Archived Changes / News 2005


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December 14, 2005 

Several updates and improvements have been made to the site since the last update including new media, features, and updated information.

  • Software updates have been made to the audio server to make it more stable and reliable. The issue with it becoming unavailable everyday has been fixed.

  • I have added the video clips page. This page will continue to grow as I get video edited and encoded.

The following pages have been updated with new information and/or photos.

  • Butler- Updated with new information about the CP connecting track, CP train symbols.

  • Runnion- Added a couple pictures.

  • Stations- Added information, pictures for Baker St Station including new photos of platforms soon to be gone. (Thanks to Chris Wehman for the photos)

  • Garrett- Added a link for the Greater Midcontinent Railroad Company model railroad.

  • Indiana Northeastern- Information on Lake Central excursions, photos, news. (Thanks Howard)

  • Links- A few new odds & ends to this page.

  • Photo Gallery- Started adding some of my own pictures. Many more to come.

  • Waterloo - Amtrak- Updated the Amtrak train schedule.

  • Added the correct information under the photo on the homepage. (Thanks Scott)


June 2, 2005
  • Peru NKP Rail Trail:  This article from Tuesday's Journal Gazette talks about the ongoing project. 
  • Butler Connection Work:  Grading is well underway on the new northwest connector at Butler, Indiana.  This will allow a train to run from Detroit to Chicago via Elkhart using the Huntington District.  Thanks to Greg Lavoie for sending the following photos!

Drain pipes looking north at US 6

Looking south (west) on the Huntington District at the diamond

Looking east on the Huntington District from US 6


May 19, 2005
  • added Eel River Railroad right-of-way photos to the Contributor page.  Thanks Nathan!
  • updated Restaurants With A View page; added Window Garden Cafe.  Thanks Nick!
  • added 2 photos to Contributor page.  Thanks to Bob and Scott! 
  • archived Changes/News December 9, 2004 and earlier.
  • replaced main page logo.

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