Category Archives: Construction News

: Reconstruction of Three Notch

Maintenance of Way crews have begun preparation in the town of Three Notch (formerly Northwood Falls) to restore the double track main through town. Work will begin this coming weekend and crews hope to complete the repair work within 30 days. Crews will repair one mainline switch and include installation of a new switch to service a new cold storage… Read more »

, : Two New Modules Added

Today I added information for two new modules, Three Notch Feed and Union Cutoff, both owned by member Shane Lambert. Both modules are operational (having been used and tested during the Great Train Expo in Shakopee, MN on November 3rd & 4th). Union Cutoff acquired from Michael Chapman with the Minnesota Free-mo group, needs a little maintenance and some scenery… Read more »

: Work on Roadbed Begins

Work on the roadbed for the produce terminal began this afternoon. The roadbed for the mainline has been graded and preparations for the industry tracks has begun. The ties are on order and should arrive within the week so the tie gang can get to work. Check the photos at the bottom of the page to see some of the… Read more »

The First Build Session

Today, a crew of 5 employees, accompanied by local officials, successfully surveyed and acquired the rights to over one mile of right-of-way, destined to become the first mile for the newly created CenterTrak railroad. Plans for a small yard, industrial area, and a large fruit handling warehouse were discussed and construction of the mainline should begin shortly. Back to Reality… Read more »