Michigan Short Line Updates - May 2018

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GRE --- EB Leonard at 12:05 with three non-King CHs
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GRE --- WB Leonard at 3:10 with 21 King CHs, two non-King CHs and two tanks.
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Patriot wrote:GRE --- WB Leonard at 3:10 with 21 King CHs, two non-King CHs and two tanks.
And the yard is stuffed again with loads and empties.

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The Ann Street yard is now mostly empty and only one or two around Lowell? Although I did not check south of town; didn't want my pizza to get cold and now it's dark!

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GRE --- was EB Leonard at around 10:30 with a string of CHs.
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GRE rolling west through Ada 12:15.
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GRE --- WB Leonard at 12:32 with one lonely CH from King
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Plannerdad wrote:The Ann Street yard is now mostly empty and only one or two around Lowell? Although I did not check south of town; didn't want my pizza to get cold and now it's dark!
No microwave or was the power out ? :lol: :roll: :D
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Nuked pizza is soggy. Reheating in an office keeps it like new 8)
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Plannerdad wrote:The Ann Street yard is now mostly empty and only one or two around Lowell? Although I did not check south of town; didn't want my pizza to get cold and now it's dark!
No microwave or was the power out ? :lol: :roll: :D
What's more important anyway :wink:
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At 1945 hrs yesterday, MQT SB road freight was tied down just north of Kent City with a pair of SD40-2s and a yellow Geep and a fairly lengthy train. I think 3406 was the leader.

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As of 1945 hrs tonight, Marquette Rail is switching out a long cut of Occidental cars just west of the Baldwin Depot, with MMRR 2057, and MQT 2042 and 2043.

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GRE --- was EB crossing Leonard at 11:50 with 16 CHs for King and 1 tank
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GRE --- WB Leonard at 3:05 with 11 CHs from King and 1 non-King CH.
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HESR 2025 had 27 sand hoppers and 1 tank into Muskegon from Holland around 1400 today.

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At the GM plant, S.O. Lansing this morning was one CP covered hopper in the middle of a long line of auto-racks on a siding. Looked like those frequently seen on the GRE in Lowell. Either mis-routed, being placed elsewhere on the CN, or GM was making breakfast for their employees!

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I'm reading at MichiganRailroads.com from a number of posters that a windmill train is expected on HESR east of Saginaw
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INE is working Sungro in Quincy with 3 units 0844

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GRE currently in Ada, sounds like they’re working Amway.
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Lsrc looked to be tying a train down just north of 4 mile rd in grayling. Lead unit was in prime, 1162 I believe with 2 blue gp's behind it. Good size train as it stretches down to ajd 1515

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