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by TCBrent
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: GLC Updates August 2018
Replies: 100
Views: 32916

Re: GLC Updates August 2018

Looks like the Chef Pierre (Sara Lee) plant in Traverse City has been sold again:

https://www.tysonfoods.com/news/news-re ... -and-vansr
by TCBrent
Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: GLC Updates June 2018
Replies: 99
Views: 33586

Re: GLC Updates June 2018

Heard them in TC here a bit ago. Making their way around town now.
by TCBrent
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: GLC Updates February 2018
Replies: 160
Views: 23514

Re: GLC Updates February 2018

Here’s a photo I grabbed of the Beacon siding in Traverse City this evening.
by TCBrent
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: GLC Updates January 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 19331

Re: GLC Updates January 2018

Looks like they didn’t take the gondola brought up last week. Currently 2 gons in the siding in at Beacon in TC
by TCBrent
Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: GLC Updates January 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 19331

Re: GLC Updates January 2018

GLC is in Traverse City now with 390 and 385 Should have an empty center beam in Williamsburg to pick up, a load to pick up from Beacon, and an empty to drop off at Beacon. TC Brent- did they bring anything other than an empty gondola with them (such as a box car or center beam)? Not sure? I got th...
by TCBrent
Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: GLC Updates January 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 19331

Re: GLC Updates January 2018

GLC is in Traverse City now with 390 and 385
by TCBrent
Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: GLC Updates January 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 19331

Re: GLC Updates January 2018

Glad they're making a trip up to TC, it's been a little while!
by TCBrent
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Cherry Growers in Grawn has shut down
Replies: 17
Views: 5808

Re: Cherry Growers in Grawn has shut down

May be far-fetched, but I guess that opens up the possibility of somoeone else moving in and using rail service there. Too bad for those who worked there either way.
by TCBrent
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Steam Railroading Institute purchases C&NW #175
Replies: 19
Views: 6755

Re: Steam Railroading Institute purchases C&NW #175

Maybe that could make it up to Traverse City! ;)
by TCBrent
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: GLC Updates January 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 19331

Re: GLC Updates January 2018

Seems like it's been a while since the GLC made a trip up to TC. Seemed like things were getting a little busier for a while. Hopefully just a temporary slow period.
by TCBrent
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Great Lakes Central Updates December 2017
Replies: 84
Views: 22894

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates December 2017

Seems like the plow may need to make an appearance? 2 feet of snow in places around TC in the past couple days.
by TCBrent
Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Rifkin Ioron/Metal in Traverse City
Replies: 13
Views: 3193

Re: Rifkin Ioron/Metal in Traverse City

Hopefully they ship by rail! Would be nice to see trains come into Traverse City with more than 1-2 cars.
by TCBrent
Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: GLC Boardmann Yard
Replies: 5
Views: 1181

Re: GLC Boardmann Yard

Seems to me the engine house was torn down a lot more recently than the late 90's? I'd say its been within the last 10 years.
by TCBrent
Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:59 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Michigan Shortlines June
Replies: 91
Views: 4083

25 car train in Traverse City

Just watched the GLC leave Traverse City with 25 cars. 2 Centerbeam, 1 boxcar, and 22 ballast cars I guess. Pretty neat to see!
by TCBrent
Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:43 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Heads up TC
Replies: 8
Views: 1020

Re: Heads up TC

Looks like they came today!
by TCBrent
Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Heads up TC
Replies: 8
Views: 1020

Re: Heads up TC

That sounds cool. Whole lotta nothin in tc still...
by TCBrent
Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:51 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Heads up TC
Replies: 8
Views: 1020

Re: Heads up TC

Maybe they just decided to call it quits! Haha
by TCBrent
Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:13 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Heads up TC
Replies: 8
Views: 1020

Re: Heads up TC

Nothing yet......
by TCBrent
Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Traverse City
Replies: 12
Views: 1020

Re: Traverse City

Gone now!
by TCBrent
Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Traverse City
Replies: 12
Views: 1020

Re: Traverse City

Still no train into tc. And the big pile remains......