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CSX Double-TRacking 1998 Part 1

March 24, 2013

In 1998, I again followed CSX’s mainline across northern Indiana and Ohio to record the double-tracking and upgrading. Wellsboro, Indiana, where the GTW and C&O crossed had been simplified; the C&O diamonds were removed and the signals replaced.   Farther east, at Garrett, Indiana, the old B&O yard had been re-ballasted and the signals replaced. […]

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CSX Re-Double-Tracking 1997 Part 3

March 6, 2013

In Part 3 of our 1997 trip along CSX’s Cumberland mainline, we come to Greenwich, Ohio, where CSX crossed Conrail’s ex-Big Four “Bee Line” from Cleveland to Terre Haute, Indiana. No connecting tracks existed at this time, but CSX would inherit the “Bee Line” in the Conrail break-up in 1999. Within a year, connecting tracks […]

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CSX Re-Double-Tracking in 1997

February 10, 2013

In 1997, CSX ¬†was re-installing the second track on their former B&O mainline between Chicago and Deshler, Ohio. They were anticipating freight traffic to double after the Conrail break-up. Sadly, this also resulted in the classic color position signals being replaced. On August 6, 1997, I filmed the track gang adding the second track at […]

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Greg’s Lens: Railroads of Maryland Volume 1

August 7, 2011

Railroads of Maryland Volume 1 My name is Greg Primrose and I am a photographer, railfan and moderator at Railroad.net. I have been given permission to publish some articles on Railroad.net. It is my hope to bring some articles to railroad.net to discuss locations for railroad photography and techniques to obtain the best pictures. I […]

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