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Date: 09/10/19 11:42
UP Harvard Sub
Author: railtrackdesign

What sort of Freight do you see on the Union Pacific Hardvard Sub, particularly the north end? Grain and the local turn?

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Date: 09/10/19 15:33
Re: UP Harvard Sub
Author: kevink

Mostly grain and some mixed freight. Going back a few years, there was traffic to and from the GM plant in Janesville WI. Parts in boxcars and completed vehicles in racks.

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Date: 09/10/19 15:56
Re: UP Harvard Sub
Author: railtrackdesign

Are autoplants served at the same time as the local? Or were they a second train? Curious if the local would take the auto racks while they switched or only handled in a unit



Date: 09/10/19 19:02
Re: UP Harvard Sub
Author: kevink

There was a separate train that handled the Janesville traffic. The PRJA ram afternoons from Proviso to Janesville. Its eastbound counterpart JAPR ran overnight

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