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Midwest Metal Junkies

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by xwibxonex, Sep 12, 2003.

  1. xwibxonex

    xwibxonex New Jack

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    Midwest Metal Junkies

    Discussion started by xwibxonex - Sep 12, 2003

    did dme buy out CP? my yards got a shitload of new boxes and flats and some CP RAIl engines in which the CP has been buffed. anyway halleluja for geting some fresh ass day spots! 2 days in a row theyve laid two different lines. life is grand.
     
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    Bosco - Replied Sep 13, 2003

    I haven't heard of any recent mergers, the last major one was the CN acquistion of Wisconsin Central. DME, is that Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern? Im not from the midwest, but if its a regional railroad they wouldn't have substantial cash to buy out a major player like CP. The buffed units have probably been bought by the DME from CP, what did the reporting marks say on the cab? CP has many modern motive power running, and low horsepower units that take up space in yards take up money, so the CP probably sold em. Union Pacific just held an auction for many older units about a month ago...
     
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    xwibxonex - Replied Sep 13, 2003

    right right, that makes sense, but as for all the bright blue boxes and new looking cp rail hoppers coming through? maybe we just needed some new cars, all i know is it's led to this new layup in town and has allowed me to paint dayspots everyday
    good looking out bosco.
     
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    Vanity - Replied Sep 13, 2003

    and lemme tell ya.... that shit sucks.

    CN flats.. :mad:
     
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    xwibxonex - Replied Sep 15, 2003

    your cn flats gone? more and you dont like them?

    we got fresh clean cp rail hoppers, best thing on the planet.

    now all we need is a steady flow of ttx autoracks and ill be in business heh
     
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    PHYNE - Replied Sep 15, 2003


    autoracks is all we get here well not all but its all i paint..ttx's ttgx's etc.....email if your ever around here and ill show you around peace;)
     
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    brown towel - Replied Sep 15, 2003

    GET A JOB YOU BUMS.
     
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    Southern kid - Replied Sep 15, 2003

    ahhhhhhhhh...here we go again.:eek:
     
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    rob deer - Replied Sep 18, 2003

    cn freights are great, don't hate. especially the flats, fats. tee hee hee
     
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    railspike - Replied Sep 18, 2003

    we NEVER get autoracks! dammit!:mad:
     
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