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by Notch 8
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Central Kansas Railway No. 701
Replies: 0
Views: 511

Central Kansas Railway No. 701

Central Kansas Railway No. 701 CKRY 701, blt 12/50 as ATSF 2652, GP7u now resides in Tiffin Ohio on the Northern Ohio & Western Railway (NOW) operates over 25 miles of trackage southeast of Toledo, extending from Woodville to Tiffin, Ohio
by Notch 8
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CF&E 7/23/19
Replies: 1
Views: 295

Re: CF&E 7/23/19

Keep an open eye for 2 SD50S that are out on the CF&E I&O 5016 and 5017 have been floating around.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/digitalra ... ateposted/
by Notch 8
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week
Replies: 117
Views: 19160

Re: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week

I miss Big Blue ! the leader NS 3398 SD40 is a favorite model.
by Notch 8
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week
Replies: 117
Views: 19160

Re: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week

For the amount of traffic that goes to Decatur I was surprised to see how tired the track looks..
by Notch 8
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NS 956 OCS clearing CP379
Replies: 3
Views: 850

Re: NS 956 OCS clearing CP379

rrnut282 wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:42 pm
What day was this? I was out along portions of the waterlevel route Thursday.
June 20th at 10:18am
by Notch 8
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: NS 956 OCS clearing CP379
Replies: 3
Views: 850

NS 956 OCS clearing CP379

Eastbound and packed with NS Executives at CP379 Kendallville IN on the NS Chicago Line
by Notch 8
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: CSX 423-10 to Tampa Florida
Replies: 1
Views: 1027

CSX 423-10 to Tampa Florida

Yesterday CSX ran a tank train across the Garrett Sub that turned south at Deshler and down the Toledo Sub toward Cincinnati OH,
by Notch 8
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Winters Rd
Replies: 3
Views: 771

Re: Winters Rd

I always thought that the mast was short at Winters RD because of aircraft... the antenna defeats that reasoning ?
by Notch 8
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: ND&W Photos
Replies: 15
Views: 4384

Re: ND&W Photos

Compression and the track really does look poop.. but looks okay in other places.. See what happens when you build a RR on a swamp ?
by Notch 8
Fri May 31, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: St Joseph Valley Railroad eastern most terminus in Columbia Ohio
Replies: 4
Views: 3490

Re: St Joseph Valley Railroad eastern most terminus in Columbia Ohio

Question: Looking for a picture of the Mill that stood in Berlien IN, This photo is of the Berlien Depot and a St Joseph locomotive.
by Notch 8
Wed May 29, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A meet on the Grand Elk
Replies: 0
Views: 754

A meet on the Grand Elk

A meet on the Grand Elk at CP16 near White Pigeon MI the Grand Elk is a WATCO Property. Conrail upgraded this former Lake Shore & Michigan Southern/NYC Kalamazoo Branch in the mid 1970's after the PC debacle, and ran Elkhart-Detroit freight traffic over what would became the Kalamazoo Secondary to K...
by Notch 8
Fri May 24, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week
Replies: 117
Views: 19160

Re: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week

Continuing our recent GR&I coverage, here is a shot from February as the local enters the switch at West Wayne and prepares to run up the GR&I with some salt hoppers that they just pulled out of the old FW&J line spur. So would this been the southern most part of the Ft. W&J ? A pair of Hi Hoods to...
by Notch 8
Wed May 22, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: East end of the ND&W being lifted
Replies: 2
Views: 2464

Re: East end of the ND&W being lifted

I noticed in the last week the Crews from Pioneer/ND&W have lifted the remaining rails just north of US24 to a couple miles west of Liberty Center has been pulled and awaiting to be picked up. On a side note Pioneer has merged with Brookhaven Rail Partners and this was announced last week. https://t...
by Notch 8
Mon May 13, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Curious NKP observation.
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Re: Curious NKP observation.

For as much rail activity/history that took place in Fort Wayne i'm befuddled at the lack of record... I did purchase a deck of NKP playing cards today !
by Notch 8
Sat May 11, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: The last NKP steam powered train
Replies: 1
Views: 620

The last NKP steam powered train

May 29, 1958: "Last steam engine-drawn train on the Nickel Plate Railroad in Fort Wayne, Indiana."

Question: What was the number of that Berkshire ?