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by Robert King
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: PM 18 Found
Replies: 13
Views: 821

Re: PM 18 Found

I thought the boat with the gold sank earlier and sailed out of Frankfort so wouldn't it have been a Ann Arbor boat that sank with it? Either way for the naysayers there is a tv show on the History Channel about it. Its fascinating. Yes it was an interesting story. They had found a bar of gold, but...
by Robert King
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: PM 18 Found
Replies: 13
Views: 821

Re: PM 18 Found

This is the ship that had a boxcar full of gold bullion stolen from the confederacy at the end of the Civil War from down south that was brought up to Michigan. Its also said that it was one of the five cars pushed off the ship. The guy that stole it was Benjamin Pritchard from Allegan Michigan and...
by Robert King
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: PM 18 Found
Replies: 13
Views: 821

Re: PM 18 Found

This is the ship that had a boxcar full of gold bullion stolen from the confederacy at the end of the Civil War from down south that was brought up to Michigan. Its also said that it was one of the five cars pushed off the ship. The guy that stole it was Benjamin Pritchard from Allegan Michigan and...
by Robert King
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: PM 18 Found
Replies: 13
Views: 821

Re: PM 18 Found

This is the ship that had a boxcar full of gold bullion stolen from the confederacy at the end of the Civil War from down south that was brought up to Michigan. Its also said that it was one of the five cars pushed off the ship. The guy that stole it was Benjamin Pritchard from Allegan Michigan and ...
by Robert King
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Car-Train Crash in Gaylord.
Replies: 7
Views: 779

Re: Car-Train Crash in Gaylord.

joeyuboats wrote:
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:14 am
Typical modern media. And who does not see a loco when it is in front of you??
Blind people! But ya, how do you not see it!?!
by Robert King
Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: GDLK Operations
Replies: 1392
Views: 356694

Re: GDLK Operations

New update for 144th St in Moline MI.... They have dropped off more ballast (now two truck loads) at the crossing. There is also about 50 ties about every 100ft or so from 142nd to 144th St. Also they have been cutting trees and bushes along the track at 139th St crossing. Hopefully they start doing...
by Robert King
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: GDLK Operations
Replies: 1392
Views: 356694

Re: GDLK Operations

Ballast has been dumped by the 144th street crossing in Moline Mi. Track work will start sooner than later I suppose. Just need the MOW vehicles now
by Robert King
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Steel Industry socks, layoffs
Replies: 3
Views: 1569

Re: Steel Industry socks, layoffs

They are still expecting more ships to go into layup. This is effecting the steel and coal industry a lot. This also isn’t helping Interlake Steamship Company with the new ship they want to build with American steel
by Robert King
Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates: July, 2020
Replies: 446
Views: 22778

Re: CSX Train Location Updates: July, 2020

Amtrak (P370) passed DD at MP44.2 with 20 axles and 396 feet long
by Robert King
Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates: July, 2020
Replies: 446
Views: 22778

Re: CSX Train Location Updates: July, 2020

D700 in Saugatuck Siding waiting for Q326 to pass him before heading west again
by Robert King
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: GDLK Operations
Replies: 1392
Views: 356694

Re: GDLK Operations

144th In Moline Mi has new track,ties, and pads for the crossing. They have been sitting for a few weeks but don’t know when they are gonna replace the crossing. If anyone has any info on when they are gonna replace it please tell me.