Railroadfan.com 2019 Meet - Durand Saturday May 25th

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Please pick any dates you are able to come for a Durand meet this spring

Poll ended at Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:34 am

Saturday May 4th
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18%
Sunday May 5th
9
20%
Saturday May 11th
9
20%
Saturday May 25th
11
25%
Sunday May 26th
7
16%
 
Total votes : 44

Railroadfan.com 2019 Meet - Durand Saturday May 25th

Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:34 am

admin edit: meet set for 5/25/19 in Durand MI. See you all there!

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Planning to have this years' railfan meet in Durand Michigan. Throwing out some potential dates for a vote, and would like to hear when you all might be available and wanting to come on over for a meet. Please vote for as many options as you would be willing to come for the meet.

May 12th is Mothers day, Durand RR days is weekend of May 18-19, Memorial Day May 27th. I'll leave the poll open for a few days and we'll pick the date based on that vote.
As usual, this is a free event; come and go as you please. Any Michigan railfans and families are welcome. We'll meet at the depot in Durand and hope to see whomever is going to come on out.
Street address: 200 South Railroad Street, Durand, MI 48429
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Re: Railroadfan.com Spring Meet - Durand Vote

Unread postby Saturnalia » Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:00 pm

What happened to Deshler?

Also, I'm available only the 4th and 5th, FWIW (cuz I'm very important, obviously) :lol:
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Re: Railroadfan.com Spring Meet - Durand Vote

Unread postby ~Z~ » Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:33 pm

Deshler was a consideration, but thought better of it and am aiming for Durand.
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Re: Railroadfan.com Spring Meet - Durand Vote

Unread postby Mark Rummel » Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:06 pm

Saturday, May 25, please
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Re: Railroadfan.com Spring Meet - Durand Vote

Unread postby Jetlink » Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:49 pm

I'm scheduled to work every Saturday in May as of right now. I can usually trade with someone else for a specific day off though. You guys pick the date then I'll attempt to trade work dates and attend.
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Re: Railroadfan.com Spring Meet - Durand Vote

Unread postby tsinoms » Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:52 am

Would love to join you guys again so I'm down for the 25th or 26th. Otherwise I'll be watching from FL.
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Re: Railroadfan.com Spring Meet - Durand Vote

Unread postby ~Z~ » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:48 am

Poll is almost done, Saturday May 25th leading so far.
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Re: Railroadfan.com Spring Meet - Durand Vote

Unread postby wyrickj » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:09 pm

Can’t do the 5th to 14th anything after that works
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Re: Railroadfan.com Spring Meet - Durand Vote

Unread postby astrovanman1989 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:11 am

I’d like to show up any weekend but I might be moving to proctor Minnesota for my new job with Hallcon transporting rr crews
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Re: Railroadfan.com Spring Meet - Durand Vote

Unread postby SD80MAC » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:35 am

So Saturday, May 25th it is?
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Re: Railroadfan.com Spring Meet - Durand Vote

Unread postby kc8bdr » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:15 pm

Is there a starting time?
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Re: Railroadfan.com 2019 Meet - Durand Saturday May 25th

Unread postby ~Z~ » Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:19 pm

kc8bdr wrote:Is there a starting time?

No official starting time or end. I plan to arrive morning hours, leave sometime after dinner.
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Re: Railroadfan.com 2019 Meet - Durand Saturday May 25th

Unread postby AARR » Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:10 am

Durand, very cool. Hopefully I will attend with Mrs. AARR's brownies :) .
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Re: Railroadfan.com 2019 Meet - Durand Saturday May 25th

Unread postby kc8bdr » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:21 pm

~Z~ wrote:
kc8bdr wrote:Is there a starting time?

No official starting time or end. I plan to arrive morning hours, leave sometime after dinner.



Great thanks.
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Re: Railroadfan.com 2019 Meet - Durand Saturday May 25th

Unread postby penn central » Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:25 am

Ill be in Durand on Friday May 24th took a vacation day. Then off for a 24 hour period somewhere. Im undecided where yet. Maybe some of the members might be there Friday in Durand.
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Re: Railroadfan.com 2019 Meet - Durand Saturday May 25th

Unread postby David Lang » Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:58 am

I would like to come but not sure if I can.

We am moving back to the East side of Michigan after a new job back in Defense - this time BAE Systems in Sterling Heights. (5 years in the automotive industry has been brutal).

I am glad you guys are still meeting in Durand. I haven't been in some time, but remember organizing the meets back in the early 2000s before life was busy with 3 kids and other things.

Have fun if I can't make it!

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Re: Railroadfan.com 2019 Meet - Durand Saturday May 25th

Unread postby Jetlink » Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:09 pm

Got the day traded off my board so it's an off day. I'll be there sometime in the morning not too incredibly early as I'm not an early riser. Probably bring my son and 1 of the daughters as well.
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Re: Railroadfan.com 2019 Meet - Durand Saturday May 25th

Unread postby AC60CW » Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:44 pm

Tam and I will more than likely be making the trip up there from Toledo. Unless we have family things going on, but I will try to make sure we don't have something on the 25th.

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Re: Railroadfan.com 2019 Meet - Durand Saturday May 25th

Unread postby J T » Fri May 17, 2019 10:20 am

Jetlink wrote:Got the day traded off my board so it's an off day. I'll be there sometime in the morning not too incredibly early as I'm not an early riser. Probably bring my son and 1 of the daughters as well.

Will we get to see a repeat of them using Jon Leese as a jungle gym? :lol:
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Re: Railroadfan.com 2019 Meet - Durand Saturday May 25th

Unread postby Jetlink » Fri May 17, 2019 10:56 am

J T wrote:
Jetlink wrote:Got the day traded off my board so it's an off day. I'll be there sometime in the morning not too incredibly early as I'm not an early riser. Probably bring my son and 1 of the daughters as well.

Will we get to see a repeat of them using Jon Leese as a jungle gym? :lol:


That's probably up to Jon. :D :D

But I'm guessing not. The girls aren't as little and rambunctious as they used to be.
That was was before my son was even born. He's 6 now. Time marches on.
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