Mich. Shortline Location Updates-September2018

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Lsrc is working north of 4 mile right now 1500. 4325 just rolled by here with a sting of ore jennies

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GRE - Traffic jam in the GRE yard this morning. Interchange track is full, and there is a string starting at the power shed running well to the west of Alpine. Spotted at least a couple of lumber loads.
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2 loads for Standard with 3 loads delivered to them Friday night.

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At MA in Lansing:

JAIL NB at 09:25 with 1758, 1751 and 4 GTW coil cars. Back south just now at 12:38 lite units.

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Grand elk headed north at m6 in Grand rapids at 3:40pm.
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Ine just pulled up to Briggs road in Quincy with 2 units long hood forward and a short train. By the time I got there their lights were off so I'm guessing they tied down there 1645

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Grand Elk NB at Three Rivers. 4017 on point with a GMTX locomotive trailing.
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GRE WB at Plainfield with 2 hoppers around 4:00pm. I have not checked Lowell/King today, but it looks like there are still 10-12 hoppers in the Yard in GR.

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CMPY 7014 was East though Marne around 1800 to grab lumber loads from the GRE. I counted at least two loads for them in the interchange yesterday.

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At about 21:15 tonight, Grand Elk was northbound at 28th St in Wyoming. Not sure if it was 303 or the yard job.
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Track work on GRE in Ada. Looks like new ties and ballast.
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Standard has had 6 cars since the 19th. GRE trackwork working west. Started in Lowell and will finish west of Alpine.

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Two tracks full of mostly King hoppers in the GRE yard this evening. Still have not installed the ties in Lowell yet, but I did not check tonight. Some discussion about reconfiguring the tracks in Lowell to accommodate more King expansions.

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Lsrc working just north of 4 mile this morning. I cant see the unit # from here. 1108

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GRE --- EB Leonard at 12:08 with two non-King CHs and one tank
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Track work on the GRE mainline near the AMWAY switch, as of an hour ago

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GRE --- EB Leonard at 8:48 with 17 CHs for King
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I was told the traveling track gang works 14 days on -14 days off. Maybe this is a travel home day for them. Those kings have been in the yard for a few days.

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GRE --- WB Leonard at 1:40 lite
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Re: Mich. Shortline Location Updates-September2018

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One long line of hoppers along Grand River, S.O. Lowell; still a line of 15 or so in the Ann St. yard.

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