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DT&I wrote:Next round:)
1: When did the Illinois Terminal become a freight railroad? Passenger service ended around 1956-57
2. How many units with Frisco heritage are around still? 200-225
3. What is that unit today? SD70ACe
4. What is NS 2224? SW1500
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1. Yes
2. No There's only on unit of Frisco Heritage left
3. GP50
4. Yes

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1. When did the C&EI begin operations?
2. How many SD60's(not counting M's or I's) does CSX have?
3. How many CR units are remaining?(as of February 13th)
4. What is CEFX 9400?

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DT&I wrote:1. When did the C&EI begin operations?1877
2. How many SD60's(not counting M's or I's) does CSX have?10 original, 10 or 12 ex-CR, 3 demonstrators (ex-BN).
3. How many CR units are remaining?(as of February 13th) 100
4. What is CEFX 9400? SD45T-2
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1.yes
2. As far as I know yes, list was hard to find
3. 9 counting NS 8098
4. Yes

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Can other people make questions, too?

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59caddy wrote:Can other people make questions, too?
Please do, DTI is a slacker
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1. When did the Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad begin operations?
2. What is the oldest railroad still operating on its original name and charter? bonus: When was it chartered?
3. What is the oldest operating steam locomotive in the US?

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59caddy wrote:1. When did the Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad begin operations? 1893
2. What is the oldest railroad still operating on its original name and charter? bonus: When was it chartered? Long Island Railroad, 1859
3. What is the oldest operating steam locomotive in the US? The John Bull, built 1831
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AARR wrote:
59caddy wrote:1. When did the Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad begin operations? 1893
2. What is the oldest railroad still operating on its original name and charter? bonus: When was it chartered? Long Island Railroad, 1859
3. What is the oldest operating steam locomotive in the US? The John Bull, built 1831
1. Worded the question incorrectly, basically meant to say "when was the LS&I chartered?" Correct.
2. Railroad is correct, not the year.
3. Correct.

Anyone want to try to answer when the LIRR was chartered?

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How about a railroadfan.com question set?

1. How many posts am I from passing JT? Round to the nearest 10.
2. Who was the first moderator (besides Z)
3. Where was the crossbuck photo (at the top of the page) taken, (before it was edited)?
4. How old is this site (years)
5. What was this site called before it became simply railroadfan.com?
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MQT3001 wrote:How about a railroadfan.com question set?

1. How many posts am I from passing JT? Round to the nearest 10. 20
2. Who was the first moderator (besides Z) scooterb
3. Where was the crossbuck photo (at the top of the page) taken, (before it was edited)? Deshler
4. How old is this site (years) 9 years
5. What was this site called before it became simply railroadfan.com? Trick question, it's always been railroadfan.com
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AARR wrote:
MQT3001 wrote:How about a railroadfan.com question set?

1. How many posts am I from passing JT? Round to the nearest 10. 20
2. Who was the first moderator (besides Z) scooterb
3. Where was the crossbuck photo (at the top of the page) taken, (before it was edited)? Deshler
4. How old is this site (years) 9 years
5. What was this site called before it became simply railroadfan.com? Trick question, it's always been railroadfan.com
You got 'em all. I was hoping to trip you up with the last one. Why? The header used to be "B1G - The Big Train"
http://web.archive.org/web/200406130628 ... adfan.com/

Now, I wasn't around to look, but the way back machine was!
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5. What was this site called before it became simply railroadfan.com? Trick question, it's always been railroadfan.com
Actually, it was http://railroadfan.fateback.com for a short while in the early 2000's.
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