GLC Updates May 2018

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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby atrainguy60 » Mon May 21, 2018 5:46 pm

A short southbound was going through Durand at 6:42pm.

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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby MiRailProductions » Mon May 21, 2018 7:59 pm

I heard 390's horn at Osmer around 20:45.
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue May 22, 2018 10:26 am

I have not seen or heard anything in Cadillac as of 1125. Assuming northbound before 0900.
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby TC Man » Tue May 22, 2018 12:19 pm

AANscaleRunner wrote:I have not seen or heard anything in Cadillac as of 1125. Assuming northbound before 0900.


In Traverse City. Gondolas and lumber..
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue May 22, 2018 3:49 pm

Returned to Cadillac shortly after 1600.
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby TC Man » Tue May 22, 2018 6:43 pm

AANscaleRunner wrote:Returned to Cadillac shortly after 1600.


GLC brought 10 cars to TC today. 6 hoppers (for a total of 8 there now, plus that box car) and 3 gons, including that pretty blue one. 1 lumber load for Amerhart. Left town with 2 empty center beams.
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed May 23, 2018 9:18 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1015. In no position to see them.
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed May 23, 2018 3:29 pm

329 and 382 return to Cadillac at 1545 with 3 covered hoppers, 32 or so sand hoppers, 11 wood chip hoppers, 1 pole load, 2 wood chip hoppers, 7 tanks, 1 covered hopper, 2 gons, 3 tanks and 1 covered hopper.
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed May 23, 2018 5:42 pm

Took sand hoppers to Yuma and back into Selma Yard at 1750. Background music by Depeche Mode and Sirius radio. :lol:

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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby TC Man » Wed May 23, 2018 5:50 pm

AANscaleRunner wrote:329 and 382 return to Cadillac at 1545 with 3 covered hoppers, 32 or so sand hoppers, 11 wood chip hoppers, 1 pole load, 2 wood chip hoppers, 7 tanks, 1 covered hopper, 2 gons, 3 tanks and 1 covered hopper.


Amy idea if those 2 gons are tie gons or empties for Beacon in TC?
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby Steve B » Wed May 23, 2018 6:47 pm

3## and 392 cleared Durand diamond at 19:42 headed south with 15 cars.
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed May 23, 2018 6:51 pm

TC Man wrote:Amy idea if those 2 gons are tie gons or empties for Beacon in TC?


They looked empty from where I was sitting. They are still in Selma Yard this evening. I'll keep an eye on them to see if they are moved to North Yard.
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu May 24, 2018 11:58 am

Heard them around 0845 this morning. Haven't heard them since. Heard the Mow track crew moving through town this morning.
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu May 24, 2018 6:28 pm

Returned to Cadillac sometime between 1730 and 1900. Took cement and plastic north. I can usually hear them head north, but not today.
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Photo Request

Unread postby Pixl » Thu May 24, 2018 8:11 pm

My wife makes as an art hobby large tumbler cups with custom graphics and coated with epoxy.

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So I would like to have her make me a GLC themed cup, but I need a few shots of GLC engines. I'ts kinda hard for me to get down to Cadillac to shoot them myself. And to get them here in Traverse is difficult due to the irregular trips and they are always moving. So if someone can help me out I'm looking for a few shots of a GLC engine with a similar poise and angle the NS engine has on the begining of our message board.

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Re: Photo Request

Unread postby MiRailProductions » Thu May 24, 2018 8:33 pm

Pixl wrote:My wife makes as an art hobby large tumbler cups with custom graphics and coated with epoxy.

54a4c47348bcb8028d12476b09abb097.jpg


So I would like to have her make me a GLC themed cup, but I need a few shots of GLC engines. I'ts kinda hard for me to get down to Cadillac to shoot them myself. And to get them here in Traverse is difficult due to the irregular trips and they are always moving. So if someone can help me out I'm looking for a few shots of a GLC engine with a similar poise and angle the NS engine has on the begining of our message board.

Thanks


I have a shot of the GLC Fall Color Train in Cadillac with a similar angle of GLC 396. I'll have to find the file, but would you be interested in place of a regular freight train?
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Re: Photo Request

Unread postby Pixl » Fri May 25, 2018 1:18 am

MiRailProductions wrote:
I have a shot of the GLC Fall Color Train in Cadillac with a similar angle of GLC 396. I'll have to find the file, but would you be interested in place of a regular freight train?


Sure I just need the engine so what it is pulling won't matter. Thanks.
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Re: Photo Request

Unread postby Todd_F » Fri May 25, 2018 5:46 am

Pixl wrote:My wife makes as an art hobby large tumbler cups with custom graphics and coated with epoxy.

54a4c47348bcb8028d12476b09abb097.jpg


So I would like to have her make me a GLC themed cup, but I need a few shots of GLC engines. I'ts kinda hard for me to get down to Cadillac to shoot them myself. And to get them here in Traverse is difficult due to the irregular trips and they are always moving. So if someone can help me out I'm looking for a few shots of a GLC engine with a similar poise and angle the NS engine has on the begining of our message board.

Thanks
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby Todd_F » Fri May 25, 2018 5:49 am

AANscaleRunner wrote:Returned to Cadillac sometime between 1730 and 1900. Took cement and plastic north. I can usually hear them head north, but not today.
Cement goes to Buzzi in Elmira, correct? Where does the plastic go, end of the line, Petoskey?
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Re: GLC Updates May 2018

Unread postby AARR » Fri May 25, 2018 5:57 am

Cement goes to Elmira, correct.

Most of the plastic goes to a Petoskey transload for Petoskey Plastics (about 120 cars annually). A little bit, maybe a couple cars a month, goes to a Mancelona transload for East Jordan Plastics.
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