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by railrod1949
Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

And now for something completely different http://railroadfan.com/gallery/albums/userpics/11339/rtyhrty.jpg Cadillac, that's the ex. Pennsy freight house in the background. The cast iron crossbuck on display up front gives it away. Yes, Indeed, that the old Pennsy RR ROW looking north towards the e...
by railrod1949
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

Correct. Only "closed" to vehicles. Bikers, pedestrians, stray dogs, illegal dumpers, graffiti artists, and urban explorers can still pass through. Indeed, its Holden Street looking southeast towards the Lodge Expressway aka M-10 south of W. Grand Blvd. in Detroit, Wayne County. its underneath the ...
by railrod1949
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

GTW6401 wrote:Kimberly Fence & Supply in Warren.
Yes, indeed, Kimberly Fence and Supply Company, at the southeast corner of E 9 Mile Road and the Conrail Shared Assets tracks, about a mile east of Mounds Road in Warren, Macomb County. The shot above is looking south.
by railrod1949
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

ConrailDetr​oit wrote:Not active in years.
It this located within the Detroit city limit?
by railrod1949
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

http://railroadfan.com/gallery/albums/userpics/11339/fkdggdkl.jpg Polly Ann Trail in Imlay City. That's the Polly Ann Trail, looking south from W. 4th Street in Imlay City, Lapeer County. The CN RR/Amtrak Line and the old Vlasic Pickles Plant spur can be seen in the distance over the Polly Ann Trai...
by railrod1949
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Weird railroad crossing gate in Ohio
Replies: 13
Views: 13285

Re: Weird railroad crossing gate in Ohio

Finally located that railroad crossing in Wapakoneta, OH with four tracks of the old B&O RR intersect Willpie Street aka old US-25. Those tracks run in the northeasternly-southwesternly direction in Wapakoneta, OH. I saw that weird looking crossing gate than stretched two roads at the intersection w...
by railrod1949
Sun May 31, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

That is it. The old spur into Ft Custer which looks like it is used for storage now. Back to Michigan. Probably easy First guess was Albion. Better answer is Fort Custer. Yessireeee! Indeed, its the old spur into Fort Custer off the connection on the south side of the NS/Amtrak Line main line in Ba...
by railrod1949
Fri May 29, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

Three Rivers Rambler, Knoxville Tenn. Looks like Standard Railfan could be right. Here is another shot of Three Rivers. tysck-attraction-rivers-0022-hor-clsc.jpg The Three Rivers Rambler storage yard on the Newyland Greenway (river walk) along the west shore of the Tennessee River just south of the...
by railrod1949
Tue May 26, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

TTX Company, 7298 McLarin Road, Fairburn, GA. Nicely done. Got it! TTX Company, 7298 McLarin Road, Fairburn, GA looking southeast, Midway between Atlanta, GA and Montgomery, AL, just off the old A&WP Route RR. Now CSX's A&WP Sub. Remaining passenger train service on the former A&WP Route RR includi...
by railrod1949
Tue May 26, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

ConrailDetr​oit wrote:The CSX train is doubling up at an Internodal Yard.
Some where in Kentucky, Tennessee or West Virginia?
Or in New York or Florida, North Carolina or South Carolina.
by railrod1949
Tue May 26, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

ConrailDetr​oit wrote:Not in the midwest.
Hints please?
by railrod1949
Mon May 25, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

ConrailDetr​oit wrote:On CSX
CSX Barr Yard, Riverdale, IL near Chicago.
by railrod1949
Mon May 25, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

ConrailDetr​oit wrote:Not in Michigan.
Somewhere on the BNSF in the Chicago land?
by railrod1949
Fri May 22, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

Thanks for helping narrow it down :) . I'll guess just west of Fremont. On the MS? That was far too fast! But yes, now where on the michigan shore is it? [/quot Yes, indeed, its southwest of Fremont, looking south along Fitzgerald Avenue, just south of W 60th Street, crossing the Michigan Shore RR ...
by railrod1949
Fri May 22, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

Where be it? West side of Clare. The west end of the old C&O trackage. Yes, indeed, west end of old C&O Railway trackage. west side of Clare in Clare County. The crossing in foreground is the west entrance to the Poly Plastic transloads. the far crossing is Maple Ave, The building on the right is M...
by railrod1949
Sun May 17, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: May 2020 Obituaries
Replies: 20
Views: 6292

Re: May 2020 Obituaries

Phyllis George, former Miss America, later a co-host of 'NFL Today,' dead at 70 https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/phyllis-george-former-miss-america-later-a-co-host-of-nfl-today-dead-at-70 Phyliss George was the same age I am. She would turn 71 next month. I turned 71 a week ago this past Frida...
by railrod1949
Thu May 14, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9101
Views: 519484

Re: Where Is It?

Agree with MQT. Is that where J_T took the famous picture of an engine floating on grass? Where be it? Photo taken in 2010: Lake Cora on the West Michigan RR between Paw Paw and Lawton? Yes, indeed, its Lake Cora on the south side of the West Michigan RR ROW in Paw Paw Township. Van Buren County, A...
by railrod1949
Wed May 06, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Amtrak Train Location Updates 2020
Replies: 55
Views: 24424

Re: Amtrak Train Location Updates 2020

AARR wrote:4712 and 4727 at Pontiac Station. First two digits (47) might be incorrect.
Its indeed incorrect! Correct engine numbers 4612 and 4627.
by railrod1949
Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Ameriwood Industries Dowagiac
Replies: 5
Views: 3119

Re: Ameriwood Industries Dowagiac

5 years ago the Burns Harbor job would switch them a couple times a week on their way to Decatur and Lawton. Usually got a few centerbeams and an ocasional box car. Last few years this like just dried up for them. Even the elevator in Decatur hasn't shipped much recently. Lousy growing season or wh...
by railrod1949
Fri Apr 17, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Huron & Eastern 3868
Replies: 29
Views: 11972

Re: Huron & Eastern 3868

HESR 3868 was built 11-1976 as CRIP 4352 http://s3.amazonaws.com/rrpa_photos/7187/CRIP%204352.jpg Became P&LE 2057 http://s3.amazonaws.com/rrpa_photos/29567/2057%202-82.jpg Became HESR 204 http://s3.amazonaws.com/rrpa_photos/113881/HESR%20GP38%20204%20SprtAmrca%20frclr.jpg Great catch Robbie. I was...