Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Daily whereabouts of train locations along with sightings for heads ups to other railfans.

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby Pixl » Mon May 08, 2017 5:51 pm

AANscaleRunner wrote:Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1115. Should have been taking this on the other side, but wanted to get the Christmas graffiti on the one car.


The Christmas graffiti was decent, glad you caught it.
One question about graffiti: How do the RR people keep graffiti off the loco's and most of the reporting marks on the cars? I'm happy to say that I personaly have not see the engines messed up.
User avatar
Pixl
Grand Traverse Dinner Train 1996
 
Posts: 1331
Joined: Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:56 pm
Location: Traverse City, Michigan

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue May 09, 2017 10:00 am

396 and 398 leaving Cadillac towards McBain at 0955 with 2 pole loads, 8 wood chip hoppers and 1 tie load.
AANscaleRunner
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 1095
Joined: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:06 pm
Location: Cadillac Michigan

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed May 10, 2017 12:57 pm

Assuming northbound out of Cadillac today. Got out of the office at 0845 and haven't heard or seen any action in town.
AANscaleRunner
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 1095
Joined: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:06 pm
Location: Cadillac Michigan

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Wed May 10, 2017 3:30 pm

GLC was over on CSX at 09:00 Wednesday morning to pick up 61 cars off the Howell passing siding at 9:15 am. 393 leading, 392-390 back to back trailing. All three units need washing bad, especially 392 & 390 They went north shortly after that.
User avatar
BL2-1843
Howell Yardmaster
 
Posts: 2656
Joined: Fri Feb 23, 2007 7:50 pm

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu May 11, 2017 9:15 am

396 and 398 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0900 with 1 covered hopper, 6 wood chip hoppers and 1 tank.
AANscaleRunner
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 1095
Joined: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:06 pm
Location: Cadillac Michigan

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu May 11, 2017 4:25 pm

Returned to Cadillac after 1500. Left for McBain at 1555 with 7 tie loads.

And returned at 1650.
AANscaleRunner
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 1095
Joined: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:06 pm
Location: Cadillac Michigan

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Fri May 12, 2017 11:04 am

Northbound out of Cadillac at 0920.
AANscaleRunner
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 1095
Joined: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:06 pm
Location: Cadillac Michigan

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby TrainStuff13 » Sun May 14, 2017 10:45 pm

Quick roster question: Is GLC 394 still in TSBY paint?
User avatar
TrainStuff13
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 300
Joined: Sat May 24, 2014 1:52 pm

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby Todd_F » Mon May 15, 2017 10:53 am

Northbound train out of Owosso about 9am. Had 392 leading 395, and about 20 cars, mostly hoppers. Got him again at Ashley at 10:05am. Waiting at Shepherd for him, before continuing north.
Todd_F
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 160
Joined: Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:10 am

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Mon May 15, 2017 12:38 pm

I heard them head north through Mount Pleasant sometime around 11. I am eagerly awaiting the southbound.
csx801
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 523
Joined: Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:44 pm

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby Todd_F » Mon May 15, 2017 12:51 pm

csx801 wrote:I heard them head north through Mount Pleasant sometime around 11. I am eagerly awaiting the southbound.

He dropped his train in the yard and is still working the big hopper place in Clare as of this posting. Still no sign of the Cadillac train. I'll try to post when he gets ready to head south.
Todd_F
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 160
Joined: Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:10 am

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby Todd_F » Mon May 15, 2017 1:22 pm

Swapping trains right now. Will depart soon.
Todd_F
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 160
Joined: Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:10 am

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Mon May 15, 2017 2:07 pm

396, 398 south through mount Pleasant with 49 (ish?) cars. 4 of those were loaded with logs / pulpwood. Also lots of cement. I missed a good shot of them coming over the M-20 bridge. I plan on trying again later this week
csx801
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 523
Joined: Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:44 pm

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby AARR » Mon May 15, 2017 2:11 pm

Logs are loaded in Cadillac periodically. Possibly McBain too.
csx801 wrote:4 of those were loaded with logs / pulpwood.
PatC created a monster, 'cause nobody wants to see Don Simon no more they want AARR I'm chopped liver, well if you want AARR this is what I'll give ya, bad humor mixed with irrelevant info that'll make you roll your eyes quicker than a ~Z~ banhammer...
User avatar
AARR
Ann Arbor RR Nerd
 
Posts: 27656
Joined: Wed Dec 22, 2004 8:39 pm
Location: Washington, MI

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby penn central » Mon May 15, 2017 2:55 pm

Im in Ithaca right now i can hear the southbound GLC blowing for the crossings in town.
penn central
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 1205
Joined: Tue Oct 02, 2007 9:07 pm

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon May 15, 2017 5:07 pm

396 and 398 left Cadillac for Clare at 1020 with 4 pulpwood loads, 16 tie loads, 3 tanks, 2 cement hoppers, 1 tank, 14 cement hoppers and 4 tanks. Had a bit of an obstructed view, tie and cement counts may be off by one.

392 and 395 return to Cadillac at 1545 with 1 covered hopper, 2 tie or coke hoppers, 1 covered hopper, 13 cement hoppers and 1 tank.
AANscaleRunner
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 1095
Joined: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:06 pm
Location: Cadillac Michigan

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue May 16, 2017 10:56 am

395 and 392 leaving towards Clare at 1045 with 3 covered hoppers, 5 coke hoppers, 6 tanks and 1 covered hopper.

AANscaleRunner
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 1095
Joined: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:06 pm
Location: Cadillac Michigan

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Tue May 16, 2017 1:32 pm

Great Lakes Central north through mount pleasant towards Clare at 13:25. 385 Leading 390 and 31 cars.
csx801
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 523
Joined: Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:44 pm

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby Pixl » Tue May 16, 2017 3:39 pm

AAN,
Thanks yet again for the videos. :)

AANscaleRunner wrote:395 and 392 leaving towards Clare at 1045 with 3 covered hoppers, 5 coke hoppers, 6 tanks and 1 covered hopper.
User avatar
Pixl
Grand Traverse Dinner Train 1996
 
Posts: 1331
Joined: Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:56 pm
Location: Traverse City, Michigan

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: May 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue May 16, 2017 5:21 pm

You're welcome. I'll keep them coming as long as I keep catching them. Shame it was so dark and gloomy when they left, five minutes later, nothing but sunshine.

Pixl wrote:AAN,
Thanks yet again for the videos. :)

AANscaleRunner wrote:395 and 392 leaving towards Clare at 1045 with 3 covered hoppers, 5 coke hoppers, 6 tanks and 1 covered hopper.
AANscaleRunner
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 1095
Joined: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:06 pm
Location: Cadillac Michigan

PreviousNext

Return to Train Location Updates / Heads Ups

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: blueheron13, Google [Bot] and 3 guests

x