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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 01-23-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,026
Posted By JWH
Funny timing, just checked my email and someone...

Funny timing, just checked my email and someone sent me the same photos in a PowerPoint presentation, complete with music. Deleted same. Should have copied the address, sorry
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 03-31-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,436
Posted By JWH
In my backyard, the Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo...

In my backyard, the Toronto Hamilton & Buffalo with the PC run through units on the nightly Starlight. Their bridge traffic between the two major giants, CP and PC made for some interesting...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-05-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 28,329
Posted By JWH
For what is worth, all Railroads that I'm aware...

For what is worth, all Railroads that I'm aware of insist on that their supplier destroy such trade ins especially if it has their markings on it. The grey area you speak of should be your brain, my...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-04-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 28,329
Posted By JWH
The radio purchase from EBay or any such site,...

The radio purchase from EBay or any such site, with a distinct company logo should set off alarms to anyone that the item may have been imported from "Night Supply"a division of "Five Finger...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-02-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 28,329
Posted By JWH
Ever wonder why there are RR LEO in plain clothes...

Ever wonder why there are RR LEO in plain clothes at the hobby shows looking at all the railroad memorabilia?
Forum: Trip Reports 02-02-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 28,329
Posted By JWH
With all due respect, don't blame Bin Laden for...

With all due respect, don't blame Bin Laden for it all. Blame the percentage of hobbyists who gather at stations, terminals and edge of yards whose presence interferes with employees conducting their...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-29-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 28,329
Posted By JWH
I concur. Why does the railfan believe that...

I concur.
Why does the railfan believe that they can enter a corporation's property (owned or leased) to pursue the hobby. Perhaps it is only, me but there are so many locations, angles and...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 11-27-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,055
Posted By JWH
Should have made the trek up to the Great North,...

Should have made the trek up to the Great North, we've had our Thanksgiving last month. North of the border it's business as usual except for the CN conductors' strike.

Jan Hart
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 11-19-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,248
Posted By JWH
Unfortunately, this is sign of the times. The...

Unfortunately, this is sign of the times. The trend nowadays is to sue and inevitably hope the company will settle out of court for a lesser amount rather than incur spiraling legal costs. The bean...
Forum: Digital Photo Processing Forum 11-06-2009, 03:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,803
Posted By JWH
I have found that using a cheap tripod with a...

I have found that using a cheap tripod with a weight, such as my camera bag suspended on a hook underneath or the spreaders, works well enough in a pinch, if it's not too windy. Even with my current...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-05-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By JWH
Screener's Only Accepted Pictures Brought to you...

Screener's Only Accepted Pictures Brought to you by your friends at Photoshop :eek: :lol:
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 11-02-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,643
Posted By JWH
Unfortunately, the mere presence of a pedestrian...

Unfortunately, the mere presence of a pedestrian overpass will not dissuade them from crossing tracks. In Burlington ON, a girl was hit mere yards from the stairs to the overpass. Too inconvenient to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-04-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By JWH
Boy, did I get it wrong, it is an F45, and also...

Boy, did I get it wrong, it is an F45, and also the number. It is 441. Blame it on the long drive and lack of sleep. Thanks for the correction.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-03-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By JWH
Thumbs up ROOM # SDP 45, Great Northern at Isaac Walton

Just returned from the Rochelle and on my stop at the Isaac Walton Inn, I observed, sitting on a temporary spur,the blue and white Great Northern, ex UP SDP 45 #844 delivered two days prior. The...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-31-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,077
Posted By JWH
Perhaps incremental doses of shock treatment...

Perhaps incremental doses of shock treatment followed by a partial lobotomy might do the trick. :twisted:
Forum: Trip Reports 05-28-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,425
Posted By JWH
Been there many times for a number of reasons,...

Been there many times for a number of reasons, first it's urban, the people are friendly, the locals have the scanner hooked up for all to hear, you can park or camp there,
and food nearby.
The...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-27-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,390
Posted By JWH
In the past, the gang would do a 24 hour stint at...

In the past, the gang would do a 24 hour stint at places such as Bayview, Silver Creek NY, Deschler O, Paw Paw WV and Horseshoe Curve. All were quiet isolated areas. The occasional visit from the RR...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 05-22-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,069
Posted By JWH
This site is not a pity party for you. Here's a...

This site is not a pity party for you. Here's a helpful hint to remember "It is better to be silent and let the world believe your a genius rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt".
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-06-2009, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,862
Posted By JWH
Probably looking for the cotter pin and the spare...

Probably looking for the cotter pin and the spare time :confused:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-30-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,610
Posted By JWH
For the complete story check out this site, it...

For the complete story check out this site, it contains all the information
http://cwrr.com/Lounge/Feature/runaway/index.html
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-30-2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,645
Posted By JWH
No, Burlington,Ontario. No matter it's probably...

No, Burlington,Ontario. No matter it's probably on the same geographic latitude. :eek:
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-29-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,645
Posted By JWH
Pardon my sarcasm, it was my way of not only...

Pardon my sarcasm, it was my way of not only agreeing with you but attempting to add some dry wit to it. Seriously though, society has changed since 911, as has the litigation in the courts and as...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-24-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,645
Posted By JWH
The General Acknowledgment Wave is that act...

The General Acknowledgment Wave is that act referred to as GAWking ? :twisted:
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-24-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,645
Posted By JWH
How close do you have to be to see a smile on...

How close do you have to be to see a smile on their face? How close do you have to be to hear them screaming in panic? I've seen some foamers who wave at you as if they're the Starters at the Indie...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 04-23-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,645
Posted By JWH
For those who work the head ends, how many times...

For those who work the head ends, how many times have you debated whether the person trackside is a foamer waving or a trying to stop the train for a hazard ahead?
In the UCOR, the Canadian...
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