New Business in Alpena?

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New Business in Alpena?

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I saw a photo on Facebook recently of LSRC 326 with an empty centerbeam. I've never seen one on either of the Alpena trains. Is there a new customer in Alpena or are they just storing centerbeams up there?

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They were storing center beams in the yard. They load box cars at the round house, it's possible that customer is also loading center beams.

I think they have a customer in Bay City that loads center beams.

I'd love them to get the drywall plant near Turtle/National City back.
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AARR wrote:
Thu Feb 11, 2021 4:11 pm
They were storing center beams in the yard. They load box cars at the round house, it's possible that customer is also loading center beams.

I think they have a customer in Bay City that loads center beams.

I'd love them to get the drywall plant near Turtle/National City back.
I looked at the photo again. It's actually loaded with ties for the transload in Greenbush. I didn't notice the ties the first time I saw the picture.

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GTWwatcher wrote:
Thu Feb 11, 2021 4:15 pm
I looked at the photo again. It's actually loaded with ties for the transload in Greenbush. I didn't notice the ties the first time I saw the picture.
Do you know what will be transloaded in Greenbush?
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AARR wrote:
Thu Feb 11, 2021 6:44 pm
GTWwatcher wrote:
Thu Feb 11, 2021 4:15 pm
I looked at the photo again. It's actually loaded with ties for the transload in Greenbush. I didn't notice the ties the first time I saw the picture.
Do you know what will be transloaded in Greenbush?
They're transloading old ties for Viking Energy

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GTWwatcher wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:40 pm
AARR wrote:
Thu Feb 11, 2021 6:44 pm
GTWwatcher wrote:
Thu Feb 11, 2021 4:15 pm
I looked at the photo again. It's actually loaded with ties for the transload in Greenbush. I didn't notice the ties the first time I saw the picture.
Do you know what will be transloaded in Greenbush?
They're transloading old ties for Viking Energy
Very interesting. Do you know which railroad(s) the old ties are coming from?
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AARR wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:46 pm
GTWwatcher wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:40 pm
AARR wrote:
Thu Feb 11, 2021 6:44 pm
Do you know what will be transloaded in Greenbush?
They're transloading old ties for Viking Energy
Very interesting. Do you know which railroad(s) the old ties are coming from?
Basically its the same as what the GLC gets for McBain this is also from CSX when i first saw this last year i thought it was miss routed to the LSRC but i was pleasantly surprised to find out it is going to Lincoln Mi via a transload at Greenbush.

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