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McLouth Steel Switcher

Unread postPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:33 pm
by Trainman2223
To any interested,
there is a switcher on the north end of the old McLouth Steel mill property.
Sibley @ West Jefferson.

DSC ltd #6 " BIG MIKE"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_LXdLChe4U

any information about the locomotive is welcomed.

Re: McLouth Steel Switcher

Unread postPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:32 pm
by M.D.Bentley
Nice. Waiting on the move now that it has been sold. Keep an eye out or in this case eye in the sky :-).

Re: McLouth Steel Switcher

Unread postPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:03 pm
by Trainman2223
Has the locomotive been sold?

It is now sitting on the just off the McLouth bridge near the "ConRail?" access switch.

Re: McLouth Steel Switcher

Unread postPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:47 pm
by SD80MAC
It's now owned by Great Lakes Locomotive (GLLX). It's an SW8.

Re: McLouth Steel Switcher

Unread postPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:43 pm
by M.D.Bentley

Re: McLouth Steel Switcher

Unread postPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:56 am
by Trainman2223
Thank You Gents for the information.

Re: McLouth Steel Switcher

Unread postPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:01 pm
by J T
That's one of the strangest train videos I've ever seen.

Re: McLouth Steel Switcher

Unread postPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:06 pm
by Trainman2223
It is an odd video... 8)

Should have noted on the original post not my video :oops: only posted as reference :lol: :wink:

Re: McLouth Steel Switcher

Unread postPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:01 am
by M.D.Bentley
Big Mike will move today from its current location to Trenton yard with the help of Conrail's Trenton 3 job. Destination after that unknown.

Re: McLouth Steel Switcher

Unread postPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:28 pm
by M.D.Bentley
NEWS FLASH !! "Big Mike" still sitting on the Highline lead. The brakes were not working and cannot be moved.

Re: McLouth Steel Switcher

Unread postPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:40 pm
by GreatLakesRailfan
J T wrote:That's one of the strangest train videos I've ever seen.


At least it wasn't a vertical video...