Chatterbox Summer 2019

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Posted by tree68 on Sunday, September 08, 2019 9:44 PM

Thinking about you, Joe.

Busy two days at a local train show.  Felt good to get off my feet and not talk for a while.  In fact, when I got home, I mowed the lawn.

Now to get ready for a busy week.

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Posted by JoeKoh on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:10 PM

afternoon

Went back down south to take care of a couple things. Family is getting back on planes or starting the drive back home too.Odot is really working everywhere to finish up projects.Saw csx q 192 coming into town when we came home.Thanks for the thoughts and prayers.

stay safe

Joe

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Posted by CShaveRR on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:52 AM

Although my cardiac nurse-practitioner said I could use my push mower on the lawn, the cardiac rehab nurse says, no way!  So I have to re-contract with the girl next door, who has, since our last mowing before yesterday, started school and a new job.  She says she'll do it for us, though.

I go to rehab three days a week, for the next twelve weeks (a total of 36 sessions, even if I have to miss one from time to time).  The first one is this afternoon, but at least once a week I have to get up at the crack of dawn to get to these things...not too far away, but involving navigation of one of the worst intersections in the western suburbs--four traffic lights to get through for that one.

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Posted by JoeKoh on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:37 PM

afternoon

Went to Deshler this morning to tend to the woodpile.Csx's Toledo sub was quite busy as crews were working around Leipsic.On the way home we saw an I&O train come north through Hamler.Stopped at the Station for lunch too.Saw a csx brandt truck pulling tie gons and the backhoe.Back to work tomorrow.thanks for all the hugs and prayers.

stay safe

Joe

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Posted by jeffhergert on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:22 PM

Sioux Falls was hit pretty hard by severe weather last night.  I hope Murphy Siding, and any other forum friends in the area, was not affected by the multiple tornados in the area.

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Posted by JoeKoh on Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:35 PM

evening

Ns was clear when I left work.Helped Sis with some names and adresses from the weekend.Chores to do here.

stay safe

Joe

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Posted by tree68 on Friday, September 13, 2019 7:22 AM

Brrrr - +41F here this morning, with reports on the morning amateur radio net of high 30's.  But it will get into the 70's per the forecast.  Then we get wind, and likely some rain.

Hope it's dry tomorrow evening - I'm taking out the "Haunted History" train in the evening, and that involves a walk through the woods.   In the dark.

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Posted by Electroliner 1935 on Friday, September 13, 2019 11:47 AM

tree68

Brrrr - +41F here this morning, with reports on the morning amateur radio net of high 30's.

That goes with Adirondack Scenic's website event description 

Prepare for a Chilling Journey!

They say the train comes “alive” in a whole different way, on this two-hour round-trip ghost train ride departing from Thendara Station headed to Carter Station. Hear the tales of murder and crimes that left their ghostly imprints in our history.

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Posted by JoeKoh on Friday, September 13, 2019 4:28 PM

evening

Ns was clear when I left work.Had some storms roll through the area.Bus was delayed due to downed power lines.Everyone was ok as far as I know.Going to be cooler tomorrow.Might go see what csx runs by Fc.

stay safe

Joe

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Posted by JoeKoh on Saturday, September 14, 2019 4:02 PM

Evening

Csx ran some stuff by Defiance.Looks like the ND&W has some cars to shuffle.Projects to work on.

stay safe

Joe

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Posted by tree68 on Sunday, September 15, 2019 5:24 PM

Electroliner 1935
Prepare for a Chilling Journey!

The trip went well - nobody scared too badly, and we didn't leave anyone in the woods in the dark...

We use the same location that we use for our pumpkin trains, which run during the day.  I'm the patch master - keeping the pumpkins stocked.  Between trains, it's pretty quiet, unless I play some music over the sound system I use for scary sounds while the train is "in."  Most people would probably wonder a bit if they heard "Help Me, Rhonda" blaring through the woods.

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