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Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-27-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,300
Posted By DAKIBSRR
London underground mail rail line

Very neat.

I DO NOT and WILL NOT condone trespassing on any active or abandoned railroad property. Enjoy.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-25-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,860
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Just my personal opinion, the screener might know...

Just my personal opinion, the screener might know this person or this person has posted numerous pictures in the past. It seems very hard to get your first couple of pictures approved if you have...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-02-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,090
Posted By DAKIBSRR
I plan vacations around areas where I can railfan.

I plan vacations around areas where I can railfan.
Forum: Trip Reports 10-02-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,007
Posted By DAKIBSRR
I will be driving to Gorham on the 7th to catch...

I will be driving to Gorham on the 7th to catch it.
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-02-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,059
Posted By DAKIBSRR
I would go with the Wisconsin Central and SOO. ...

I would go with the Wisconsin Central and SOO.
Being from this area I feel obligated to lines from my hometown area.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-02-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,580
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Here is what keeps me going. 4994

Here is what keeps me going.

4994
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-27-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,720
Posted By DAKIBSRR
In no order of preference; BNSF CN CP ...

In no order of preference;

BNSF
CN
CP
EJ&E
Metra
UP
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 11-27-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,089
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Illinois Railway Museum in Union, Illinois.

Illinois Railway Museum in Union, Illinois.
Forum: Trip Reports 04-20-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Thanks for the insight Thomas.

Thanks for the insight Thomas.
Forum: Trip Reports 04-16-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Coming from the Gurnee, IL area in Lake County.

Coming from the Gurnee, IL area in Lake County.
Forum: Trip Reports 04-16-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Wisconsin day trips

I will be heading up to Wisconsin at the end of April and was looking for places to shot some pictures.

I will be attending a conference in La Crosse and driving up. On the way up I am stoping...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-02-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Not really sure if there are any left outside of...

Not really sure if there are any left outside of switching or yard jobs. But about 2 or 3 years ago I would see a few of them running through Lake County, Illinois. :-) However recently that line has...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 07-26-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By DAKIBSRR
UPDATE on flooded museum

For those of you who have seen my other thread about the little
Mid-Continent Railway Museum in North Freedom, WI.
Here is an update on the flood recovery we are going through.
Thanks again for...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 06-29-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By DAKIBSRR
If you like yard work. There is a nice CP yard...

If you like yard work. There is a nice CP yard just a little east of Miller Park (Milwaukee Brewers baseball). Follow any of the signs to the potawatomi casino (1721 W Canal St) or the ballpark from...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 06-14-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 711
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Unhappy Small train museum in WIS washing away

Due to the recent major rain fall and flooding in the midwest, a small railroad musem in Baraboo, WI (next to Wisconsin Dells), has been under several feet of water for the past 2 weeks. :-(
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Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 06-07-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Animal fat leak messing with service

Mark this one up as a "wierd one" :shock:

From the Daily Herald Newspaper

An eastbound Union Pacific freight train carrying a load of animal fat sprung a leak as it passed through DuPage...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 05-16-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 929
Posted By DAKIBSRR
$844 Million to Secure Nation's Critical Infrastructure

Who said we're in a recession.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today more than $844 million in grant awards as part of its Infrastructure Protection Activities (IPA) grant...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-29-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 895
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Insiders guide to Indy

I will be heading down to Cincinnati in July for the Operation Lifesaver Conference, and will be making a pit stop in Indianapolis. Was looking for info on some spots for picture taken. I will only...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-14-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,446
Posted By DAKIBSRR
I use my VERY reliable Jeep Cherokee. ;)

I use my VERY reliable Jeep Cherokee. ;)
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-08-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 793
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Illinois Thief Breaks into 'Ketchup' Railcar

:lol:
Got this from one of my other e-mail threads.

The Associated Press

GALESBURG, Ill. --

Police called to investigate a theft at a private railyard in Galesburg, Illinois encountered...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-23-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,060
Posted By DAKIBSRR
How about the :D PALATINE, LAKE ZURICH &...

How about the :D PALATINE, LAKE ZURICH & WAUCONDA RAILROAD or even the more well known :wink: CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN lines ????
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-10-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,134
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Unhappy Metra Conductor struck by train

A Metra Conductor was struck and killed by another Metra train in Waukegan, IL. He was to retire in April.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-conductor_webjan10,0,6083601.story
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-08-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,582
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Post Rear January Tornado derails UP train in Harvard, Illinois

Unusual nice weather in the Chicagoland bring Problems to the area.

Yesterday around 4:00 PM, several tornados passed through Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin causing major damage, but no...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 01-08-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,064
Posted By DAKIBSRR
Post Copper thieves targeting railroad signals

Saw this report on the news this evening. Though you might be interseted.

Prices for metals like copper are soaring and that means thieves are targeting the commodity In Will County, copper...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 10-27-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,387
Posted By DAKIBSRR
That will be on the former Milwaukee Road...

That will be on the former Milwaukee Road mainline on the CPR line. Parking is very limited in the area, unless you don't mind walking. This will be the 4th year I have gone. Nice short visit for a...
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