Michigan Short Line Updates: July 2020

Daily whereabouts of train locations along with sightings for heads ups to other railfans.
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GRE in Lowell today. I might drive over to King to see what they left.

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HESR Southbound “The Rocket” into Durand at 13:32. Pair of SD40-2s.

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Just for the record, some Friday and Saturday July 24 & 25 action on the LSRC.

Friday evening, the turn from Grayling to Gaylord and back (393? 394?) ran with the 4304 & 304 for power. Went north with 5 cars.
Around 1915, the 304 was switching at the elevator south of Standish. 4325 & 800 for power. Had about 10 cars going north.

The Saturday morning Z127 came up to Flint with the 6304 and 6352 for power. Left the train south of Carpenter Road and went in to the yard to get the southbound train together. Later after departing they ran in to power issues. 6305 and 6351 went to rescue and take the whole train to Wixom.
Z388 came south from Saginaw in the morning with coal empties. A pair of BNSF ACe’s for power. Recrewed at McGrew and left around 2:45pm.
Y110 left Saginaw south for Flint about 1245 with Z145’s train plus some other freight. 6302 and 6301 for power.

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Thanks for the detailed info 8)
cnw8835 wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:59 pm
Just for the record, some Friday and Saturday July 24 & 25 action on the LSRC.
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GRE - EB Leonard at 10:10 with four CHs
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LSRC rr headed to Dow Chemical 530am I usually can hear them when I have my bedroom window open except I live 2 miles from the tracks
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GRE was in Lowell today. Left 4 more hoppers. Rail may be light for a few weeks while the local wheat trucks unload at King.

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https://youtu.be/Pq1fkLqBqm8

Marquette Rail was Northbound in Comstock Park just after noon today. There was two empty center beam flats to be picked up at Standard Lumber. They only had two boxcars out of Grand Rapids today. I heard them Southbound just after 10:00 this morning.

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MQT Z151 headed to Wyoming yard with 3 SD-40's

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Steamlogger wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:38 pm
https://youtu.be/Pq1fkLqBqm8

Marquette Rail was Northbound in Comstock Park just after noon today. There was two empty center beam flats to be picked up at Standard Lumber. They only had two boxcars out of Grand Rapids today. I heard them Southbound just after 10:00 this morning.
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Thank you for correcting that RDD
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