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by Ibflattop
Sun Jul 06, 2014 5:36 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Was Nickel Plate down town built in 1955
Replies: 3
Views: 2646

Re: Was Nickel Plate down town built in 1955

Yes there are photos of it before the line was elevated.
by Ibflattop
Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old MOW Line in NW Ohio Question
Replies: 5
Views: 3878

Re: Old MOW Line in NW Ohio Question

Possably J. The Mow crew that was talking to us said that morning when the train was coming thru Antwerp they had a derailment. Kevin
by Ibflattop
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old MOW Line in NW Ohio Question
Replies: 5
Views: 3878

Re: Old MOW Line in NW Ohio Question

We chased the Line out of Antwerp to Cecil and caught up with a 2 man rail crew working on the tracks. They were with Pioneer Rail. We ran into them about 4 pm and they said that a train was heading this way but they didn't know where it was at east of them. They said that it was only travelling at ...
by Ibflattop
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Sutton Drive off of H 14 Ft.Wayne
Replies: 2
Views: 1970

Re: Sutton Drive off of H 14 Ft.Wayne

Caylorman. I also heard that PC lost an F7 out there. I once worked with a Guy at ITT that he worked on the Pennsy and he told me about that. But looking on Google maps there is a Ditch on both sides of the Pennsy and use to drive that way for work I would go over the Pennsy and the one ditch would ...
by Ibflattop
Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NS Fort Wayne Chicago Line Question
Replies: 3
Views: 3140

Re: NS Fort Wayne Chicago Line Question

You see other engines on NS but they are still NS Crews. A Engineer that is from BNSF out of the west coast isn't qualified to run in the Chicago District of NS. I mean its not impossiable but due to contracts its not highly possible Kevin
by Ibflattop
Wed Jun 11, 2014 11:54 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Sutton Drive off of H 14 Ft.Wayne
Replies: 2
Views: 1970

Sutton Drive off of H 14 Ft.Wayne

Ok I was at my Chiropractors yesterday getting my back adjusted. He told me he know of a Gy that has lived on Sutton Drive or Ansley Drive all of his life. And the Gentleman told my Doctor that He Remembers a Lococmotive Derailrailing off of the tracks be hind his house and ending up in a Bog. the r...
by Ibflattop
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blocking traffic.
Replies: 5
Views: 3576

Re: Blocking traffic.

If the Crew went dead coming in on the train and the train had to be put in the siding because there was no room in the yard. They had to wait for a rested crew and room in the yard!!!!!!
by Ibflattop
Thu Mar 06, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: Railfanning Tips
Topic: Northwestern Indiana Tips for Night railfans
Replies: 4
Views: 4013

Re: Northwestern Indiana Tips for Night railfans

When I was working up to the Budd company in Kville, I played hooky from work one day and headed out to New Haven to watch trains. I parked at the Erie Haven sub plant and sat there from like 4:30 am - 7:30 am. With in that time frame I seen the New Haven squad car go thru the area about 3-4 times. ...
by Ibflattop
Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: Railfanning Tips
Topic: Hugo Junction
Replies: 5
Views: 4296

Hugo Junction

I was looking at Hugo on Google maps and seen a street coming off of Engle Road. Was thinking of driving back to it on that Street or road or what ever you call it. It looks like a business is back there so was thinking of asking if I could park there and just walk back to the crossing. What do you ...
by Ibflattop
Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:16 am
Forum: Railfanning Tips
Topic: ok who was in Waterloo yesterday afternoon shooting pics???
Replies: 1
Views: 2533

Re: ok who was in Waterloo yesterday afternoon shooting pics

Not I. I usually hit East Wayne and eastward to the stateline! Kevin
by Ibflattop
Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: Railfanning Tips
Topic: yoder,in
Replies: 25
Views: 15392

Re: yoder,in

Is the Dispatcher in a good mood!!!! heheeheheheheheheeh Kevin
by Ibflattop
Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:09 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Maumee Valley RR Fleamarket
Replies: 0
Views: 2080

Maumee Valley RR Fleamarket

Hey Guys, Its time again for the Maumee Valley RR Club Flea Market at the Coliseum Bingo Hall on West Washington Center Road. On Saturday March 1 2014. Time 9am- 3pm. Stop buy for some good deals and good with all scales represented. Kevin
by Ibflattop
Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Candy stripers stranded in the Fort?
Replies: 3
Views: 3103

Re: Candy stripers stranded in the Fort?

Were they propane tankers? Kevin B
by Ibflattop
Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Passenger Ca
Replies: 2
Views: 2094

Re: Passenger Ca

Would this Yellow passenger car be a Former PRR work train car? Kevin
by Ibflattop
Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: High Speed Rail Dodges the Fort
Replies: 7
Views: 3581

Re: High Speed Rail Dodges the Fort

Did you guys actually think that HSR was really going to make it back to Ft.Wayne? Come on Fellas pull off your Rose colored Glasses!!!!! Kevin