Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

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Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:55 pm

GRE --- EB Leonard at 12:55 with 14 CHs
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Raildudes dad » Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:11 pm

Left a big cut of empties partially over the diamond at 5pm while they deliver one off the interchange track to the CPMY
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:28 pm

GRE --- EB Leonard at 11:25 with 12 CHs for King.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:28 pm

GRE --- WB Leonard at 2:25 lite
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby SD80MAC » Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:35 am

West Michigan left 9 for CSX at the interchange in Hartford last night.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Schteinkuh » Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:03 pm

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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:01 am

GRE --- EB Leonard at 9:00 with a typical string of CHs
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:03 pm

GRE --- EB Leonard at 11:03 with 3 non-King CHs
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:03 pm

GRE --- WB Leonard at 2:00 with 10 CHs (7 from King)
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:46 am

10:45
JAIL with 2 light engines in Lansing. Waiting to go north onto CSX at MA. Waiting for a maintainer to clear up at North Lansing.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby LansingRailFan » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:55 am

Dan - JAIL was headed to the CN interchange to pull a string of coal cars that HESR had stored for DTE into storage. They are on the west side in the yard by the old GM plant.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Dan Cluley » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:21 am

I need to get a closer look, but I think there are more of the coal cars under the Cedar st bridge on the old LS&MS branch.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Schteinkuh » Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:39 pm

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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby kd_1014 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:50 pm

Pretty long string of empty CHs and two tanks on the interchange track at Fuller in Grand Rapids today, and a loaded tank, CH, and centerbeam on track 2. There is also a strange sign that has been installed in between the diamond and Indian Creek bridge. Looks like an hourglass with red and yellow on it. Didn't get a photo unfortunately.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Raildudes dad » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:56 pm

Slow order board. MOW equipment was in the yard a week ago Monday 7am but I haven't seen them since. The centerbeam has a malfunctioning hand brake:(
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby tsinoms » Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:09 pm

Had seen people mentioning moving Grand Elk updates to here so..... They are currently NB down near the state line. Last I heard 3 engines.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby tsinoms » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:13 pm

Grain Train for the GDLK headed up the branch at Elkhart now. 3 Dash 9's for power.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:37 pm

GRE --- EB Leonard at 12:35 with three CHs for King
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby LansingRailFan » Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:51 am

ADBF/JAIL 1760 solo waiting at CN interchange in Lansing to head south. Has two cars.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates: January 2020

Unread postby Patriot » Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:06 pm

GRE --- EB Leonard at 11:05 with 12 CHs and 1 tank
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