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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HOTSPOT- Butler, Indiana

November 25, 2011

Butler, Indiana, located in the northeastern corner of the Hoosier State along U.S. 6, is a great train-watching location. Not as renowned as Wellsboro or Elkart, Butler has two busy mainlines crossing at a severe angle that is accessible without being apprehended for tresspassing. Norfolk Southern’s Detroit-Kansas City mainline crosses their ex-Conrail Chicago Line, once […]

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