Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

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Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:58 pm

GRE - WB Leonard at 2:50 with 10 CHs.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:13 am

GRE on duty this morning, I’m told. Anyone have a visual?
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:21 am

GRE - EB Leonard at 9:18 with 12 CHs (2 non-King)
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby Plannerdad » Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:05 pm

GRE arrived in Lowell around 10:30am; departed with 7 empties around 11:50am
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby MQT1223 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:03 am

Grand Elk SB at Schoolcraft. 4225, 4206 and an NS Geep leading.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby kd_1014 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:26 am

MQT1223 wrote:Grand Elk SB at Schoolcraft. 4225, 4206 and an NS Geep leading.

Do you know the number on the NS Geep?
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby MQT1223 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:57 am

Michigan Southern Enroute to Sturgis. PREX 1616 and one tank.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:24 pm

kd_1014 wrote:
MQT1223 wrote:Grand Elk SB at Schoolcraft. 4225, 4206 and an NS Geep leading.

Do you know the number on the NS Geep?


3323 was parked in the gdlk yard in Kalamazoo when I was there last week. No idea if that's the one.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby MQT1223 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:55 pm

Michigan Southern is currently working Abbott Labs In Sturgis
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby MQT1223 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:43 pm

Grand Elk train 501 is currently interchanging with the Michigan Southern...
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:46 am

GRE - EB Leonard at 10:45 with 16 CHs for King
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:17 am

GRE - EB Leonard at 9:15 with 13 CHs and 1 tank.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:50 am

On this beautiful day, JAIL is working Lansing at this time with 1758 and 1751. They brought 2 coils north for CSXT interchange.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby Saturnalia » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:32 am

C&M Freight eastbound at Walker currently. No visual.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:46 am

Supposedly Grand Elk 303 will be picking up GLLX #4 from CHS in Wayland today to bring north. Heading for the West Michigan in Hartford.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:54 am

GRE - EB Leonard at 10:30 with 14 CHs (12 for King).
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:18 pm

GRE - was WB Leonard at 2:05 with a long string of cars.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:34 am

GRE - EB Leonard at 9:30 with 15 CHs (one non-King) and one tank
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:14 am

Ine wb by Briggs rd (east of quincy) with 2 beeps and a decent size train. Maybe 20 or so cars about 1000
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

Unread postby Plannerdad » Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:33 pm

Only one hopper in Lowell tonight.
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