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    Wilmington and Western.

    I caught the W&W passenger train when stuck in traffic on rt 41.
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    NS 8102 Pennsy in Pasco

    A thing of beauty!
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    Src

    I caught this guy on the opposite side of the road.
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    Train derailment in Lancaster,PA

    http://www.wgal.com/news/susquehanna-valley/lancaster/3-freight-cars-derail-in-Manheim-Township/-/9704306/16961740/-/j7l5c1z/-/index.html Update over the computer. Currently the Amtrak Harrisburg Line is closed at Paradise Pa due to electric lines down and possible fire- heard over the Fire...
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    Train derailment in Lancaster,PA

    3 rail cars derailed in Lancaster PA. I don't know how to post a link from my smart phone. We have had 3 train accidents within the last month in central PA. Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk 2
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    short line stock options

    How much money do you have? If you have a million or two you might become a part owner of a shortline. Those that are privately owned are like most small business's. Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk 2
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    Family Lines System Questions.

    I don't know if you saw it or not, bluford shops has several Family Lines cabooses and they were orginally an MP design. sent from my thunderbolt
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    Has technology really made the hobby (and your life) better?

    What technology? Oh, the thing attached to my ear. I always have a digital camera on me. The hard part is making sure I spend time getting important things done which is why my smart phone doesn't have games. The parts of life that require hard work don't get easier with technology, unless its...
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    Family Lines System Questions.

    I don't know the answers to your question, but 'Family Lines' started out as a coalition of small to medium corporations not a single large company. So I would guess that their was a lot of varity in the equipment and train symbols. When the companies decided to merge they became part of...
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    Railroads with out locomotives.

    You misunderstood the point, this railroad exists for tax, accounting or legal purposes. It otherwise is a part of BNSF or UP, whichever one owns it. sent from my thunderbolt
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    Really pushing Russian locomotive?

    What you never push started a locomotive before? sent from my thunderbolt
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    Burned out

    I burnout and then resume operating my model railroad, does that count? I live in the eastern side of the 'Rust Belt' and though I love modern operations, their are many historical railroads in the county where I live. Some times I go on research binge and find cool facts nobody else cares...
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    Simpson RR - Day in the Life

    I love shortlines so I have to give that video a thumbs up. It helps us who model current shortlines a better viewpoint of how they are actually operated. Sent from my ADR6400L using Tapatalk
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    New here

    Thanks Sent from my ADR6400L using Tapatalk
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    New here

    I am new here. I have been a railfan and model railroader for years. I live in SE PA. Sent from my ADR6400L using Tapatalk




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