Michigan Short Line Updates - March 2019

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GRE - WB Leonard at 2:50 with 10 CHs.
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GRE on duty this morning, I’m told. Anyone have a visual?
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GRE - EB Leonard at 9:18 with 12 CHs (2 non-King)
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GRE arrived in Lowell around 10:30am; departed with 7 empties around 11:50am

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Grand Elk SB at Schoolcraft. 4225, 4206 and an NS Geep leading.
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MQT1223 wrote:Grand Elk SB at Schoolcraft. 4225, 4206 and an NS Geep leading.
Do you know the number on the NS Geep?
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Michigan Southern Enroute to Sturgis. PREX 1616 and one tank.
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kd_1014 wrote:
MQT1223 wrote:Grand Elk SB at Schoolcraft. 4225, 4206 and an NS Geep leading.
Do you know the number on the NS Geep?
3323 was parked in the gdlk yard in Kalamazoo when I was there last week. No idea if that's the one.

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Michigan Southern is currently working Abbott Labs In Sturgis
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Grand Elk train 501 is currently interchanging with the Michigan Southern...
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GRE - EB Leonard at 10:45 with 16 CHs for King
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GRE - EB Leonard at 9:15 with 13 CHs and 1 tank.
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On this beautiful day, JAIL is working Lansing at this time with 1758 and 1751. They brought 2 coils north for CSXT interchange.

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C&M Freight eastbound at Walker currently. No visual.
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Supposedly Grand Elk 303 will be picking up GLLX #4 from CHS in Wayland today to bring north. Heading for the West Michigan in Hartford.
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GRE - EB Leonard at 10:30 with 14 CHs (12 for King).
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GRE - was WB Leonard at 2:05 with a long string of cars.
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GRE - EB Leonard at 9:30 with 15 CHs (one non-King) and one tank
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Ine wb by Briggs rd (east of quincy) with 2 beeps and a decent size train. Maybe 20 or so cars about 1000

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Only one hopper in Lowell tonight.

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