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by Notch 8
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: ND&W Photos
Replies: 15
Views: 3212

Re: ND&W Photos

It still looks terrible but they do keep the wheels on the rails ! But yes it is better... terrible place for a railroad.. on a swamp and nowhere to drain..
by Notch 8
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week
Replies: 116
Views: 15039

Re: Bob's Fort Wayne area photo of the week

I could not find anything that would suggest that it is still alive, nor have I found anything to confirm that it is gone either.

Mike
by Notch 8
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Comment and question
Replies: 22
Views: 2818

Re: Comment and question

I just changed that setting from Zero to Ten.. see if that works.. I do not claim to be an IT person but i'm trying..

Please try again i changed this at 6:10 am 3/1/19

Good Luck, Mike
by Notch 8
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Comment and question
Replies: 22
Views: 2818

Re: Comment and question

I still cannot post any attachments. It tries to load the picture and then it gives me a little warning triangle. When I click on the triangle, it says this: Error Cannot add another attachment, 0 is the maximum. Anyone have any ideas? Can someone else other that Bob try doing a post with a picture...
by Notch 8
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: ND&W Photos
Replies: 15
Views: 3212

Re: ND&W Photos

I was done a little on the early side today and went and took some pics of the ND&W starting in Okolona, Jewell, over to Cecil Ohio.
by Notch 8
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Comment and question
Replies: 22
Views: 2818

Re: Comment and question

TEST I tried to do a 4.3 meg picture and it did not upload, Then I tried a 418 kg and it worked.. I have had some issues in the last week as well, I will do an update and see if this clears up. I just got a 9.9 meg file to upload.. and a 15.7 just uploaded.. you can email at emdsd9fav1@y#hoo.com Mike
by Notch 8
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: 100 # bag of feed mineral NKP/NYC
Replies: 1
Views: 876

100 # bag of feed mineral NKP/NYC

In 1942 it only cost $.58 to ship a 100# bag of feedstock from Payne OH via the NKP Nickel Plate Road to Fort Wayne and have the New York Central to deliver in Jonesville MI.. would have never believed it but here is a Waybill to show that it in fact it happened...
by Notch 8
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CP379 Kendallville IN
Replies: 1
Views: 546

CP379 Kendallville IN

Went to Kendallville to catch 23K and caught a couple others as well.
by Notch 8
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Local Railroad News
Topic: ND&W Photos
Replies: 15
Views: 3212

Re: ND&W Photos

Does anyone have any photos of any maintenance projects on the ND&W? I have viewed some old YouTube videos showing the horrible track conditions. I am wanting to see if much progress has been made. I will post some later, but they added 1000's of ties and have dropped ballast and tamped, Still look...
by Notch 8
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Erie 2-8-4 S2 "Berkshire"at the water plug in Rochester Indiana
Replies: 0
Views: 651

Erie 2-8-4 S2 "Berkshire"at the water plug in Rochester Indiana

The Erie Railroad bought more "Berkshire" type locomotives than any other railroad and was the only one to have purchased them from each of the big three locomotive builders. In 1927, the Erie purchased twenty-five "Berkshires" from the American Locomotive Company, designated them as class S-1 and n...
by Notch 8
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Norfolk Southern No. 4000 Sonic Bonnet
Replies: 0
Views: 584

Norfolk Southern No. 4000 Sonic Bonnet

NS 294 with Norfolk Southern No. 4000 at CP379 Kendallville Indiana.. From Wikipedia, The GE AC44C6M, is a 4,400-horsepower (3,300 kW) diesel locomotive that was rebuilt by GE Transportation Systems, American Motive Power, Inc. and Norfolk Southern's Juniata and Roanoke Shops, starting in September ...
by Notch 8
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Ashley - Wabash Roundhouse
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Re: Ashley - Wabash Roundhouse

What I remember there was remnants where Strategic Material is located, Jim's a nice Guy !

Thanks for posting !

Mike
by Notch 8
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Ft. Wayne & Jackson South End c.1960
Replies: 4
Views: 974

Re: Ft. Wayne & Jackson South End c.1960

Back when they ripped this out I was at Applied Metals in Fort Wayne where Polk & St Marys intersect and mp 2 was laying on the ground.. I gave it a good home still attached to the post that it was mounted to.. shady neighborhood !
by Notch 8
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Erie Heritage unit on NS Chicago Line
Replies: 0
Views: 624

Erie Heritage unit on NS Chicago Line

309 with NS 1068 the Erie Heritage unit at mp 391 Wawaka IN, on the NS Chicago Line 2/13/19
by Notch 8
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Historical Uncoverings
Topic: Ft. Wayne & Jackson South End c.1960
Replies: 4
Views: 974

Re: Ft. Wayne & Jackson South End c.1960

Still waiting on Victor's book on the Ft. Wayne & Jackson..