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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PRR Position Light Signals on NS Marion Branch

August 17, 2012

Norfolk Southern’s Marion Branch extends from Goshen, Indiana down to Anderson. It continued all the way down to North Vernon, Indiana, where it used trackage rights on the B&O to reach Louisville. Once of Big Four heritage, and later NYC, this route was run dark, without block signals. In 1975, under Penn Central ownership, position […]

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