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DaveCantor
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Location: Groton, CT

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First Post

DaveCantor
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Location: Groton, CT

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Post by DaveCantor »

That first post under my name was posted by the moderator on my behalf (thanks!), so now it's time for me to introduce myself.

I'm Dave Cantor. I grew up in Everett, Massachusetts, which had a big pile of sulfur at the Monsanto plant which was adjacent to Everett Station, then the northern terminus of the Main Line of the BERy, now the orange line of the MBTA. I've been fascinated with rapid transit and trolley operations, and especially signalling and switching, since my mother took me on the "El" and subway into Boston when I was four years old.

But that was way more than half a century ago.

I'll lurk for a while, and then I'll probably have a few questions for the other old-timers here who remember the trolleys in and around greater Boston.

Dave C.
Groton, CT

Metra210
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Joined: Wed Aug 08, 2012 4:35 pm
Location: UP Geneva Sub MP 11.4

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Post by Metra210 »

I originally registered an account on here about a couple weeks ago. When I tried to log in this morning, I couldn't, and then I ran across a thread similar to this one from August 2011 stating that accounts with 0 posts will be pruned. So I had to re-register, and here I am, again.
Proud to be a railfan again!!!

mic1011
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Joined: Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:53 pm

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Post by mic1011 »

Hi,

New member here. Joined to share my live broadcasts of trainspotting/railfanning/train watching from the Dewitt NY CSX yard.

I hope to see you guys there. It's awesome.

http://ustream.tv/channel/mic1011

Bill Sharp
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New Member

JWright
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Location: San Diego, CA

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Post by JWright »

Jeff Smith wrote:Welcome to railroad.net! Please make one post here to prevent "pruning", or deleting, your account. Say something as simple as "new member", or quote my post and leave the rest blank. If you have already posted on the site, no post is necessary here, but feel welcome to post even so.

This is a spam prevention measure to prevent phantom registrations. Thank you for your patronage, and again, feel free to "lurk" as long as you like!
Ok, I'm a new member...

mopacbuff
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Joined: Mon Sep 03, 2012 5:00 pm

Noob here

Post by mopacbuff »

Hello,

Just registered after lurking for a bit. Very informative site. MoPac (Missouri Pacific) is in my blood, Dad worked there, Uncle retired from there, Cousin currently works there (UP), so if there's anything I can help with in relation to MoPac, feel free to contact me and I'll do my best.

Thanks

MPB

whitesteam
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Location: Germany

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Post by whitesteam »

Hello @all!

Not a lurker - new member here (and almost overlooked this thread ..... !)

Regards

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BandA
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Post by BandA »

Metra210 wrote:I originally registered an account on here about a couple weeks ago. When I tried to log in this morning, I couldn't, and then I ran across a thread similar to this one from August 2011 stating that accounts with 0 posts will be pruned. So I had to re-register, and here I am, again.
Explains what happened to my previous two accounts.

moltensulphur
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Post by moltensulphur »

new member

srbooher
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Post by srbooher »

New member

JT.Graham
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Post by JT.Graham »

I was told there'd be cake.

Also, new member.

Saito S
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Post by Saito S »

JT.Graham wrote:I was told there'd be cake.

Also, new member.
Oh, great. Now SOMEONE is going to make a "cake is a lie" joke. Just you watch.

Another new member here. Though I already posted once; started a topic to ask some questions in the "Operations" forum. It said my post needed to be reviewed before going up, so I assume that's either something that happens to new members, or something that happens for new topics in that forum. Dunno how active a poster I'll be, other than occasional questions about developing rail systems for my fictional city project, so I figured I might as well post in here. That said, I've been lurking a bunch since stumbling on this place a couple weeks ago, and will continue to do so; I've already learned more about railroad operations from perusing this site in two weeks than I would normally learn in two years!

Beechwood-Brookline
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Post by Beechwood-Brookline »

Long time lurker, first time poster

jlara25
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Post by jlara25 »

im new to this site wanted to say hi

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