Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:47 am

396 and 393 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0925. Possible run to TC with 395 today.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

Unread postby Jackson&LansingRRFan » Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:20 pm

Cleared Lake George at 12:15
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

Unread postby TC Man » Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:24 pm

AANscaleRunner wrote:396 and 393 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0925. Possible run to TC with 395 today.



GLC is indeed in Traverse City currently.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

Unread postby Buster Manning » Wed Apr 29, 2020 1:51 pm

HESR's 740 job nb from Genesee St. yard at 1345 with 3 cars
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

Unread postby KingsleyRailFan » Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:57 pm

Has GLC left TC yet, and does anyone have an estimate on when they'll be back thru Kingsley? Might go try to catch this one.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

Unread postby KingsleyRailFan » Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:12 pm

Edit: on location waiting for the train. Sitting downtown Kingsley.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

Unread postby Pixl » Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:56 pm

My wife told me she read on Facebook Grand Traverse 911 that S. Airport Rd. was blocked by a train expected to be 2-3 hrs. and this was supposed to be yesterday (tues). I haven't heard or read myself. Anyone know about this?
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

Unread postby TC Man » Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:02 am

Pixl wrote:My wife told me she read on Facebook Grand Traverse 911 that S. Airport Rd. was blocked by a train expected to be 2-3 hrs. and this was supposed to be yesterday (tues). I haven't heard or read myself. Anyone know about this?


They were dropping ballast on the Grawn branch, and tied up that S. Airport crossing (not the other S Airport crossing). The 911 post did not say that the road was blocked for 2-3 hours, here's what is said:

" The Railroad is dealing with some debris on the tracks and maintenance issues in the area of Logans Landing. At this time, traffic is able to pass. However, BE PREPARED FOR SLOW OR STOPPED TRAFFIC for the next 1-2 hours. There is a possibility of intermittent road closures. 1pm
At this time, traffic is able to pass. However, BE PREPARED FOR SLOW OR STOPPED TRAFFIC for the next 1-2 hours. There is a possibility of intermittent road closures. 1pm"

"HOORAY!!! The roadway is clear. That was fast! 1:15pm"

So it was first posted at 1pm, and then updated 15 minutes later to say it was all clear. :)
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:52 am

Nothing seen or heard on the south end of Cadillac this morning. Assuming northbound towards Petoskey.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

Unread postby LansingRailFan » Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:24 pm

Middleton run today. From my best guess, they are in or close to Middleton now.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates April 2020

Unread postby KingsleyRailFan » Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:19 pm

Heard them going through Fife Lake this morning. Faint horn from the other end of town, I was clear down by Karly's Hill
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