Southwest Detroit 8.30.16

Give us a run down of what you saw, post pictures if you'd like...any info is welcome.

Southwest Detroit 8.30.16

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Mon Sep 05, 2016 7:58 am

NS 171 sits on the hill at Delray, waiting for the NS 331 and 288 to leave and enter Oakwood.

ImageNS 171 - Delray by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At Pleasant St, NS 288 leaves the Detroit Line for the Junction Runner to Oakwood with 2 BNSF Pumpkins.

ImageNS 288 - Pleasant St, River Rouge by tcamp7837, on Flickr

On the left, Conrail RR-2 heads for the Marsh Track.

ImageNS 288 & Conrail RR-2 by tcamp7837, on Flickr

After waiting for an empty bottle train to clear, RR-2 proceeds to Tecumseh Yard with empty gondolas for USS Steel.

ImageConrail RR-2 by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageConrail RR-2, Long Marsh by tcamp7837, on Flickr

In Wyandotte, CN 383 proceeds south on the Shoreline Sub.

ImageCN 383 - Wyandotte, MI by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Back at Delray, an earlier running T-27 proceeds into Oakwood.

ImageCP T27 w Ecos by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageT-27 w. Ecos by Delray Tower by tcamp7837, on Flickr

At CP Lou, Conrail LV-9 returns to Livernois from Dearborn and Kenwall Steel.

ImageConrail LV-9- CP Lou by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Meanwhile, LV-4 finishes up switching Ferrous Scrap Metal on John Kronk.

ImageNS 5226 - John Kronk, Detroit by tcamp7837, on Flickr

LV-9 passes LV-4 resulting in a Conrail local meet on the Michigan Line.

ImageConrail LV-9 & LV-4 - Michigan Line by tcamp7837, on Flickr

LV-4 waits for a signal at West Detroit pull ahead and shove their train into Livernois on Freight Main 5.

ImageConrail LV-4, John Kronk by tcamp7837, on Flickr

On the West Detroit Branch, CSX 2733 finishes up switching Kimmel Scrap and is ready to proceed to Coca-Cola.

ImageCSX 2733 - Kimmel Scrap, Detroit by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCSX 2733 - Westfield St, Detroit by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCSX 2733 - Livernois Ave, Detroit by tcamp7837, on Flickr

ImageCSX 2773 - Joy Rd, Detroit by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Switching Coca-Cola.

ImageCSX 2733 - Coca Cola, Detroit by tcamp7837, on Flickr

Lastly, after switching Coca-Cola, the local was ran around and ready to proceed back to Oak Yard.

ImageCSX 2733 - Detroit, MI by tcamp7837, on Flickr
ConrailDetr​oit
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 4675
Joined: Sun Apr 29, 2007 9:04 pm
Location: Detroit

Re: Southwest Detroit 8.30.16

Unread postby Fred » Mon Sep 05, 2016 8:30 am

Nice catches !
Fred
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 606
Joined: Sun Mar 11, 2007 8:44 am
Location: Woodhaven, Mi

Re: Southwest Detroit 8.30.16

Unread postby AARR » Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:04 am

I like it, CRD. Thanks for posting!
PatC created a monster, 'cause nobody wants to see Don Simon no more they want AARR I'm chopped liver, well if you want AARR this is what I'll give ya, bad humor mixed with irrelevant info that'll make you roll your eyes quicker than a ~Z~ banhammer...
User avatar
AARR
Ann Arbor RR Nerd
 
Posts: 31131
Joined: Wed Dec 22, 2004 7:39 pm
Location: Washington, MI

Re: Southwest Detroit 8.30.16

Unread postby redside20 » Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:58 am

These are awesome! I like the way you make Detroit railroading come alive when you railfan and take your photos..
Exit stage left
redside20
i don't give a fark about your PM
 
Posts: 3383
Joined: Mon Sep 12, 2005 10:44 am
Location: Columbus Ohio

Re: Southwest Detroit 8.30.16

Unread postby TrainWatcher » Tue Sep 06, 2016 1:54 pm

Was that you in the Chevy Blazer yesterday at Delray?
TrainWatcher
The Beast
 
Posts: 5933
Joined: Fri Dec 08, 2006 1:28 pm

Re: Southwest Detroit 8.30.16

Unread postby ConrailDetr​oit » Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:08 pm

Not in the chevy blazer.
ConrailDetr​oit
Railroadfan...fan
 
Posts: 4675
Joined: Sun Apr 29, 2007 9:04 pm
Location: Detroit


Return to Trip Reports

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

cron

x