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Plymouth Sub Searchlights

Unread postby kd_1014 » Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:03 pm

Going to venture down the Plymouth Sub tomorrow, hopefully, to shoot Q329 between some searchlights. I don't want to venture too far from Grand Rapids, so where is the closest searchlight to Grand Rapids? Is it Lake Odessa?
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Re: Plymouth Sub Searchlights

Unread postby Saturnalia » Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:28 pm

kd_1014 wrote:Going to venture down the Plymouth Sub tomorrow, hopefully, to shoot Q329 between some searchlights. I don't want to venture too far from Grand Rapids, so where is the closest searchlight to Grand Rapids? Is it Lake Odessa?

Everything from EE Lake Odessa to Ensel - exclusive - is searchlights.

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Re: Plymouth Sub Searchlights

Unread postby kd_1014 » Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:56 pm

Saturnalia wrote:
kd_1014 wrote:Going to venture down the Plymouth Sub tomorrow, hopefully, to shoot Q329 between some searchlights. I don't want to venture too far from Grand Rapids, so where is the closest searchlight to Grand Rapids? Is it Lake Odessa?

Everything from EE Lake Odessa to Ensel - exclusive - is searchlights.

Happy hunting!


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Re: Plymouth Sub Searchlights

Unread postby SD80MAC » Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:45 am

With the exception of Ensel to North Lansing, and a few random intermediates east of there, everything from Lake Odessa to Beck Road in Plymouth is search lights.
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Re: Plymouth Sub Searchlights

Unread postby GP30M4216 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:26 am

Technically, at the moment there is modern equipment (not searchlights) from the intermediate west of Ensel at the Airport to MA Jct, inclusive. An exception is a lone searchlight installation for westbounds at Ensel on a high mast. Also, the signals at the two junctions east of Ensel are safe trans equipment but use C&O signal rules, displaying the high red over low red stop aspect and others typical of the “old C&O” south of Michigan. More then you wanted to know! :lol:
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Re: Plymouth Sub Searchlights

Unread postby kd_1014 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:32 am

IIRC, there’s a triple headed searchlight guarding Trowbridge
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Re: Plymouth Sub Searchlights

Unread postby SD80MAC » Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:26 pm

kd_1014 wrote:IIRC, there’s a triple headed searchlight guarding Trowbridge

Most of the sidings have 3 headed signals.
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