Romulus anyone?

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Micah_D
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Romulus anyone?

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Monday 5/31/21 I will be in Romulus MI with a few other rail fans. Many of us will be equipped with scanners but feel free to bring your own! We will arrive at 9am and anyone is welcome to join. Feel free to come and go whenever. We will be leaving around 5pm. Lunch is not provided so bring money for any of the local fast food restaurants. Anyone is welcome to join us in Romulus MI 5/31/21. 9am - 5pm.

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Micah_D wrote:
Sun May 30, 2021 3:34 pm
Monday 5/31/21 I will be in Romulus MI with a few other rail fans. Many of us will be equipped with scanners but feel free to bring your own! We will arrive at 9am and anyone is welcome to join. Feel free to come and go whenever. We will be leaving around 5pm. Lunch is not provided so bring money for any of the local fast food restaurants. Anyone is welcome to join us in Romulus MI 5/31/21. 9am - 5pm.
Jimmy Johns is gonna be hopping!

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LansingRailFan wrote:
Sun May 30, 2021 9:02 pm
Micah_D wrote:
Sun May 30, 2021 3:34 pm
Monday 5/31/21 I will be in Romulus MI with a few other rail fans. Many of us will be equipped with scanners but feel free to bring your own! We will arrive at 9am and anyone is welcome to join. Feel free to come and go whenever. We will be leaving around 5pm. Lunch is not provided so bring money for any of the local fast food restaurants. Anyone is welcome to join us in Romulus MI 5/31/21. 9am - 5pm.
Jimmy Johns is gonna be hopping!
Yes, since The Landing Strip is going to be closed....

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Just got back from Romulus; saw no one there. Was there from about 800-915 or thereabouts. Saw three trains pass by -- two southbounds (One a short intermodal, think it was Q-131) and a general freight, and an eastbound general freight headed by two CP locomotives.

Really loved the horn on the southbound general freight!

Also, the Burger King at Wayne and Goddard (Kind of across from Jimmy Johns) has a note in the door saying it's only open 1030-1700 today. Found that out the hard way, when I tried to go there for breakfast!
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ConrailDetr​oit wrote:
Sun May 30, 2021 9:45 pm
LansingRailFan wrote:
Sun May 30, 2021 9:02 pm
Micah_D wrote:
Sun May 30, 2021 3:34 pm
Monday 5/31/21 I will be in Romulus MI with a few other rail fans. Many of us will be equipped with scanners but feel free to bring your own! We will arrive at 9am and anyone is welcome to join. Feel free to come and go whenever. We will be leaving around 5pm. Lunch is not provided so bring money for any of the local fast food restaurants. Anyone is welcome to join us in Romulus MI 5/31/21. 9am - 5pm.
Jimmy Johns is gonna be hopping!
Yes, since The Landing Strip is going to be closed....
lol I always make Landing Strip jokes on fb when people post they are at Romulus

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LansingRailFan wrote:
Mon May 31, 2021 9:55 am
lol I always make Landing Strip jokes on fb when people post they are at Romulus
Really, it's about the only thing that's left downtown anymore, besides the drug store about a block down.
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Eric Berger wrote:
Mon May 31, 2021 9:37 am
Just got back from Romulus; saw no one there. Was there from about 800-915 or thereabouts. Saw three trains pass by -- two southbounds (One a short intermodal, think it was Q-131) and a general freight, and an eastbound general freight headed by two CP locomotives.

Really loved the horn on the southbound general freight!

Also, the Burger King at Wayne and Goddard (Kind of across from Jimmy Johns) has a note in the door saying it's only open 1030-1700 today. Found that out the hard way, when I tried to go there for breakfast!
We arrived right about 9:15. Must have just missed us.

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It was great meeting you. I hope it picked up for you guys; I thought I heard a couple of horns from the tracks as I pulled into my driveway.
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Eric Berger wrote:
Mon May 31, 2021 12:16 pm
It was great meeting you. I hope it picked up for you guys; I thought I heard a couple of horns from the tracks as I pulled into my driveway.
Unfortunately we haven’t seen anything since you left. It was nice meeting you though!

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You should have a couple of Westbounds on the NS in the next couple of hours.
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CP 141 W.B., OS ROBERTS in Taylor. MI at 1403 on May 31, 2021. He ts w.b. on e.b. main. Two GE'S.

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ns8401 wrote:
Mon May 31, 2021 1:39 pm
You should have a couple of Westbounds on the NS in the next couple of hours.
Thanks, so far only 141

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CP 2240 was to meet 141 at Milan. It is 30 minutes from Milan to Romulus.

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A couple of us got there about 1640. A woman with a young boy were on hand and indicated we just missed you. Stayed till about 1715, nothing else. Saw WB D705 passing Plymouth. Watched him again at Napier Road. 4 engines and about 125 cars. All engines on head end, think two of them may have been dead in tow to be dropped somewhere.

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