RailPictures.Net Photo: DTI 406 Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad EMD GP40-2 at Quincy, Ohio by Jim Sinclair
 
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Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad (more..)
EMD GP40-2 (more..)
Morgan Tower (more..)
Quincy, Ohio, USA (more..)
May 21, 1975
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DTI 406 (more..)
DJ-1 (more..)
Jim Sinclair (more..)
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On a hot and sultry May afternoon, DT&I train DJ-1 with GP40-2s 406 and 415 has slowed down to a crawl and will stop briefly to work the Penn Central interchange at Quincy, Ohio. Morgan tower guarded the crossing of the DT&I and the former NYC "Bee Line," which ran between Cleveland and St. Louis. The tower was staffed with PC operators, however, the DT&I dispatcher always kept the operators busy copying and hanging train orders for the dozen-plus DT&I trains that passed by here everyday. Since the DT&I was a "dark" railroad and operated solely on train orders, most DT&I trains could always count on picking up orders "on the fly" from the "iron man" at Morgan.
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