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by Robertrains
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

:D :D Well I photographed "Late" A482 with CN ES44DC #2247, CN C40-8W #2163, and BCOL "Cowl" C40-8M #4608!!!! I had my "Slave Flash" ready as I photographed the "Cowl" at C.P. Beck! Only one picture of the locos! Man, love the "Burbling" old GE!!!! Had 153 cars, cleared Utica Road in Fraser northbou...
by Robertrains
Sun Jan 24, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

OK, here's a good reference! I just saw the locos of the northbound train A482! :shock: I could see a BCOL "Cowl" third!!!! Here on the "OHGO" camera near Lang Yard: https://www.ohgo.com/toledo?lt=41.69890 ... a-ATMS-229
by Robertrains
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

A483 through 23 Mile Rd. @ 20:05. CN 2247, 2163, & BCOL 4608 with 131 cars. This is good power! Should these same locos come back north on the Mt. Clemens Sub. tomorrow (1-24)? The BCOL unit won't lead because in doesn't have PTC equipment! What time are we expecting northbound train A482 (or is it...
by Robertrains
Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

A483 through 23 Mile Rd. @ 20:05. CN 2247, 2163, & BCOL 4608 with 131 cars. This is good power! Should these same locos come back north on the Mt. Clemens Sub. tomorrow (1-24)? The BCOL unit won't lead because in doesn't have PTC equipment! What time are we expecting northbound train A482 (or is it...
by Robertrains
Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: Huron & Eastern 3868
Replies: 42
Views: 23175

Re: Huron & Eastern 3868

:cry: OK, HESR GP38-2 #3868 has finally departed for MEI! Left on train 491!!!! :( I noticed a post on Facebook® (CN RAILROAD GTW AREA OPERATIONS HEADS UP)!

Here's that post (for members): https://www.facebook.com/groups/8770093 ... 842528811/
by Robertrains
Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

AndrewsTrains wrote:
Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:23 pm
beautiful
Thanx man! There are more pix of that train at the beginning of my album "Many Older Pictures" here: http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/archiv ... 615&Page=1
by Robertrains
Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

Well local train 533 is using CN 3887 "100" (ET44AC)!!!! I noticed on "Heritage Units!" Man, the GTW local using "High Horsepower" again! This happened before in April 2016 when they were using a CN SD75I!!!!! Also back in February 2015 I saw a CN SD60 and CN C44-9W on separate days! Recent times ha...
by Robertrains
Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

train passing 208 east zebra and bc rail cowl 1 37 Cool! What number was the CN "Zebra?" Also, what number BCOL "Cowl?" This would be a good train to catch!!!! 2417 for the zebra barn and 4605 for the bc rail barn Cool "Cowls!!!!" I now see this train it posted on Facebook® (CN RAILROAD GTW AREA OP...
by Robertrains
Thu Jan 21, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

AndrewsTrains wrote:
Thu Jan 21, 2021 1:39 pm
train passing 208 east zebra and bc rail cowl 1 37
Cool! What number was the CN "Zebra?" Also, what number BCOL "Cowl?" This would be a good train to catch!!!!
by Robertrains
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:15 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021─CN "BCRail Heritage" 3115

Word is the BC Rail Painted 3115 left Flat Rock as a 783 to pick up Coal Empties at River Rouge Power Plant and is now at Lang Yard. I saw the post on Facebook® that Jonathon Riddel stated "Not sure If it will come back north on a 782 or if it will be on m382 or A482!" Now, I thought M382 was now "...
by Robertrains
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:14 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021─CN "BCRail Heritage" 3115

Shucks, I just missed CN "BCRail Heritage" 3115! I live less than two miles from the tracks! Missed it by about 20 minutes! Does anyone know what train this will be on tomorrow? Is this power likely to on train A484? Hopefully it will lead!!!! :evil: Robert, it'll likely be on 484 or 251 tomorrow. ...
by Robertrains
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

A485 has CN 3115 (BCOL HU) leading. Departed Port Huron 15 min ago. By Mount Clemens depot at 16:45. I'm down at my home on the C&O New River sub at Hawks Nest, WV, but saw it on the Mount Clemens depot web cam... Man o' War Shucks, I just missed CN "BCRail Heritage" 3115! I live less than two mile...
by Robertrains
Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021─BCOL "COWL!!!!"

bnsfben wrote:
Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:27 pm
Empty windmill East through Durand at 1725. M-2 and BCOL painted Cow, 4626.
"MOOO!!!!" No "Cow" here bnsfben! That would be a "Cowl" of course!!!! I am sure you knew that! :wink: Well, a few of these BCOL "Cowls" have made appearances recntly!!!! :mrgreen:
by Robertrains
Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

A485 through New Haven @ 19:01. CN 5616 & BCOL 4605 with 95 cars moving at track speed. Cool, another BCOL "Cowl" today!!!! Too dark though! Now, are these locos expected to come north on the Mt. Clemens Sub. tomorrow night? Or will they likely end up on the Holly Sub? Man I want to catch some "Act...
by Robertrains
Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

The EB was M396. Its entering Bancroft where it is meeting M397. 397 has 8899/5701/8880. Consist has a high and wide 42 cars back then some green sprinkled in: an old BN auto rack and a bright green newish Incobrasa Industries CH. Well what are the engines on M396? Especially what is the BCOL unit?...
by Robertrains
Sat Jan 09, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

Eb manifest by 205 at 1421 with cn, blue bc rail, cn. A bunch of excavators on the tail end The EB was M396. Its entering Bancroft where it is meeting M397. 397 has 8899/5701/8880. Consist has a high and wide 42 cars back then some green sprinkled in: an old BN auto rack and a bright green newish I...
by Robertrains
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Updates January 2021
Replies: 306
Views: 10099

Re: CN Updates January 2021

Well, on Friday January the First I photographed my 1st train of 2021 in Fraser! Northbound CN A482 had two CN "Widecab" GE locos, 106 cars! Now, earlier today (1-9) I noticed on "Heritage Units" northbound A482 was on the way with BCOL "Cowl" C40-8M #4602!!!! The train was reported in Wyandotte at ...
by Robertrains
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates - December 2020
Replies: 821
Views: 27378

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - December 2020

Q132 had UP 7024/UP 1943 HU today. Q131-27 is expected to have UP 1943 leading tomorrow ow. Alright what time is this train Q131 expected to leave today? Will this train head south through Delray? Man this is a cool loco! I think it’s gone man. It’s an early AM move. This loco came into Livernois Y...
by Robertrains
Sun Dec 27, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates - December 2020
Replies: 821
Views: 27378

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - December 2020

LansingRailFan wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:48 pm
Q132 had UP 7024/UP 1943 HU today. Q131-27 is expected to have UP 1943 leading tomorrow ow.
Alright what time is this train Q131 expected to leave today? Will this train head south through Delray? Man this is a cool loco!
by Robertrains
Sun Dec 20, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Train Location Updates - December 2020
Replies: 450
Views: 17422

Re: CN Train Location Updates - December 2020

Well I won't be able to get train A492 with WC "Heritage Unit" ET44AC #3069!!!! OK, this train is going to Sarnia! Does anyone know if this unit will come back to MI tomorrow? :?: How likely are the chances for it to come back in the next few days? Routing? :?: Shucks I missed the GTW "Heritage Unit...