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by CIOR
Sat Jan 20, 2007 9:50 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: LE&W ROW
Replies: 9
Views: 8291

Lets see, the line is gone east of Craigville as was said, but west is different. From Marion to Kokomo the line is still in use. The diamond with the PRR at KENT tower is gone now, but they still access the portion just south of the old diamond to switch industry. Its an Rail America operation now....
by CIOR
Thu Jan 18, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Railfan RED ALERT
Replies: 2
Views: 3464

There was a posting on another site that eluded to what he was up to, it wasn't railfanning. The posting was quickly deleted.

You should be careful no matter what, people in this world, there are lots up to no good.
by CIOR
Tue Jan 16, 2007 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Train Derailment near Louisville, KY
Replies: 4
Views: 4085

Seems like when ya get down ya keep getting kicked.

CSX has issues, someone needs to seriously take a long hard look at what is going on. 2 Big accidents in Kentucky in 2 days, don't count the Ashtabula accidents and up state New York, then the bridge in DC. Makes ya wonder.
by CIOR
Tue Jan 16, 2007 12:28 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Signals
Replies: 7
Views: 5852

Are you talking about 4mile? If you are on the NKP, its a switching signal that allows the westend yard jobs to pull past that signal and switch the yard out onto the mainline. Its only good for a train switching and thus normally referred to as the switching signal. Only avalible when there isn't a...
by CIOR
Mon Jan 15, 2007 5:05 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Tank Car Train Today
Replies: 12
Views: 9108

Was it the sulfur train?
by CIOR
Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:45 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: railfanning the CIOR
Replies: 4
Views: 4862

Ya, that gon is on the scrap yard lead, just outside the gates. I shoved it there for the picture...LOL
by CIOR
Sun Jan 07, 2007 12:41 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: railfanning the CIOR
Replies: 4
Views: 4862

railfanning the CIOR

A nice railfan tour of the CIOR. Set back and we will follow a CIOR autoparts freight (CIOR 281) from Indianapolis to Richmond Indiana on its journey to Columbus Ohio. The 281 is lead by a rare pair of GP38-2's in Rock Island paint. #281 is out of Indianapolis and we catch it coming through the inte...
by CIOR
Sun Jan 07, 2007 12:38 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: a lonely day on the railroad
Replies: 5
Views: 5369

Ibflattop wrote:Hey CIOR( ML)
What maker did that Relaybox with the opening doors like that?
Kevin
Kevin
NJ International
by CIOR
Sat Jan 06, 2007 8:27 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: a lonely day on the railroad
Replies: 5
Views: 5369

a lonely day on the railroad

Some days are just lonely on the railroad, and being a signal maintainer is one lonely job.
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by CIOR
Tue Jan 02, 2007 8:58 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: EL between Marion and Huntington
Replies: 84
Views: 62430

Wayne, He is pointing out that the EL was a late inclusion into the FSP (Final System Plan) that became Conrail. The EL wasn't initially included into anything Conrail, but due to the financial issues, the government allowed them inclusion. Thus, many felt the EL was slighted by elemination of its r...
by CIOR
Sun Dec 31, 2006 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NS Dispatcher and Train Conversation Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 3407

Re: NS Dispatcher and Train Conversation Questions

# 1 - What role difference/job is there between the Conductor and Engineer on the trains? ---Engineer runs the train, Conductor takes care of the train, switches cars and paperwork. # 2 - What does term mean when trains say "lined for 3 step protection"? ---3 Step is when the engineer centers the r...
by CIOR
Wed Dec 27, 2006 5:46 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: CIOR update
Replies: 6
Views: 7214

Thanks,
I might be posting more pictures soon. I've made alot of progress and need to get the site updated.
by CIOR
Wed Dec 27, 2006 11:43 am
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: CIOR update
Replies: 6
Views: 7214

As Kevin knows (we hired out on NS at the same time) I not too old, certainly not old enough for Marhoffers..LOL
I'll pm each of you.
by CIOR
Mon Dec 25, 2006 9:53 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Christmas Eve Back ups
Replies: 2
Views: 2997

Nothing new. Its always fun for the backlog to workout. One year I sat for 6 hours before I moved an inch, after New Years.
by CIOR
Sat Dec 09, 2006 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: gr&i layout
Replies: 9
Views: 6650

F units stayed on this line for a long time. The GR trains out of Cincinnati always had them.