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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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OPERATION LIFESAVER-Grade Crossing Mishaps!

December 9, 2011

Over the years, whether filming railroads, or simply being an innocent bystander, I have witnessed numerous near-misses at grade crossings. Whether they are motorists, bicyclists, or pedestrians, people decide not to obey the law and put their lives, and the lives of others at risk. It is amazing that someone would rather save a ¬†few […]

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