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by Scooterb
Thu Jun 18, 2015 11:53 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Train vs. Pedestrian: Mattawan
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: Train vs. Pedestrian: Mattawan

351 on the move. 2 hrs 15 min to Chi Town
by Scooterb
Thu Jun 18, 2015 11:17 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Train vs. Pedestrian: Mattawan
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: Train vs. Pedestrian: Mattawan

AMTK 351 probable suicide. waiting on recrew.
by Scooterb
Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: 38 & 39E coming off April 16
Replies: 54
Views: 3839

Re: 38 & 39E coming off April 16

Sounds like B33 tonight 2 loads 29 empties 4 engines headed west out of Jackson waiting for B22 at hill, sounds like going to pick more cars on the way west.
by Scooterb
Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: 38 & 39E coming off April 16
Replies: 54
Views: 3839

Re: 38 & 39E coming off April 16

It seems like the local runs the line to Mac steel/ Gerdau Ameristeel Worthington 2x a day Monday - Friday. late morning then again about 4:30- 5:00 pm. Gerdau looks like they still ship steel dust. Omni source has switches both both ways so the local maybe takeing these cars to mac steel to runarou...
by Scooterb
Thu Jul 03, 2014 12:54 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Amtrak #49
Replies: 17
Views: 1628

Re: Amtrak #49

THink I heard 29 will be running the Michigan line also. about 4:30 pm per dispatcher.
by Scooterb
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Amtrak 351 stopped in Jackson
Replies: 4
Views: 507

Re: Amtrak 351 stopped in Jackson

Chiming in late on this but I think they staged a train out of Jackson due to the track rehab blitz that was being done.
Rusty rail condition is due to the non or slight use of the rail apparently it can cause signal activation failures seen AMTK do walking speed at times under this condition.
by Scooterb
Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Wind derailnent?
Replies: 12
Views: 1191

Re: Wind derailnent?

http://www.13abc.com/story/22808216/tra ... bryan-ohio

Looks to be west of Melbern by the old wooden bridge
by Scooterb
Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: Ohio Talk
Topic: Wind derailnent?
Replies: 12
Views: 1191

Re: Wind derailnent?

Toledo news reporting a derailment by Attica Oh also.
by Scooterb
Mon Jul 08, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: MMA Crude Train Derails and Explodes
Replies: 72
Views: 31069

Re: MMA Crude Train Derails and Explodes

Airbrakes that would have prevented the Quebec train disaster failed because they were powered by an engine that was shut down by firefighters as they dealt with a fire shortly before the calamity occurred, the head of the railway that operated the train said on Monday. The train had been parked at ...
by Scooterb
Sun May 05, 2013 11:01 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Amtrak, May 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 557

Re: Amtrak, May 2013

Saw it from 127 at Miller aka East Jackson Friday evening, think it worked Saturday also. On a side note the AMTK building on Brooklyn road will soon be expanding it parking area.
by Scooterb
Thu Feb 28, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: 1979 train derailment Grass Lake Michigan
Replies: 12
Views: 1446

Re: 1979 train derailment Grass Lake Michigan

Yes he was Hogger1225.
by Scooterb
Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: 1979 train derailment Grass Lake Michigan
Replies: 12
Views: 1446

Re: 1979 train derailment Grass Lake Michigan

A NO.1 Never left, life and work gets in the way. :wink: Buster that was back when Leoni had a Department, not contracted with Blackman Twp. as they are now. I work with Doug, him in the fire dept. me in the DPW he is supposed to bring me pictures of the derailment he was at the throttle when this h...
by Scooterb
Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:28 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: 1979 train derailment Grass Lake Michigan
Replies: 12
Views: 1446

1979 train derailment Grass Lake Michigan

http://www.mlive.com/news/jackson/index.ssf/2013/02/peek_through_time_friday_the_1.html#incart_river With pictures GRASS LAKE, MI – Whether you believe in superstition or not, Friday the 13th offered up a dose of bad luck to the village of Grass Lake in July 1979. A Conrail freight train traveling f...
by Scooterb
Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?
Replies: 34
Views: 908

Re: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?

2330 Brooklyn rd
by Scooterb
Sat Sep 22, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?
Replies: 34
Views: 908

Re: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?

The Old Cincinnati Northern RR is across the street from this building. This branch serves Mac Steel, Worthington Steel, and occasionally a lumber yard. Its about 2 miles from Jackson Yard. https://maps.google.com/maps?q=2330+brooklyn+rd+jackson+michigan&ll=42.216949,-84.378401&spn=0.003198,0.008256...
by Scooterb
Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?
Replies: 34
Views: 908

Re: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?

Sign was put up today
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Picture of the building
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by Scooterb
Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?
Replies: 34
Views: 908

Re: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?

I noticed that also.
by Scooterb
Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?
Replies: 34
Views: 908

Re: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?

New sign in front of building was put up this morning. pics later
by Scooterb
Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:00 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?
Replies: 34
Views: 908

Re: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?

Found this interesting in the second position Oversee maintenance contracts for outsourced services including Alstom (High Speed Rail), Alstom (HHP-AEM7), GE (LCPM; P-42 engines and components) and Progress Rail (Locomotive trucks and hatches). • Implement programs for the installation of Point of U...
by Scooterb
Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:56 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?
Replies: 34
Views: 908

Re: AMTK Equipment in Jackson Any guesses?

Director Material Management, Procurement & Materials Management in Jackson, Michigan Job Summary Company Amtrak Location Jackson, MI Industries All Job Type Employee Years of Experience 2+ to 5 Years Education Level High School or equivalent Career Level Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff) Salar...