A Visit Around the Downriver Area (Pictures)

Give us a run down of what you saw, post pictures if you'd like...any info is welcome.
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Tier4GEVO
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A Visit Around the Downriver Area (Pictures)

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11/04/2017: A quick trip to the Downriver area yielded some nice trains before the storms came.

First up is CSX Q507-04 heading south through downtown Romulus.
ImageLoaded Down by AmericanRailfan, on Flickr

Now at New Boston, Q253-02 prepares to head north to drop off a cut of autoracks at Wayne.
ImageWorking the Yard by AmericanRailfan, on Flickr

At Wyandotte, CN A45161-04 heads north.
ImageA Deceiving Train by AmericanRailfan, on Flickr

And last but not least, CN M38331-03 heads south through Wyandotte with a killer lashup.
ImageThe Gem of the Day by AmericanRailfan, on Flickr

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Nice pictures, Tier4. Thanks for posting.
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AARR wrote:Nice pictures, Tier4. Thanks for posting.
Thanks man! That's about all I could get before the storms rolled in.

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Thanks for sharing. I used to hang out at Wyandotte a lot, before I moved to northern Michigan. Not a lot of trains up here.
Who owns that black and red GP30 on the right in the New Boston pic?
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hoborich wrote:Thanks for sharing. I used to hang out at Wyandotte a lot, before I moved to northern Michigan. Not a lot of trains up here.
Who owns that black and red GP30 on the right in the New Boston pic?
I'm not sure to be honest, I'm wondering also.

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It looks like there is another black and red loco right behind it and barely visible.
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New Boston Rail Serv and they are ex IC gp 11s or 9s I believe there is not any gp30s there

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Thanks. Can't get a good look, but the top of the cab sort of looks like a GP30. But probably a 7 or 9 rebuild.
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