Great Lakes Central Updates December 2021

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399 and 396 left Cadillac for Clare at 1415.

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One crew ran to Traverse City from Cadillac this afternoon while another crew took 390 and 393 to Clare at 1545.

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395 at beacon right now

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395 leading SB past Kingsley Road (Teakwood) at 20:41
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382/386 nb at Durand last night around 21:32

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OSTN NB at Durand this morning at 04:20 with 386/382/392 f/r/r and the csx cut on the head end.

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Pretty good chance for a train tonight in TC. Transformer unloaded off the HD flat at the Wolverine spur along Keystone Road plus, two empties pushed off the Amerhart siding onto the main in Williamsburg. No idea regarding the scrap dealer as I didn't pass it today
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ostn NB at Durand at 22:20 with 386/382 and an empty grain train they picked up from AA today. a mix of cars with some ADMX thrown in.

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LansingRailFan wrote:
Tue Dec 07, 2021 11:00 pm
ostn NB at Durand at 22:20 with 386/382 and an empty grain train they picked up from AA today. a mix of cars with some ADMX thrown in.
according to the facebooks this train went to Oakley last night and is being loaded at the north elevator - a unit train of corn this be.

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Signal maintainer at the gated Kingsley Road Crossing in Kingsley. 11:57.
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KingsleyRailFan wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 11:57 am
Signal maintainer at the gated Kingsley Road Crossing in Kingsley. 11:57.
TC Run soon then?

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3 units sb from Ithaca bean plant with just cars from them 1339

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GLC OSTN is in Durand Yard waiting for CN to run some land barges before they get the signal.

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LansingRailFan wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 4:58 pm
GLC OSTN is in Durand Yard waiting for CN to run some land barges before they get the signal.
SB at 17:05. #382, #386, #383
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bluewonderrails wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 5:11 pm
LansingRailFan wrote:
Wed Dec 08, 2021 4:58 pm
GLC OSTN is in Durand Yard waiting for CN to run some land barges before they get the signal.
SB at 17:05. #382, #386, #383
very nicely blocked train - soymeal on the end, mixed tanks in front, empty MOW cars from csx and a cut of about 25 loaded TSBY hoppers.

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02:14 - 'NB'/rr WB OSTN with 383/386/382 across the diamond at Durand

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18:12 OSTN lined south out of Durand.
"there's a train coming, I wanna wait for it" ... "ugh, how long?"
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Heard them leave Cadillac for Clare at 1400.

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CSTN ran south today at 09:30 to Clare. They were bringing Santa Claus to the town Christmas parade.

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LansingRailFan wrote:
Sat Dec 11, 2021 9:50 am
CSTN ran south today at 09:30 to Clare. They were bringing Santa Claus to the town Christmas parade.
They returned around 1245 and spent the afternoon working Cadillac.

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