Michigan Shortline Updates - November 2018

Daily whereabouts of train locations along with sightings for heads ups to other railfans.

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates - November 2018

Unread postby SD80MAC » Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:47 pm

Raildudes dad wrote:Over 60 Kings in the yard this morning

At Ann Street? Is that even possible?
"Remember, 4 mph is a couple, 5's a collision!"
http://flickriver.com/photos/conrail6809/popular-interesting/
Image
User avatar
SD80MAC
Ingersoll's Mr. Michigan
 
Posts: 7826
Joined: Thu Mar 10, 2005 5:59 pm
Location: Grand Rapids

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates - November 2018

Unread postby Patriot » Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:18 pm

GRE --- WB Leonard at 1:15 with three non-King CHs
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.
Patriot
Leonard St. Tower Operator
 
Posts: 931
Joined: Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:43 am

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates - November 2018

Unread postby Raildudes dad » Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:52 pm

SD80MAC wrote:
Raildudes dad wrote:Over 60 Kings in the yard this morning

At Ann Street? Is that even possible?

Yup, Interchange track was full, both yard tracks full and the main to west of Alpine a ways
Raildudes dad
Roadmaster
 
Posts: 4467
Joined: Fri Dec 23, 2005 10:12 am
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates - November 2018

Unread postby Plannerdad » Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:12 pm

Getting dark but two tracks full of hoppers at least in Lowell and at 5:00pm, Ann Street still had two tracks full of hoppers in the yard.
Plannerdad
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 204
Joined: Sat Nov 22, 2008 2:21 pm

Re: Michigan Shortline Updates - November 2018

Unread postby MQT1223 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:50 pm

Man... sounds like this might be Kings' biggest rush of cars to date? I can't imagine 60 cars in the yard, that's crazy.

Good to see that the GRE, although small has a big customer that is clearly in it for the long run.
1223 OUT! President and Founder of the Buck Creek Central, the Rolling River Route! (2012-2017) President and Founder of the Lamberton Valley Railroad, The Tin Plate Road! Proudly railfanning with Asperger's since 1996. :)
User avatar
MQT1223
O Scale Railfanner
 
Posts: 2670
Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2014 1:46 pm
Location: Grandville, Michigan

Previous

Return to Train Location Updates / Heads Ups

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Burb8145, Google Adsense [Bot] and 8 guests

x