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by denwoz
Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Railroad emblem patches
Replies: 2
Views: 1127

Railroad emblem patches

Does anybody know where I may obtain any railroad emblem cloth patches? Please let me know its name, contact information, and web address.

Thanks. Blessings, Denny
by denwoz
Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Australia railway maps
Replies: 2
Views: 1051

Australia railway maps

:?: Can anyone of you let me know where I may obtain any detailed railway map of Australia? What is the name of the business entity/governing body and its address or web site or e-mail address?

Thanks, Denny
by denwoz
Sat Apr 18, 2015 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Songs from "Great Locomotive Chase"
Replies: 2
Views: 1153

Re: Songs from "Great Locomotive Chase"

Thanks, Mark D. I went back to listen the words of the song in the video, [i]The Making of The Great Locomotive Chase[/i] at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Akc_bq8BIm4. It's between 32:19 and 33:51. Thus far this is what I can hear: I was 10,000 miles of rushing rail, . . . my pappy was a railroad ...
by denwoz
Tue Apr 14, 2015 10:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Songs from "Great Locomotive Chase"
Replies: 2
Views: 1153

Songs from "Great Locomotive Chase"

Does anyone of you know the lyrics of the song [i]My Pappy Was a Railroad Man[/i] from the film [i]The Great Locomotive Chase[/i]? :?:
by denwoz
Sun Mar 22, 2015 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Great Locomotive Chase” on Tallulah Falls RR
Replies: 6
Views: 1653

Re: “Great Locomotive Chase” on Tallulah Falls RR

[i]The Great Locomotive Chase[/i] was filmed in Fall 1955 and released in the following June. You can seek and visit some of the YouTube web sites for the movie in its entirety.
by denwoz
Tue Mar 17, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Great Locomotive Chase” on Tallulah Falls RR
Replies: 6
Views: 1653

Re: “Great Locomotive Chase” on Tallulah Falls RR

Thanks for your reply. Do you know specifically which stations or those nearby along the Tallulah Falls RR these scenes mentioned in the original message, Marietta, Big Shanty, Allatoona, Kingston, Calhoun, Dalton, Ringgold, where the rails were destroyed, and so on, were located? I think the Kingst...
by denwoz
Mon Mar 09, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: “Great Locomotive Chase” on Tallulah Falls RR
Replies: 6
Views: 1653

“Great Locomotive Chase” on Tallulah Falls RR

Am seeking location identification on the Tallulah Falls RR where the scenes of Disney’s movie [i]The Great Locomotive Chase[/i] took place. I learn that Atlanta was depicted in Clayton GA. - On the Tallulah Falls RR, where was the Marietta and Big Shanty (Lacy Hotel) scenes? - The scene where Fulle...
by denwoz
Sun Sep 28, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Railfan & Railroad
Replies: 0
Views: 2352

Railfan & Railroad

:?: As White River Productions acquires Railfan & Railroad magazine, does R&R still have a link to the page to view the index of the contents of back issues on its web site?
by denwoz
Wed Jul 30, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Louisiana & North West mixed train cabooses
Replies: 5
Views: 1358

Re: Louisiana & North West mixed train cabooses

The L&NW placed its Caboose 212 illustrated in operation for passengers on the mixed train run thrice weekly between Gibsland and Chestnut, LA, 37.7 miles, then. The caboose had six windows on the other side. Whether the L&NW had any more cabooses of this type or use its regular-size ones fo...
by denwoz
Sat May 31, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Louisiana & North West mixed train cabooses
Replies: 5
Views: 1358

Re: Louisiana & North West mixed train cabooses

From the 1948 [i]Official Railway Guide[/i] issue and L&NW's time table of March 1948, the railroad company ran a pair of mixed trains thrice weekly between Gibsland and Chestnut LA, 37.7 miles. I have nothing further about its service.
by denwoz
Thu May 29, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: David Morgan, "News & Ed. Comment", Trains, June 1976
Replies: 0
Views: 2219

David Morgan, "News & Ed. Comment", Trains, June 1976

Can anyone of you please let me know what Trains editor David P Morgan said in "News & Editorial Comment" in the June 1976 issue about Conrail? Kevin P Keefe, later Trains editor, said in the Sept 1998 issue that Morgan questioned about the Conrail inception whether it was "April ...
by denwoz
Tue May 27, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Louisiana & North West mixed train cabooses
Replies: 5
Views: 1358

Louisiana & North West mixed train cabooses

:?: Has there been any photo or drawing image of the 13-window passenger caboose used on Louisiana & North West RR's mixed trains of the 1940's?

Pls. let me know. Thanks. Blessings, Denny W
by denwoz
Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Monon-Central Indiana fantrip, 1957
Replies: 0
Views: 2259

Monon-Central Indiana fantrip, 1957

The attachment is a flyer of the fantrip on the Monon and Central Indiana Ry. in Sept. 1957. No known image larger is found where the small print below "On the Monon and Central Indiana Railroad" heading. Has anyone of you known of this special run and what the flyer reads? Which routes wa...
by denwoz
Sat Mar 01, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: William Edson's Railroad Names: Supplement list of rrs +'d
Replies: 1
Views: 809

William Edson's Railroad Names: Supplement list of rrs +'d

In the book "Railroad Names," William Edson had offered a list of railroads added and canceled during preceding years for distribution to any purchaser of the book. After Edson's passing in 2002, is any supplemental list still being offered?
by denwoz
Sat Jul 02, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missouri River flooding
Replies: 0
Views: 1491

Missouri River flooding

The flooding over Missouri River has disrupted Amtrak service at the Omaha station. Amtrak's California Zephyr bypassed Omaha taking an alternate route toward Lincoln and Plattsmouth/Pacific Jct. Passengers at Omaha boarded and detrained at Creston IA and were bussed between that station and Omaha. ...

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