GLC Updates July 2018

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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby AARR » Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:58 pm

What kind of cars did HESR pick up and take to Durand?
Dan Cluley wrote:At Durand, GLC took the TSBY cars and headed north, leaving the Osmer train on the main.

HESR grabbed that quickly and headed towards Saginaw.
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby TC Man » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:48 pm

Dan Cluley wrote:They picked up 10 TSBY covered hoppers from the siding at Chilson. Todd F suggests that those are headed to Beacon in TC.

At Durand, GLC took the TSBY cars and headed north, leaving the Osmer train on the main.

HESR grabbed that quickly and headed towards Saginaw.


That makes 20 cars for Beacon in Traverse City, as they brought 10 to Cadillac earlier this week.
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:31 am

AARR wrote:What kind of cars did HESR pick up and take to Durand?



?

GLC picked up this long string of 3 bay covered hoppers at Osmer, and left them at Durand. HESR took them north from there along with a couple of bulkhead flats loaded with ties. I'm guessing the Osmer cars were for grain or fertilizer, but don't know for sure.

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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby AARR » Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:38 am

Thanks, Dan. My guess is grain for NS. CSX fertilizer/grain usually, but not always, is interchanged at AnnPere.
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AARR wrote:What kind of cars did HESR pick up and take to Durand?

GLC picked up this long string of 3 bay covered hoppers at Osmer, and left them at Durand. HESR took them north from there along with a couple of bulkhead flats loaded with ties. I'm guessing the Osmer cars were for grain or fertilizer, but don't know for sure.
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby Todd_F » Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:03 pm

Dan Cluley wrote:GLC picked up this long string of 3 bay covered hoppers at Osmer, and left them at Durand. HESR took them north from there along with a couple of bulkhead flats loaded with ties. I'm guessing the Osmer cars were for grain or fertilizer, but don't know for sure.

GLC at Osmer 07 14 2018.jpg

Dan, I’ve learned from a friend that the GLC train was potash, and HESR takes it to Sargent Sand up in Zilwaukee.
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby penn central » Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:16 pm

I went by Zilwaukee today, Those cars are sitting in there. Good to see.
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:12 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1105.

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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby Pie39 » Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:54 am

It doesn't appear that it's been to McBain yet, there's some rust on the rails and a highrail just came in. Maybe the train is following?
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby AARR » Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:46 pm

And I guessed wrong :oops:
AARR wrote:Thanks, Dan. My guess is grain for NS. CSX fertilizer/grain usually, but not always, is interchanged at AnnPere.
Dan Cluley wrote:
AARR wrote:What kind of cars did HESR pick up and take to Durand?

GLC picked up this long string of 3 bay covered hoppers at Osmer, and left them at Durand. HESR took them north from there along with a couple of bulkhead flats loaded with ties. I'm guessing the Osmer cars were for grain or fertilizer, but don't know for sure.
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:52 pm

396 and 390 returned to Cadillac at 1630 with 66 cars. 47 sand empties and the rest all for McBain.

Believe they ran to Yuma afterwards since I'm hearing them at 1830.
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:16 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1105.

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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:26 pm

Returned to Cadillac at 1720.

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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby Pie39 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:43 pm

Is it still 390?
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:09 pm

Pie39 wrote:Is it still 390?


390 still in the northland. 3 cars for TC came in this evening and looks like they have been moved to North Yard.
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby Todd_F » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:08 pm

Thanks for the videos Mark!
Looks like a TC or Elmira/Kalkask Turn tomorrow. Gonna shoot the Owosso crew - curious where they’ll go since they did Clare Mon & Tues. :)
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby MiRailProductions » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:43 pm

Todd_F wrote:Thanks for the videos Mark!
Looks like a TC or Elmira/Kalkask Turn tomorrow. Gonna shoot the Owosso crew - curious where they’ll go since they did Clare Mon & Tues. :)


My guess would be TC, looks like two centerbeams and another gon came in today.
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:45 pm

Todd_F wrote:Thanks for the videos Mark!
Looks like a TC or Elmira/Kalkask Turn tomorrow. Gonna shoot the Owosso crew - curious where they’ll go since they did Clare Mon & Tues. :)


I'm thinking northbound tomorrow also. It's my day off tomorrow, so I'll be following for a bit in the morning. :D
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby Pie39 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:15 pm

AANscaleRunner wrote:
Pie39 wrote:Is it still 390?


390 still in the northland. 3 cars for TC came in this evening and looks like they have been moved to North Yard.

Much appreciated. I think I'll be chasing tomorrow.
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby TC Man » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:27 pm

Pie39 wrote:
AANscaleRunner wrote:
Pie39 wrote:Is it still 390?


390 still in the northland. 3 cars for TC came in this evening and looks like they have been moved to North Yard.

Much appreciated. I think I'll be chasing tomorrow.


They may also take 10 hoppers to Beacon in TC, so could have a 13 car train to TC. Of course I'm on the east coast until Sunday...
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Re: GLC Updates July 2018

Unread postby Pie39 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:27 am

They're switching the GR&I yard now. I'm guessing they'll go north, I'll try to update when they leave.
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