Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

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Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby Steve B » Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:42 pm

HESR northbound cleared northerly Oak St crossing in Durand at 1640.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby kd_1014 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:35 pm

Did the GRE go east today??
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby Raildudes dad » Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:26 pm

kd_1014 wrote:Did the GRE go east today??

Yes they did. Crew was switching at Ann St before 7A. There was a cut east of Alden Nash in Lowell from last week and they brought a cut from GR. The tracks west of Alden Nash to Fulton Street are full and King was unloading a couple at noon. GRE had gone west already.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:36 pm

GRE --- EB Leonard at 12:25 with 11 CHs for King and 3 tanks for Amway
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:24 pm

GRE --- WB Leonard at 4:20 with 22 CHs (21 from King) and 1 tank
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby Plannerdad » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:52 pm

Lowell has two tracks full of hoppers, including one line back almost to M-21. Still more loads in the Ann Street yard.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby bctrainfan » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:39 am

Headed to Harrisville next week for a few days, haven't been there in years, what kind of schedule does LSRC have these days?
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby Raildudes dad » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:37 am

Plannerdad wrote:Lowell has two tracks full of hoppers, including one line back almost to M-21. Still more loads in the Ann Street yard.

GDLK brought them more last night plus 3 for Standard. CPMY will be delivering 4 when they go west.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby JTS » Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:49 am

GRE heading east at Ann st. @ 11:45 with about a dozen cars for King
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby Plannerdad » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:29 pm

I saw the GRE EB along Grand River Dr. near Ada about 12:30. Looks like they left the King hoppers on the siding S.O. Lowell.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:01 am

GRE --- EB Leonard at 9:00 with 11 CHs
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:18 pm

GRE --- WB Leonard at 2:15 with 11 CHs and 1 tank
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:48 am

Michigan Shore (Z627) working Holland Waverly Yard at this time. Surprised to see them on a Saturday.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby trnwatcher » Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:07 am

GP30M4216 wrote:Michigan Shore (Z627) working Holland Waverly Yard at this time. Surprised to see them on a Saturday.

They've been on the superscanner for a while this morning.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby kd_1014 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:37 pm

Haven’t payed attention for years, around what time does GDLK usually work Ann St?
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:44 pm

kd_1014 wrote:Haven’t payed attention for years, around what time does GDLK usually work Ann St?

Used to be 2nd shift, usually after 9 pm.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:58 am

GRE --- EB Leonard at 10:55 with 7 CHs (one non-King).
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby Patriot » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:25 pm

GRE --- WB Leonard at 3:20 with 19 CHs, 17 of which were from King
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby kd_1014 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:25 pm

MQT Z151 southbound at Fuller @ 13:59. Sounded like 3389 was leading, hence the Nathan horn.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates- July 2019

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:11 pm

Last time I checked, all of the MQT SD40s had Nathan horns...
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