Great Lakes Central 398 Stuck in Snow in Traverse City, Mi

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Re: Great Lakes Central 398 Stuck in Snow in Traverse City,

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I wonder if they'll get their CNW steamer up to TC once they complete the restoration, it's much lighter than the 1225
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Re: Great Lakes Central 398 Stuck in Snow in Traverse City,

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NS3322 wrote:
Super Chief wrote:I see SRI is using LV 126 up north for trips out of Kalkaska in April. Would think 1225 is still restricted to south of Cadillac?
Has the #1225 ever visited TC? Or have the tracks always been that poor?
It was at this moment that the hijacking of this thread took place. :lol: :lol:
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Re: Great Lakes Central 398 Stuck in Snow in Traverse City,

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Jochs wrote:
NS3322 wrote:
Super Chief wrote:I see SRI is using LV 126 up north for trips out of Kalkaska in April. Would think 1225 is still restricted to south of Cadillac?
Has the #1225 ever visited TC? Or have the tracks always been that poor?
It was at this moment that the hijacking of this thread took place. :lol: :lol:
Oh yes. :lol:

(Although, I should have rephrased my original question to say "any extremely heavy steamer" instead of "the #1225").

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Re: Great Lakes Central 398 Stuck in Snow in Traverse City,

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Jochs wrote: It was at this moment that the hijacking of this thread took place. :lol: :lol:
An occasional hijacking is good once in a while.

There are photos on the internet of stuck steam locomotives on the GR&I north of Manton. What was the heaviest?

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Re: Great Lakes Central 398 Stuck in Snow in Traverse City,

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Standard Railfan wrote:
Jochs wrote: It was at this moment that the hijacking of this thread took place. :lol: :lol:
An occasional hijacking is good once in a while.

There are photos on the internet of stuck steam locomotives on the GR&I north of Manton. What was the heaviest?
I would guess the N class 2-10-2s were the heaviest steam to operate north of GR on the PRR, based on other comments in this thread.
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