Michigan Short Line Updates - December 2018

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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - December 2018

Unread postby Patriot » Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:23 pm

GRE - WB Leonard at 1:23 lite.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - December 2018

Unread postby Patriot » Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:04 pm

GRE - Round #2. EB Leonard at 3:02 with 13 CHs for King.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - December 2018

Unread postby Doktor No » Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:11 pm

Patriot wrote:GRE - Round #2. EB Leonard at 3:02 with 13 CHs for King.

They had a rather large slug of grain hoppers for Kings when we went by at 11AM. Stretched from east of the diamond to Alpine Overhead. They were doing an airtest when we came back by at Noon. I didn't think that GP38 would take em all up and out of town. There was an empty centerbeam in the yard, I assume from Fruit Ridge and in the cut for Lowell way there was a covered hopper plastic bead car and a tanker for Amway. Lowell was empty of cars when I went by on Tuesday...cept for two at the unloader next to the new silos.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - December 2018

Unread postby Patriot » Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:27 am

GRE - WB Leonard at 10:22 with nine CHs from King
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - December 2018

Unread postby Patriot » Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:55 pm

GRE - WB Leonard at 1:50 lite.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - December 2018

Unread postby dave989 » Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:33 pm

Z151 is sitting at Turner (will CSX be a grinch or allow them into Wyoming Yard)?? Or is it quittin time?
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - December 2018

Unread postby amtrak1007 » Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:03 pm

GDLK at Schoolcraft December 2018 continued

12/9/18
12:22 NB
20:34 SB

12/10/18
10:08 NB
18:10 SB
20:38 SB

12/11/18
09:20 NB
13:45 NB
16:16 SB
22:15 SB

12/12/18
05:42 NB
11:28NB
15:34 SB
20:15 SB

12/13/18
10:06 NB
18:38 SB
20:44 SB

12/14/18
09:42 NB
16:19 SB
20:33 SB

12/15/18
20:14 NB

12/16/18
03:48 SB

12/17/18
09:16 NB

12/18/18
00:50 SB
08:20 NB
10:06 NB
16:32 SB
19:54 SB

12/19/18
09:38 NB
22:15 SB
23:39 SB

12/20/18
08:55 NB
11:52 NB
20:23 SB
21:46 SB

12/21/18
07:55 NB
10:09 NB
15:05 SB

12/23/18
03:04 SB
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - December 2018

Unread postby Plannerdad » Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:48 pm

GRE appears to have gone to Lowell today. Hoppers all over town. Saw them moving around the Ann Street yard around lunch time. They move a loaded lumber car west to the Marsman siding for the C & M. It was dark but the yard still looked full around 6:30pm.

Thursday, MQT was parked N.O. Turner around 1:00pm. Looked like a long train, most of the distance back to N. Park. A lot of box cars on the back end; possibly 5 engines, but could not confirm without departing the roadway.
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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - December 2018

Unread postby amtrak1007 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:24 am

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Re: Michigan Short Line Updates - December 2018

Unread postby Raildudes dad » Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:57 pm

Empty potash cars from the cars I can read the numbers. One looked like a sand car but I can't read the number.
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