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Butch

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Ohio RR Map
« on: June 09, 2017, 12:21:24 PM »
Here's a link to my 2017 Ohio Railroad Map =>   https://drive.google.com/open?id=1zpjZPV3svxoFpLjNuDYCptV83UY&usp=sharing

This map works like my Google Earth Touring map as it allows you to download the kmz files for Google Earth flight.  Ohio has (had) a lot of railroads  :P

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Re: Ohio RR Map
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2017, 04:17:06 PM »
Very nice work, Thanks!

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Re: Ohio RR Map
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2017, 02:58:17 AM »
I've got an omission for you...the Upper Maumee loop of the Toledo Terminal Railroad.  Your map shows some of the right of way on the west side of the river, and the bridge is still in place over the Maumee right next to the Ohio Turnpike (I-90)
You've undertaken a huge task.  Thank you.

Butch

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Re: Ohio RR Map
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2017, 04:56:18 AM »
Thanks!  This old Kentuckian is not familiar with Toledo and Cleveland areas - other than the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Hard Rock Cafe in Cleveland.  I've driven through Toledo but never explored the city.

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Re: Ohio RR Map
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2017, 09:16:49 AM »
I got a line that is no longer there. It was the line that ran from Morrow to Zainsville via Wilimington, and Washington Court House.

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Re: Ohio RR Map
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2017, 10:56:38 AM »
The line from Morrow to Zanesville was nicknamed the Sheep Line and Dad ran on it and the Little Miami the other line through Morrow which is now a major bike path. Watched trains on both lines when I lived outside Morrow for over 30 years. Nice catch on missing line, great job on Ohio RR Map.
Have a good and safe day!

Go Reds!

Railfan9

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Re: Ohio RR Map
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2017, 12:19:13 PM »
The line from Morrow to Zanesville was nicknamed the Sheep Line and Dad ran on it and the Little Miami the other line through Morrow which is now a major bike path. Watched trains on both lines when I lived outside Morrow for over 30 years. Nice catch on missing line, great job on Ohio RR Map.
I camp in Wilimington and have always had interest in that line. Several other lines I see missing are the Baltimore and Ohio's Dayton to Chillicothe, I believe  it was the Wellsburg sub. Also the Indiana and Ohio's Blue Ash sub is missing

Butch

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Re: Ohio RR Map
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2017, 06:30:20 PM »
I appreciate getting feedback on missing lines!!  I grew up in Indiana and now live in Kentucky, so I haven't bulldogged Ohio like IN and KY.  Please specify the location (cities or GPS coordinates) of the missing lines and I'll map them. Feel free to pass along any links describing the railroad's history and I'll add them too.  I'm retired and railroad mapping is my primary hobby during the winter months ;)  I know there's a lot of missing lines, especially the ex B&O and C&O.  The more feedback I get, the better the map! 

All of the mapped lines have kmz files that can be downloaded to Google Earth, and you can then simulate flying over the lines in a P-51 Mustang @ 325 mph in GE.  Here's the link to the instructions for my Indiana map (the Ohio maps works exactly the same) => https://drive.google.com/open?id=1V9X5bDRluIc0XGwm4TEG5aDmXzfY0nLzGwjq9oUETXE

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Re: Ohio RR Map
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2017, 11:01:10 PM »
there was a line from cincy, thru Bridgetown, Fernald extending to cottage grove

Butch

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Re: Ohio RR Map
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2017, 02:37:40 PM »
Thanks!  I have no excuse for missing this one.  I bulldogged the C&O from Peru to Cincinnati in the early 1970's.  It was quite a line!  Sad to see this line removed.  It's also sad to be so old that a line you remember well is very hard to track using Google Earth's historical maps ???   My map is very approximate.

I'm sure you know part of this line has been shortlined from New Baltimore to Richmond, IN.  There's a bridge on the IERR alone OH 126 worth checking out if you're into bridges like me.

Directions to bridge => https://www.google.com/maps/dir//'39.360248,-84.769594'/@,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m6!4m5!1m0!1m3!2m2!1

Google Street View of Bridge =>  https://www.google.com/maps/dir//'39.360248,-84.769594'/@39.3602283,-84.769611,3a,76y,66.1h,93.73t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1sn9p_9Kjh2FyEPRWFJ4SXHg!2e0!6s%2F%2Fgeo2.ggpht.com%2Fcbk%3Fpanoid%3Dn9p_9Kjh2FyEPRWFJ4SXHg%26output%3Dthumbnail%26cb_client%3Dmaps_sv.tactile.gps%26thumb%3D2%26w%3D203%26h%3D100%26yaw%3D36.887154%26pitch%3D0%26thumbfov%3D100!7i13312!8i6656!4m6!4m5!1m0!1m3!2m2!1d-84.769594!2d39.360248