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by ~Z~
Mon Jun 14, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Shortline Updates June, 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 1384

Re: Shortline Updates June, 2021

Grand Elk north through Byron Center at 5:01pm. WAMX 4125, WAMX 4124, and 44 cars on this nice breezy, partly cloudy, low humidity day.

Back south at 8:06pm. Wamx 4124 and 4225 and about 20 cars.
by ~Z~
Mon Jun 14, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: Moline MI Memorial
Replies: 4
Views: 3011

Re: Moline MI Memorial

Located in this small park in Moline MI, shown on this map: https://goo.gl/maps/RkrYCqRJSLqsfHmM8
by ~Z~
Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Model Railroading
Topic: Animation - model layout on a wheel
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Animation - model layout on a wheel

https://www.reddit.com/r/oddlysatisfyin ... on_that_i/
I thought at first that someone built this as it looks very realistic. Train has tracks moving underneath it, train staying in rough same position as tracks roll by.
by ~Z~
Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Shortline Updates June, 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 1384

Re: Shortline Updates June, 2021

Strange - heard some GDLK southbound through Byron Center approx 8:45am. Wifey said it looked like a red locomotive, maybe a 2nd one behind it, and that was it. Odd to hear them southbound lite in the morning, especially after they ran south last night. So at 10:40am, the WAMX 4190 Wisconsin & Sout...
by ~Z~
Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Shortline Updates June, 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 1384

Re: Shortline Updates June, 2021

Strange - heard some GDLK southbound through Byron Center approx 8:45am. Wifey said it looked like a red locomotive, maybe a 2nd one behind it, and that was it. Odd to hear them southbound lite in the morning, especially after they ran south last night.
by ~Z~
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:44 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Shortline Updates June, 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 1384

Re: Shortline Updates June, 2021

Grand elk north through Byron Center at 8:40pm. Hlcx 3834 long hood forward, WAMX 4125 and WAMX 4124 with 35 cars. Been weeks since I've spotted them.
Back south at 10:56, looked like 3 locos and maybe 45ish cars.
by ~Z~
Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: NS 2021 Updates
Replies: 144
Views: 42307

Re: NS 2021 Updates

NS intermodal east at Chesterton IN at 4:38pm eastern, couple of dash 9's leading, I'd guess.
by ~Z~
Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021
Replies: 425
Views: 8175

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Guessing q327 parked under I-94 at Sawyer Michigan at 10:18 a.m.
by ~Z~
Sat Jun 05, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9477
Views: 746037

Re: Where Is It?

Rodney is correct - good job tracking it down. Kiddo has a soccer game in Plainwell so I was browsing the map nearby and saw that google found Grand Elk.
by ~Z~
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:42 am
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9477
Views: 746037

Re: Where Is It?

It is somewhere on the grand elk between Grand rapids and white pigeon.
by ~Z~
Fri Jun 04, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9477
Views: 746037

Re: Where Is It?

Where be it?
Google street view, so it can be found. Shouldn't be too hard to figure out which railroad this is :)
by ~Z~
Wed Jun 02, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: ADBF Ownership Change
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Re: ADBF Ownership Change

Selling and having ownership head to Chris Bagwell of GLC fame. Chris was Executive Vice-President and General Manager of the Great Lakes Central Railroad (GLC) in years past.
by ~Z~
Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021
Replies: 425
Views: 8175

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

GP30M4216 wrote:
Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:04 am
~Z~ wrote:
Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:00 am
Q326 East at Sawyer at 10:00 a.m.
2326, a road slug leading?? :twisted:

Assume this is Q326. As of 09:55, D702 switching Zeeland.
yup yup. Saw q326 going under I-94 eastbound by Arlington Metals as I was westbound to Chicago at 10am.
by ~Z~
Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021
Replies: 425
Views: 8175

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - June 2021

Q326 East at Sawyer at 10:00 a.m.
by ~Z~
Mon May 31, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates - May 2021
Replies: 1080
Views: 49336

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - May 2021

PyrodronProd wrote:
Mon May 31, 2021 8:44 pm
Got to Williamston and can verify that one of the knuckles split on a car
Per Google maps, looks like they have Zimmer road blocked west of Williamston.
by ~Z~
Sat May 29, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: National / Other States Talk
Topic: Huron Central
Replies: 16
Views: 9077

Re: Huron Central

LansingRailFan wrote:
Sat May 29, 2021 2:26 pm
Yeah. Drone shot by Brian Caswell/Speedshot Photography. He’s on fb. Great work.
Here's also here and reads the board often, just doesn't post much: memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=10348
by ~Z~
Sat May 29, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: Where Is It?
Replies: 9477
Views: 746037

Re: Where Is It?

Estcourt Maine, northern most point in Maine.

At first thinking Minnesota, then thought Maine. Pulled up the map, and somehow found this about 20 seconds after loading the Google map app. It felt like I tapped into Google's "I'm feeling lucky" button.
by ~Z~
Fri May 28, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Shortline Updates May, 2021
Replies: 102
Views: 14637

Re: Shortline Updates May, 2021

Grand elk north through Byron Center at 8:50pm. Wamx 4125, wamx 4124, and 25 cars.

Back south approx 10:30pm with two locos and 20-30 cars.
by ~Z~
Fri May 28, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: GDLK Operations
Replies: 1507
Views: 488662

Re: GDLK Operations

That WAMX 4002 came back to GDLK on 12/5/19 per Super Chief on this very same thread:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=30512&p=424715&hilit=4002#p424715
by ~Z~
Tue May 25, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: Shortline Updates May, 2021
Replies: 102
Views: 14637

Re: Shortline Updates May, 2021

Grand elk north through Byron Center at 3:03pm.
Per wifey: 4009 ( "nice" honker) 4125 4189 and 22 cars? 3:03

4:23pm 4009 and 4125 return 17 things behind it. Lol.