Michigan shortline update: March 2020

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Michigan shortline update: March 2020

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MQT Z151 Departing Wyoming Yard. Three SD-40-2's and GP-38-2 2041.

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dave989 wrote:MQT Z151 Departing Wyoming Yard. Three SD-40-2's and GP-38-2 2041.
2041 lead the SB trip and its horn was so loud it woke me up over 5 miles away!
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Looks like GDLK 4190 is on the ground on the GRE... a small army of Elk and G&W personnel is here looking under and around the SD40.

*** at 9:17 am Z151 was southbound with 3 SD40’s and the 2104.
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[quote="MQT1223"]Looks like GDLK 4190 is on the ground on the GRE... a small army of Elk and G&W personnel is here looking under and around the SD40.

*** at 9:17 am Z151 was southbound with 3 SD40’s and the 2104. Into Wyoming Yard at 09:35.

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GRE - EB Leonard at 11:00 with ten CHs for King
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ADBF/JAIL is interchanging with CN today. Will be back thru to Ensel/CSX before headed south to Mason later.

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GRE - WB Leonard at 2:08 with 15 CHs from King
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MQT1223 wrote:*** at 9:17 am Z151 was southbound with 3 SD40’s and the 2104.
2104 should be back onto GRE tomorrow.

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MQT - NB Leonard at 12:38
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MMRR made another motor swap today with the 740 in Genesee Yard. 3868 went in early for it's 92 day inspection it seems like and is back on the MMRR, still facing west. 3867 returned to the HESR.

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GRE has 2104 back and is currently working the interchange. No sign of the 2057.
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MQT1223 wrote:GRE has 2104 back and is currently working the interchange. No sign of the 2057.
It was sitting running at the signal on the interchange at 10:45 this morning
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kd_1014 wrote:
MQT1223 wrote:GRE has 2104 back and is currently working the interchange. No sign of the 2057.
It was sitting running at the signal on the interchange at 10:45 this morning
Yeah I saw it after they pulled their cut of cars off the diamond, but didn't bother to include it. My guess is that MQT will grab it on the way down this morning...
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GRE on duty at Ann St. They MMRR 2057 and GR 2104 together and will be using both to take about 25 loads to Lowell.
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GRE - EB Leonard at 11:22 with two pumpkins for power and 22 CHs for King
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MQT NB clear White Cloud
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GRE - WB Leonard at 2:30 with four CHs from King.
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Michigan Shore is stopped SB at the bridge in Ferrysburg. Both locos and a decent train. Interesting to see two centerbeams in the consist.

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EWRice wrote:Michigan Shore is stopped SB at the bridge in Ferrysburg. Both locos and a decent train. Interesting to see two centerbeams in the consist.
It sounds like Viking Forest Products is getting centerbeams of lumber in Fremont. Good to see more business on the MS.
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MQT - SB Leonard at 9:00ish...believe I counted six power units as they were crossing Leonard??
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