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    RE: Rochelle RR Park

    Suggest that you go to Trains Magazine for information regarding
    Rochelle. You may not be aware of the fact that Trains has a web cam
    installed at Rochelle for your viewing that will give you a...
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    RE: Interesting NY Times article

    When John Snow, now Sec.of Treasury, ran CSX his prmary goal was to provide dividends for CSX investors. He cut back in every area of railroad operations so that he could achieve his goal. When he...
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    RE: Caboose Question

    Jim...have you ever boarded a moving caboose? Believe me when I tell you that the curved grab iron allows your hand to slid up where the verticle grab iron transmits shock to the arm and can cause...
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    RE: Caboose Question

    To assist Trainmen when when getting on the step of a moving caboose!
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    RE: Great BNSF Article in TRAINS

    September 22, 1995 is the day that BN purchased the ATSF and September 23, 1995 is the day that ATSF took over the operation of the BNSF. The only thing that kept the old GN and NP out of bankruptsy...
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    RE: The UK's Southern Railway

    Enjoyed the photo's...thanks, Don Shepley
  7. RE: First Train on the Old Rock Island in 25 Years

    Rail Development Corp. of Pittsburgh own the Iowa Interstate as of January 2004. The Iowa Interstate owns the old CRIP mainline from Bureau, Illinois to Council Bluffs, Iowa. IAIS has trackage rights...
  8. RE: CSX cconsiders pulling out of South Florida

    Thank you Bryan for your imput...found it most interesting and informative....Regards, Shep
  9. RE: CSX cconsiders pulling out of South Florida

    I was hoping that some of our colleagues who live in Florida and are CSX fans, especially in the Jacksonville area, might have more information from their local news media to share with us! If CSX...
  10. CSX cconsiders pulling out of South Florida

    Monday July 26,2004 Trains Magazine News Wire announced that CSX is considering a plan to pull its South Florida service with the possibility that Florida East Coast or Rail America may consider...
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    RE: NS gets on track for passenger rail

    I can well understand your pride in the fact that Norfolk Southern is a southern railroad but I'll be damned if I understand your including a "Bad Order" operation like CSX that destroyed a number of...
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    RE: NS gets on track for passenger rail

    Mike,
    The last entry in the NS News section is dated July 21st and the article published on the front page of Roanoke Times newspaper is dated July 23rd. Sugest you back off your "BS" comment and...
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    NS gets on track for passenger rail

    The TransDominion Express
    Norfolk Southern has jumped tracks on passenger rail, now saying it is interested in getting involved in the service after years of tepid interest. Early plans suggest...
  14. RE: UP criticized for crossing accidents and false repo

    Having spent 44 year in the railroad industry in train and mechanical department service I have seen many grade crossing accidents and derailments and participated in investigations. The veracity of...
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    RE: Steam Locomotive Valve Gear

    Brentton...........Thank you for your quick response! The info that you provided is exactly what I am looking for!

    Best Regards....Don

    PS: What in the hell is the time at your place? :-)
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    Steam Locomotive Valve Gear

    In recent months one of our Forum Colleagues posted a link regarding valve gears. I thought that I had saved the link but evidently I didn't. I've searched the files all afternoon to NO avail and now...
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    Fourth Of July Independence Day

    I wish you all a Peaceful and Joyous Holiday!!

    Best Regards...Don Shepley

    PS: Be careful with the fireworks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    RE: Happy Canada Day

    Matt,

    NY state is a beautiful place to live and I'm sure that you will enjoy it (everything but the winter)! :-) Ontario is just up the road and it is not only beautiful but is also inhabited by...
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    RE: Happy Canada Day

    How little we know about our neighbors to the North! :-)
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    RE: Passport for Canada??

    But you do not have National Stell Car!
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    RE: Happy Canada Day

    I wish You and my many friends in Canada the very best!!!!!!
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    RE: Order of Railroad Conductors

    Brad...Ernie as the right answer to your question. In some areas the BofRT also represented switchmen but I am not aware of the Snakes ever representing any over the road operating personel! Best...
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    RE: Order of Railroad Conductors

    When I was a young man and starting my railroad career the following organizations represented the operating craft employees:

    Locomotive Engineers (BofLE) and it still exist.
    Locomotive Firemen...
  24. RE: Do any of the Commuter railroads have their own cr

    Chicago Metra use operating personel employed by the railroads who own the tracks on which they operate!
  25. Thread: NS Line

    by DJShepley
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    RE: NS Line

    The following railroads went to and thru Marion in the old days (1929):

    1. Nickle Plate (Clover Leaf which was part of the Toledo, St. Louis and Western which was a 3 foot gage line).

    2. Big...
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