GLC Updates October 2018

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GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:35 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0930. Caught 18 cars, mostly tie loads.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:58 pm

Returned to Cadillac at 1650. Watch the kid at the end. I thought they were up to something.

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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:48 am

Leaving Cadillac at 1015.

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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AARR » Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:52 pm

Have there been any scrap loads from Beacon recently?

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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:56 am

AARR wrote:Have there been any scrap loads from Beacon recently?

Thanks for the video's AANR!


I haven't seen any in a couple weeks. I've not been able to catch all the trains lately, both incoming or outgoing, so it is possible I've missed them.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:25 am

397 and 398 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1015 with 21 cars. 11 for McBain including 3 empty centerbeams. Good to see all the lumber traffic leaving McBain. Almost every train to Clare lately has an empty for the sawmill.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby SD80MAC » Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:01 pm

Looks like today's northbound out of Owosso has 329 and 390, was in Rosebush a little while ago per a Facebook update.

Also, 382 is currently being repainted at Owosso.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:52 pm

Returned to Cadillac at 1650.

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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:14 pm

Drove past the two yards in Cadillac this afternoon. Selma Yard is looking pretty bare. A string of coke hoppers and a string of ties and an empty centerbeam. North Yard is packed with cement hoppers, plastics hoppers and tanks. There are 5 ex-TSBY hoppers on the southern end, but didn't look like anything for TC unless its well hidden.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AARR » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:13 pm

Seems like the MAC transload at North Yard will be shipping sometime soon
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:55 am

398 should be in TC. A friend sent me a photo of it solo along Keystone Rd.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby Pixl » Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:36 pm

398 just crossed over Holiday rd. pulling an empty center beam back from Williamsburg.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:44 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1140. Caught 41 cars including 1 empty centerbeam and 2 Beacon gons from TC.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:19 am

Currently switching Selma Yard. The color tour consist is spotted in the north yard behind Family Video. No action at the MAC facility yet.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby Todd_F » Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:59 pm

A quartet of locos took a small train south from Owosso this AM. It returned after lunch with a hopper train - destination unknown.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:27 am

397 and 398 left Cadillac for Clare at 0920 with 4 tie loads and the 11 car color tour consist. Here's the chance to see a caboose at the end of a train.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby BL2-1843 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:35 am

Todd_F wrote:A quartet of locos took a small train south from Owosso this AM. It returned after lunch with a hopper train - destination unknown.


Power heading south was 392+390+329+395. They came to Ann Pere to set off car with CSX and went to Osmer to pick up an empty grain train. Back north thru Howell around 1pm.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby Todd_F » Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:23 am

BL2-1843 wrote:
Todd_F wrote:A quartet of locos took a small train south from Owosso this AM. It returned after lunch with a hopper train - destination unknown.


Power heading south was 392+390+329+395. They came to Ann Pere to set off car with CSX and went to Osmer to pick up an empty grain train. Back north thru Howell around 1pm.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:05 pm

398 and 397 returned to Cadillac at 1630 with 25 cars. Nothing for TC.
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Re: GLC Updates October 2018

Unread postby Todd_F » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:56 am

It seems ONTN is currently operating on a quasi 2nd/3rd shift due to track work, and will be for a week or two. I'm unsure where this work is taking place or what precisely it is.
I'm assuming this means that ONTN and CSTN are still hauling freight to Clare, but just collecting/dropping it 10-12 hours apart.
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