Great Lakes Central Updates: July 2019

Daily whereabouts of train locations along with sightings for heads ups to other railfans.
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Re: Great Lakes Central Updates: July 2019

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AANR, thank you for posting your videos. I like how you show the whole train. I also like that you catch them at locations where they're going slower. It captures all the sounds more distinctly.

I wish I could figure out which large tank cars are going to Cadillac and which are going to Kalkaska.
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AARR wrote:AANR, thank you for posting your videos. I like how you show the whole train.
You're welcome AARR. I enjoy the clickity-clack on the rails myself. I'm lucky that I get to do a job I enjoy and as a bonus the tracks run past my route. If they head to Clare, there's a good chance I'll see them. :D

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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1000. They switched Cadillac on Friday, didn't leave town.



Edit: Hadn't returned as of 1700.
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Cbtx is the reporting Mark's on the black tanks that are parked on the zfs siding in Ithaca. Currently 3 of them. They look pretty new. I also see a loaded beam car at letherer truss tonight on my way by.

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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0915.


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Returned to Cadillac at 1645.


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3rd party report glc in tc about 1440. It was a non railfan so no more details other than they went both ways :lol:

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KC8RBK wrote:3rd party report glc in tc about 1440. It was a non railfan so no more details other than they went both ways :lol:
3 gons for Beacon, 1 centerbeam for Amerhart, 396 the power according to reports on Facebook

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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1010.



Returned to Cadillac at 1605.


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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 1010. Ran at least as far as Elmira on Friday.



Had not returned as of 1645.

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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0950.



Leaving McBain for Clare at 1120.


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Leaving Cadillac towards Clare at 0905 with 7 cars for McBain.

Returned to Cadillac at 1010.

Edit: Possibly also running north out of Cadillac this afternoon. Editx2: heard them return from the north just before 1500.


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When I was through Middleton this afternoon there was a number of covered hoppers at the fertilizer place as usual but also there was a transformer on a recessed flat car. I didnt see if it was articulated or not.

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I wonder if the transformer is for the plant in Carson City?
KC8RBK wrote:When I was through Middleton this afternoon there was a number of covered hoppers at the fertilizer place as usual but also there was a transformer on a recessed flat car. I didnt see if it was articulated or not.
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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0935.

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395 and 396 through Temple at 1134 towards Clare with 15 cars.

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Returned to Cadillac at 1530.


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GLC southbound thru Durand

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I see that the new ties along river road have been installed and the old ones now litter the ROW. Looks like about every third tie or so into TC were changed out. Sorry no pictures since I have to depend on my wife to drive me around and she is NOT a rail fan. Maybe some of you saw this operation and might have took some pictures.

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Leaving Cadillac for Clare at 0930. Returned to Cadillac at 1510 with 27 cars.


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