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Runaway Train Report

Milepost 790 Several years ago, there was a runaway train here in Northwest Ohio that passed right through Findlay. It created quite a stir and traveled for quite some time and distance before it was slowed down enough for some CSX employees to jump aboard and get it under...
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A Couple of Unsual NKP Auto Cars (Part II)

Milepost 789 A few miles back, I mentioned TWO unusual NKP auto boxcars that I intended to tell you about. But then, someone threw the switch and I got shoved into the hole as things like Happy New Year and a Christmas wrap-up took priority. But now I’m back on the main...

Just a little Unfinished Christmas Business to Tend to…

Milepost 788 One of the neat things about being a model railroader is that if you are passionate about it, people soon catch on that… well, you actually like trains. And, if they are kind and generous, they will feed your fancy. The tree is down now but the other evening...

Happy New Year!

I had originally planned on mentioning a second freight car kitbash but when I looked at the date of this post, I couldn’t help but wish everyone a very Happy and Prosperous New Year!  2013 has flown by but we have covered a lot of ground here over the year.  There was lots...

A Couple of Unusual NKP Auto Cars

Back at Milepost 774, I told you about seeing a photo of a short, 40-foot double door Nickel Plate boxcar in a yard in St. Louis and how I “needed” one for my railroad.  I got in touch with my friend Ray, the guru of all things in terms of older freight cars and he...

 

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