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by AARR
Thu May 13, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Corrupt a Wish
Replies: 11963
Views: 503144

Re: Corrupt a Wish

I will do something to stand out :twisted: I wish to photobomb Michael's family picture. Granted. But Michael has so many kids that no one even notices you in the photo. I wish to catch up on my work Granted, but first remember your password :lol: https://i.pinimg.com/236x/c3/57/82/c35782a7c9eed4fa...
by AARR
Thu May 13, 2021 7:04 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Would You Rather?
Replies: 4121
Views: 391175

Re: Would You Rather?

Michael wrote:
Wed May 12, 2021 7:46 pm
Would you rather change the president or Michigan's governor ?
President

Would you rather belong to a small or large church?
by AARR
Thu May 13, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: NS Michigan Customers
Replies: 63
Views: 15905

Re: NS Michigan Customers

How is Gerdau traffic since melting and casting operations were idled in 2020? I would need to know what Gerdau and general materials shipped as specifically as you can remember the cars. General Materials would receive an occasional building supply/lumber carload I thought someone said that Gerdau...
by AARR
Thu May 13, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Post-A-Word
Replies: 19701
Views: 826596

Re: Post-A-Word

obscure
by AARR
Wed May 12, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: PH&D Roundhouse
Replies: 2
Views: 79

PH&D Roundhouse

From the other board. Looks like the PH&D Roundhouse was or will be torn down https://members4.boardhost.com/RRHXHistory/msg/1620829166.html . I talked to someone who worked at the St. Clair salt mine during the 1960's and he said they would get switched twice per day. The first switch would pull 20...
by AARR
Wed May 12, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: NYC, Ypsilanti to Hillsdale line (1950s)
Replies: 5
Views: 181

Re: NYC, Ypsilanti to Hillsdale line (1950s)

Little over 7 miles from Hillsdale to North Adams The line from Hillsdale to North Adams was still in place at Conrail day....the HCRC slowly pulled it up in the late 70s'-early 80s' with the last section in Hillsdale city limits removed in the 90s' Right, I forgot about that small section… only 4 o...
by AARR
Wed May 12, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: NS Michigan Customers
Replies: 63
Views: 15905

Re: NS Michigan Customers

I hear the ethanol plant near Albion is shutdown until the market improves for ethanol
by AARR
Wed May 12, 2021 7:01 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Corrupt a Wish
Replies: 11963
Views: 503144

Re: Corrupt a Wish

I wish cooler heads prevailed Granted, everyone goes out and gets drunk :lol: https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1670/8045/products/unisex_cooler_heads_vintage_royal_fleece_crewneck_sweatshirt_with_cool_funny_retro_big_party_graphic_1500x.jpg?v=1602300653 I wish to photobomb Michael's family picture
by AARR
Wed May 12, 2021 6:58 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Would You Rather?
Replies: 4121
Views: 391175

Re: Would You Rather?

Michael wrote:
Wed May 12, 2021 6:47 am
Would you rather climb 1,000 steps along a mountain side that drops 100' or 500 steps in an office building?
Mountain but every time I looked down my stomach would get the heebeegeebee's :o

Would you rather be an action star actor or in movie dramas?
by AARR
Wed May 12, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Post-A-Word
Replies: 19701
Views: 826596

Re: Post-A-Word

Thompsonville
by AARR
Tue May 11, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: NYC, Ypsilanti to Hillsdale line (1950s)
Replies: 5
Views: 181

NYC, Ypsilanti to Hillsdale line (1950s)

From the other board: https://members4.boardhost.com/RRHXHistory/msg/1620765333.html Posted by NILE on 5/11/2021, 4:35 pm NYC used to have many lines in southern Michigan and according to the "Evolution-of-michigan-railroads" link on this website. The line from Ypsilanti through Saline to Hillsdale ...
by AARR
Tue May 11, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021
Replies: 210
Views: 3854

Re: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021

Pontiac Yard job departing GM Stamping on what's left of PolyAnn with what looked like a single box car
by AARR
Tue May 11, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021
Replies: 210
Views: 3854

Re: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021

Southbound vehicle racks sitting on the Main in Pontiac Yard lights out
by AARR
Tue May 11, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Post-A-Word
Replies: 19701
Views: 826596

Re: Post-A-Word

locations
by AARR
Mon May 10, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: CSX Road Railers
Replies: 2
Views: 156

CSX Road Railers

Posted at the other board https://members4.boardhost.com/RRHXHistory/msg/1620569708.html Posted by jim on 5/9/2021, 10:15 am I've been rereading a 2012 article in Railfan and Railroad concerning CSX's short lived roadrailer service in the late 80s between Detroit and Atlanta, and got to wondering: d...
by AARR
Mon May 10, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Great Lakes Central Updates May 2021
Replies: 33
Views: 1062

Re: Great Lakes Central Updates May 2021

There haven't been any wood chip shipments since the new particle board plant in Grayling opened up AFAIK. Other cars that look similar are the coke hoppers and cotton seed hoppers. Both go all the way to Cadillac too just like the wood chip hoppers used too. Nb probably in shepherd about now. 382 t...
by AARR
Mon May 10, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Indiana Talk
Topic: South Shore freight ops
Replies: 3
Views: 249

Re: South Shore freight ops

Trains Magazine had an article about this perhaps last year. Unfortunately I don't save the magazines.
by AARR
Mon May 10, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021
Replies: 210
Views: 3854

Re: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021

I have an overhead view. There’s a tank car, 2 boxcars and 13 center beams.
by AARR
Mon May 10, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021
Replies: 210
Views: 3854

Re: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021

Southbound local from Pontiac approaching Milwaukee Jct running long hood forward with several box cars and long string of loaded center beams
by AARR
Mon May 10, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Michigan City / Chicago - 4.24 / 4.25
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: Michigan City / Chicago - 4.24 / 4.25

Great picture and report as usual CRD.

In the Shops picture what are the two engines in the back One is very dirty along the side and the other looks like a Louisville and In Indiana.