Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

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Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:46 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0930.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:33 pm

Working the poly plaza at 1331
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:58 pm

Watched 382 and 395 return to Cadillac from four blocks away at 1520. 23 cars, mostly tie loads and tanks. Nothing for Traverse City.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby KC8RBK » Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:00 pm

Ontn sb at the ithaca bean plant just shoving back to get their conductor 1700. 2 units
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:09 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0950.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby KC8RBK » Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:09 pm

Wb on the Middleton just west of 127 with 2 units and 3 covered hoppers 1108
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby KC8RBK » Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:38 pm

Nb just south of mt pleasant with 2 units, 4 plastic cars, a bunch of mill gons, 1 load of telephone poles, chip hopper, some black tanks and another gray covered hopper 1132
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby KC8RBK » Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:51 pm

Sb south of ithaca at Buchanan rd. Could only see the tail end in the distance 1551
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:34 pm

Watched 390 and 398 return to Cadillac at 1510 with 24 cars. 390 long hood forward. Nothing brought in for TC. Caught them turning her on the wye in Selma Yard.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:14 pm

Nothing seen or heard on the south side of Cadillac this morning as of 1100. Assuming they're northbound. My guess would be Petoskey branch.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:07 pm

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0935. Through Marion at 1045.





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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:26 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0915. Had not returned as of 1545.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AARR » Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:01 pm

AANR, you picked a good angle and nearly show the whole train in the screen
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:59 am

Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0945. 397 and 398 returned at 1505 with 27 cars. long strings of cement and empty centerbeams.

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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:48 am

Nothing seen or heard on the south side of Cadillac this morning. Assuming they are northbound.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby KC » Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:46 pm

AANscaleRunner wrote:Nothing seen or heard on the south side of Cadillac this morning. Assuming they are northbound.


Correct, caught them southbound near Alba around 1:30.
Don't believe they went further then Elmira today.


Thanks for the heads up! :D
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:38 am

KC wrote:Thanks for the heads up! :D Kelly


You're welcome. Anytime. :D
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:35 am

397 and 398 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1030 with approximately 25 cars.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby HESR3868 » Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:25 pm

:idea:
AANscaleRunner wrote:397 and 398 leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1030 with approximately 25 cars.


16:15 398 leading Southbound through Alma with 32 cars.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates March 2020

Unread postby AANscaleRunner » Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:21 pm

Returned to Cadillac from Clare at 1645.

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