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Semaphore - Volume 1

2003 and prior membership years

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Volume 1 Issue 31

Mailed December 2003 - Last issue for 2003 membership year

Volume 1 Issue 30

Mailed October 2003 - second issue of 2003 membership year

 
The Semaphore Issue #1 - Jan 1990 - 11 pages 
Current News
GTW Locomotive Roster
GTW/DT&I 86 foot Boxcars Part 1
The Semaphore Issue #2 - Jun 1990 - 15 pages 
Current News
GTW/DT&I 86 foot Boxcars Part 2
GTW 2-8-2 Photos
The Semaphore Issue #3 - Oct 1990 - 13 pages 
Foreign Power News
Current News
GTW GP18's #4700-4707
DT&I 2 bay Covered Hoppers
GTW Steam Roster
The Semaphore Issue #4 - May 1991 - 23 pages 
Current News
Foreign Power
GTW GP9R Roster
DT&I SD38's #250-254
Passenger Trains at Durand, MI
D&TSL 2 Bay Covered Hoppers
Delray Tower Trackage Diagram
GTW Caboose Roster
The Semaphore Issue #5 - Aug 1991 - 33 pages 
Current News
Foreign Power Sightings
The Jackson Subdivision Part 1
GTW Passenger Car Roster
Railfanning at East Lansing
GTW 4-8-4 Locomotives
The Semaphore Issue #6 - Jan 1992 - 30 pages 
Current News
Motive Power News
GTW F3's #9000-9027
GTW 4-8-4 Locomotives Part 2
GTW/DT&I Coil Cars
The Jackson Subdivision Part 2
The Semaphore Issue #7 - Jun 1992 - 25 pages  (missing cover of GTW Pacific 5632 Gd Rapids to Detroit 1958)
Current News
Motive Power News
Foreign Power News
GTW 0-8-0 Switchers
GTW Freight Schedule Update
Steam Leaves GTW's Chicago Division
Coopersville & Marne Railway
The Semaphore Issue #8 - Oct 1992 - 20 pages 
Editorial
GTW News
Locomotive Look
Schedule Update
Foreign Power News
New Products
Story Bylines
The Semaphore Issue #9 - Feb 1993 - 24 pages 
GTWHS Business Column
Whats Going On
Schedule Update
Motive Power News
Coe Rail
DT&I in Springfield, Ohio
GTW's Holly Subdivision Part 1
Caboose Watch
The Semaphore Issue #10 - May 1993 - 22 pages 
GTWHS Business Column
Current News
Changing of the Diamonds at Durand, Mich.
GTW CS-9's #1000-1004
The Detroit and Pontiac Railroad
Depot Column
Caboose Watch
The Semaphore Issue #11 - Sept 1993 - 22 pages 
GTWHS Business Column
Current News
Freight Schedule Update
The Detroit and Pontiac Railroad Part 2
Passenger Trains on the GTW
Caboose Watch
The Semaphore Issue #12 - Dec 1993 - 16 pages 
GTWHS Business Column
Current News
Motive Power News
Foreign Power News
Making Tracks in Lapeer, Mich.
Detroit & Toledo Shore Line
Caboose Watch
The Semaphore Issue #13 - Mar 1994 - 16 pages 
GTWHS Business Column
Current News
Motive Power News
Foreign Power News
The Pontiac, Oxford and Northern Railroad
GTW Circle Trip 1993
Caboose Watch
The Semaphore Issue #14 - July 1994 - 16 pages 
GTWHS Business Column
Current News
Motive Power News
Foreign Power News
DT&I GP40 and GP40-2 Locomotives
Amtrak Service to Pontiac, Mich.
GTW in the Beginning
The Semaphore Issue #15 - Dec 1994 - 16 pages 
Current News
Foreign Power News
DT&I Steam Engines
Lansing Depot
GTW Railway Post Office #9685
The Semaphore Issue #16 - May 1995 - 12 pages 
Current News
GTW Freight Schedules
Foreign Power
DT&I Steam Locomotives Part 2
Railfanning in South Bend, IN
The Semaphore Issue #17 - Sept 1995 - 12 pages 
Current News
Foreign Power
Railfanning in Pontiac, Mich.
Who was Henry Tyler
Caboose Watch
The Semaphore Issue #18 - Dec 1995 - 12 pages 
Current News
GTWHS Business Column
GTWHS Annual Meeting
Derailment in Durand in 1954
The Toledo, Saginaw and Muskegon Railway
Caboose Watch
The Semaphore Issue #19 - Mar 1996 - 16 pages 
GTWHS Business Column
Current News
Foreign Power News
The Mt. Clemens Local
A few hours at Trowbridge
GTW's Griffith Depot
Milwaukee Junction Part 1
The Semaphore Issue #20 - August 1996 - 12 pages 
Sinking of GTW car ferry Milwaukee
GTW Equipment listed in 31st Annual Steam Directory
The Railroad that went no place (DT&I)
GTWHS Equipment photos
The Semaphore Issue #21 - May 1997 - 20 pages 
Ghost Tracks and Wayside Stations
GTW Freight Train Schedule
GTW/DT&I/DTSL Coil Cars
Durand Days 1996
GTW Wood Cabooses #77000-77158, 77900-77975
The Semaphore Issue #22 - April 1998 - 24 pages 
CN/GTW news
GTW GP9R's
Milwaukee Jct. Part 2
GTW Transfer Cabooses
Mixed Trains
GT District Trains Part 2
The Semaphore Issue #23 - August 1998 - 20 pages 
I&O Railway
Muskegon, MI
DT&I Part 2
U4B Rememberences
The Semaphore Issue #24 - May 1999 - 52 pages 
Members contributing to this issue: Charles Geletzke JR, Michael J Landry, Rod Zona, Karl Heckman, Family of the late Pat Miller, John Ainslie, Gordon Lydeksen, Gil Moran, Rich Welsh, Gary Saxton, Frank O Smith, James Winslow, Brad & Steve Kindschy, Joe O'Brien, Chet W Liestenfeltz, Jerry Tyler, Richard Baibak, Al Butler, Railroaders Chat Room hosted by Vince Kurcharski & Family and David Johnston SR & Family with Railroad Stories by F Hines, J Overman, D Shepard, CW Liestenfeltz, E Arvoy, J Mohn, M Goul, J Tolles, E Smith, O Convis. This issue also includes the business news & lists new members and active members as of May 1999 with listed RR archival donations received.
Since the release of this issue we mourn the loss of Frank O Smith, David L Johnston SR, and my father Chet W Liestenfeltz.
In this issue:
In Search of the Daily Tribune 16mm films
Socialized Railroading
Mt Clemens trackage chart
1952 Burton Crash
1961 Burton Derailment
Model GTW Northern class 6400
Model GTW Caboose & Box Car
Member Messages
Sinking of the Titanic & Charles M Hays
Marcellus MI and the GTW
Business News
Train Sightings
Battle Creek Fueling Station
South Bend Steam
Railroaders Chat Room
GTW 6039, GT 1694, GT 5715 & 5845
The Semaphore Issue #25 - February 2000 - 24 pages 
Engine News & Tracking
I remember the Jackson Sub
Blue Island
CN & BNSF
Pontiac Belt Line
M-59 Project
Car Ferry Service
SS City of Milwaukee moves
GTW Train Wreck 1975 Andersonville MI
Photocopy Service & member inquiries
President's Column
GTW from the past
The Semaphore Issue #26 - March/April 2001 - pages 
A Chronology of Paint Schemes
Evolution of the Heralds
Along the Detroit, Toledo, & Ironton by Jack Thompson
Shepardsville Depot
New Construction on the GTW
DT&I First Generation Diesel Locomotives
And More

 

 

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