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    Railroad Company Issue Industrial Flashlights

    I've been a flashlight collector most of my life, but I am giving up on it. Well, Except for the collecting of railroad flashlights. I will still collect models that are used (and have been used in the past) by train crews, signal and track maintenance workers and even railroad police...
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    Louisiana Railroad Yard [and Mainline] Frequencies

    I am trying to compile a list of the yard and mainline frequencies for all Class 1 lines in Louisiana. I want to save it as a text file and keep it on my phone as a note, so I can have a frequency reference whenever I am foaming in the said state. I will also forward the information to...
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    Uniden BC75XLT

    I will be getting the aforementioned scanner as soon as I get my gift card for turning on U-Verse. From what I have seen on Youtube, it looks to have loud and clear reception. My question is: How well does it preform when near WiFi equipment. And not just WiFi equipment, but...
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    Speaking of CTC...

    So...One time I was hanging out with my in-laws and my brother in law was talking about what CTC was. Keep in mind, he is NOT familiar with railroad operations. I immediately said it stands for centralized traffic control and is used with trains. He went on to say it stands for "cut throat...
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    Understanding the Contents of a CTC Conversation

    I have trouble understaning the contents of a conversation between dispatchers and train crews when they are using CTC. It is mainly because the only railroad within range of my scanners is the Union Pacific Livonia Subdivision and I hardly ever hear them. I don't know if this is a technical...
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    Hi from South Louisiana

    Hello. I have had an account for this forum for a few months, but this is my first post (that I know of.) My two favorite lines are the BNSF Lafayette Subdivision (runs through my town) and the Union Pacific Livonia Subdivision. I do most of my foaming on the former. I don't go around the... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.