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ELS on Super Bowl Sunday
Posted by Jim Elbe on 2/4/2013, 8:14 pm
After not coming to town since last Tuesday, the ELS sent it's two ILSX SD40-2's south to Green Bay with a CN maximum 75 cars. The train was maybe 10 covered hoppers out of storage, may 15+ box cars loads of OSB from LP in Sagola and the rest pulpwood loads. I didn't catch their northbound move but it must have been a monster as the the CN had cars on four tracks in the yard for them. They ended up leaving 50 cars at Lineville road in the Village of Howard. Cars were mostly EEC covered hoppers presumably for storage. Caught them rolling into town on the CN: http://www.flickr.com/photos/frvr11/8442738134/in/photostream
In one of their recent trips to town, maybe two weeks ago, they had another 75 car train with 40 loads of OSB, 34 pulpwood loads and an empty tank car from LP. One other thing I have noticed is that LPG traffic to Crivitz seems well below the levels of previous winters. Not sure what is up with that.
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