Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Daily whereabouts of train locations along with sightings for heads ups to other railfans.
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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0930.


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Working the poly plaza at 1331

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Watched 382 and 395 return to Cadillac from four blocks away at 1520. 23 cars, mostly tie loads and tanks. Nothing for Traverse City.

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Ontn sb at the ithaca bean plant just shoving back to get their conductor 1700. 2 units

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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0950.


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Wb on the Middleton just west of 127 with 2 units and 3 covered hoppers 1108

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Nb just south of mt pleasant with 2 units, 4 plastic cars, a bunch of mill gons, 1 load of telephone poles, chip hopper, some black tanks and another gray covered hopper 1132

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Sb south of ithaca at Buchanan rd. Could only see the tail end in the distance 1551

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Watched 390 and 398 return to Cadillac at 1510 with 24 cars. 390 long hood forward. Nothing brought in for TC. Caught them turning her on the wye in Selma Yard.


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Nothing seen or heard on the south side of Cadillac this morning as of 1100. Assuming they're northbound. My guess would be Petoskey branch.

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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0935. Through Marion at 1045.






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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0915. Had not returned as of 1545.


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AANR, you picked a good angle and nearly show the whole train in the screen
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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0945. 397 and 398 returned at 1505 with 27 cars. long strings of cement and empty centerbeams.


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Nothing seen or heard on the south side of Cadillac this morning. Assuming they are northbound.

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AANscaleRunner wrote:Nothing seen or heard on the south side of Cadillac this morning. Assuming they are northbound.
Correct, caught them southbound near Alba around 1:30.
Don't believe they went further then Elmira today.


Thanks for the heads up! :D
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It may take a little longer but I'll know
how to find my way back"

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KC wrote:Thanks for the heads up! :D Kelly
You're welcome. Anytime. :D

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397 and 398 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1030 with approximately 25 cars.

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:idea:
AANscaleRunner wrote:397 and 398 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1030 with approximately 25 cars.
16:15 398 leading Southbound through Alma with 32 cars.

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Returned to Cadillac from Clare at 1645.


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