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Steam & Diesel Video

Posted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 7:00 pm
by cjberndt
Sunday, January 18, 2:00 p.m.
Baker Street PRR station, Fort Wayne
No charge - public welcome

Victor Baird and Larry Lett will show videos from 1940s-1970s of the following:

Wabash, 1940s and '50s: steam and early diesel mostly on the 4th District, in and west of Montpelier, including: the Gary local, complete with combine, which was reportedly the last mixed train in Indiana; the female station agent at Ashley-Hudson meeting the mixed train; a flying switch maneuver; and a wreck clean-up at South Milford.

Wabash mainline west of Peru (2nd District); clean-up from a head-on collision at Elmira, Ohio (1st District); and Landers Yard Chicago, including a wreck clean-up.

Penn Central at Wolcottville and Elkhart Yards.

Milwaukee Road at Rondout, Illinois (freight and commuter).

C&NW at Highwood, Illinois (commuter trains with F and E units).

Boston & Maine at Ayer, Massachusetts (freight and passenger).

Freedom Train at Brimfield and Kendallville, Indiana, 1975.

GTW steam passenger train at an unknown location with depot (probably Northern Indiana or Southern Michigan).

CN C-Liner on a passenger train somewhere in the Niagara Escarpment area.

Craig Berndt
Three Rivers Railroad Heritage Council

Re: Steam & Diesel Video

Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 10:14 am
by OhioTom
If this is as good as the last one that I went to, it'll be well worth your time. I will plan to be there!

Ohiotom