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Great Lakes Central (GLC) History

  • ARR Reporting Marks - GLC and TSBY
  • Formerly the Tuscola & Saginaw Bay Railway
  • Owned by Federated Railways
  • The Great Lakes Central Railroad is a Class III rail carrier formed in 2005 with the purchase of the Tuscola & Saginaw Bay Railway. Operates former Ann Arbor trackage from Ann Arbor to Yuma. Also operates former PRR trackage from Cadillac to Petoskey, former PRR trackage from Walton Jct. (north of Cadillac) to Traverse City with ex PM branches to Grawn and Williamsburg, former NYC trackage from Owosso to Chesaning, and former GTW trackage from Ashley to Middleton. GLC interchanges rail traffic with CN and HESR at Durand, MMRR at Alma, CSX at Ann Pere (Howell), and AA at Osmer (Ann Arbor).

Great Lakes Central (GLC) Locomotives

Number Model Year(s) Built Notes
GLC 329 SD40-2 1966 Ex CEFX 3143 / MKCX 5348 / ATSF 5348 / ATSF 5567. Built as an SD45
GLC 382 SD40-2 1970 Ex CITX 3089 / GCFX 3089 / CRLX 602 / CR 6262 / PC 6262. Built as an SD40
GLC 385 GP35 1964 Ex TSBY 385 / AA 385, 1st unit to wear GLC paint, OOS
GLC 390 GP35 1964 Ex TSBY 390 / AA 390, now in GLC paint
GLC 391 GP35 1964 Ex TSBY 391 / AA 391, now in GLC paint, OOS
GLC 392 GP35 1964 Ex TSBY 392 / AA 392, 2nd unit to wear GLC paint
GLC 393 GP35 1964 Ex TSBY 393 / AA 393. GLC 10th Anniversary unit, OOS
GLC 394 GP35 1964 Ex TSBY 394 / AA 394. OOS
GLC 395 GP38-2 1972 Ex LLPX 2306 / EMDX 750 / CR 7950
GLC 396 GP38-2 1972 Ex GMTX 2325 / LLPX 2325 / CR 8012 / PC 8012
GLC 397 GP38-2 1972 Ex LLPX 2327 / UP 451 / UP 1951 / EMDX 815 / CR 8015 / PC 8015
GLC 398 GP38-2 1972 Ex LLPX 2331 / UP 456 / UP 1956/ EMDX 82 / CR 8021 / PC 8021
GLC 399 GP38-2 1972 Ex LLPX 2336 / UP 1963 / CR 8031 / PC 8031
GLC 1226 25 Tonner 1953 Ex GLC 2126 / TSBY 2126 / Petoskey Portland Cement. Owosso shop switcher.
TSBY 1977 NW2 1942 Ex UP 1034. Stored OOS in Farwell, Michigan.

Past Great Lakes Central (GLC) Locomotives

Number Model Year(s) Built Notes
GLC 389 GP35 1964 Ex TSBY 389 / AA 389. Scrapped 4/2018
GMTX 2663 GP38-2 1970 Ex LLPX 2039 / CSX 2117 / BO 4817. Leased from GATX Rail Locomotive, Returned
GMTX 2675 GP38-2 1971 Ex B&O 3766, built as a GP40. Leased from GATX Rail Locomotive, Returned
TSBY 2648 GP35 1965 Ex SOU 2648, high short hood. Scrapped 4/2018
TSBY 2681 GP35 1965 Ex SOU 2681, high short hood. Scrapped 4/2018

Great Lakes Central Customers (2019)

Customer Location Receives/Ships Notes
Rhetech Whitmore Lake Covered Hoppers
Lott Elevator? Cohoctah Covered Hoppers Seldom gets cars.
Cargill Feed Mill Owosso Covered Hoppers
Nutrien AG Solutions Henderson Covered Hoppers
Oakley Grain Elevator (Andersons) Oakley Covered Hoppers/Tank Cars/Boxcars
Fruitchey Bean Corn Plant Oakley Covered Hoppers
Middleton Elevator (MAC) Middleton Covered Hoppers/Tank Cars
Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers Ashley Tank Cars/Boxcars
Zeeland Farm Services (Fall 2019) Ithaca Covered Hoppers/Tank Cars
Consumers Energy Alma Flatcars Rarely, if ever, gets cars.
Mid Michigan Specialty Crop Ithaca Boxcars Seldom gets cars.
Shepherd Elevator Shepherd Covered Hoppers
Highland Plastics Shepherd Covered Hoppers
Superior Fertilizer Rosebush Boxcars/Tank Cars
Rosebush Feed & Grain Rosebush Covered Hoppers
Letherer Truss & Wall Systems Clare Centerbeam Flatcars
Northern Logistics Transload Clare Covered Hoppers
East Jordan Plastics Transload Clare Covered Hoppers
Lear Corporation Farwell Tank Cars
Falmouth Cooperative McBain Covered Hoppers
Hydrolake Services McBain Flatcars
Biewer Sawmill McBain Centerbeam Flatcars/Hoppers
Viking Energy McBain Gondolas/Open Hoppers
Michigan Agricultural Commodities Transload Cadillac Covered Hoppers
Quality Energy Propane Transload Cadillac Tank Cars
LC Manufacturing Transload Cadillac Flatcars
Pulpwood Transload Cadillac Pulpwood Flatcars
ABC Coke Transload Cadillac Open-top Hoppers
Feed Plant (Name?) Cadillac Covered Hoppers
Wexford Sand Yuma Covered Hoppers
Amerhart Williamsburg Centerbeam flatcars
Beacon Recycling Traverse City Gondolas/Open-top Hoppers
Michcon Kalkaska Tank Car
Magnum Solvent Transload Kalkaska Tank Car
Buzzi Unicem Cement Elmira Cement hoppers
Petoskey Plastics Petoskey Covered Hoppers

Great Lakes Central (GLC) Frequencies

Frequency AAR Channel Notes
160.575 31 General Operations (Road & Dispatcher)
161.100 66 Owosso Shops

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