

Re: Railroadfan Fall Meet 2017 - Deshler OH Oct 7th&8th

I'm pretty sure there are hotels in Bowling Green :P
by Joshua Niederkohr
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Napoleon Defiance & Western railfanning
Replies: 21
Views: 9677

Re: Napoleon Defiance & Western railfanning

On any given day what is the usual schedule for all the locomotives across the whole line including the Cecil branch. I would like to railfan this for my youtube channel DARAILROADKID. Times, locations, and streets/roads are needed info. All replies are greatly appreciated. Thank You in advance. :D
by Joshua Niederkohr
Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Napoleon Defiance & Western railfanning
Replies: 21
Views: 9677

Napoleon Defiance & Western railfanning

On Saturday evenings at 6p.m. where and when do they run? Please give me a run down of Saturday evening operations. I'm going to Napoleon tonight at 6p.m. Any video made will be posted on my youtube channel DARAILROADKID. Please subscribe for great content media:)
by Joshua Niederkohr
Thu May 25, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: ADBF in Blissfield
Replies: 2
Views: 952

Re: ADBF in Blissfield

I heard from Blissfield Model Railroad Club that they don't operate on Sunday and Monday. :D
by Joshua Niederkohr
Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Diann Siding
Replies: 26
Views: 6316

Re: Diann Siding

I say keep the tracks, because if you tear them up it will then be like Riga-Ottawa Lake all over again. This means that eventually you'll want to use them again for a purpose, like the ADBF wants that 7 miles for a HUGE money save. :D
by Joshua Niederkohr
Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Good railfaning spots for SE Mich.
Replies: 19
Views: 4421

Re: Good railfaning spots for SE Mich.

What days and times do they run grain trains or ethanol trains? Also, What is the route for the dinner train, do they go into Riga, or straight to Adrian? I know the dinner train starts at 7 p.m. on Saturdays. :D
by Joshua Niederkohr
Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Deshler Railfanning
Replies: 4
Views: 2715

Deshler Railfanning

I'm going with my grandma and grandpa from Grand Rapids, Ohio, and my grandpa likes trains like I do. I wanted to see if we could go to Deshler and film both CSX lines, but how often are there trains in Deshler at Crossroads Park (which is where I want to film from without trespassing)? I know the W...