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« on: February 08, 2013, 09:11:46 PM »
I've posted this photo elsewhere before, but it fits well here because of the unmistakable Indianapolis skyline. Taken January 5, 2013.
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Re: Marion County
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2013, 10:22:47 PM »
A rare occurrence at Julietta siding.


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Re: Marion County
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2013, 10:48:23 AM »
I got to see this last Monday while in my car. I haven't seen a meet like this here for a few years. It was really cool. Actually the Julietta siding straddles the Marion Hancock County line and is located in both. Thanks for posting. I had wished I had my camera when I saw it.

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Re: Marion County
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2013, 11:36:59 AM »
I got to see this last Monday while in my car. I haven't seen a meet like this here for a few years. It was really cool. Actually the Julietta siding straddles the Marion Hancock County line and is located in both. Thanks for posting. I had wished I had my camera when I saw it.
Right. The road I was shooting from was county line road. Not sure if it's actually called that, but that's what I call it.
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Re: Marion County
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2013, 11:52:34 AM »
Looks to me like you are shooting from Carroll road since Q360 heading east is facing you. I used to see meets like this more often when I would bike over there in the summer. The last few years they have been really scarce.

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Re: Marion County
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2013, 08:50:17 PM »
That shot brings back memories chasing of R360 - now Q360 leaving State Street Yard. Back then, the blades could give you an indication from US 52 if anything was coming or had just passed through.

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Re: Marion County
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2013, 02:25:55 PM »
Here are several shots of Amtrak ops at Union Station in Indy.


The Hoosier State glides to a stop in Indy on March 11th.


Amtrak 199 has just finished the trip from Chicago with the Hoosier State on March 11th.


A surfliner car destined for Beech Grove sits under the shed at Indy on March 13th.


The Hoosier State on March 13th.

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Re: Marion County
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2013, 03:50:13 PM »
Those are some very nice shots inside the Union Station train shed and at night too!  The Surfliner car is also a great catch.  Is it now possible to go up on the platform without a ticket to take some shots, or were you travelling?
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Re: Marion County
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2013, 04:42:58 PM »
Those are some very nice shots inside the Union Station train shed and at night too!  The Surfliner car is also a great catch.  Is it now possible to go up on the platform without a ticket to take some shots, or were you travelling?

Thanks! Some other shots from that night can be seen on my Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ataindy/with/8580123637/

I went up the staircase to the platform about two minutes before the train pulled in and took pictures for about five minutes while there were still passengers disembarking. After all the passengers left, so did I.

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Re: Marion County
« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2013, 04:46:13 PM »
Tastiness, my good sir. Tastiness.  :)
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Re: Marion County
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2013, 06:30:02 PM »
Tastiness, my good sir. Tastiness.  :)

Thank you! I love the atmosphere up there.

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Re: Marion County
« Reply #11 on: June 18, 2013, 08:00:37 PM »
I'd love to camp out in there all day and watch freight trains. Cool pics ATA.
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Re: Marion County
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2013, 09:30:44 PM »
I'd love to camp out in there all day and watch freight trains. Cool pics ATA.

Thanks. Not sure how security would feel about someone being up there during the day, but I've seen it done before.

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Re: Marion County
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2013, 09:24:28 AM »
I remember riding the HS back before they "re-opened" IUS as a mall complex. The stairways that are now filled in were the only way to track level (not very compliant with the ADA) and the station itself was full of bird droppings and empty liquor bottles from the homeless.....

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Re: Marion County
« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2013, 02:44:16 PM »
Couple more from Marion County, this time in Lawrence on May 6th and May 13th: