Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Daily whereabouts of train locations along with sightings for heads ups to other railfans.
Patriot
Leonard St. Tower Operator
Posts: 1172
Joined: Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:43 am

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by Patriot »

MQT - SB Leonard at 9:50
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

Patriot
Leonard St. Tower Operator
Posts: 1172
Joined: Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:43 am

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by Patriot »

GRE - EB Leonard at 11:17 with 21 CHs
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

User avatar
cnw8835
Grain Train Fetish LOLZ
Posts: 4703
Joined: Sun Oct 29, 2006 7:19 pm
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Contact:

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by cnw8835 »

Grand Elk was southbound at 76th St at 1808. 3 SD’s for power with only about 10 cars.

kd_1014
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 403
Joined: Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:29 pm
Location: Creston, Grand Rapids

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by kd_1014 »

Z151 just got their EC-1 to go south at CGE 3.6. MQT 3408 leading
i'm so fresh, they call me fabreeze

dave989
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 564
Joined: Sun May 08, 2016 8:19 pm
Location: Grandville, Mi

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by dave989 »

Z151 arrived Wyoming yard at 09:37 with 3406, 2057 and 3408.

Patriot
Leonard St. Tower Operator
Posts: 1172
Joined: Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:43 am

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by Patriot »

GRE - EB Leonard at 11:50 with three non-King CHs and one tank
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

Patriot
Leonard St. Tower Operator
Posts: 1172
Joined: Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:43 am

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by Patriot »

GRE - WB Leonard at 3:35 with 19 CHs from King and one tank
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

User avatar
SD80MAC
Ingersoll's Mr. Michigan
Posts: 8482
Joined: Thu Mar 10, 2005 5:59 pm
Location: Grand Rapids

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by SD80MAC »

Anyone know where MQT Z151 is this morning?

Edit: gates on West River Drive went down right as I hit submit. MQT 3406 and 3408 with 10 cars currently holding at Turner St.
"Remember, 4 mph is a couple, 5's a collision!"
http://flickriver.com/photos/conrail680 ... teresting/
Image

User avatar
~Z~
Sofa King Admin
Posts: 10970
Joined: Tue Oct 12, 2004 2:14 pm
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Contact:

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by ~Z~ »

SD80MAC wrote:Anyone know where MQT Z151 is this morning?

Edit: gates on West River Drive went down right as I hit submit. MQT 3406 and 3408 with 10 cars currently holding at Turner St.
That's a short little MQT train... probably wasn't the easiest to find, right? :)
Webmaster
Railroad photos on Railroadfan.com

Patriot
Leonard St. Tower Operator
Posts: 1172
Joined: Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:43 am

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by Patriot »

MQT - SB Leonard at 10:20. Lots of blue smoke out of the lead unit.
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

User avatar
trnwatcher
My name ain't Steven
Posts: 4686
Joined: Sun May 11, 2008 6:22 pm
Location: Grandville MI
Contact:

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by trnwatcher »

Patriot wrote:MQT - SB Leonard at 10:20. Lots of blue smoke out of the lead unit.
they just got the signal to depart Wyoming at 11:15 EDT.
Steven F. Shick
http://www.youtube.com/user/trnwatcher
http://www.trnwatcher.net

I.T. guy/Railfan
"The true railfan has two favorite railroads....the Baltiore & Ohio and another one." - Charles S. Roberts

Patriot
Leonard St. Tower Operator
Posts: 1172
Joined: Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:43 am

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by Patriot »

MQT - NB Leonard at noon with 55 cars in tow
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

kd_1014
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 403
Joined: Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:29 pm
Location: Creston, Grand Rapids

Re: Michigan shortline update: March 2020

Unread post by kd_1014 »

Haven't seen a two engine MQT train in a while until today
i'm so fresh, they call me fabreeze

Locked