A Road Trip to the Crossroads: Monon, IN, the "X"

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    and even team tracks

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    Oh, and of course, more elevators!

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    Well, I'll be dogged, that is the X, right there by the train station. Whooda thunk itad have stop signs?

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    Another "burg" along the way, and what appears to be a team track like area with a loading ramp

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    And some tanks on the other end of town

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    As the journey is near an end, I exit highway 43 to take Canal Road, a shortcut to Lafayette, which is by the tracks, naturally, which departed the highway 20 miles back, in Brookston IN. I spotted a train and stopped to get some pics of hte rollin' stock. This is the same CSX line we've been following.

    FMC or FMQ?

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    Ej&e
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    Grand Trunk Railroad

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    Chicago and North Western

    My cousin models that line

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    L&N The Family Line!

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    Winchester and Western W&W

    I'm loading these up because someone in tech forum was asking what roadnames are running on CSX and NS nowadays. I know they are not hte best shots throught he weeds and all.

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    Our Journey is over when we cross the Mighty Wabash River, for Lafayette is just past it.

    There was a headon between to steam engines long ago on this bridge. There were no survivers.

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    Winding back the clock, this little string of cars was found just west of Monon, at the beginning of the journey. Superman could probably see them in the first photo's I posted here looking west.

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    Golden West Service

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    LW Whoooooozat?

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    And finally, one Union Pacific

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    Jon,That track is the way I like my model track to look.. :D
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    Ya, too bad we can't paint the rust on the top of the railhead. Anyone got sorce on conductive brown paint??? :D :D :D
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    trip

    enjoyed the trip Jon! :thumb:

    phil