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Forum: Trip Reports 05-07-2009, 02:00 AM
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Views: 945
Posted By E.M. Bell
Finally, the Outbound 09 NS Derby train.

After my plans for Sunday where dashed by NS running out of crews in Louisville and not being able to run the Derby train out, I pretty much figured I would not get to shoot the outbound train this...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-03-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By E.M. Bell
Derby trains in the Kentucky Rain.

I went out Saturday morning in the cold rain to shoot the CSX and R.J. Corman Derby trains on the former CSX Old Road. Clouds, Rain, FP7's, F40's if you like that sort of thing. Given the...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-25-2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,244
Posted By E.M. Bell
A group of us are gonna be headed North on the...

A group of us are gonna be headed North on the thursday before the main event starts, and will be staying to Sunday night Alex...get ur tickets and gas money and we will save some room in the trunk...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-08-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,995
Posted By E.M. Bell
94 chevy pickup, 8 cyl, and it dont exactly sip...

94 chevy pickup, 8 cyl, and it dont exactly sip fuel. Its averaged out around $80 or so to fill it up the past couple of weeks with a big fuel tank. A fill up this afternoon cost me $92.00 and some...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-08-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,995
Posted By E.M. Bell
Two Days with the NS Derby OCS

The end of April and the start of May are always a good time for a rail photographer around Kentucky. While everyone else concentrates on the horses, I concentrate on the Derby trains that come from...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-06-2008, 02:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,424
Posted By E.M. Bell
The light was never right anywhere?? I guess you...

The light was never right anywhere?? I guess you didnt look to hard. Alex, your shots at Gaynor (the wye) do suffer from high sun, just like mine, and everyone else who shot there id say, not much...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-23-2005, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By E.M. Bell
The railroads do not have the authority to place...

The railroads do not have the authority to place gates, or even lights for that matter. The State and federal agencies use a rather complicated formula that looks at train traffic, auto traffic, how...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-02-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 42,875
Posted By E.M. Bell
25K for that unit is not really a bargin for one...

25K for that unit is not really a bargin for one reason, and it says it right on there...Friction Bearings. No class 1 would touch that thing or move it on its own wheels. You would be looking at...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-22-2005, 09:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,263
Posted By E.M. Bell
I could probably wright a novel..or at least a...

I could probably wright a novel..or at least a hefty volume of pulp fiction, on this subject. Getting stuck (that seems to happen a lot, even with a 4x4)...getting lost (not so much)..blowouts at...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-18-2005, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,802
Posted By E.M. Bell
my only comment is that I would be careful about...

my only comment is that I would be careful about re-submitting a photo that was rejected without making in changes to it to correct the problem (and them brag about it) If it was rejected 0nce, and...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 11-12-2005, 10:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 980
Posted By E.M. Bell
NS 60A derailment pics

Around 0500 on Saturday 11/12/05, Eastbound NS 60A (empty steel train) derailed 24 cars at Vanarsdale Ky, on the Louisville District. No injuries, but track damage was extensive. A friend of mine...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-07-2005, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,311
Posted By E.M. Bell
New photo gallery..2005 pics online

I am slowly making progress on bulding our new website at JREB.org. Part of the master plan besides the chat rooms and message board (for NS fans) was to have a photo gallery where our gang could...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-04-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,618
Posted By E.M. Bell
I really dont see the motive here in comapring...

I really dont see the motive here in comapring the shots you picked out. Yes, your shot is a glint shot, The second shot that you compare it to (mine) is a FOG shot taken in the Early morning...no...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-01-2005, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 956
Posted By E.M. Bell
A good power day on the Second District (CNO&TP)

Its been several Months since I managed to have enough time (and good weather) to get out and shoot Two days in a row. After spending the afternoon on Saturday shooting the Fema train, Caleb, Randy...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-30-2005, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,556
Posted By E.M. Bell
Saturday afternoon Fema Train

Caleb and myself decided to head out this afternoon (10/29/05) to shoot a 043 Fema train. These trains are carryng housing units from Elkhart Ind to the areas ravaged by the hurricane last Month. I...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-18-2005, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By E.M. Bell
[QUOTE=trainmonster]Couldn't get the links to...

[QUOTE=trainmonster]Couldn't get the links to work-fixed it up for you.

Thanks.. There where so many shots and links that I decided not to fool with that!
Forum: Trip Reports 10-18-2005, 01:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By E.M. Bell
Sunday 10/16/05 on the CNO&TP

No clouds, great temps, plenty of sunshine and a good report of what trains where coming had Greg, Caleb, and myself ready to head out this past Sunday (10/16/05). After everyone met here at Jreb.org...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-16-2005, 03:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,037
Posted By E.M. Bell
Now thats funny right there, I dont care who you...

Now thats funny right there, I dont care who you are!
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-15-2005, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By E.M. Bell
New Combined NS Forums

Howdy all,

A group of us that run Two popular NS yahoo groups recently made the decision to move away from yahoo and combined the groups in a BBS fourm (much like the RP forums) . The two groups...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-11-2005, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,681
Posted By E.M. Bell
I have had the D30 out for extended amounts of...

I have had the D30 out for extended amounts of time with the temps in the middle to low teens, with no noticable problems...dont believe everything you read!
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 10-05-2005, 02:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By E.M. Bell
Seems like this comes up about once a month, and...

Seems like this comes up about once a month, and has ben said time and time again, we all have lives outside RP, and if that means stuff doesnt get screened for a few hours, then so be it. IT was a...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 09-21-2005, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By E.M. Bell
Personaly, it would be a lot better without the...

Personaly, it would be a lot better without the crossing signals in it, or if it was at a different angle. It also has a rather bad lean to the right that needs correcting.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 09-10-2005, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,981
Posted By E.M. Bell
Nope, those are derails...simple device used to...

Nope, those are derails...simple device used to protect mainlines and other sensitive areas from free rolling cars or locomotives. Its better to put one in the dirt than let a run-away car get loose...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 09-10-2005, 03:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,981
Posted By E.M. Bell
A fusee and a Torpedo are two very different...

A fusee and a Torpedo are two very different things...a fusee is great for lighting your cigarette, but wont blow fingers off your hand :p

The shortlines I worked for never really had a use for...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-10-2005, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By E.M. Bell
Odds and Ends from August

The last Sunday in August, Juinor and myself decided to head South for a day. As is the norm, the weather forcast was for mostly sunny skys, which didnt work out so well. Heavy fog and mist was...
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