Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:14 am

Left Cadillac for Clare at 1050.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:14 pm

399 & 395 returned to Cadillac at 5pm. 2 Tanks, 3 Empty Pulpwood Cars, 11 STLX & 1 HMBX Covered Hoppers.

Currently switching cars into Selma Yard. Spotted the HMBX and 4 STLX Covered Hoppers in the industry just south of 10th St then tied down at the engine house.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:42 pm

Today's Cadillac trains:



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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby MiRailProductions » Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:21 am

AANscaleRunner wrote:Today's Cadillac trains:





Are all of those four bay hoppers on the return train bound for Petoskey?
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:53 am

The last 5 of those 4 Bay covered hoppers were spotted in the industry just south of 10th St after they arrived into Selma Yard.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:04 am

Cadillac Job not running today.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AARR » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:02 pm

That's an animal feed distributor
ConrailDetr​oit wrote:The last 5 of those 4 Bay covered hoppers were spotted in the industry just south of 10th St after they arrived into Selma Yard.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby MiRailProductions » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:25 pm

ConrailDetr​oit wrote:The last 5 of those 4 Bay covered hoppers were spotted in the industry just south of 10th St after they arrived into Selma Yard.


Oh, okay. Thanks for the info!
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:03 am

Switched the feed facility in Cadillac and back to Selma Yard.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:24 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1015.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AARR » Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:39 pm

Looks like you were on a small hill for this video 8)

Also, the feed mill turned around those four-bay covered hoppers quickly.
AANscaleRunner wrote:Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1015.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:56 pm

AARR wrote:Looks like you were on a small hill for this video 8)

Also, the feed mill turned around those four-bay covered hoppers quickly.
AANscaleRunner wrote:Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1015.


They emptied those four and received five this morning.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:48 pm

399 and 395 returned at 1530 with 1 coke hopper, 3 covered hoppers, 3 tanks, 5 tie loads, 1 pole load, 1 tie load, 4 wood chip hoppers, 4 tanks, 5 cement hoppers, 2 tanks, 1 empty pulpwood flat and 1 loaded centerbeam.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby TC railman » Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:21 am

Will we see a train in TC today with that loaded centerbeam?
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby TC Man » Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:21 am

TC railman wrote:Will we see a train in TC today with that loaded centerbeam?



Great question, go look and let us know, LOL. Normally arrived about this time (give or take) past the depot. There are 2 empties at Amerhart to pick up as well.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:29 pm

Both locos were switching the feed facility at 0900 this morning. There was a string of lp tanks in the north yard which are no longer there this afternoon.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:25 pm

Returned to Cadillac from Clare at 1715 with 1 covered hopper, 2 pole loads, 2 covered hoppers and 2 tanks.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:03 am

Currently switching North Yard in Cadillac.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:01 am

Northbound out of Cadillac at 0945.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates August 2017

Unread postby Pixl » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:32 am

Thanks AAN, always nice to see what is coming North, but looks like no run to TC today with that consist.
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