Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:50 am

395 and 397 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0945 with 14 cars, 11 of them for McBain.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

Unread postby HESR3868 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:06 pm

MMRR had the GLC 329 and 4 other motors out of Hemlock today. This was the second CN grain train on the MMRR and for Andersons. The GLC crew was piloted back to Alma and took over at around noon. From there they took the train to Durand and set all 105 cars out at around 2pm. With all 4 motors, they shot south and got recrewed somewhere between Durand and Howell. In Osmer they will (if not already) be grabbing another grain train for Shepherd and Rosebush and running it north to spot tonight.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

Unread postby Todd_F » Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:41 am

Thanks for that info HESR3868. Running on the MMRR would have been an incredible move to document on that gorgeous day.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

Unread postby HESR3868 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:31 am

No Problem Todd! If I didn't have sports I would've been out for sure.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:38 am

395 and 397 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0930 with 18 cars, 4 of them for McBain.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:00 am

Leaving Cadillac towards Clare at 0850.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

Unread postby KC8RBK » Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:26 pm

Working plastic in clare. Not sure which train. 1226
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:19 pm

Heard them on the north end of Cadillac at 1450. Looks like they ran to Kalkaska today, string of tanks with an EOT in North (Tufford) yard. Also drove past Selma Yard to see what's sitting there, mostly cars for McBain with a few coke hoppers in the mix. Doesn't appear there is anything for TC in either yard, unless it is well hidden.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:31 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1020.



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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: April 2019

Unread postby AARR » Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:34 pm

I like your elevated video. It's funny how some of the scrap tie gons are stacked neatly and others messy.
AANscaleRunner wrote:Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1020.

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