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by gbw
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Hulcher at Ensel
Replies: 0
Views: 247

Hulcher at Ensel

Hulcher just headed down Gier st to Ensel, unloading what looks to be two side booms
by gbw
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Charlton Park in Hastings
Replies: 11
Views: 5465

Re: Charlton Park in Hastings

Eddie Gross here, I live in Lansing, mostly read along, don't post much
by gbw
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Lansing's Old Town railroad spur to be reactivated
Replies: 229
Views: 89104

Re: Lansing's Old Town railroad spur to be reactivated

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Friedland loading scrap Friday afternoon
by gbw
Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:30 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Lansing's Old Town railroad spur to be reactivated
Replies: 229
Views: 89104

Re: Lansing's Old Town railroad spur to be reactivated

ADBF had a hirail on the tracks at Friedland today. several workers were watching the crossing on Grand River ave
by gbw
Mon May 27, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: TSBY location help
Replies: 10
Views: 6580

Re: TSBY location help

Visited Caro today, building in question is MC Freight Depot.
Thanks to all for input
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by gbw
Tue May 21, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Ex-NS B32-8s in Lansing
Replies: 26
Views: 12236

Re: Ex-NS B32-8s in Lansing

Far as I can see, only 1 unit there, it's in the back, no access, can't see marks
by gbw
Sun May 05, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Ex-NS B32-8s in Lansing
Replies: 26
Views: 12236

Re: Ex-NS B32-8s in Lansing

another pic. 539, was 3539
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by gbw
Sun May 05, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: TSBY location help
Replies: 10
Views: 6580

Re: TSBY location help

Could the white depot looking building on the left possibly be the MC freight depot then?
According to this 1909 Sanborn map, it was approximately where the 4 large elevator silos are now.

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by gbw
Sun May 05, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Ex-NS B32-8s in Lansing
Replies: 26
Views: 12236

Re: Ex-NS B32-8s in Lansing

sorry, "stone yard" was meant to reference the yard where the stones are, ie the Stoneco Facility, not a yard named "Stone Yard"
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by gbw
Sat May 04, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Ex-NS B32-8s in Lansing
Replies: 26
Views: 12236

Re: Ex-NS B32-8s in Lansing

Stone yard in just north of Ensel on MLK Blvd. There is also a trackmobile that has been there for a while. The GP may have not been used recently, NS units are there,just drove by
by gbw
Wed May 01, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: TSBY location help
Replies: 10
Views: 6580

TSBY location help

I bought this slide dated March 1978.
Can anyone help with the location. I haven't been able to identify the building on the left.
a depot or freight house
Thanks
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by gbw
Wed May 01, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Michigan Date Nail Areas
Replies: 8
Views: 3968

Re: Michigan Date Nail Areas

I have seen the nails for sale at swap meets.
Where would they most likely be in a tie?
Should I be looking on the end, or in the top facing up?
thanks
by gbw
Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Michigan Date Nail Areas
Replies: 8
Views: 3968

Re: Michigan Date Nail Areas

Have never found one,or seen one in a tie.
I always like to look at the old ties when on a rail-trail.
where exactly on the tie should I be looking?
Thanks
by gbw
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Michigan Cabooses
Replies: 199
Views: 98249

Re: Michigan Cabooses

It does appear to be sitting on a short piece of tracks
by gbw
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Michigan Cabooses
Replies: 199
Views: 98249

Re: Michigan Cabooses

Caboose is in same spot, beside their house. The trees have just grown up around it, I imagine when the leaves come out it will be a lot more hidden.
by gbw
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Michigan Cabooses
Replies: 199
Views: 98249

Re: Michigan Cabooses

Caboose near Manchester I thought to be gone, was just hiding in the bushes
http://www.railroadmichigan.com/cabmanchester2.jpg
by gbw
Thu Apr 21, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Lansing Boxcars
Replies: 57
Views: 12176

Re: Lansing Boxcars

Just a Lansing note (not boxcar)
They have the road blocked at JAIL crossing North St @Turner, either removing or repairing the tracks there.
as of last night, it looked like the rails were still there.
If repairing, I would assume they are going to finally start service Friedland??
by gbw
Sun Jan 11, 2015 11:22 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Michigan Cabooses
Replies: 199
Views: 98249

Re: Michigan Cabooses

I'm working on updated captive Michigan caboose list

http://www.railroadmichigan.com/cabooselist.html

any updates or correction would be welcome, I only had a list from 2008 to work with

thanks in advance for any help
by gbw
Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: #110 celebrates it's 100th this weekend
Replies: 7
Views: 386

Re: #110 celebrates it's 100th this weekend

how about an 0-4-4-6-4-2-6-2?
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