Where Is It?

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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby railrod1949 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:53 pm

Michael wrote:I only posted this spot because I like when Google Street View catches a moving train.
Not many clues in the photo itself but it won't surprise me if someone gets it right away.
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Yes, that's Bougue Street, looking north crossing the CN Flint Sub, on the MSU campus in East Lansing, Ingham County. Amtrak trains nos. 365/364 run between Port Huron and Chicago with stop in East Lansing at 8:36am every mornings (train 365) and 8:42pm every evenings (train 364). The East Lansing Amtrak/CATA station is about less a mile with of the above shot>
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby Michael » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:45 am

Well done

Buster Manning wrote:Bogue St. looking north at the CN crossing at MP 225 on the campus of MSU
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Re: Where Is It?

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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby AARR » Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:55 pm

Is this Flint?
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby DaveO » Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:13 pm

AARR wrote:Is this Flint?


Old East Coldwater Road crossing with the new overpass in the background
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby AARR » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:13 pm

I would never have found the road :oops:
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AARR wrote:Is this Flint?


Old East Coldwater Road crossing with the new overpass in the background
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby railrod1949 » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:04 pm

AARR wrote:I would never have found the road :oops:
DaveO wrote:
AARR wrote:Is this Flint?


Old East Coldwater Road crossing with the new overpass in the background


Yes, that's Old Coldwater Road, looking west and the CSX RR main line, just west of Dort Highway (M-54), in Mt. Morris Township, just north of Flint, Genesee County. The current Coldwater Road overpass is to the right of the above shot. Final run of the remaining passenger train on the old C&O Railway between Detroit and Saginaw with stops in downtown Flint, was made on October 29, 1950. The north end of McGrew Yard is to the left of the above shot.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby Michael » Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:00 am

Good job guys
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby Michael » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:16 pm

There were several different tracks in the SEM area location.
As Z likes to say, Where be it?
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby AARR » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:48 pm

Oxford near the quarries?
Michael wrote:There were several different tracks in the SEM area location.
As Z likes to say, Where be it?
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby DaveO » Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:37 pm

Michael wrote:There were several different tracks in the SEM area location.
As Z likes to say, Where be it?


Island Lake State Park. This area will see the resumption of sand/gravel mining. According to dear governor, this mining will help the park and the environment in a positive manner. I think visitors to the park, especially those doing some mountain biking or using Spring Mill Pond are probably going to be thinking something else in a not so positive manner.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby hoborich » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:03 pm

Not sure if it's the state park. That may be the gravel company property nearby the state park, off of Silver Lake road, Green Oak Township.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby ~Z~ » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:12 pm

I can at least confirm the photo on google says it's within the Island Lake State Recreation Area. Close enough :)

Where be this one? Where be it?
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby Jochs » Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:04 am

~Z~ wrote:I can at least confirm the photo on google says it's within the Island Lake State Recreation Area. Close enough :)

Where be this one? Where be it?

New Richmond
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby ~Z~ » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:55 am

Jochs wrote:
~Z~ wrote:I can at least confirm the photo on google says it's within the Island Lake State Recreation Area. Close enough :)

Where be this one? Where be it?

New Richmond

Noppers, new Richmond's signals are more current than these. This photo was taken this month.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby railrod1949 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:48 pm

~Z~ wrote:
Jochs wrote:
~Z~ wrote:I can at least confirm the photo on google says it's within the Island Lake State Recreation Area. Close enough :)

Where be this one? Where be it?

New Richmond

Noppers, new Richmond's signals are more current than these. This photo was taken this month.[/

CN, CSX, NS or the Marquette Rail.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby ~Z~ » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:05 pm

railrod1949 wrote:CN, CSX, NS or the Marquette Rail.

No, no, no, and no. It is on a shortline railroad though in Michigan. Somewhere south of Lansing.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby railrod1949 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:08 pm

~Z~ wrote:
railrod1949 wrote:CN, CSX, NS or the Marquette Rail.

No, no, no, and no. It is on a shortline railroad though in Michigan. Somewhere south of Lansing.



The Jackson and Lansing RR or the Indiana Northeastern RR.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby Avnx » Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:55 am

~Z~ wrote:I can at least confirm the photo on google says it's within the Island Lake State Recreation Area. Close enough :)

Where be this one? Where be it?


Grand Elk, south of Kalamazoo.
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Re: Where Is It?

Unread postby ~Z~ » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:47 am

Avnx wrote:
~Z~ wrote:I can at least confirm the photo on google says it's within the Island Lake State Recreation Area. Close enough :)

Where be this one? Where be it?


Grand Elk, south of Kalamazoo.

It is on Grand elk, south of Kzoo somewhere. I'll give it till tomorrow unless someone can guess earlier.
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