Page 1 of 4

Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:43 am
by Patriot
GRE - EB Leonard at 9:40 with 7 CHs and 2 tanks.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:35 pm
by Patriot
GRE - WB Leonard at 2:32 with 9 CHs (couple non-King)

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:35 pm
by Plannerdad
Looks like around 7 or 8 hoppers in Lowell today, probably brought in yesterday. I have heard no GRE today yet.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:02 pm
by KC8RBK
This is slightly outside Michigan but I dont see any general short line board. Indiana Northeastern has a unit with 2 mow gray flat cars and a small excavator on one if them tied down in the klink siding just east of i69 in Ashley indiana. 2000

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:43 pm
by GTW6401
Huron and Eastern has a coal train departing from Durand for Essexville. HESR 3414 leading.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:06 am
by ~Z~
Sounded like Grand Elk was south by 36th St in Grand Rapids about 11pm.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:41 am
by GTW6401
HESR 703 is departing from Durand with 55 cars. 3485 leading.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:10 am
by AARR
Seems a little late. Don't they usually arrive /depart Durand mid to late afternoon?
GTW6401 wrote:HESR 703 is departing from Durand with 55 cars. 3485 leading.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:49 am
by HESR3868
AARR wrote:Seems a little late. Don't they usually arrive /depart Durand mid to late afternoon?
GTW6401 wrote:HESR 703 is departing from Durand with 55 cars. 3485 leading.

That is what's supposed to happen, with the 701 getting as far north as they can before they go dead. Buuuut, there's always those long days where they die in Durand and just have 703 take over.

On another note, MMRR Alma crew was on duty at 0700. They took a Hemlock grain train off to Paines yesterday, hopefully LSRC picked it up, spotted 25 at the spout in Breckenridge to load, and have another private grain train out of Breckenridge that will (hopefully) be taken offline to Paines today.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:26 am
by Patriot
GRE - EB Leonard at 9:25 with 14 CHs...back of the string were newer BNSF cars

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:47 pm
by Patriot
GRE --- WB Leonard at 1:45 with 15 CHs and 2 tanks

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:31 pm
by Plannerdad
BNSF hoppers are in Lowell now.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:06 pm
by Plannerdad
BNSF hoppers are no longer by King. That's was fast unloading!

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:13 am
by Dan Cluley
MQT northbound through White Cloud about 07:40.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:49 am
by Dan Cluley
MQT south from Baldwin at 09:49 with 3389 3406 3407 3408.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:32 pm
by Dan Cluley
MQT did some switching at White Cloud. Departed south about noon, over the bridge at Newago at 12:30.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:17 pm
by Dan Cluley
MQT arrived Comstock park about 14:00 and tied down the train north of Turner st.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:59 pm
by Firemedic Mike
West Michigan has a locomotive and caboose next to Hartford High School on display for the Strawberry Festival tonight and tomorrow.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:52 pm
by Plannerdad
5 or 6 empty center beams on the interchange track at Ann Street/GRE. also 2 tracks of BNSF hoppers. Not sure if some are the empties from earlier this week or loads for Monday. No cars in Lowell right now.

Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - June 2019

Unread postPosted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:49 am
by dave989
Z151waiting for a crew at Vans. Three SD-40-2's inbound.