MI Shortline Updates April 2017

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MI Shortline Updates April 2017

Unread postby dave989 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:25 pm

The Grand Elk train to Kzoo left G. R. around 1130.
Power was 4225, 4209 and 3534 . The 3531 is back at the engine house.
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Unread postby Tankcar123 » Mon Apr 03, 2017 1:33 pm

GDLK 303 nb-Wayland, has GATX 2204 locomotive today
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Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:10 pm

GDLK was just south of Burton in Grand Rapids switching putting their train together at 10:50pm.
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Unread postby SD80MAC » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:03 am

GRE currently working Amway in Ada 11:00.
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Unread postby Patriot » Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:08 pm

GRE --- WB Leonard at 1:05 with 6 CHs and 1 tank
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Unread postby rob » Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:11 pm

Grand elk done switching Wayland about to head north 17:10

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Unread postby GP30M4216 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:34 pm

GDLK northbound at Moline at 535pm en route to Grand Rapids with wamx 4206 and 4124 with 6 tankcars, 10 assorted boxcars, three tanks, 1 NS coil car, and 12 assorted covered hoppers including cars for interchange to CSX. 32 total.
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Re: MI Shortline Updates April 2017

Unread postby ~Z~ » Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:19 pm

Grand elk north by 44th St in grand rapids.
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Re: MI Shortline Updates April 2017

Unread postby SD80MAC » Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:39 am

GRE westbound through Ada at 11:35.
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Unread postby ~Z~ » Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:40 pm

GDLK at 44th St in grand rapids, guessing northbound.
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Re: MI Shortline Updates April 2017

Unread postby AARR » Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:13 am

On another board CWayne reported a grain extra on LSRC currently in Foss Yard (Bay City) getting ready to cross the river into LSRC's Bay City Yard then proceed to Standish.
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Re: MI Shortline Updates April 2017

Unread postby Patriot » Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:37 am

GRE --- EB Leonard at 10:33 with 10 CHs (one looks to be a non-King).
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Unread postby Patriot » Mon Apr 10, 2017 3:01 pm

GRE --- WB Leonard at 2:58 with 14 CHs from King.
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Unread postby Schteinkuh » Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:20 pm

GDLK southbound at 28th st 1819 ex UP leading a watco SD
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Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:50 am

The Detroit Connecting RR is working today. Bringing 1 tanker to the CN Interchange.
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Re: MI Shortline Updates April 2017

Unread postby Patriot » Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:42 am

GRE --- EB Leonard at 11:38 lite with different wheels....yellow painted power.
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Unread postby i995impalass » Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:50 am

Patriot wrote:GRE --- EB Leonard at 11:38 lite with different wheels....yellow painted power.

MQT 2042. Plan to see it at GR for a while. 3885 is getting work in Manistee.
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Unread postby EWRice » Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:28 pm

3885 will be orange the next time it is in GR.
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Unread postby SD80MAC » Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:15 pm

GRE WB at Ada 13:15. MQT 2042 facing east, nice change from west facing 3885!
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Unread postby Patriot » Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:35 pm

GRE --- WB Leonard at 1:31 with 6 CHs.
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