Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2018

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Detroit Connecting RR heading back to the cut with 2 tanks for EQ.

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Interlake Steamship's Kaye E Barker has just left layup in Superior, WI and is just out onto Lake Superior. She should open up the season on the LS&I Dock sometime tomorrow.

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ConrailDetr​oit wrote:Detroit Connecting RR heading back to the cut with 2 tanks for EQ.
Do you mean the Short Cut bridge? What is EQ?
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Environmental Quality. They either ship waste liquids or receive them and recycle. Seems like a busy customer for DCON.
blueheron13 wrote:What is EQ?
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Bit of a late report.

Ann Arbor Railroad came into Milan from Osmer this morning around 10:30, made a crew change, doubled their train at Milan around 11:00 and proceeded south at around 11:30.

AA 2373 - GP39-3
WAMX 3904 - GP39E
AA 1337 - GP40-3


3 Bulkhead Flats
2 GATX 3 Bay Hoppers
1 89ft TTX Flat - Looked like the frame of an Autorack
DODX #40341 - This was a six axle flatcar! It wasn't loaded, I wonder what they'll load it with if it comes back north!
1 Boxcar
3 Hoppers
A few tanks
A Line of Grain Hoppers, a few being Ex-Soo Line and one being Ex- Ann Arbor Orange!
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I think 1337 is rated at 3000 hp :?

It's cool that those ex-AA covered hoppers are still roaming around in their original paint 8)
MiRailProductions wrote:AA 1337 - GP39-2
A Line of Grain Hoppers, a few being Ex-Soo Line and one being Ex- Ann Arbor Orange!
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AARR wrote:I think 1337 is rated at 3000 hp :?

It's cool that those ex-AA covered hoppers are still roaming around in their original paint 8)
MiRailProductions wrote:AA 1337 - GP39-2
A Line of Grain Hoppers, a few being Ex-Soo Line and one being Ex- Ann Arbor Orange!
Yes... it is actually a GP40-3. I'll correct that.
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GRE --- EB Leonard at 7:50 either lite or with a single tank...sun very bright this morning.
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GRE --- WB Leonard at 11:06 with 13 CHs from King.
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GRE --- EB Leonard at 8:52 with 12 CHs and 1 tank.
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