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Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 10-03-2016, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,217
Posted By Cameraman
D&I and Monday ops?

I also plan to be near the D&I. In doing research I found a schedule on TO that is a few years old, saying no Monday trains. My tentative plan was to be on D&I on a Monday. What do you know of their...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 09-17-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,217
Posted By Cameraman
Thanks for the update Mike. I am going in Oct of...

Thanks for the update Mike. I am going in Oct of this year, so good to know they have painted a little bit. Any idea what was painted? And did you say the SD50s were in service or out?

This trip...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 08-16-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,780
Posted By Cameraman
Oregon Coastal Branchlines

I have an upcoming week of vacation, 2nd week of October. I had originally thought to go to the Dakota's and NEB. After talking with the folks at a National Park in the area my week may be to late in...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 08-13-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,217
Posted By Cameraman
Update?

Mike, I did not get a chance to go to the DMVN in May, so I am now looking at October. Any new info you can shed on this operation over the year?
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 01-10-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,217
Posted By Cameraman
Do they run trains between the two operations or...

Do they run trains between the two operations or do they rely on BNSF to move any cars that might go between the operations?
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 01-04-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,217
Posted By Cameraman
Thanks Mike, I knew you would have the info. ...

Thanks Mike, I knew you would have the info.

In the past, and on RP now if you search the railroad, I there are photos of painted power. Did that power go away, or did it get so diluted with...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 01-04-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,217
Posted By Cameraman
Dakota, Missouri Valley & Western

Looking at a trip to the Dakotas. I have May and Oct open. My number one target will be the Railroad: Dakota, Missouri Valley & Western. Looking at their map it looks like to separate lines.

What...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-11-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,094
Posted By Cameraman
Use a Delorme

I use Delorme Map books not GPS so I have no idea on coordinates, but just look for Keating Summit on the Delorme, its the gold standard for railfanning.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-11-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,471
Posted By Cameraman
Utah coal train on UP

I am visiting Salt Lake City this week and I would like to see the Utah RR operations. Can anyone offer what times/days does the Utah railroad coal train operate over the UP east of Salt Lake City?...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 11-16-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,694
Posted By Cameraman
Thanks to "The Old Man"

I was catching up on some of the more recent post on CS, when I ran across Troy's post. I want to stop and take a moment to thank "the Old Man" who I don't know, but I feel he has been doing an...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 11-08-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,834
Posted By Cameraman
H&B Rail inspection car

During a visit to the H&B in the 80s (uncertain of year unless I can located the chromes) the real prize was that they had a track inspection CAR, some type of a sedan on flanged wheels. The H&B...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 09-17-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,667
Posted By Cameraman
Opearations overview?

Ant and Joe,

Can you guys elaborate on days and times of operations of these lines? As well as the base of operation location.

Easp do they run anything on Fridays and weekend?

CM
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 09-11-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,363
Posted By Cameraman
C-ville vs G-ville

Brad has some good insight. I have often heard fans say go to C-ville and you will see something even if the BLE doesn't run. That being the other class-ones. I unfortunately live in the wrong...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 09-05-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,363
Posted By Cameraman
BLE game plan

All the info given is good (and my last visit is now a couple of years old), but I always went to Greenville with a good book and hung out with the radio on.

First thing in the morning check the...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 08-01-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,505
Posted By Cameraman
The A&M experience

Just as an FYI to anyone going down to A&M: I found it odd when I visited in 08 that they absolutely would not give out any info in the office. I walked in wearing proper attire for the RR, IDed...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 07-01-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,505
Posted By Cameraman
SD 70s really?

While I could see SD40-2s as a good replacement, 4 SD70s on a 139 mile railroad seems illogical.

I know they are getting a good deal, but really SD70s?? I could see WLE using theses more than...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-14-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By Cameraman
Any thing move on the weekends

Thanks and I will look for the write up when you can post.

Is there anything moving at all on the weekends?
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-14-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By Cameraman
Georgia Central operations overview?

For a first time visitor to Georgia Central can anyone give a little operations overview, including days off, times etc?

I know one of the trains runs, or did in the past, to a certain point and...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 12-13-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,637
Posted By Cameraman
Riceboro Southern

G&W operates the Georgia Central across the peach state. I also see they have the Riceboro Southern grouped in with that same operation. Is the GC power used on the Riceboro Sou? If not what do they...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 07-25-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,123
Posted By Cameraman
ACW repaint status

As of 7-17-12;

6 units are now painted

6907,09,10,18,19,26 All but 26 were on trains.

Three gray units remain, two appeared in service and one out-of-service as follows:

6922 was...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 04-27-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,161
Posted By Cameraman
What is the latest on the Md's Georges Creek Rwy?

What is the latest on the Md's Georges Creek Rwy? We saw those cool SDs in WM paint.

Have they gone to work anywhere yet?

Cameraman
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 03-31-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,123
Posted By Cameraman
Status of ACW repaints

With spring's arrival, I have an upcoming opportunity to visit NC and was wondering what the current status of ACW's SD40 repaints are? At last check there were only a few painted.

Did ACW do any...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 12-19-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,446
Posted By Cameraman
Buckingham Branch current ops?

I have some week days off over the next three weeks and would like to do a little shortline fanning. So I am looking for some updated operations info:

What is the current pattern on Buckingham...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 08-24-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,496
Posted By Cameraman
Delaware Coast Operations

On Friday I have to travel to near Georgetown De. Can anyone provide the latest on the Delaware Coast Line operations? And what they would most likely do on a Friday.

My primary interest would be...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 07-13-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,082
Posted By Cameraman
many thanks guys

Many thanks guys. Two ethanol plants on two similarly named railroads. From 8 hours away that is an understandable mistake.

I certainly am long overdue for a trip back home. Just as soon as ACW...
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