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by Notch 8
Fri Dec 31, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: ND&W Rehab Update
Replies: 9
Views: 1399

Re: ND&W Rehab Update

rrnut282 wrote:
Mon Dec 27, 2021 8:55 pm
Zoom in on your third photo
In the last couple years since Pioneer took over the line they have replaced a couple of road crossing and the rail in the crossing did get 115# rail otherwise everything on the line is/was 85#
by Notch 8
Sat Dec 25, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greeting 2021
Replies: 3
Views: 703

Re: Greeting 2021

jett37 wrote:
Sat Dec 25, 2021 11:17 am
Merry Christmas: sorry the site will not let me post a photo this year. Keeps coming up Error.
Merry Christmas to you as well. You should be able to post as I have been posting photos in the Ohio section.

Mike
by Notch 8
Mon Dec 20, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: ND&W Rehab Update
Replies: 9
Views: 1399

Re: ND&W Rehab Update

85 to 136 would be a major upgrade. You sure it isn't 115 to 136? Positive.. and yes it is a major upgrade, I helped to facilitate a sale of several semi loads of 85# rail that was taken up when the Indiana Northeastern did their upgrade so the ND&W make repairs when they 1st took over.. I also sal...
by Notch 8
Mon Dec 20, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Indiana Northeastern's Western Extension towards Chicago
Replies: 11
Views: 8632

Re: Indiana Northeastern's Western Extension towards Chicago

Bob, Did you happen to see if they were still storing cars West of Coldwater? This same line is active between Sturgis and White Pigeon, operated by Michigan Southern. At Sturgis, they turn the corner and serve a few customers on the former GR&I. There are no cars stored west of Coldwater at this t...
by Notch 8
Sun Dec 19, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: ND&W Rehab Update
Replies: 9
Views: 1399

Re: ND&W Rehab Update

Is this the before or the after? Have they replaced the rails yet, or are they preparing to replace them? I can't tell. There is photo's of the old 85# rail, there is a photo of showing 85# on 1 side and 136# on the other side and there is a photo showing the 136#.. the 136# is 80' stick rail and t...
by Notch 8
Fri Dec 17, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: ND&W Rehab Update
Replies: 9
Views: 1399

ND&W Rehab Update

I followed the 5th today as work had me going from Fort Wayne to Wauseon and the rail changeout is moving forward
by Notch 8
Sat Dec 11, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JW (Jerry) Foust
Replies: 2
Views: 519

JW (Jerry) Foust

Just thought that I'd pass this along JW Foust passed Thursday 12/9 evening after battling Covid-19, JW resided in Venedocia Ohio and loved to Hi-Rail and motorcar abandoned lines in the Tri-State area and posted to the Fort Wayne Railfan page. Jerry was a good man and had worked for the Pennsylvani...
by Notch 8
Tue Nov 23, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Rehab of the former Wabash 5th District/ND&W
Replies: 3
Views: 727

Rehab of the former Wabash 5th District/ND&W

I was surprised to see this page was back up and running ! So yes the ND&W has finally started the long needed of the railroad that crosses the former Black Swamp that once covered NW Ohio
by Notch 8
Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: CSX Derailment-Auburn
Replies: 4
Views: 921

Re: CSX Derailment-Auburn

CSX Q010-21 went on the ground around 11am 7/21/21 near mp 122 fair amount of damage railroad personal were unharmed Hulcher onsite 5:30
by Notch 8
Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: NS 205 being led by UP 1989 (Rio Grande HU) and UP 7415.
Replies: 1
Views: 627

NS 205 being led by UP 1989 (Rio Grande HU) and UP 7415.

Caught that at mp 347 Melburn Ohio at about 3:27
by Notch 8
Thu Jul 15, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Union Pacific No. 1892 leading NS train 23K
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Re: Union Pacific No. 1892 leading NS train 23K

rrnut282 wrote:
Wed Jul 14, 2021 12:25 pm
So you were able to chase it?
From Archbold OH to Waterloo IN, it sat at Butler for over and hour and was making terrible time coming from Archbold.. lighting was not so good with all the storms and clouds but was able to get a couple keepers
by Notch 8
Wed Jul 14, 2021 6:20 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Union Pacific No. 1892 leading NS train 23K
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Union Pacific No. 1892 leading NS train 23K

23K came through yesterday being led by UP No. 1982 the Missouri Pacific heritage unit
by Notch 8
Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Action on the ND&W
Replies: 3
Views: 947

Action on the ND&W

Coming home last night on US24 I happen to catch the ND&W all the way to the east end of their trackage getting ready for the runaround to head west to switch two loads of tomato paste at Cloverleaf Storage in Napoleon Ohio with former Santa Fe GP20u No. 3001 and not running backwards as I normally ...
by Notch 8
Thu Jul 01, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: ND&W getting ready for the rehab
Replies: 2
Views: 914

ND&W getting ready for the rehab

The portion of the ND&W (former Wabash 5th District) is about to get the long awaited makeover as the trees have been peeled back and the materials are being staged in Defiance for the long awaited rebuild of a portion west of Defiance, also caught a eastbound just east of Jewell with 10 boxcars of ...
by Notch 8
Thu Jun 03, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Waterloo Amshack Station
Replies: 20
Views: 23382

Re: Waterloo Amshack Station

If enough of you are interested in doing a meet at the former NYC Depot in Waterloo I'm willing to make and pay for the arrangements and flip for the food, I'm open to do this January or February.. Invite is open to anyone that is on this board. Any Interest ? Six years ago I floated this question....