Grand Rapids 10/21/05 (w/ photos)

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Grand Rapids 10/21/05 (w/ photos)

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Headed out for a quick day around GR. Was driving down Market St when I heard an X50? clear Jenison..i thought SHOOT! as it was going away. Drove over to Wyoming Yard near Judd St when i hear the scanner pipe up again with X502 east clear Grandville. Ah ha! Not a westbound as thought, but eastbound instead. Book it down Chicago Dr and catch this: SOO 6047 & SOO 6009 on X502.
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After a brief stop at Wyoming Yard, X502 heads east out of the yard. Headed down to Buchanan St...had to wait a while...X502 pulled up to Plaster Creek and the dispatchers were changing shifts.. Gordon got on and let them go, then got clearance through the flagman near Grandville Rd.
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Headed back to the yard, and saw CSX 8407 & CEFX 3132 double up their train on Q326 at Judd St.
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Went to Taco Bell, then went out for a while with my woman getting pictures of the fall color. After dropping her back off at her car, headed toward the yard again. Before getting there though, a West Olive coal train headed out and was already clear of Grandville...light was almost gone and there was no way to catch him, so home I went.
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