need help finding pics/maps

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by bigsteel, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    hey yall a recent thread by trucklover got me excited about an old project again.and i need help from anyone trying to find pics,maps,info,etc on a place called mar-fab lumber.it was on glenway crossing in green township in Cincinnati,OH.it burned down a few years back and i cant find any info on it :curse: .i don't remember which railroad served it but it was around since the late 50's.TIA.--josh
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    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    Wow! I just spent the last hour and a half looking at aerial images, googling, MSN searching, staring at old topo maps and.... Nothing!!!!! I went on a LOT of wild goose chases and found a lot of neat old railroad history and I thank you for that opportunity but good luck on your search. I think slekjr is right... your going to have to find somebody who knows this area. I thought I found an area near the main yard north of the river that looked like it had been a big structure that had been burned down but upon closer scrutiny, I think it is just a scrap yard for the RR. I also found a facility south of the river that looks like it could be a lumber yard however, the structure is still standing, looks active, and does not look like it has sustained any fire damage. Good Luck!!!
  3. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    thanks for all your help guys,i hadnt even thought of a local forum.ill try that tonight.but right now its off to hell..er..i mean "work" :mrgreen: .TIA.--josh
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    Hey bigsteel, if you can, try to attend the NMRA Midwest division 7 meeting in August and the guys there will probably be able to help you. I'm also going to try to be at the meeting, too.
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    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    thanks CNWman,ill try to attend if it doesnt interfere with work.it seems the more MRR stuff i try to do work picks up also.so,if luck is on my side,ill be there.thanks.--josh
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    Ok, the location of the next meeting is at the Good Sheperard Lutheran Church in Kenwood on August 12th. I'm returning from a trip from California on the 11th, so it's going to be a gamble for me, too.