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by KC
Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Great Lakes Central updates July 2020
Replies: 76
Views: 9274

Re: Great Lakes Central updates July 2020

395-396 made a run to Petoskey today.
Return through Mancelona 7 cement/4 plastic emptys.
by KC
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Track plan
Replies: 33
Views: 19167

Re: Track plan

After being in the house for a few years FINALLY got started on the layout. thought I would post an update. Just a little progress on the benchwork. Using a combination of shelf brackets and legs to support the benchwork. http://railroadfan.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10457/IMG_5289.jpg foam board ...
by KC
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020
Replies: 63
Views: 18345

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

AANscaleRunner wrote:Nothing seen or heard on the south side of Cadillac this morning. Assuming they are northbound.
Correct, caught them southbound near Alba around 1:30.
Don't believe they went further then Elmira today.


Thanks for the heads up! :D
Kelly
by KC
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Christmas
Replies: 3
Views: 3422

Re: Christmas

TSB wrote:Merry Christmas rail fans.
Merry Christmas to you too sir.

Kelly
by KC
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Great Lakes Central Updates: December 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 22637

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: December 2019

Unless things have changed they both are serviced from the same spur but the ties are at the end so they go in first http://railroadfan.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10524/82802_McBain_siding.jpg Two different sidings. Ties are on west end of McBain, siding has two tracks at Vikings Yard. For a short...
by KC
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2019
Replies: 37
Views: 20798

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2019

KingsleyRailFan wrote:392 hit a road grater today in Osceola county. Does not look that badly damaged. this is 2 incidents in a month for GLC.
https://upnorthlive.com/news/local/road ... ola-county
by KC
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Help with official GLC designations
Replies: 12
Views: 7274

Re: Help with official GLC designations

Unknown District 225.9 - 226.3

Have heard this called the BELT LINE before. Section between Selma and Tufford yards.
by KC
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: GLC Ballast train on 24 Sept 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 4843

GLC Ballast train on 24 Sept 2019

Great Lakes Central ran a ballast work train along the Traverse City district on Tuesday, 24 Sept 2019. GP38-2's 399 and 396 spread 15 hoppers along the mainline starting at MP 15 and working towards Traverse City. Early in the day, speading stone. http://railroadfan.com/gallery/albums/userpics/1052...
by KC
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Great Lakes Central Updates: September 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 31931

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: September 2019

AARR wrote:15 plastic pellet cars at the Petoskey Plastics transload. PP uses 2-3 cars a week on average. I wonder if any other companies are transload if from Petoskey?
2 plastic pellet cars in Mancelona tonight.

KC
by KC
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: EJ&S Freight Info Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 7011

Re: EJ&S Freight Info Wanted

Interesting paperwork from East Jordan Auto Parts. Go to their Facebook page, East Jordan Auto Parts also had a small yard with a siding in East Jordan. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=ms.c.eJw1y8ENADEIA7CNToQAJfsvVrVXvpbsxkAyJSWJ~%3BvyHvuA9EEeSTg2oq6COepCBC8aBVafAsAEYdBSF.bps.a.203415334328...
by KC
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 35374

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

397-395 ran to Petoskey today on the Northern District. Caught them at Mancelona southbound around 4pm.
Four plastics cars and the TSBY mow car #941.

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Kelly
by KC
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Great Lakes Central Updates: March 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 29129

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: March 2019

GP-35, Thanks for the response. What a great way for Great Lakes Central to honor these two employees for their years of service. Kelly Tufford Yard is named after Berry Tufford a retired employee for GLC and also Ann Arbor railroad. Berry's father also was an engineer for the Ann Arbor who also ret...
by KC
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Great Lakes Central Updates: March 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 29129

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: March 2019

Heading south for the weekend, stopped by Cadillac to check out GLC. Caught them switching at Tufford (North) Yard on the north end early Friday. Here's a few shots taken despite the weather acting like it was still winter. First shot: The 5 bulkhead flats with flat steel loads can be seen while 329...
by KC
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Great Lakes Central Updates: March 2019
Replies: 52
Views: 29129

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: March 2019

AANscaleRunner,

It's been said before, but THANK YOU, for the updates.

Kelly
by KC
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Ann Arbor to Traverse City study
Replies: 39
Views: 14161

Ann Arbor to Traverse City study

Still making news in northern Michigan.

https://www.9and10news.com/2018/10/08/n ... n-service/

Kelly
by KC
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Bellaire Track Layout
Replies: 9
Views: 6680

Re: Bellaire Depot

"While were at it what happened to the Bellaire depot? Its my understanding it went to a resort somewhere and hasn't been seen since." Freight depot torn down on site. Passenger depot moved to south of town along M-88 for use by Shanty Creek ski resort as warming hut for chair lift. Later burned do...
by KC
Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Photography Workshop
Topic: VHS to DVD conversion
Replies: 5
Views: 33686

Re: VHS to DVD conversion

Thanks everyone for the ideas and suggestions.
Kelly
by KC
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Photography Workshop
Topic: VHS to DVD conversion
Replies: 5
Views: 33686

VHS to DVD conversion

Not photography but close.
I have several railroad themed VHS tapes and want to convert to DVD, has anyone here had any luck
doing so and what equipment did you use.
Thanks,
Kelly