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The Nickel Plate Almost Made it to the Modern Era…

Milepost 917 When I think of the Nickel Plate Road, I really don’t think of the modern era of railroading. “Back then,” there were no Hi-cubes, no double-stacked container cars and really, not much in the way of unit trains unless you were in a certain...
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Point Of Rocks, Maryland

Milepost 916 Like a lot of model railroaders, I’m a member of various Yahoo groups that feature news & other goodies about other railroads. One of the more active groups is the Baltimore & Ohio group and that group is the source of today’s ramblings. I...
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Plans for the Arcadia Tower are Coming Along…

Milepost 915 Back at Milepost 911, I shared with you a couple of photos from a friend that showed the old wooden interlocking tower in Arcadia, Ohio. Well, you know me & interlocking towers… besides, this one looks like an easy one so as of now, i’m planning on...