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by AARR
Mon May 10, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Historical Q & A
Topic: CSX Road Railers
Replies: 1
Views: 31

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: 19
Views: 694

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: 2
Views: 107

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: 165
Views: 2927

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: 165
Views: 2927

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: 96

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.
by AARR
Mon May 10, 2021 6:47 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Post-A-Word
Replies: 19691
Views: 824803

Re: Post-A-Word

Where Is It
by AARR
Sun May 09, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Chit Chat Babble Room
Topic: The Legend of Beavis
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Re: The Legend of Beavis

Beavis and Butthead are irreverent toward everything
by AARR
Sun May 09, 2021 7:18 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Post-A-Word
Replies: 19691
Views: 824803

Re: Post-A-Word

Snickers Wednesdays are referred to as hump-day because camels go shopping in Nashville buying banjos and harmonicas from the Dollar Store located next to abandoned, spooky cemeteries with Casey Jones grave stones toppled over by precision engineering calculations that were erroneous because AARR o...
by AARR
Sat May 08, 2021 7:14 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Post-A-Word
Replies: 19691
Views: 824803

Re: Post-A-Word

rhythm
by AARR
Fri May 07, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Corrupt a Wish
Replies: 11959
Views: 502079

Re: Corrupt a Wish

Michael wrote:
Fri May 07, 2021 12:41 pm
I wish to agree to disagree
Granted, but you still have something to confess :lol:
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I wish to Industrial Dance with Mrs. AARR
by AARR
Fri May 07, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Would You Rather?
Replies: 4117
Views: 390436

Re: Would You Rather?

Michael wrote:
Fri May 07, 2021 12:37 pm
Would you rather feed an alligator or remember to write a Would You Rather :lol:
I'd rather feed an alligator :lol:

Would you rather climb 1,000 steps along a mountain side that drops 100' or 500 steps in an office building?
by AARR
Fri May 07, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Post-A-Word
Replies: 19691
Views: 824803

Re: Post-A-Word

musically
by AARR
Thu May 06, 2021 2:37 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021
Replies: 165
Views: 2927

Re: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021

3 center beams at the Bolyard Lumber transload on the Pontiac Beltline. First time I’ve seen 3 cars at same time. 3 is about all it can hold.
by AARR
Thu May 06, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021
Replies: 165
Views: 2927

Re: CN Train Location Updates - May 2021

There is a GE Progress Rail engine at the Pontiac Yard engine service dock. It’s dirty yellow and green.
by AARR
Thu May 06, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates - May 2021
Replies: 287
Views: 5448

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - May 2021

Westbound mixed freight on Detroit Sub entering Plymouth. There is a block of aggregate/ballast cars. Block of 3-bay covered hoppers (looks like soda ash or something whitish). Long block of scrap metal gondolas. Several cuts of CP/CSX box cars. Short covered hoppers (cement). 49 and 5305 going east...
by AARR
Thu May 06, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates - May 2021
Replies: 287
Views: 5448

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - May 2021

Northbound mixed freight turning east onto Detroit Sub. Several long blocks of fertilizer/grain covered hoppers, vehicle racks and RBOX hi cube box cars/refrigerator box cars. Led by 49 and 5305 passing a westbound on Detroit Sub.
by AARR
Thu May 06, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: Train Location Updates / Heads Ups
Topic: CSX Train Location Updates - May 2021
Replies: 287
Views: 5448

Re: CSX Train Location Updates - May 2021

In Romulus near the NS diamond CSX services a small chlorine dealer that gets a few tank cars now and then especially in the spring when pool supply stores are busy. Anyway, there are several RBOX hi cube box cars on the spur by the tank car unloading dock. Anyone know why the box cars are parked th...
by AARR
Thu May 06, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: Super Long Threads
Topic: Post-A-Word
Replies: 19691
Views: 824803

Re: Post-A-Word

horn
by AARR
Thu May 06, 2021 6:59 am
Forum: Michigan Talk
Topic: New Customer on GLC Northern District.
Replies: 12
Views: 956

Re: New Customer on GLC Northern District.

EJIW has a spur into their storage yard in Sunfield (IIRC). It doesn't seem to see much activity.
LansingRailFan wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 10:12 pm
Super Chief wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 8:56 pm
Wasn't East Jordan Foundry going to build and use rail in Elmira? Wouldn't have to ship then to the transload on CSX west of Lansing?
Transload west of Lansing?