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by dbrackin7
Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:03 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Train Derailment
Replies: 14
Views: 8846

Re: Train Derailment

a few more
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by dbrackin7
Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Train Derailment
Replies: 14
Views: 8846

Re: Train Derailment

thought this was an amazing shot
by dbrackin7
Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Train Derailment
Replies: 14
Views: 8846

Re: Train Derailment

I recieved 8 pics via phone of the explosion from an employee of NS and all I have to say is wow, it looked like mini nuclear bombs going off
by dbrackin7
Tue Feb 01, 2011 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: snow question
Replies: 13
Views: 8268

Re: snow question

i figured as much, it was more of a joke :D
by dbrackin7
Mon Jan 31, 2011 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: snow question
Replies: 13
Views: 8268

Re: snow question

Given the forcast and the blowing snow we may have a chance at seeing the plow. :D
by dbrackin7
Mon Jan 17, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Car train Accident Waterloo
Replies: 16
Views: 10139

Re: Car train Accident Waterloo

I never expected them to make or attempt to make another outdoor staging like that. I dont see alot of operation lifesaver commercials and or in class speakers. I see alot less locomotives with OLS decals also. I do think the commercials are and were effective, Im disappointed though that you never ...
by dbrackin7
Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:20 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Car train Accident Waterloo
Replies: 16
Views: 10139

Re: Car train Accident Waterloo

Years ago operation lifesaver made a performance in bluffton, including a loaded train and an old cutlass supreme that they had previously damaged by dropping it repeatedly with a truck crane. They then brought students from the surrounding areas and sat them in the old bluffton hi school parking lo...
by dbrackin7
Sun Jan 16, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NE 1986
Replies: 7
Views: 4989

Re: NE 1986

I was a day short of 3 months old when that shot was taken
by dbrackin7
Sat Jan 08, 2011 8:46 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wabash Central
Replies: 13
Views: 7496

Re: Wabash Central

A little off subject i found the video of indiana hi rail moving the wreckage into bluffton. The white and maroon co op car was finally scrapped out this summer. Nearly 17 years after it was parked. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid ... 4758833499#
by dbrackin7
Sat Jan 08, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wabash Central
Replies: 13
Views: 7496

Re: Wabash Central

The whole yard was updated with ties rail and ballast last year I believe, im not sure what wieght of rail. Although it looks much better now track condtion wise than I had ever seen. Now if they would just target the wiley street crossings. The timber is starting to rot, actually it started to rot ...
by dbrackin7
Fri Jan 07, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Wabash Central
Replies: 13
Views: 7496

Re: Wabash Central

they were in the yard in bluffton refueling today
by dbrackin7
Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: indiana Hi Rail alcos
Replies: 5
Views: 3428

indiana Hi Rail alcos

So Ive heard that one of Indianas alco rsd-15's have survived in texas of all places. my question is was loco #442 based in bluffton?




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7ZiKEma5io
by dbrackin7
Wed Dec 29, 2010 9:24 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Hobby shops
Replies: 9
Views: 6087

Re: Hobby shops

Ive got great deals on what they have in the store. I did notice they have some intermountain passenger equipment for around 12$. Plus for awhile I was purchasing covered hoppers for around 7$ a peice. So as I said alot cheaper than phils in my opinion, and since I already live in bluffton its save ...
by dbrackin7
Tue Dec 28, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Hobby shops
Replies: 9
Views: 6087

Re: Hobby shops

Go 20 miles further south, 1st place hobbies had decent prices, ( cheaper that phils). They have much more selection online than in the store.