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by thebigham
Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?
Replies: 32
Views: 4012

Re: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?

3 of the new engines are headed to Olean today.

Pics are on Facebook
by thebigham
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?
Replies: 32
Views: 4012

Re: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?

Two of the new engines are headed to Meadville for delivery to the WNY&P.
by thebigham
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: B&H 4 Scrapped
Replies: 45
Views: 4149

Re: B&H 4, B&H 5, LAL 14 Scrapped

You can add photos right to the thread.

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by thebigham
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: WNY&P trains on the ex-PRR
Replies: 6
Views: 795

Re: WNY&P trains on the ex-PRR

^They ship gravel out of Machias. It's usually a once a week job.
by thebigham
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: B&H 4 Scrapped
Replies: 45
Views: 4149

Re: B&H 4, B&H 5, LAL 14 Scrapped

Lance Meyers visited the B&H recently: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lrmyers/albums/72157709064837012?fbclid=IwAR0YImf2YU9wZ3WSCnwli8K1fEDmUs3P3ksUGZ-mwqMn72Q4DXOTlXCrFTQ/with/48076143203 Pic of #5 and #14: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lrmyers/48076143393/in/album-72157709064837012/ Is there any bu...
by thebigham
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: New England Railfan
Topic: New Hampshire Central Railroad (NHCR) Discussion
Replies: 837
Views: 189232

Re: New Hampshire Central Railroad (NHCR) Discussion

NH owns the tracks. They'll find another operator.

But, there's not a lot of business to attract a new operator.
by thebigham
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: WNY&P trains on the ex-PRR
Replies: 6
Views: 795

Re: WNY&P trains on the ex-PRR

The WNY&P has almost daily runs to Emporium to pick up fracking sand cars. I was in Olean last Saturday when a train returned to the Olean ayard from Emporium. The Driftwood turns are 1-2 a week. They leave in the mornings. The WNY&P ran a maintenance train to Machias last week. M-F a Farmers Valley...
by thebigham
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) Discussion - 2019
Replies: 37
Views: 7547

Re: Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) Discussion - 2019

Congrats on getting to MP7!

I think there is a pic somewhere of me standing next to it when he cleared that track back in 2006.
by thebigham
Tue May 28, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?
Replies: 32
Views: 4012

Re: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?

Keith McHenry on Facebook: The RRPX 41 (M636), which was leased by WNY&P was south by CP-Pine on the Norfolk Southern Buffalo Line on train H57 at 6:43 p.m. this evening. It’s currently enroute to Northumberland yard where it’ll be picked up and moved to it’s new home on the Delaware–Lackawanna Rail...
by thebigham
Fri May 17, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?
Replies: 32
Views: 4012

Re: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?

Posted on facebook an hour ago:

"Ol-1 southbound by Portville an hour ago with 630, 643, 685, 638 and 637 in that order heading to Driftwood for stone loads."
by thebigham
Fri May 17, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: B&H 4 Scrapped
Replies: 45
Views: 4149

Re: FYI..... B&H #4

B&H #5 and LAL #14 may have been scrapped in Cohocton. Waiting for confirmation...
by thebigham
Fri May 17, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: New England Railfan
Topic: Downeast Scenic Railroad (DSRX) Discussion
Replies: 147
Views: 51668

Re: Downeast Scenic Railroad (DSRX) Discussion

I saw a pic on Facebook of the first train over the Union River Bridge in Ellsworth.

Congrats!
by thebigham
Wed May 15, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?
Replies: 32
Views: 4012

Re: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?

http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/2019/05/15-summer-2019-likely-to-be-the-last-for-short-lines-six-axle-montreal-locomotive-works-units?fbclid=IwAR0imciSDGLSThXuEGLmtJx2okzjzPWWDQ4r0ICv_KXC9sxkrSCWlnOMEbU" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Summer 2019 likely to be the last for short l...
by thebigham
Mon May 13, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Morristown & Erie Rail Operations
Topic: Current M&E Roster
Replies: 133
Views: 53954

Re: Current M&E Roster

Deadline at Morristown in October 2018: http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=4980742" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ME 3573(M420W) ME 79(GP9) AMTK 559(SSB1200) ME 21(GP7u) More pics here: http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/locoList.aspx?id=ME" onclick="window.open(this....
by thebigham
Mon May 13, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: New York State Railfan
Topic: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?
Replies: 32
Views: 4012

Re: Any truth to WNY&P 6-axle Alcos leaving?

Now they are saying in the LA&L Facebook group that it is true.

I caught #643 in front of the Olean enginehouse on Saturday, May 18.

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