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Indiana Trip Report 10/28/05

Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 12:44 am
by ~Z~
This is Patrick's Trip Report from Indiana 10/28/05:

Got up and went to work at 2 am. after work was finished at 3:45am I left directly for East Lansing to meet up with Pat C. I met up with him about 6:15 and we headed south.

East Lansing

UP 4847 Eastbound 6:09Am 83 Cars
UP 9061

Inbetween East Lansing and Indiana, we stoped in Coldwater and saw the steam railroad there. The locos were sitting and the passenger cars where no where to be seen. We also made one other stop along the INE and saw a place where the recycle glass and load it into hoppers.

Corunna

NS 6760 Eastbound 8:20am
NS 8869

Amtrak 70
Parked the car near the bridge for IN 327 in Corunna, and caught a westbound Lakeshore Limited Amtrak train, still before sunrise.


NS 7508 Eastbound 8:42am
NS/CR emd unit

NS 8942 Eastbound 8:46am
UP 4523

NS 6761 Eastbound 8:50am
NS 9730

NS 2590 Eastbound 9:07Am
NS 8988

NS 8200 Westbound 9:22am
NS 6664

NS 9250 Westbound 9:25am
BNSF 5456

NS 9195 Eastbound 9:27am
BNSF 4012

Then we went and saw the small shortline and its SW8 Switcher unit which was working in Kendalville.
Ex- Ludington and Northern 16
G.R.J. Kendallville. Division of Michigan Southern R.R. He fired it up as we were about to leave and started to switch Kraft.

KendallVille

NS 2536 Eastbound 10:46AM
NS 8851

Corunna

NS 9035 11:03am
UP 7025
NS 5093

NS 5580 eastbound 11:15am 1 car

Garrett IN

CSXT 7923 WESTBOUND
CSXT 7663

YARD POWER
CSXT 1103
CSXT 1551
CSXT 4617
EMDX 6301
CSXT 8147
BNSF 945
BNSF 7335

CSXT 7701 EASTBOUND
CSXT 7785

CSXT 7884 WESTBOUND 12:23PM
CSXT 7517

MORE AT THE MILL

NS 6634 L96?

NS 6603 SOUTHBOUND L99 GRAIN 1:05PM
UP 4212

GARRETT

UP 5923 EASTBOUND COAL V740???
UP/SP 6156

IN GARRETT YARD AGAIN

CSXT 2700
FURX 3002

Corunna

BNSF 5665 WESTBOUND 3:43 PM
UP 3955
NS 9088
NS 4639

Ligioner - FROM SIDE OF A FORMER BRIDGE.

NS 6705 - Intermodal 4:52

NS 9845
NS 5097
NS 5122
NS 4158
NS 2527
NS 8665
NS 5328
NS 5188

NS 6704 WESTBOUND
NS 9422

Corunna

NS 9908 WESTBOUND
NS 9923

Waterloo

NS 5444 EASTBOUND 8:16PM
NS 5407

NS 8868 WESTBOUND
NS 1651

NS 9611 WESTBOUND
NS 6716

NS 9824 WESTBOUND 9:25PM
NS 6163
NS 5103

Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 2:20 pm
by PAT.C
''MORE AT THE MILL"--HUGE STEEL COMPLEX EAST OF AUBURN AND N. OF ST.JOE DIAMOND. STEEL MINI MILL AND SEVERAL PROCESSING PLANTS IN A LARGE COMPLEX. U CAN CIRCLE ENTIRE COMPLEX ON PUBLIC ROADS. WANNA SEE WHERE YOUR OLD CAR OR WASHING MACHINE ENDED UP? MOUNTAINS OF SCRAP AT MILL.