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General Discussion: Short Lines, Industrials, and Military
A general discussion about shortlines, industrials, and military railroads
Moderator: Aa3rt
471 Topics 
2528 Posts
Re: Short Line Proposed - NW …
 by eolesen
Arcade & Attica Railroad
All about the Arcade & Attica Railroad
Moderator: Benjamin Maggi
263 Topics 
2573 Posts
Pictures of boxcar/flatcar #5…
 by Benjamin Maggi
Central Maine & Quebec Railway (formerly Montreal, Maine & Atlantic | Bangor & Aroostook)
Discussion of present-day CM&Q operations, as well as discussion of predecessors Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA) and Bangor & Aroostook Railroad (BAR).
Moderator: MEC407
355 Topics 
6887 Posts
Re: Maine Northern Railway (e…
 by S1f3432
Genesee Valley Transportation Family (DLWR, FRR, MAN, DL)
Discussion about shortline operator Genesee Valley Transportation, operator of the Delaware-Lackawanna; the Mohawk, Adirondack & Northern, the Falls Road Railroad; Depew, Lancaster & Western; and the Lowville & Beaver River railroads. Official site: GVTRAIL.COM.
Moderator: metman499
183 Topics 
1258 Posts
Re: End of the Line for DL&W …
 by 161pw165
Iowa Pacific Holdings Class III Lines
Discussion about Iowa Pacific Holdings and their various railroad operations. For passenger trains see also regional or tourist forums below. IP no longer operates the Hoosier State, see this topic in Amtrak: http://railroad.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=104574
Official site: http://www.iowapacific.com

Moderator: Aa3rt
14 Topics 
413 Posts
Re: Has IP gone "Belly up"?
 by Gilbert B Norman
Livonia, Avon, & Lakeville Family (LAL, BH, WNYP)
Discussion pertaining to the past and present operations of the LAL, the WNYP, and the B&H. Official site: LALRR.COM.
Moderator: Luther Brefo
416 Topics 
4318 Posts
WNYP to receive up to $11,926…
 by roc
Morristown & Erie Rail Operations
Discussion about the M&E, RVRR and SIRR lines of New Jersey, and also the Maine Eastern operation in Maine. Official web site can be found here: www.merail.com.
Moderators: GOLDEN-ARM, cjl330, mikec
309 Topics 
5625 Posts
Re: Current M&E Roster
 by DogBert
New York & Atlantic Railway-NYNJ Rail
Discussion related to NYAR operations on Long Island. Official web site can be found here: www.anacostia.com/nyar/nyar.html. Also includes discussion related to NYNJ Rail, the carfloat operation successor to New York Cross Harbor that connects with NYAR.
750 Topics 
11620 Posts
Re: Former Consignees
 by LINYARailfan
OmniTRAX Class III Lines
For the discussion of the various Class III lines owned and operated by OmniTRAX: ATN - Alabama & Tennessee River Railway; BRG Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway; CTRW Carlton Trail Railway; CTXR Central Texas & Colorado River Railway; CRL Chicago Rail Link; DCC Decatur Central Railroad; FCR Fulton County Railway; GFRR Georgia & Florida Railway; GWRC Georgia Woodlands Railroad; GWR Great Western Railway of Colorado; IR Illinois Railway; KFR Kettle Falls International Railway; MJ Manufacturers' Junction Railway; NKCR Nebraska, Kansas & Colorado Railway; NSR Newburgh & South Shore Railroad; NOW Northern Ohio and Western Railway; PNR Panhandle Northern Railroad; PIR Peru Industrial Railroad; SS Sand Springs Railway; STE Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad
Moderator: Aa3rt
12 Topics 
22 Posts
Kettle Falls International Ra…
 by Jeff Smith
Pioneer Railcorp Family of Lines
Web-Site: http://www.pioneer-railcorp.com/index.html: Alabama Railroad Co. (ALAB); Decatur Junction Railway Co. (DT); Elkhart & Western Railroad Co. (EWR); Fort Smith Railroad Co. (FSR); Garden City Western Railway, Inc. (GCW); Gettysburg & Northern Railroad Co. (GET); Georgia Southern Railway Co. (GS); Indiana Southwestern Railway Co. (ISW); Keokuk Junction Railway Co. (KJRY); Kendallville Terminal Railway Co. (KTR); Michigan Southern Railroad Company (MSO); Mississippi Central Railroad Co. (MSCI; Napoleon, Defiance & Western Railway (NDW); Pioneer Industrial Railway Co. (PRY); Ripley & New Albany Railroad Co. (RNA); Shawnee Terminal Railway Company (STR); Vandalia Railroad Co. (VRRC);
Moderator: Aa3rt
7 Topics 
324 Posts
Re: Napoleon, Defiance & West…
 by jimnorthwood
Progressive Rail Family of Lines
http://www.progressiverail.com
Includes Central Midland Railway (CMR), Crab Orchard and Egyptian Railroad (COER), Iowa Traction Railway (ITR), Iowa Southern Railway (ISRY), Piedmont & Northern Railroad (PN), and the Wisconsin Northern Railroad(WN).

Moderator: Aa3rt
9 Topics 
13 Posts
Ex-Progressive Rail Boxcar th…
 by planespotting
R.J.Corman Railroad Group
For discussion of R.J. Corman Railroad Group Operations. R.J. Corman has several short lines switching operations across the U.S. Official Website: https://www.rjcorman.com
Moderator: Nicolai3985
18 Topics 
131 Posts
Re: New Philadelphia Line - C…
 by Backshophoss
WATCO Companies Class III Lines
For discussion of the various Class III Lines of WATCO Companies. Class II holdings should be discussed in the relevant separate forums above.

Their website is here: http://www.watcocompanies.com/
A list of their holdings is here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watco_Companies

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Re: Decatur & Eastern
 by Shortline614