Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

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Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:46 am

Not 100 percent, but sounded like northbound out of Cadillac at 0915. Haven't heard them since.

Edit:. Didn't catchthe power, but at least 5 empty centerbeams headed towards Clare at 1020.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:42 am

329 and 395 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1035 with 42 cars. 14 for McBain.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby Steve B » Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:26 pm

329 and 395 through Temple towards Clare at 1300 with 45 cars.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby Steve B » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:19 pm

395 and 329 back through Temple at 1502 with 18 cars. No lumber for Traverse City.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby Todd_F » Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:38 am

Based on reports elsewhere Friday, it sounds like ONTN is back on the day shift and track work may be finished.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:11 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1110.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:05 pm

Nb at shepherd at 1200. 2 units, 4 black tanks, 3-4 old tsby hoppers, 3 empty beams, 2 more tsby hoppers. I cant read reporting marks from the highway but that's what they look like. The beam cars are dark blue or black. From what I'm told biewer is running limited production while the new equipment is out online. That's projected to last 5 more weeks and started a week ago today.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:41 pm

Returned to Cadillac at 1630.



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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby Todd_F » Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:19 pm

Nice to see the newly painted 382 up there! Where do those TSBY hoppers go?
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:26 pm

Todd_F wrote:Nice to see the newly painted 382 up there! Where do those TSBY hoppers go?


Usually either beacon in traverse for scrap or mac in Cadillac.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:33 pm

KC8RBK wrote:
Todd_F wrote:Nice to see the newly painted 382 up there! Where do those TSBY hoppers go?


Usually either beacon in traverse for scrap or mac in Cadillac.


MAC has been shipping outbound with the TSBY hoppers again this fall. I don't believe they used a single one last year. I did notice while watching them switch this morning, one of the TSBY hoppers had a build date of 1967 with an extended life notice stenciled on the side. Almost as old as me.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby Todd_F » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:37 am

Thanks guys! It's nice to see the old hoppers still seeing service.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:24 am

382 returned to Cadillac from the north yesterday at 1600. Reports on another board had them in TC.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:06 am

Heard them leave Cadillac for Clare at 0950.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:38 pm

382 and 396 returned to Cadillac at 1510 with 26 cars. Most for McBain.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:52 am

396 and 382 currently switching Selma Yard.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:02 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1000.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:13 pm

Returned to Cadillac at 1600. Happy Veterans Day.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:05 am

396 and 382 left Cadillac for Clare at 1000 with 27 cars. 10 for McBain.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates November 2018

Unread postby ~Z~ » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:44 am

Don't want to make a new thread for this, so sticking this here:
Found a GLC Cadillac to Traverse City video decently made, taken in July 2018: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdAdQSnVBgM
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