Great Lakes Central Updates August 2020

Daily whereabouts of train locations along with sightings for heads ups to other railfans.
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Sounded like northbound before 0900.

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N.B. from where, Owasso ?

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KenB wrote:
Mon Aug 17, 2020 9:27 am
N.B. from where, Owasso ?
Whoops. North out of Cadillac.

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399 and 390 currently in Traverse City with a load of lumber.

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Northbound just went past CMU.

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Northbound out of Cadillac towards Petoskey at 0910. 329 and 393 power.

Edit: Returned to Cadillac at 2050.
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We got 329 back up here? This might warrant me going out to chase them on their return trip!
I live in Kingsley and film trains & crossings.

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Currently in Elmira working south from Petoskey

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GLC ran empties up to Oakley today.

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392, 329 and 393 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1810.

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AANscaleRunner wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:10 pm
392, 329 and 393 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1810.
Through Temple at 2013 with 47 cars.

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GLC is NB with CSX run thru power grain train headed to Oakley. 159 is lead unit.

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Looks like sb working the ithaca bean plant at 0332. Long train

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GLC grain train from Oakley left at 6:40 w CSX run thru power.

Supposedly the potash train will go out in the morning. That was the one from HESR that came into Osmer w CP Power.

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I was in Corunna this early afternoon and heard horns on the GLC. Something is stirring.

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Reports on Facebook that 390 and 395 currently in Traverse City. Most likely going to Beacon.

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AANscaleRunner wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:10 am
Reports on Facebook that 390 and 395 currently in Traverse City. Most likely going to Beacon.
Shoot, I had just came thru town and the station at about that time, missed them. :cry:

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Southbound switching as of 1950 McBain 329, 393, 396 arrived with 21 cars, 17 of which appear to be for mcbain (15 ties, 2 mty center beams)
The dispatcher is cool.

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There is a load of lumber for TC sitting on the belt in Cadillac this morning.

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Possibly northbound out of Cadillac for TC at 0900. Only going by horns in the distance, no visual.

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