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by CIOR
Wed Feb 22, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Castle district
Replies: 80
Views: 62499

Don't know how you made it that far with a 4100, 5000 tons is better than double the rating for that old goat must have had another engine This was our point! We crawled everywhere and only made speed once we got to the west end of Campbellstown. This is why we were so close to dead upon reaching H...
by CIOR
Fri Feb 17, 2006 8:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Castle district
Replies: 80
Views: 62499

The railroad from Muncie to Campbellstown, Ohio is very hilly. I had to double Hagerstown 2 times, both on the 444. One evening they gave use a 4100 series and about 5,000ton. After a long argument with the terminal at Cincy, we were told to go or get pulled OOS. We made it to Hagerstown, and JCM pu...
by CIOR
Fri Jan 20, 2006 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Derailment on the snake?
Replies: 5
Views: 5099

Derailment on the snake?

This morning around 3am, I heard the New Castle District Dispatcher tell a couple of trains here in Muncie that they wouldn't be going to much farther north due to the 313 derailing on the snake.

I didn't see anything posted about it though.
by CIOR
Mon Jan 09, 2006 1:19 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: What is it?
Replies: 10
Views: 9292

Its a former Westinghouse "Schnabel Car" used to carry large transformers, it actually uncouples in the middle to hold the transformer in the middle. Muncie use to be home to a couple of these (at the former, now closed Westinghouse/ABB "Large Transformer Division") They use to say "Muncie Division"...
by CIOR
Mon Jan 09, 2006 1:10 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: what are you modeling?
Replies: 20
Views: 18304

HO Scale, 1980's-Today
Model "Proto Freelance" road called the "CIOR"
Central Indiana & Ohio Railroad

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