Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

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Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:01 am

Leaving Cadillac towards Clare at 1000.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby MiRailProductions » Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:15 am

AANscaleRunner wrote:Leaving Cadillac towards Clare at 1000.


No Traverse train this week... interesting.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:05 pm

Returned to Cadillac at 1145.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby Todd_F » Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:43 pm

AANscaleRunner wrote:Returned to Cadillac at 1145.
Interesting! Just a McBain run then? Not time for much more.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AARR » Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:05 pm

Did they have any cars when they returned?
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AANscaleRunner wrote:Returned to Cadillac at 1145.
Interesting! Just a McBain run then? Not time for much more.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Sat Sep 02, 2017 5:36 am

AARR wrote:Did they have any cars when they returned?


I only heard them come back into town. They did some switching until around 1230. Noticed three covered hoppers at the McBain Co-op yesterday evening.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:19 am

395 and 399 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0900 with 2 covered hoppers, 1 tank, 3 coke hoppers, 12 tanks and 1 covered hopper.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:08 pm

Great Lakes Central North through Mount Pleasant 1155

GLC 392 Leading
GLC 393

3 hoppers
1 coke hopper
1 plastics hopper
2 pole loads
2 tie loads
1 plastics hopper
1 LPG tank
21 cement hoppers
1 LPG tank

33 total
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:15 pm

Great Lakes Central South through Mount Pleasant 1405.

GLC 393 leading
GLC 392

2 Pole flats
1 wood chip hopper
2 feed hoppers
1 LPG tank
1 wood chip hopper
3 plastics hoppers
8 tie gondolas
3 coke empties
12 LPG tanks
1 hopper

34 total
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:59 pm

399 and 395 return to Cadillac at 1600 with 3 covered hoppers, 1 coke hopper, 1 covered hopper, 2 pole loads, 2 tie loads, 1 covered hopper, 1 tank, 21 cement and 1 tank.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AARR » Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:04 pm

The cars went straight through from csx801 observation in Mt. Pleasant
AANscaleRunner wrote:399 and 395 return to Cadillac at 1600 with 3 covered hoppers, 1 coke hopper, 1 covered hopper, 2 pole loads, 2 tie loads, 1 covered hopper, 1 tank, 21 cement and 1 tank.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:57 pm

Great Lakes Central northbound through Mount Pleasant 1250

GLC 392 Leading
GLC 393

14 hoppers

Most had AEX reporting marks. Rosebush, maybe?
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:52 pm

Great Lakes Central south through Mount Pleasant 1350

GLC 393 Leading
GLC 392

2 SIRX covered hoppers
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:44 pm

Trip north out of Cadillac today. Looks like they brought back 8 cement hoppers and 8 tanks.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AARR » Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:03 pm

AANscaleRunner wrote:Trip north out of Cadillac today. Looks like they brought back 8 cement hoppers and 8 tanks.


From SABitt at MichiganRailroads.com;
NB Elmira turn at 11am Engines 395 and 399 with 24 cars. Left 14 tanks on South siding. Returned south at 140pm with unkwown cut of Mt cement cars. Pu 13 of the 14 for Merritt energy.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:03 am

Left Cadillac for Clare at 1010.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:16 pm

Great Lakes Central north through Mount Pleasant at 1208

GLC 392
GLC 393

7 hoppers (agricultural shipments are starting to pick up, Autumn must be coming)
1 tank
1 loaded centerbeam for Clare
10 Plastics hoppers
7 wood chip hoppers
2 pole loads
1 feed hopper
2 plastics hoppers
4 LPG tanks

35 total
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:30 pm

Great Lakes Central south through Mount Pleasant at 1415

GLC 393 leading
GLC 392

1 Loaded Wood Chip hopper
11 tie gondolas
8 cement hoppers
8 LPG tanks
3 MOCX hoppers

31 total
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:59 pm

399 and 395 return to Cadillac at 1535 with 3 covered hoppers, 7 wood chip hoppers, 2 pole loads, 3 covered hoppers and 4 tanks.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates September 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:53 am

395 and 399 left Cadillac for Clare at 0915 with 3 covered hoppers and 2 pole loads.
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