Where Is It?

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1949 is on the mark
railrod1949 wrote:
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:06 pm
~Z~ wrote:
Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:37 pm
Did we end up confirming Mark's roadrailer was in Grand Rapids?
If it is indeed there... here's the next one... where be it?
Junction Valley RR, Bridgeport, MI. looking south from old M-38. I was there with my best railfan friend in July, 1998.
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The RoadRailer is at Kentwood Excavating on Broadmoor/M-37 in Kentwood.

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Junction Valley is indeed correct.
Mark F wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:47 am
The RoadRailer is at Kentwood Excavating on Broadmoor/M-37 in Kentwood.
Well no kidding.. wasn't aware of that. Browsed around GR for a bit and just didn't stumble on that same overhead picture, but I see it now.
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ImageIMG_4935 by tcamp7837, on Flickr

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Is it on ConRail
ConrailDetr​oit wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:31 pm
ImageIMG_4935 by tcamp7837, on Flickr
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Not Conrail

In Michigan

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Kearney Street in Port Huron, served by LSRC.

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GTW6401 wrote:
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:35 am
Kearney Street in Port Huron, served by LSRC.
Yes, CDW at the foot of Kearney Street (which can be seen in the foreground), looking north in Port Huron. off the connection with the LSRC which can be seen in the distance.

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Correct

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The bridge is gone, the track at grade level remains in place in daily use though the double track was eliminated in the 80's.

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Between Grand Rapids and Comstock Park?
PatAzo wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:06 am
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The bridge is gone, the track at grade level remains in place in daily use though the double track was eliminated in the 80's.
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...

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AARR wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:58 am
Between Grand Rapids and Comstock Park?
Not GR and Comstock Park. Note the interurban car crossing the bridge. A state highway parallels the track on the far side.

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PatAzo wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:06 am
Image

The bridge is gone, the track at grade level remains in place in daily use though the double track was eliminated in the 80's.
A modern day view looking in the opposite direction.

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Galesburg.

I'm assuming the flyover didn't use earth embankments due to the tight right-of-way.

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DaveO, how do you know all these locations?
DaveO wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 7:42 am
Galesburg.

I'm assuming the flyover didn't use earth embankments due to the tight right-of-way.
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DaveO wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 7:42 am
Galesburg.

I'm assuming the flyover didn't use earth embankments due to the tight right-of-way.
Yup, indeed its Galesburg, MI looking east along E Battle Creek Street, just east of Burgess Street in Galesburg, Kalamazoo County. Amtrak trains 351 and 352 between Pontiac and Chicago and trains 364 and 365 between Port Huron and Chicago all pass through Galesburg.

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The Michigan United Electric passed through Galesburg on city streets then crossed over the Michigan Central just east of town. The approaches were wood trestles.

[https://www.loc.gov/resource/g4113km.gl ... 16,0.866,0]

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AARR wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:33 am
DaveO, how do you know all these locations?
DaveO wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 7:42 am
Galesburg.

I'm assuming the flyover didn't use earth embankments due to the tight right-of-way.
I don't.
But in this case, streetcars and interurbans are something that I've long had an interest in.
To remember which flyover was where however required me to resort to google.

As part of my retirement trip, I visited the tram capitol of the world.
So who knows where that is?

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DaveO wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:04 am
As part of my retirement trip, I visited the tram capitol of the world.
So who knows where that is?
As you, i resorted to google.. Melbourne Australia :)
At first I was thinking of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shore_Line_Trolley_Museum in Connecticut where our GP30M4216 worked, but google told me the right answer.
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