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by GTW Dude
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: CN Inspection RDC Tagged
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Re: CN Inspection RDC Tagged

Update: it has come to my attention that as of recently the RDC is back in my homestate of Michigan I decided to take a further look at photos and it appears that the Graffiti has been removed.
by GTW Dude
Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: CN Inspection RDC Tagged
Replies: 3
Views: 246

CN Inspection RDC Tagged

Just got word that the CN RDC Inspection car got tagged recently along with a photo, such a shame it had to happen to of all equipment a Vintage RDC just for some artwork street credit.
by GTW Dude
Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:01 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: NS 2021 Updates
Replies: 67
Views: 9613

Re: NS 2021 Updates

NS Triple Crown at Delray facing towards Detroit. Looks like he’s waiting for clearance.
by GTW Dude
Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates March 2021
Replies: 615
Views: 20745

Re: CN Updates March 2021

Double stacks presumably L514 flying past Waterford headed west
by GTW Dude
Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Photography Workshop
Topic: Shutter speed/FPS question
Replies: 3
Views: 1431

Shutter speed/FPS question

For a few years now I have used a Cannon Vixia G40 to film trains over the years and over those said few years every time I pause the video the locomotive or rolling stock lettering/logo is a blur even when moving at slower speeds. I was wondering if anyone knew how to fix this So when I pause it I ...
by GTW Dude
Wed Mar 24, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: New Local Engine in Pontiac!!
Replies: 15
Views: 2221

Re: New Local Engine in Pontiac!!

So does this mean that newer stuff like EJ&E and WC are under the Grand Trunk Corporation or are they there own entities?Come to think of it, does CN even own any of these lines or is it more like a long time lease?
by GTW Dude
Tue Mar 23, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: New Local Engine in Pontiac!!
Replies: 15
Views: 2221

Re: New Local Engine in Pontiac!!

Any CN engine with sublettering belongs directly to that railroad, not directly to CN, even though wearing CN paint. The exception being there are or were some CN engines that had CN sublettering which is/was redundant. Yeah but isn’t everything except the GTW subsidized by CN under the Grand Trunk...
by GTW Dude
Tue Mar 23, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: New Local Engine in Pontiac!!
Replies: 15
Views: 2221

Re: New Local Engine in Pontiac!!

Gonna miss beat up CN 5246 Michigan doesn’t see zebra stripe units often unless they’re on an old BCOL Barn. but hey, I’m down for a former IC Geep anyday ;)
by GTW Dude
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:21 am
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: CP to Buy KCS
Replies: 59
Views: 5698

Re: CP to Buy KCS

Save your copy’s of your next Trains mag this could mean that CP becomes the largest class 1 in North America making history. Although, I’d be curious as to if a new name or paint scheme would be used at all should the merger go through Just a thought though.
by GTW Dude
Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates March 2021
Replies: 615
Views: 20745

Re: CN Updates March 2021

atrainguy60 wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 5:18 pm
GTW Dude wrote:
Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:55 pm
Crossing I96 In Novi and managed to see a CN freight with full brights on headed SE unknown what train.
Novi is LSRC/CSX.
My bad, I figured that out later at night but thanks for letting me know.
by GTW Dude
Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates March 2021
Replies: 615
Views: 20745

Re: CN Updates March 2021

Crossing I96 In Novi and managed to see a CN freight with full brights on headed SE unknown what train.
by GTW Dude
Tue Mar 16, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Railfanning Information
Topic: Amtrak announces 50th anniversary Heritage Units
Replies: 5
Views: 685

Amtrak announces 50th anniversary Heritage Units

https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews ... ube-video/

Concept art for some of them look cool especially the Midnight Blue scheme.
by GTW Dude
Sat Mar 13, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates March 2021
Replies: 615
Views: 20745

Re: CN Updates March 2021

Northbound on CN just got fully cleared for Pontiac from Milwaukee junction over the scanner possibly 251
by GTW Dude
Sat Mar 13, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates March 2021
Replies: 615
Views: 20745

Re: CN Updates March 2021

Eastbound at Forest lawn, lots of Propane cars but partial mixed freight with 3 locos Pretty darn long.
by GTW Dude
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates March 2021
Replies: 615
Views: 20745

Re: CN Updates March 2021

I don’t think they normally run these trains during the weekend. I could be wrong tho. Cool the "Geometry Train!!!!" :mrgreen: Does anyone know if or when it will traverse the Mt. Clemens Subdivision? :?: Also, what power is on it? I missed the one in 2018 with WC GP40 #3018! :evil: I seem to remem...
by GTW Dude
Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates March 2021
Replies: 615
Views: 20745

Re: CN Updates March 2021

Anyone know where CN 0998 is headed tommorow/is at? Was possibly going to take a trip tomorrow and try to catch em.