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by RSD15
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)
Replies: 2083
Views: 498437

Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

At the present time the only way for CN to connect to NYSW would be for CSX to grant permission for CN to get to Belle Isle,cp293, and use the crossovers there to get on the NYSW.
by RSD15
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)
Replies: 2083
Views: 498437

Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

IIRC the hot rumor for a while is that NYS&W would get the lines north. That would have let CSX retain a stake in them without having to operate them. But, with the NYS&W getting them traffic could then be routed via Binghamton to Little Ferry and CSX gets none of it. (I'm aware they'd have to run ...
by RSD15
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)
Replies: 2083
Views: 498437

Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Looks like CSX will retain the line from 291 to Woodard and Oswego so trains will be swapped out at Woodard. I hope they get some kind of trackage rights into Dewitt and Belle Isle.
by RSD15
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: New York Central
Topic: 4003,4020
Replies: 3
Views: 310

Re: 4003,4020

The book I have says they kept their main generators and some other equipment and rated 2250hp. I'm guessing they retained their prime movers
and the rear one was turned to face each other as other E8s.
by RSD15
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Outlaw speeders from 40 years ago
Replies: 57
Views: 11638

Re: Outlaw speeders from 40 years ago

i agree - great pics and the stories are classic. Few questions: in regards to your pictures - ones a few back of the siding you mention at the " south end of the line" - where would this have been? Also i had mentioned in a post a few back that the Hojack trestle at Burt may be the last Hojack one...
by RSD15
Sun May 19, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)
Replies: 2083
Views: 498437

Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

lvrr325 wrote:Southbound has been stopped at MP 3 for a while, came in slow like maybe he had air issues. Wonder if they hit any trees with the storms that just blew through. Or maybe they're stopped for one.

Stopped for one or two, trees down on the main also.
by RSD15
Fri May 03, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: CSX Transportation
Topic: Connellsville PA intermodal and Q009 questions
Replies: 5
Views: 747

Re: Connellsville PA intermodal and Q009 questions

Q009 works Dewitt (Syracuse NY) daily.
by RSD15
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)
Replies: 2083
Views: 498437

Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

13,000 ton grain train went north to Fulton today also with a blue CEFX leader, think it was 1041.
by RSD15
Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Amtrak
Topic: Boat Strikes Livingston Ave Bridge in Albany, NY
Replies: 7
Views: 1654

Re: Boat Strikes Livingston Ave Bridge in Albany, NY

A youtube look. Runaway boats.



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by RSD15
Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: NYS&W Derailment in Deposit - 8/9/18
Replies: 11
Views: 4021

Re: NYS&W Derailment in Deposit, NY

What I've seen so far NS 6965 and 6914 both SD60E CSX4769 and 4589 Spirit of Nashville both SD70MAC I think.
by RSD15
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: NYS&W Bridge partially collapses in Syracuse
Replies: 23
Views: 7036

Re: NYS&W Bridge partially collapses in Syracuse

Another view of the bridge falling. youtube Syracuse.com


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by RSD15
Sun May 21, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Pennsylvania Railfan
Topic: Red Rocks, PA?
Replies: 2
Views: 2376

Re: Red Rocks, PA?

They call it Red Rock PA about half way between Great Bend and SR tower on the old Erie.


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by RSD15
Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: New York, Susquehanna & Western - Past and Present
Topic: Utica Branch Discussion Thread
Replies: 1252
Views: 265293

Re: Utica Branch Discussion Thread

JTBernier wrote:Apologies for the obscure question, but do all drops at Utica from CSX come from DeWitt or eastbound trains and all pickups go to Selkirk?

Yes generally that's correct and that is shared with the MA&N. Meaning if the MA&N gets a drop the NYS&W will not and vise versa.
by RSD15
Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)
Replies: 2083
Views: 498437

Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Adams Center NY. photo is looking south and is reversed. MP S63.

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