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Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 05-06-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,387
Posted By cassfan3
Are they still using the ex AC&W 1721 for car...

Are they still using the ex AC&W 1721 for car storage ops on the old Alcoa Badin Lake line?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 04-21-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By cassfan3
Composition?

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=1142072&key=6712835

Thoughts? Thanks!
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 04-18-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,650
Posted By cassfan3
Wow. The ethanol facility is closed already?...

Wow. The ethanol facility is closed already? After the fiasco with the plant on the A&R and now this, NC is having bad luck with the ethanol business. Is business going down like that nationwide or...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 01-23-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,796
Posted By cassfan3
Mr. Pick, Thanks for the info! Unfortunately...

Mr. Pick, Thanks for the info! Unfortunately during my visit a combination of weather and a tight schedule prevented me from shooting too much though I did see some interesting equipment hanging out...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 01-16-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,796
Posted By cassfan3
Nashville and Eastern Ops

Can anyone fill me in on the regular schedule (if there is one) that the Nashville and Eastern keeps? About all I know is that the home base is in Lebanon. I'm going to be in Nashville for an...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 01-06-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,101
Posted By cassfan3
As of today the pair of GP7u's is still in...

As of today the pair of GP7u's is still in charge. They ran to Chesapeake this am and returned south with 37 rock cars for Elizabeth City. We had hoped to chase the illusive pair all the way south...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 01-01-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,936
Posted By cassfan3
Rode by the yard in Wilson this afternoon and...

Rode by the yard in Wilson this afternoon and noticed another ex GTW GP9R sitting in the open air shop - #4604. Looks like this is the 6th GP9R unless for some odd reason they renumbered the 4630...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 11-23-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,837
Posted By cassfan3
I watch the Carolina Coastal roll by every...

I watch the Carolina Coastal roll by every morning while having my coffee. Nothing like hot coffee and 567's rattling the dishes.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 09-14-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,936
Posted By cassfan3
I noticed the August newsletter is up for those...

I noticed the August newsletter is up for those who are interested:

http://mlrail.com/CLNANewsletter.htm

These guys really are a friendly down home operation with a nice newsletter to boot!
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-25-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,101
Posted By cassfan3
0400?! That's awfully early for railfaning ;) I...

0400?! That's awfully early for railfaning ;) I hope to catch them in the coming week. We'll see. At least the run south should be in good AM light before the high sun takes over.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-21-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,101
Posted By cassfan3
Thanks Mike. Appreciate any info you get. I may...

Thanks Mike. Appreciate any info you get. I may ride up there tomorrow morning if the weather is ok to check things out. I'd love to catch the GP7u in action before its time comes.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-20-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,101
Posted By cassfan3
Chesapeake & Albemarle

Can anyone help me out with any info about what (if any) schedule this line runs on and what they might be up to over the next couple weeks. I have some time, and I'd like to catch them in action if...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-16-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 135,469
Posted By cassfan3
That unfortunately doesn't come as much of a...

That unfortunately doesn't come as much of a surprise. Was the CALA still delivering coal trains to the power plant in Conway? How are they being supplied now?

Thanks for the info as always!
...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-15-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 135,469
Posted By cassfan3
Carolina Southern (?)

Any word on what's going on down there in Chadbourne? I've been hearing some rumors go around. I'll be working in Charleston later this summer and the drive to and from there will take my right by...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 06-15-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,251
Posted By cassfan3
Any word on actually getting any customers for...

Any word on actually getting any customers for this line yet?
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-13-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,404
Posted By cassfan3
OK, Kevin, it's really bad form of you to insult...

OK, Kevin, it's really bad form of you to insult my camera like that!! ;) lol

That is very sound advice that I unfortunately didn't heed. Considering I get more broke as I age, I'm forced to beat...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 04-27-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,659
Posted By cassfan3
After all the years of observing the Nash County...

After all the years of observing the Nash County as a kid, I'm glad I finally got some shots over it as G&O property. At this rate, I wonder what CLNA will get next. It will be interesting to see if...
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 04-11-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,262
Posted By cassfan3
Gulf and Ohio

This article from the TRAINS newswire:

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — RailAmerica has inked an agreement to acquire Gulf & Ohio’s three Alabama short lines. The deal will see the company purchase all assets...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-05-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By cassfan3
anyone else got any thoughts on that last one -...

anyone else got any thoughts on that last one - the PEQ with the UP slug? I appealed on the basis of it's really not that esthetically different and is clearly like the material that RP typically...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-03-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By cassfan3
http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=9090...

http://www.railpictures.net/viewreject.php?id=909058&key=633211299

any ideas on this one? nothing special but I'm not sure I get the reasoning behind PEQ on this one.
Forum: U.S. Regional and Short Line Railroad Discussion 03-03-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,306
Posted By cassfan3
Ex-UP Slug/Calf...thing on the ACWR

So I'm just curious as to what the ex UP motor is if anyone has any info on it or what it's doing at Star. Check the link now b/c it's a reject and will disapear soon!
...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-02-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By cassfan3
Not to worry, Joe. I shot from superwide to super...

Not to worry, Joe. I shot from superwide to super tight. I was going to post the two extremes ...but now I think I'll just go in the middle :)
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 03-02-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By cassfan3
Pile O Rejects - ACWR

Had a recent fun chase on the ACWR on an unusual daylight weekend run, and my luck with RP has not been kind. I've gotten the 3 most recent submissions on, so I'm not really married to the rejects...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-28-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By cassfan3
They have 1 more ex-Nucor GP30 in the yard in...

They have 1 more ex-Nucor GP30 in the yard in Wilson, but it is not currently operational. Not sure what's in store for it.
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 02-27-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By cassfan3
I think I prefer the 1st one the best. I'd...

I think I prefer the 1st one the best. I'd probably take some off the bottom, but the weak light on this side of 23 - while irrelevant to cropping - does make it less compelling overall.

I'm glad...
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