Gardner Gawking

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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Fri May 19, 2017 6:28 am

"The whole road's (fallen)(falling) apart out west," said D-3 ~0450/05-19-2017 to SEPO just before issuing Form D G-302 for Burncoat to MP X-25. To save the suspense, there was no further explanation and/or elaboration -- Zombie-Zone caveats in effect -- before the 0635 end of listening.
There was a C or utility telling someone that the crossing -- mebbe East Wye -- was clear ~0440, but nothing further the way there usually is with 22K, so mebbe 22K figured into the westerly woes.
~0505, Wachusett was MT, the 333 WLs dark, the 334 ELs at Stop, the 1 stagger and 335 ELs and WLs all dark, and no changes were obvious at the 335 lot.
Timing was less than fortunate going up Da Hill. From a coupla miles east of Pearson Boulevard, the 346.6 was just strong enough at 0518 to be audible giving a train too slow to what turned out to be POED, which almost simultaneously was being asked by a Zombie-Zoneish D-3 about whether they had the most recent Speed Summary for Wendell, mebbe another component in westerly woes. The yard itself was crammed: racks on 4, general on 2, general on the westerly end of 1 with a gap and then 4 racks on the east. There was also a solo rack -- set-out? -- on the Extension. Mebbe POED had done a set-off, but unless it was from a main, it didn't look like anything had been picked up, despite the train too slow, so more likely a Parkers recrew. Parkers was MT and the 346 WL -- POED being far enough west by 0529 -- dark. The CPF-345 and CPF-346 signal situation was sameoldsameold.
Back down Da Hill, the 335 ELs were dark, but at 0543, 402 was at the platform and facing a Medium Clear on the 333 Controlled Siding WL. 402 got to Fitchburg before I did, but we both crossed John Fitch Highway -- 402 with a Limited Clear -- at the same time. A couple later and at 0558, NewBlue 507 was on East Side facing west with a lumber centerbeam and a box, hinting that FI-1 might be going to Maki's, and further east on Freight Main East was a dark EGT with UPs 6626, 6198, and 7830 , see Bruce Macdonald's http://photos.nerail.org/s/?p=237633 of 05-18 at the Milling. Besides the power being UP, so weren't at least some of the covered hoppers.
On West Side on various tracks were cars and a tamper. Dunno if this means West Side is no longer OOS.
A bit later, there was still one covered hopper at RVJ. At 0617, there was a D-3 response to an unheard-by-me ED-9 saying it was the middle of transfer time so later, but by the 0635 end of listening -- Zombie-Zone caveats again -- there was nothing further to, from, or about ED-9. Or 22K or 287 or EDPO, for that matter.
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Mon May 22, 2017 6:20 am

Static -- both for sight and for sound -- was a feature of 0430-0640/05-22-2017.
~0445, there was a car-countdown in progress -- mebbe Fitchburg, mebbe Ayer -- that sounded like something other than 22K. ~0505, Wachusett was MT, the 333 WLs dark, the 334 ELs at Stop, and the 1 stagger and 335 ELs and WLs dark. There -- again -- were no obvious changes at the 335 lot.
Up Da Hill, space was at a premium. Yard 4 had racks, Yard 2 general, Yard 1 racks, and the Extension the solo rack from last week. Main 2 also had racks from somewhere between the still-OOS Pleasant Street OHB and the Timpany Boulevard UGB to in back of the Pratt yard morphing into general that ran to a bit west of New Switch. There were still occasional bursts of static, some IDable as being from Boston West, but otherwise the airwaves were as MT as Parkers and as promising as the 346 WL, dark at 0529.
Back down Da Hill, the 335 ELs were dark, ditto the 333 WLs at 0550. Also at 0550, D-3 OKd 287 on signal indication at WL.
Further east, the rotary River Street WBs were both at Clear, the 330 and GL WLs all at Stop, and FG WLs dark, also not hinting at any imminent activity. At 0606, solo NewBlue 507 was in the FI-1/2 parking spot, and a few later, the solo covered hopper was still at RVJ.
The 40.2 gave no defects at 0615 for 92 axles, lining up with 287's earlier OK. As of the 0640 end of listening and with the usual caveats in place, there was no D-3 info to 287 about Gardner activity, but whoever was gonna open up the yard ahead of the PW's arrival would have exceptionally fancy dancing ahead of them, given that the 2 was already occupied.
There was a D-2 shoutout to POED at 0621 about WA, but naught heard to, from, or about EDPO, 22K, or ED-9.
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Wed May 24, 2017 6:44 am

(Spoiler Alert for 0420-0645/05/24/2017: An actual PAS train in actual motion was actually and eventually seen.)

0421 and later, yarding transmissions for 22K were heard, and at 0428, a breaking D-3 told an equally-breaking ED-9 to accept signal indications to cross from Camp to West Main Street.
The 0451 arrival at Wachusett was in time to see Keolis 400 change the Medium Clear on the 333 Controlled Siding to Stop, Stops also being operative at the 334 ELs. As has been pattern lately, the 1 stagger and 335 ELs and WLs were dark, and there were no obvious differences at the 335 lot. Things were a bit more fluid up Da Hill than they were on 05-22. Yard 4 had an almost-FP-FP mix of racks and general, some of the general being tented lumber centerbeams, Yard 2 had racks, and a solo rack was still on the Extension. Out of the usual pattern was the Clear on the CPF-345 1 WL. A trip west was made, and the 346 WL was dark, but there was also a dark Pony down on 2 by First Street where NS 6760 and obscured stablemate -- presumably the 6673 shown in Elijah Jarrell's http://photos.nerail.org/s/?p=237756 of the 05-23 28N -- were on a string of racks that didn't even get to the Wilkins Road dogleg. There have been news reports about a Ford CEO change, in part to do with a sales and profit slump. A 0525 re-check showed the 346 WL still dark, so it was back down Da Hill. The 335 ELs were dark, but at 0542, the 333 Controlled Siding WL was at Medium Clear cuzza 402 sitting at the platform. The Stop on the 1 WB just east of rotary River Street UGB and the Slow Approach on the 330 1 WL showed where 402 was gonna be, but there were bass notes audible and WB cars visible by Zeda's easterly lot to show that there was an actual PAS freight in actual motion, as discussed earlier and now being passed by 402. Traffic was light enough to permit a WB leapfrog to Depot Street, where at 0601, KittyCatsInRecovery 7643 and 7561 plus and NewBlue mosquito-killer 505 got 74 east at a progressively slower rate. There were placarded -- presumably paper-service -- tanks, more CHUX lidded gons, 1 Irving and mebbe a dozen Maibec-wrapped centerbeams, a few boxes -- including 1 Golden West Service -- and a larger number of shortie covered hoppers, mostly Brand X, but a few Ciment Québecs. Oh yeah, the next-to-last car was from the T -- the 1711. Dunno if this was the previously announced ED-9 or an unannounced POED. The paper-service tanks, CHUXs, and Ciment Québecs would seem to argue against ED-9, but cars from the east coulda been brought to Ayer by any of a number of trains.
Further east, the FG WLs were dark, and at 0614, solo NewBlue 507 was in the FI-1/2 parking spot, and a bit after that, a solo covered hopper was still at RVJ.
With the usual caveats, there were no words heard to, from, or about 28N, 287, or the unIDd WB as of 0645.
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby johnhenry » Wed May 24, 2017 7:57 am

Should "505 got 74 east" actually read "505 got 74 west"? (Just wanted you to know that someone is reading your reports!)
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Wed May 24, 2017 8:16 am

johnhenry-
Sorry and thanks. Being left-handed, I too frequently substitute "left" for "right," and given that I was facing north, the same musta happened for compass points.
I will attempt to work harder telling my left from my right and my east from my west. To show that foolish inconsistency is one of my spotting features, I had posted the info about the 1711 a bit earlier on the T "Re: Interesting Consists on the North Side" forum w/o messing up the direction.
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Fri May 26, 2017 5:55 am

As for 0430-0635/05-26-2017, there wasn't much motion to see, but strangeness ruled the airwaves.
To get the strangeness out of the way, there was the D-2 side of confabs with POED first heard around ~0510 about a car fouling the ROW. It developed that there were occupants -- unresponsive -- and the local PD got called. It was unclear whether there would be an ambulance transport. It was also unclear where the activity was, but D-3 had earlier told AY-2 that POED was in the picture and 22K was yarding, so that would complicate access between WL and AY, so POED was probably on the Brook, especially since a blocked crossing was involved. D-2 advised POED that if it would take time to clear the scene, the Chief wanted them to shove clear of the crossing, otherwise to cut for it. The resolution went unheard by me. The last heard was a broken D-2 0622 transmission to POED about 309.
In less-strange business, ~0505, Wachusett was MT and the 333 WLs dark, ED-9 told D-3 it would be going East Side, 22K was heard yarding, and the 334 ELs and 1 stagger were all at Stop, as were the 335 ELs and WLs -- yes, the Layover Lead, too. Since there was no marker visible west of 334 and equally since both POED and ED-9 were to the east, anyone guessing that there was a short 287 -- with dark NSs 9278 and 8322 -- on 1 and facing the 335 WLs would be right. Anyone also guessing that there were no readily visible changes at the 335 lot likewise would be right.
Up Da Hill were wet and wide-open spaces: only a solo and heavily-tagged rack on the west end of Yard 4 and in a change with past pattern, no rack on the Extension. At 0534, Parkers was MT and the 346 WL dark, as had been the 345 EL a few earlier. The where and when of 28N, POED, and/or ED-8 went unknown. CPF-345-to-be and CPF-346-to-be remained works in no apparent progress.
Back down Da Hill, 287 was still facing Stops, and -- at 0550 -- Wachusett was MT and the 333 WLs dark. At 0557, it sounded like 287 was getting their OK to proceed on signal indication at 335, and a bit later, the WBs just east of the rotary-River-Street UGB were both at Clear, the 330 and GL WLs all at Stop, and the FG WLs dark, showing no imminent activity, Keolis or PAS. At 0605, KittyCatsInRecovery 7545 and 7622 were on East Side, but -- unless obscured -- no FI-1/2 power was visible. Remaining visible at RVJ was 1 covered hopper.
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Mon May 29, 2017 6:01 am

First, thanks to those who have served and are serving and to those who also serve -- their families.
0430-0630/05-29-2017 was generally quiet, but did have a strange sight.
22K was heard off-and-on yarding, but there was naught audible outta D-3, unlike D-2 who would tell POSE at 0537 to tie down at North Chelmsford, followed by the 0552 relay of a Chief-credited change of plans to tie down at Graniteville.
As far as things in D-3 territory, ~0500 Wachusett was MT and the 333 WLs dark. To jump ahead, that situation would still apply on the return at 0541, not surprising since 2400 wouldn't be IB until 0630. The 334 ELs were at Stop, and the 1 stagger and 335 ELs and WLs dark, with -- again -- no apparent change at the 335 lot. There was also a badly-broken transmission from the 40.2, so broken that the axle-count was unintelligible.
Up Da Hill, almost all was MT, the exception and sole strange sight being Yard 1 with 7 rack loads on the east, a gap, and then some more racks -- MTs? -- on the west. At 0526, Parkers was MT and the 346 WL dark, giving no reason to not head back east and see more darkness on the 335 ELs.
The east-of-the-rotary-River-Street-UGB WBs showed Clear for 1 and Stop for 2, Stops also being displayed for the 330 and GL WLs. The FG WLs were dark, along with darkened NewBlue 507 in the FI-1/2 parking spot at 0554. Mebbe 507 had tripped the 40.2 earlier. Dunno. Still in place at RVJ was 1 covered hopper.
Unheard was what might be in store for 287, EDPO/POED and ED-8/9.
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Wed May 31, 2017 6:05 am

Mebbe it's the approaching solstice making mischief with propagation or mebbe it's all the moisture making mischief with antennas or mebbe it's a combo of both, but static was a predominant sound of 0430-0625/05-31-2017.
No ID was clear for the pre-0500 static, and ~0505, Wachusett was MT and the 333 WLs dark, 400 -- more about which later -- already being far enough east. As more than occasionally happens, the 334 ELs were at Stop and the 335 ELs and WLs dark. No changes, yet again, were visible at the 335 lot.
Up Da Hill, as more than occasionally happens, had a full yard -- racks on 4, racks on 2, and intermingled racks and general on 1 and onto the Extension, the easterly racks being loads. Parkers had MTness, and the 346 WL had no illumination at 0528, so it was EB for me. Before, during, and after the Parkers visit, D-3 engaged in a number of seeming unanswered shoutouts to 400.
Back down Da Hill, the 335 ELs were dark, and Boston West called out to 400 about whether their passengers could be transferred to 402, which at 0554 was at the platform and facing a Medium Clear on the 333 Controlled Siding WL. Signals -- including the Slow Clear on the 330 2 WL showed 402's route. ~0550, D-3 OKd 400 east from the AY interlocking. A couple later, the FG WLs were dark, and at 0556, solo NewBlue 507 was again in the FI-1/2 parking spot.
A few later, and as 402 was coming to a stop at North Leominster, there was still the solo covered hopper at RVJ. At 0614, D-3 asked 402 if they could handle 400's passengers, advising 400 was coming up on South Acton and moving very slow. Shift-change had taken place, so Fitchburg was now in contact with 400, but since I had by now lost a few hundred feet of antenna elevation, things were broken, so I don't know how it played out.
There was a clear D-3 to AY-2 transmission just before 0625, but -- Zombie-Zone caveats in effect -- there had been nothing intelligible to, from, or about 287, 22K, EDPO, POED, or ED-9. If switching out racks and general was in store for whoever got to Gardner first, please accept my sincere condolences.
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Fri Jun 02, 2017 6:15 am

0430-0630/06-02-2017 was static both in the audio and visual categories. In fact, if it wasn't for clear transmissions from Boston West and the 40.2, a case could be made that my scanner wasn't operable.
~0505, Wachusett was MT and the 333 WLs dark. The 334 ELs were at Stop, and the 1 stagger and 335 ELs and WLs all dark, the 335 lot being all the same.
Up Da Hill, there was general on the westerly end of Yard 1 and almost FP-FP on Yard 2. Yard 4 was anyone's guess. There was a company Deere loader -- to go all nautical -- athwart the Heywood just north of the House. The rack lack in the yard offered the possibility that 287 might be up at Parkers, but such was not the case, Parkers being MT and the 346 WL dark at 0527. Mebbe 287 was already west, but D-3 being in radio silence offered no clue. Also dark were CPF-345-to-be and CPF-346-to-be, a seeming constant. It is interesting to note in a snarky sorta way that just a day or so earlier this week, the Boylston Lions caused a message board between granite columns to be installed on the southeast corner of the Routes-140-and-70 intersection, and this morning it was lessening the darkness at that intersection.
Down Da Hill, the 335 ELs maintained the darkness motif, but at 0544, 402 was predictably at the platform and facing a Medium Clear on the 333 Controlled Siding WL. Unpredictably, both WBs just east of the rotary River Street UGB were at Stop, but solar glare prevented a roadside reading of the 330 and GL WLs. The FG WLs were dark, and solo NewBlue 507 was sitting dark on West Side. Also on West Side but a bit east were dark and static KittyCatsInRecovery 7545 and 7622 plus NewBlue 610 on the westerly end of however many. That power consist didn't match any of those on NERAIL as WBs, so mebbe this was ED-9 tied down or waiting for a window. Also immobile was the same solitary covered hopper at RVJ.
At 0608, the 40.2 did give a no defects for 24 on 2, in line with 402, but unheard was anything from D-3 or D-2 or anything to, from, or about 22K, 28N, 287, EDPO, POED, AY locals, or the possible ED-9 on West Side. There had even been a SEPO, their marker visible ~0435 a bit east of the Oakdale OHB, but there was nothing from D-3 about location check or yarding as of 0630, 2 hours seeming like ample time to get between MPs X-11 and X-25. Mebbe everything had been set up ahead of time. Dunno.
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:40 am

There was observed motion 0430-0635/06-05-2017 and not just from falling rain.
There was not much in the line of audible Ayer activity until 0445 when ED-9 -- broken -- got their 6x5 update acknowledged by D-3, and then -- less broken -- said they were lined and locked normal, and D-3 OKd them past Moores. There would also be a 1x5 from East Side.
~0505, Wachusett was MT and the 333 WLs dark, the 334 ELs at Stop, and the 1 stagger and 335 ELs and WLs dark. The only noticeable change at the 335 lot was a growth-spurt by the vegetation.
Up Da Hill, there were racks on Yard 4, general on Yard 2, and racks on the westerly end of Yard 1, changing by Royal Steam Heater to general and continuing onto the Extension. Among the general were a half-dozen or so extended-height hoppers with marks for IFRX, Infinity Rail, part of a multimodal transpiration leasing operation. The company Deere loader had MT jaws and was sitting between the House and Heywood, and the other thing of note was the Clear on the CPF-345 1 WL. So, there would be no immediate WB, but there might be an EB, and a trip to Parkers -- MT -- was undertaken, only to see at 0531 a dark CPF-346 WL, which -- along with radio silence -- indicated a low order of short-term EB probability.
Back down Da Hill, the 335 ELs were dark, as were the 333 WLs at 0548. Not only were the WLs dark, but the platform was MT, despite 402's scheduled 0545 departure. There had been a coupla 402 shoutouts to D-3 a coupla minutes earlier, so the route from the layover to 2 probably hadn't yet been put in. The 1 WB just east of the River Street rotary UGB was at Stop, and there was a Slow Approach on the 330 1 WL, 402 pulling up to the Fitchburg platform at 0558, 5 behind. There were also work-related transmissions, so ED-9 would be in the picture. The FG WLs went from dark to Limited Clear on 1 and Stop on 2, and just east KittyCatsInRecovery 7528, 7605, and 7620 were doing the dance as 402 went east at 0602. For those with a need to know such things, 402 made noise at both ends of ED-9. If FI-2 was in the yard, ED-9 was blocking the view. A few later, RVJ was MT and will go unreported until there are again steel wheels on steel rails there.
On the ramp from Mechanic Street to I-190 SB, the 40.2 gave a no defects to 402, but the transmission was badly broken, despite the relatively short straight-line distance. In line with possible radio issues and despite clear receptions on the VRS/GMRC channels, there was again nothing audible to, from, or about 28N, 22K, 287, POED, EDPO, Gardner instructions for ED-9, or -- more surprisingly -- any of the Ayer locals. Mebbe major job changes went into effect 06-01?
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:31 am

The key and unifying theme for 0425-0630/06-07-2017? Expect the unexpected on any track in any direction at any time.
At 0428, a D-3/EDPO exchange began, with EDPO holding at Ayer until AY-3 was in the clear and then being told it was OK to go to AY. AY-2 was also at the Milling, and the Ayer locals that hadn't been heard from or about lately were again getting air time. D-2 -- also unheard from by me in a bit -- engaged in 0447-and-later conversations with NA-2 about south-of-Manchester progress, so it felt like the universe had been restored. One entry in the "Unexpected" column was the 40.2 giving a no defects at 0450 to 6 -- yes, six -- axles, more about which later.
The ~0505 items were boiler-plate: Wachusett MT, the 333 WLs dark, the 334 ELs at Stop, the 1 stagger and 335 ELs and WLs dark, and the 335 lot unchanged.
Up Da Hill, there were rack loads on Yard 1 from the easterly end of the Pratt yard onto the Extension and naught else. Another "Unexpected" entry was the absolute absence of general, despite EDPO already being to the east. Even the company Deere loader was elsewhere. The 345 1 WL was again at Clear, so it was westward, the sight of racks at the Wilkins Road dogleg hinting at 287 being at Parkers. As on 06-05 and despite the 345 1 WL being at Clear, the 346 WL was dark at 0527. For another entry in the "Unexpected" column, there was on the westerly end of the racks no -- yes, 0 -- power to be seen. Nor was there a marker to hint that 28N might still be working and/or tied down. Nor was there power visible at Wilkins Road. Nor was there anything over the air to explain the unexpected.
Back down Da Hill, the 335 ELs were dark, but at 0543, 402 was at the platform and the 333 Controlled Siding WL at Medium Clear. A few later, there was a D-3/ED-9 (the 7605) exchange about 1 of the 11 MTs they were picking up being a cripple cuzza a bad door latch. There being no carman available for at least a bit to wedge it, D-3 said to leave the car. To the east, the 1 WB just east of the rotary was at Stop and the 330 1 WL at Slow Clear. I was refueling when 402 stopped at the Fitchburg platform, and when they took off, the HSP sounded like 2 ALCOs.
402 had already gotten east ahead of me, so the FG WLs were back to dark, and at 0559, solo NewBlue 507 was sitting not in the usual parking spot, but on FWM while KittyCatInRecovery 7605 was working -- another "Unexpected" entry -- solo on East Side. So probably the 7605 had run light from Ayer and provide the 6 axles for the 40.2 at 0450. Whether ED-9 would also be picking up the Parkers racks was something I never heard. Mebbe ED-8 -- if it ran at all on 06-06 -- was in before the PW, but the lack of any general in Gardner was -- again -- unexpected.
Remember EDPO at Ayer? Unexpectedly, they actually got onto D-2 in good time, CAP -- or someone doing a good impression -- telling them at 0630 about POED at Meadowcroft.
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:37 am

(Spoiler Alert for 0430-0630/06-09-2017: In an addition to a Keolis in motion, a PAS was also observed in motion.)
At and around 0430, there were several D-3 transmissions causing me to question my hearing and/or processing of same. "OFAI" or "OFAY" were the letters heard and involved activity around the wye. There was also back and forth with AY-2 -- the 611 -- getting permission at 0444 to enter the main line on 1, so at least that part of my hearing seemed good.
The 0453 arrival at Wachusett showed all Stops on the 333 WLs that then went dark, 400 being far enough east to no longer shunt. The 334 ELs were at Stop, and as anyone who has read these posts too many times might guess, the 1 stagger and 335 ELs and WLs were dark and the 335 lot unchanged. At 0505, there was a breaking D-3/ED-9 exchange, the intelligible parted being that the 7622 was the leader and that they would wait at the Camp for 400 to get east. There was also business -- now very broken -- about fuel readings, mebbe a hint at why the prospect of "new" GEs is so appealing to management. On other 400 business, at 0514, D-3 would tell AY-2 that their runaround at WL would hold until 400 was -- again -- east.
Up Da Hill, there was almost FP-FP general on Yard 2, including a large number of ITFX hoppers. Though not extended-height, these were corporate relatives of the Infinity cars noted in the 06-05 post. The only other car in the yard was a solo Ferromex rack on the Extension, most likely a set-out. Unlike the last pair of visits, the CPF-345 1 WL was at Stop, not Clear. At 0524, Parkers was MT, and the CPF-346 WL -- like the CPF-345 EL minutes earlier -- was dark. Those expecting any changes for CPF-345-to-be and CPF-346-to-be should attempt -- like me -- to develop more patience. Rightly or wrongly, I interpreted the lack of racks both in the yard and at Parkers -- excepting the exception noted earlier -- as indication that both 28N and 287 were to the west.
Back down Da Hill, the 335 ELs were dark, but at 0541, the 333 Controlled Siding WL was at Medium Clear cuzza 402 sitting at the platform, the Stop on the Rotary River Street 2 WB and Slow Clear of the 330 2 WL indicating the route of choice. At 0552, ED-9 gave a 0x10 update, the reward being instructions to hold (where?), this time for 402. At 0554, NewBlue 507 was solo in the FI-1/2 parking spot, and given that ED-9 was gonna hold for 402, it seemed I was surely out of luck, but then the 40.2 intervened, however badly garbled, at 0601. A stop near the Lawrence Street OHB -- 44.56 -- showed the 402 going east at 0604, and then KittyCatsInRecovery 7622 and 7517 got the aforementioned 10 west at 0606. I never heard what the Fitchburg and/or Gardner activity would be for ED-9. What I did hear next was total garble at 0609 from the 40.2 -- by now less than 2 miles away -- when the 402 went through. Such are the vagaries and variabilities of radio propagation. What I also heard was D-2 to someone about POED and dropping the signal at BY at 0627.
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby newpylong » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:01 am

AYED picking up coal hoppers there now. 0900 hrs
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby jaymac » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:09 am

A different train or did ED-9 get renamed?
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Re: Gardner Gawking

Postby newpylong » Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:38 am

Same. They had pick ups in Ayer, Fitch, and Gardner
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