Great Lakes Central Updates October 2017

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

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates October 2017

Unread postby Plannerdad » Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:29 pm

Zeeland Farm Services plant at Ithaca. Not sure when it's planned to be operational.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates October 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:22 am

Heard them leave Cadillac towards Clare at 0915. Could not see them from where I was.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates October 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:03 pm

Great Lakes Central north through Mount Pleasant at 1355 with a nice sized train

GLC 397 leading
GLC 399
GLC 392

2 Box cars
23 hoppers
9 plastics hoppers
2 empty pulpwood flats
4 wood chip gondolas
3 LPG tanks
1 Plastics hopper
20 LPG tanks

64 total
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates October 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:53 pm

GLC back south through Mount Pleasant just before 1500. I was not close enough to see them
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates October 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:55 pm

395 and 398 returned to Cadillac at 1650 with 2 empty pulpwood, 4 wood chip, 3 tanks, 1 covered hopper and 20 tanks.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates October 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:09 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1000.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates October 2017

Unread postby csx801 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:32 pm

Great Lakes Central north through Mount Pleasant at 1320

GLC 397 leading
GLC 399
GLC 392

1 boxcar
11 plastics hoppers
2 coke hoppers
1 plastics hopper
10 cement hoppers
14 LPG tanks
1 feed hopper

40 total
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates October 2017

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:37 pm

Returned to Cadillac at 1630.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates October 2017

Unread postby Pixl » Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:06 pm

csx801 wrote:GLC 397 leading
GLC 399
GLC 392

1 boxcar
40 total


Hmmnn.. what happened to the box car, I didn't see it in the Cadillac arrival
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