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Frankfort Indiana
« on: January 31, 2009, 12:36:21 AM »
Here's a shot I took in 1996 at Frankfort of the former NKP Coaling Tower.


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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2009, 11:04:01 AM »
The "DEAD YEARS" of Frankfort.  Probably just 1 engine in town too, and it was generally left on a yard train tied onto the following days work cut.
Only the SP coal train rumbled into town, 355/356 came soon after and the SP coal train left the line.

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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2009, 01:20:20 PM »
This was during the NKP convention at Noblesville.

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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2009, 01:36:38 AM »
Frankfort July 1984? There were several locomotives stored here when I shot this and they were all GEs. I really wish I would have dated my pictures but I didn't. Big regrets. 

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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2009, 08:24:38 AM »
I know this isn't Frankfort but it is on the NKP at Linden c.1986. This is the local working Cargill and they are headed towards Cayuga. They head off into the sunset just like the line did shortly thereafter. :'(

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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2009, 12:13:24 PM »
Wow.....   I'm betting I know who that was hanging off the caboose, but can't recall his name.

Still, a great shot.

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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2009, 05:56:44 AM »

Does this tower exist anymore ?





Here's a shot I took in 1996 at Frankfort of the former NKP Coaling Tower.



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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2009, 08:50:57 AM »
Does this tower exist anymore ?






Yes, but rumors of the demise of this NKP Icon have been rampant for several years now.

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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2009, 03:13:14 PM »
I know this isn't Frankfort but it is on the NKP at Linden c.1986. This is the local working Cargill and they are headed towards Cayuga. They head off into the sunset just like the line did shortly thereafter. :'(

WOW.  That train is headed for my hometown of New Richmond, about four miles west of the Linden Jct.  Thanks for digging that picture out.

How I wish someone had a photo of the train in New Richmond. 

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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2012, 02:09:42 PM »
The "DEAD YEARS" of Frankfort.  Probably just 1 engine in town too, and it was generally left on a yard train tied onto the following days work cut.
Only the SP coal train rumbled into town, 355/356 came soon after and the SP coal train left the line.

When did the Frankfort sub thru Frankfort finally pick up again (i.e., the "Grain Main" and all that)?

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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2012, 02:34:24 PM »
When did the Frankfort sub thru Frankfort finally pick up again (i.e., the "Grain Main" and all that)?
Frankfort District (CSX has Subdivisions)   ;) 

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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2012, 04:04:49 PM »
When did the Frankfort sub thru Frankfort finally pick up again (i.e., the "Grain Main" and all that)?

The Frankfort District got trains back in early 1997 IIRC, I think the 355/356 test trains were on in the fall of 1996. 
Frankfort had been shuttered as a terminal around 1991 I believe.  So about 5 dead years. 


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Re: Frankfort Indiana
« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2012, 10:59:06 AM »
I know this isn't Frankfort but it is on the NKP at Linden c.1986. This is the local working Cargill and they are headed towards Cayuga. They head off into the sunset just like the line did shortly thereafter. :'(

Excellent!  Sadly this line is now gone through Cayuga.  Gotta love those NKP signals and I like the lighting in this photo.  Your caption about the sunset is spot on  ;)
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