Great Lakes Central September 2020 Updates

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Great Lakes Central September 2020 Updates

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sb through durand at 1217. Reporting from what I'm seeing on atcs, not in person.

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The northbound OSTN has departed Osmer with the 395 and 329 with about 20ish cars including loads of coal in Reading and Northern coal hoppers for the HESR.

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Power in Cadillac this morning was 382 and 399. Not much day movement this week. Night crew has been busy with Clare runs.

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I thought I read they are unloaded at Sargant's
penn central wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:39 pm
The northbound OSTN has departed Osmer with the 395 and 329 with about 20ish cars including loads of coal in Reading and Northern coal hoppers for the HESR.
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AARR wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:24 pm
I thought I read they are unloaded at Sargant's
penn central wrote:
Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:39 pm
The northbound OSTN has departed Osmer with the 395 and 329 with about 20ish cars including loads of coal in Reading and Northern coal hoppers for the HESR.
They could be i haven't checked yet. I seen local HESR train 740 coming into Genesee Yard today in Saginaw with coal empties i think around 5 of them.

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Looks like north bound coming back through durand now 2110

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Load of lumber in Cadillac for TC this morning. Possibly running there today.

Update: 392 heading towards Amerhart at 1330.

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399 & 397 sb with a long cut of IARX 3 Bay covered hoppers at the ithaca bean plant. Not sure if they're switching or just passing by 1005

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392, 398 and 393 leaving Cadillac towards Clare at 2010 on a rare Saturday evening run. Lucked into seeing it as I was at the bowling alley. :D

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GLC ONTN approaching Alma NB @ 2308

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329/390/396 SB at Durand 11:45

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Nb with 3 units between alma and shepherd. Not a real long train. Hard to tell through the trees from 127

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Possible northbound out of Cadillac this morning at 0910. No visual.

Update: Through Kingsley at 1045.

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Heard from a reliable source they ran from Cadillac to Petoskey today. Should be making their way back down by now.

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398 is working Perrinton at 1708.

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398 arriving Ashley at 1931 from Middleton with 3 cars.

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They might make another TC run this week, from what I heard. Maybe if they go through on the right day I can sneak down to the tracks when they're going through.
I live in Kingsley and film trains & crossings.

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KingsleyRailFan wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:15 pm
They might make another TC run this week, from what I heard. Maybe if they go through on the right day I can sneak down to the tracks when they're going through.
I'll have to watch for your "heads up" and try to catch them here in TC too.

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OSTN was SB at Vernon at 10:55. The 383 SD-35 will be leading the NB turn.

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OSTN crossing SB Grand River Ave bridge in Howell 1:22

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