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Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 12-25-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,284
Posted By Greg Rourke
Wasn't that a great idea of Barrington to make CN...

Wasn't that a great idea of Barrington to make CN angry? If it were up to me, I'd hang a cinder block on the horn cord of the trains passing through there.
What did those people think it was...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-25-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,860
Posted By Greg Rourke
I'd like to get something other than the 3/4...

I'd like to get something other than the 3/4 wedge shot, but it's often hard to get far enough away to get the entire locomotive in the frame.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-25-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,446
Posted By Greg Rourke
Travis, you do, in fact, rock. ________ ...

Travis, you do, in fact, rock.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-24-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,860
Posted By Greg Rourke
Isn't there a "Too common" rejection? I took that...

Isn't there a "Too common" rejection? I took that to mean theres nothing I can do to that photo. I've gotten that a few times.
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Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 12-24-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,522
Posted By Greg Rourke
Doesn't the D60 have something that shakes the...

Doesn't the D60 have something that shakes the dust off the sensor? I have a D40, and when I went to the camera store to buy a Rocket Blaster to clean my sensor, they decided I really needed a whole...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 12-24-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,818
Posted By Greg Rourke
"Tied down"?

I see captions on trains being tied down. What does that mean? is it something beyond just being parked? Also, when the crew runs out of hours, is there any fudge factor allowed? Like they are 15...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 12-24-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,284
Posted By Greg Rourke
EJ&E sale approved

http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=260419
The sale of the J to CN was approved this morning. There will be a bunch of crabby people in the fancy suburbs today. And railfans with above average...
Forum: Railroad Photography Forum 06-08-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By Greg Rourke
Slides to CD

I have a bunch of slides I'd like to convert to disc. Camera store gets big money, $75 per 100, I'm sure it's labor intensive. Is there a scanner I can use at home thats good enough for fair quality?...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-15-2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,153
Posted By Greg Rourke
GM&O "The Plug"

Can anyone tell me why the GM&O Chicago commuter train was called "The Plug"? Dinkies, Scoots...those I can see. Why "The Plug"?
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Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-11-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,933
Posted By Greg Rourke
I can see where maybe locals could protest the...

I can see where maybe locals could protest the sellout. My question is...could the EJ&E, the existing railroad, without selling to CN, just run 25 trains a day if they felt like it, instead of the...
Forum: U.S. Class 1 Railroad Discussion 02-09-2008, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,933
Posted By Greg Rourke
EJ&E CN buyout

CN wants to buy the EJ&E so they can route their trains around Chicago. The say it can take 24 hours to get through Chi town, which I can believe. Several of the hoity-toity suburbs have their...
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