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And here's the same for the Virtual Railfan cams (yes I subscribe to both sites!):

 

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And people in the UK moan about trains going past their new houses:

 

Half three in the morning and this appears on Main St (or whatever it is really called), La Grange - oh and there was one an hour earlier and another an hour earlier than that.

 

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Given that there is a minimum of 0 trains during the night, then there must be a finite limit (based on line capacity), so a number somewhere between these limits must be the Lagrange multiplier...

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My struggle is finding a decent NS based webcam without subscription, (I have very limited funds as it is until I get back in work,) but the only options seems to be the likes of Horseshoe curve where you cannot easily identify loco numbers, let alone car numbers, which is something I am interested in. CSX gets lots of coverage in comparison.

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My struggle is finding a decent NS based webcam without subscription, (I have very limited funds as it is until I get back in work,) but the only options seems to be the likes of Horseshoe curve where you cannot easily identify loco numbers, let alone car numbers, which is something I am interested in. CSX gets lots of coverage in comparison.

 

I quite like the Thomasville NC one which is free & pretty much 100% NS

 

https://www.tvillenc.com/train-camera-1/

 

just had a quick look & 3 or 4 manifest freights & a stack trains with all sorts of power including ex BNSF executive SD70MAC's & some UP run through

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Oh wow, I'd seen this stream before, (or one similar to it as a limited time free one, I didn't realise you could get it direct on the township's website. Thanks so much for that.

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That's definitely one of my favourite cams that VR offer. :)

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My struggle is finding a decent NS based webcam without subscription, (I have very limited funds as it is until I get back in work,) but the only options seems to be the likes of Horseshoe curve where you cannot easily identify loco numbers, let alone car numbers, which is something I am interested in. CSX gets lots of coverage in comparison.

https://railstream.net/live-cameras

Railstream's free (but ad supported) ones are all on NS lines. Chesterton IN is nice and busy.

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A screenshot from the Horshoe Curve railcam yesterday:

 

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4073 heads up the hill with the "Geometry Train". I guess this is their equivalent of our yellow HST?

 

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Prefer the flying banana train much more conspicuous.

 

Unless this is one of those X-files trains.

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I've been watching the two cams at Flagstaff, the Horseshoe Curve, Fostoria and Deshler this morning.

 

Enjoyed this at Fostoria earlier this morning

 

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I saw those Geeps shunting a trash train earlier - not like shunting a train in the UK, it was about 1 am there when they were doing it.

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I caught a glimpse of (I think) a rail crane coming down the hill at Horseshoe before dawn this morning.

 

Stewart

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This is different - caboose leading at Fostoria, the big flashy red light on the front hasn't come out well in the screen grab.

 

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Those Geeps and the caboose at Fostoria appear to be the local transfer power for the yards around the Iron Triangle.

 

I believe it's a GP38-2 and a road slug rebuilt from a GP30.

 

Deshler also has a pair that run the local freights, usually seen going along the single track over the diamond and into town. I believe those two are a GP35 and a rebuilt GP30 road slug.

 

I've got photographs of them somewhere.

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Ah, here we go!

 

Fostoria local power:

 

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Deshler local power. I thought I had a shot of the cab/slug pair, but apparently not. I do have this one though:

 

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