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by dbrackin7
Sat Jun 30, 2012 11:37 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Gm plant storm damage
Replies: 3
Views: 3802

Gm plant storm damage

On my way to Arcola truck and Tractor pull tonight I noticed that there were 3 ttx flat cars with new silverado frames laying in the dirt. I would assume that the wind pushed them until they ran out of track.
by dbrackin7
Mon May 07, 2012 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: wabash central at ethanol plant
Replies: 6
Views: 4744

Re: wabash central at ethanol plant

Im under the impression that no.12 is working at the ethanol plant for now, I noticed the extended cab ford ranger of wbcr parked next to no. 12 today. As I passed they were in the process of firing it up :D
by dbrackin7
Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: wabash central at ethanol plant
Replies: 6
Views: 4744

Re: wabash central at ethanol plant

unfortunately no, I have misplaced my camera, im pretty sure its wbcr #12
by dbrackin7
Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: wabash central at ethanol plant
Replies: 6
Views: 4744

wabash central at ethanol plant

I noticed yesterday that one of wabash centrals units was tied up to an airslide hopper in the ethanol plant yard, anyone know why?
by dbrackin7
Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: 765 Fire Up Monday 5/15
Replies: 12
Views: 9084

Re: 765 Fire Up Monday 5/15

Believe it or not If I knew my wheelchair wouldn't get stuck then I would do it, but that brush looks thick enough that I doubt anyone would find me if I went in. :D
by dbrackin7
Fri Apr 13, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: 765 Fire Up Monday 5/15
Replies: 12
Views: 9084

Re: 765 Fire Up Monday 5/15

Someone needs to get a brush mower out I almost drive right past FWRHS building.
by dbrackin7
Fri Apr 13, 2012 4:10 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: NS Black Caboose
Replies: 7
Views: 6555

Re: NS Black Caboose

Anyone know why the tank car is still outside the shops at the yard?
by dbrackin7
Fri Apr 13, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: CN in the Fort
Replies: 1
Views: 2506

Re: CN in the Fort

Yep saw those today, plus the wheeling and lake erie units tucked back behind the CN units. Also saw a high hood sd40-2 coming in long hood forward from ohio. I kinda tricked my girlfriend into train chasing today :lol:
by dbrackin7
Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: East Wayne Yard from the New Maplecrest Overpass
Replies: 13
Views: 9451

Re: East Wayne Yard from the New Maplecrest Overpass

I saw a caboose in Bluffton earlier this month also
by dbrackin7
Wed Aug 31, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I found an old promo for IHRC
Replies: 3
Views: 3406

I found an old promo for IHRC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxMaokedlUE I laughed when they said the kept the fleet in proper running condition, then I nearly fell over when they said they kept up with track maintenance. :lol:
by dbrackin7
Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: conrail caboose
Replies: 0
Views: 1643

conrail caboose

while driving through marion I saw a conrail caboose in the yard across from GM's stamping plant. Plus a couple lease units, a former emd demonstrator and an ex up. I couldnt get the unit # though my girlfriend was driving way to fast. I was also suprised to see that some of the older signals are st...
by dbrackin7
Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trains seen on NCD!
Replies: 154
Views: 109548

Re: Trains seen on NCD!

So what do they do in this case pull it slowly or wait for a fix? Since they can't cut bad car/trailer out.
by dbrackin7
Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: 765 Fire Up Monday 5/15
Replies: 12
Views: 9084

Re: 765 Fire Up Monday 5/15

I would agree after seeing the spectator video of it, Im glad no one was injured. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmWfezIFmHE
by dbrackin7
Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:09 pm
Forum: Suggested Media
Topic: CB&C
Replies: 15
Views: 16434

Re: CB&C

A young persons point of view of the echo is this, the news banners (blufftons own newspaper) attempt to target the elderly, it takes the lesser stories and smaller stories that seem to be overlooked by the younger crowd (except me). And its free, you should be able to find it around Bluffton pretty...