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by Mark
Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:58 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Feasability study planned for river and rail attraction
Replies: 63
Views: 50857

Re: Feasability study planned for river and rail attraction

Hotbox wrote:Well, I'll go no further, because i don't want to be a doomsayer. But Ft Wayne's ability to support both areas concerns me.
I like the vision.
But, I think there is going to have to be
some form of transport from Fourth street
to Baker Street.

Mark
by Mark
Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Early Diesels
Replies: 5
Views: 4724

Re: Early Diesels

DF-124 numbered 5449 - 5463 came with dual fuel systems and steam gens. In practice this meant three tanks: 800 gallons water 400 gallons diesel fuel 1200 gallons heavy fuel oil. A 400 Gallon Diesel Fuel tank seems very limited.... I agree.I wonder if the writer got the fuel tank specs bassakward. ...
by Mark
Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:48 pm
Forum: Trackside Technology
Topic: Narrow band radio
Replies: 6
Views: 8640

Re: Narrow band radio

To me, it seems I do not hear both sides of a conversation between a dispatcher and crew on engine as much as I formerly did.This is subjectively said about transmissions I get at home, with a decent 2 meter radio using a antenna in my attic,listening to trains that are within 1-3 miles from my home...
by Mark
Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Railroad Celebration 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 4603

Re: Railroad Celebration 2013

Bump To Top.
by Mark
Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Early Diesels
Replies: 5
Views: 4724

Re: Early Diesels

"So my question is did any road in our immediate area (NW Wabash NKP Monon Southern C&O B&O ERIE NYC) use heavy oil ?" Ignoring this question, I think the heavy oil was only used to fire the steam generators on dual purpose diesel engines. I am certainly open to flaming correction.I did learn the or...
by Mark
Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Helping some friends out.
Replies: 2
Views: 3323

Re: Helping some friends out.

Thanks for posting this,Jerett.
I enjoyed it.

Mark
by Mark
Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:25 am
Forum: Picture Games
Topic: Where Diz 1 4 2013 SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 18502

Re: Where Diz 1 4 2013

"Out of all the guesses this is the best, However its not correct. but all of you have crossed me and did not know..."

I probably forgot.

Mark

http://www.fwarailfan.net/community/vie ... p?f=1&t=88
by Mark
Sun Jan 06, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Picture Games
Topic: Where Diz 1 4 2013 SOLVED
Replies: 20
Views: 18502

Re: Where Diz 1 4 2013

I speculate that it is on the Eel River Railroad roadbed.
What a nice bright afternoon to be out and about.
Thanks for the cheerful photos.

Mark
by Mark
Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: Pioneer Lines, Michigan Southern Railway Ohio Operations
Replies: 11
Views: 11116

Re: Pioneer Lines, Michigan Southern Railway Ohio Operations

Hey Notch 8 Thank you for a really good illustrated report. I worked over the holidays at Paulding. The one trip I had light, I went to Cecil and down to LaFarge. Of interest to me is the railfan camp on the North side of the old MAW, just East of where the tracks go under new US24 at mp 2 on the hi...
by Mark
Tue Dec 25, 2012 11:10 am
Forum: Railfanning Tips
Topic: Christmas Eve Railfaning
Replies: 1
Views: 5196

Christmas Eve Railfaning

I went to bed at midnight, last.
Turned on the scanner to all regional
rr frequencies for 45 minutes.
NOT EVEN A SQUELCH BREAK !


To all a good night.

Mark
by Mark
Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: WABASH HERITAGE UNIT IN FORT WAYNE!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 9186

Re: WABASH HERITAGE UNIT IN FORT WAYNE!!!

Bob Durnell wrote:Cough up that date nail Mark. It's there. WELL hidden, but there......
I think "there " is New Haven, Indiana.
But, I'll give you a date nail.

Mark
by Mark
Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:40 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: WABASH HERITAGE UNIT IN FORT WAYNE!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 9186

Re: WABASH HERITAGE UNIT IN FORT WAYNE!!!

I'll bet a datenail that it's not in Fort Wayne.
by Mark
Wed Nov 28, 2012 1:59 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Fort Wayne Indiana and BEER
Replies: 4
Views: 4597

Re: Fort Wayne Indiana and BEER

Yes
by Mark
Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Railcars at Allen county sheriff training center
Replies: 2
Views: 3166

Re: Railcars at Allen county sheriff training center

Perhaps they are the new, higher, backstop for
the shooting range.
by Mark
Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:33 am
Forum: Railfanning Tips
Topic: yoder,in
Replies: 25
Views: 24039

Re: yoder,in

KINGSLAND HAD CROSSOVERS BETWEEN THE EASTBOUND AND WESTBOUND MAINS. THERE WAS A CONNECTING TRACK BETWEEN THE WESTBOUND MAIN AND WHAT IS NOW NS MAIN. THIS WAS LOCATED NORTH AND EAST OF THE TOWER. THERE WAS ALSO A SHORT SIDING ON THE EASTBOUND MAIN THAT WOULD HOLD A COUPLE OF CARS. THIS WAS LOCATED E...