Great Lakes Central Updates October 2017

Daily whereabouts of train locations along with sightings for heads ups to other railfans.
Plannerdad
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Zeeland Farm Services plant at Ithaca. Not sure when it's planned to be operational.

AANscaleRunner
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Heard them leave Cadillac towards Clare at 0915. Could not see them from where I was.

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Great Lakes Central north through Mount Pleasant at 1355 with a nice sized train

GLC 397 leading
GLC 399
GLC 392

2 Box cars
23 hoppers
9 plastics hoppers
2 empty pulpwood flats
4 wood chip gondolas
3 LPG tanks
1 Plastics hopper
20 LPG tanks

64 total

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GLC back south through Mount Pleasant just before 1500. I was not close enough to see them

AANscaleRunner
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395 and 398 returned to Cadillac at 1650 with 2 empty pulpwood, 4 wood chip, 3 tanks, 1 covered hopper and 20 tanks.

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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1000.


csx801
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Great Lakes Central north through Mount Pleasant at 1320

GLC 397 leading
GLC 399
GLC 392

1 boxcar
11 plastics hoppers
2 coke hoppers
1 plastics hopper
10 cement hoppers
14 LPG tanks
1 feed hopper

40 total

AANscaleRunner
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Returned to Cadillac at 1630.


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Pixl
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csx801 wrote: GLC 397 leading
GLC 399
GLC 392

1 boxcar
40 total
Hmmnn.. what happened to the box car, I didn't see it in the Cadillac arrival

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