St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad (SLR/SLQ)

For discussion of the various Class III Lines of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Railroad Holding Co. short-lines. Their Class II holdings should be discussed in the relevant separate forums above.

Their website is here: GWRR.com
A list of their holdings is here: Wikipedia List

Re: St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad (SLR/SLQ)

Postby S1f3432 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:00 pm

Plow has been sitting on one of the stub tracks behind the shop at Lewiston Jct for the past week or so.
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Re: St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad (SLR/SLQ)

Postby Fritz » Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:54 am

Hello,
Today's SLQ westbound 393 departed Island Pond at 0809 with the following:

GP40-2 3047
QG GP40 3105
GP40-2 3007
8 centerbeam flats
10 tank cars
28 propane cars
1 covered hopper
6 hi-cube boxcars
3 boxcars

That's 56 cars total, including 2 loads and 54 empties.
Have a great day,
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Re: St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad (SLR/SLQ)

Postby Fritz » Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:01 pm

Hello,
Today's SLQ westbound 393 departed Island Pond at 0800 with the following:

QG SD40U 6904
GP40-2 3007
GP40-2 3047
6 centerbeam flats
20 hi-cube boxcars
5 boxcars
19 propane cars
3 tank cars
10 covered hoppers
1 flat car

That's 64 cars total, including 13 loads and 51 empties. Lots of loaded (n=13) and empty (n=12) boxcars and, of course, lots of propane empties.
Have a great weekend,
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Re: St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad (SLR/SLQ)

Postby Fritz » Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:42 am

Hello,
Today's SLQ westbound 393 departed Island Pond at 0750 with the following:

GP40-3 3806
QG GP40 3105
GP40-3 3803
RM-1 803
8 centerbeam flats
3 boxcars
1 hi-cube boxcar
11 tank cars
23 propane cars

That's 46 cars total, including 4 loads and 42 empties.
Have a great weekend,
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Re: St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad (SLR/SLQ)

Postby Fritz » Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:29 am

Hello,
On this colder morning, the SLQ westbound 393 departed Island Pond at 0816 with the following:

GP40 3004
GP40-3 3805
RM-1 804
4 centerbeam flats
5 boxcars
2 hi-cube boxcars
2 covered hoppers
8 tank cars
12 propane cars

That's 33 cars total, including 4 loads and 29 empties. Short train for a Tuesday, but, of course, yesterday was a holiday in the U.S.
Have a great day,
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Re: St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad (SLR/SLQ)

Postby Fritz » Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:53 am

Hello,
Another cold morning (-16oF) and today's SLQ westbound 393 departed Island Pond at 0916 with the following:

GP40 3004
QG GP40-2W 3014
RM-1 805
GP40-3 3803
11 centerbeam flats
3 hi-cube boxcars
7 boxcars
15 propane cars

That's 36 cars total, all empties. Of interest were the 8 SLR boxcars and 2 SLR hi-cubes that went west this morning. Not sure if they are coming out of storage for us or for scrap?
Best,
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Re: St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad (SLR/SLQ)

Postby NHV 669 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:05 am

3804 and the plow went west to the border at Norton yesterday, passing through Gorham about 12:30 pm.
Casey

Stuck in the midddle of multiple abandonments.
Sometimes, you gotta drive for several hours in the middle of the night, to see the local railroad in action.
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