Where Is It?

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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby railrod1949 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:43 pm

Jetlink wrote:
~Z~ wrote:Here's another where be it. I'd have to answer a no if RailRod guesses with the same guess again, but it is indeed in Michigan :)


MPC Cashway lumber Looking south from Grand River Avenue.

Edit to add: This is on the Plymouth sub between Ensel and Grand ledge. Just west of the Capitol City Airport.


Indeed, MPC Cashway Lumber and Building Studio, on the south side of Grand River Avenue, old US-16, just west of the Capitol City Airport, in Watertown Township, Clinton County. Between Ensel and Grand Ledge.
Spur siding north off the CSXT Plymouth Sub. Final run of the remaining passenger trains 11, 12, 14 and 15, the Pere Marquette between Detroit and Grand Rapids were made on April 30, 1971.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:47 am

Where be it? Some clues should be that Pacific Pride refueling station and the loco in the distance.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby J T » Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:32 pm

~Z~ wrote:Where be it? Some clues should be that Pacific Pride refueling station and the loco in the distance.

You mean that loco right there? :wink:

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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:28 pm

J T wrote:
~Z~ wrote:Where be it? Some clues should be that Pacific Pride refueling station and the loco in the distance.

You mean that loco right there? :wink:

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Ah ha, so JT knows where it is for sure. Any other guessers before JT spills the beans?
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby PatAzo » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:55 pm

~Z~ wrote:Where be it? Some clues should be that Pacific Pride refueling station and the loco in the distance.


Covington Rd Kalamazoo.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby railrod1949 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:12 pm

PatAzo wrote:
~Z~ wrote:Where be it? Some clues should be that Pacific Pride refueling station and the loco in the distance.


Covington Rd Kalamazoo.



Covington Road at the CN RR Pavillion Sub crossing, west of S. Sprinkle Road, south of I-94, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, That Pacific Pride refueling station is owned by the Kalamazoo Fleet Fueling Inc.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby J T » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:36 pm

~Z~ wrote:
J T wrote:
~Z~ wrote:Where be it? Some clues should be that Pacific Pride refueling station and the loco in the distance.

You mean that loco right there? :wink:

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Ah ha, so JT knows where it is for sure. Any other guessers before JT spills the beans?

I missed your two easy ones from last week. Had to get this one no matter how much searching it took. :D
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:34 pm

PatAzo wrote:
~Z~ wrote:Where be it? Some clues should be that Pacific Pride refueling station and the loco in the distance.


Covington Rd Kalamazoo.

Correct, we're seeing GDLK switching a local industry here.
Got another one; where be it?
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby Michael » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:47 pm

That was the bookstore in Rockford at one time right Z?
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:06 pm

Michael wrote:That was the bookstore in Rockford at one time right Z?

Dunno if that was a bookstore, but that is indeed Rockford. Says it was Choo Choo Law Office, but I see that's closed as well. I'll let someone else take a turn posting a where be it.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby railrod1949 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:34 pm

~Z~ wrote:
Michael wrote:That was the bookstore in Rockford at one time right Z?

Dunno if that was a bookstore, but that is indeed Rockford. Says it was Choo Choo Law Office, but I see that's closed as well. I'll let someone else take a turn posting a where be it.



The law office with the caboose and a passenger coach are both located on the west side of S. Squares Street and east side of the White Pine Rail Trail, just south of E. Bridge Street in downtown Rockford, Kent County.
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Re: Where Is It?

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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby J T » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:48 pm

And another easy one. Come on, Z!
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby J T » Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:41 am

Somewhere in West Michigan where you could once find street running on this industrial spur. Perhaps leaving the little map, along with the directional arrow, will provide some clues.

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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby ~Z~ » Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:50 am

J T wrote:Somewhere in West Michigan where you could once find street running on this industrial spur. Perhaps leaving the little map, along with the directional arrow, will provide some clues.

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Could you have made that any easier? Hello, Niles MI along Howard and 9th st. geezz..

j/k, i wouldn't have known without the clues. The part in the upper left where you kept "Michigan" but showed it was a very short city name helped.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby J T » Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:52 am

Had to throw you a softball after your three recent easy ones. :) However, next time I'll move the "Michigan" over to the far right to make it look like a loooooong city name. :lol:
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby railrod1949 » Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:34 pm

J T wrote:Had to throw you a softball after your three recent easy ones. :) However, next time I'll move the "Michigan" over to the far right to make it look like a loooooong city name. :lol:


Yes, Howard and 9th streets looking southeast. That industrial spur line is south off the NS/Amtrak Michigan Line in Niles, Berrien County, MI
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby J T » Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:47 pm

railrod1949 wrote:
J T wrote:Had to throw you a softball after your three recent easy ones. :) However, next time I'll move the "Michigan" over to the far right to make it look like a loooooong city name. :lol:


Yes, Howard and 9th streets looking southeast.

Right. Zack already identified it above. :)
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby ~Z~ » Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:26 pm

Where be it? Was browsing around looking for JTs and stumbled on this place:
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby railrod1949 » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:42 am

~Z~ wrote:Where be it? Was browsing around looking for JTs and stumbled on this place:


Still in the Niles, MI area?
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