New terminal off central in Chicago?

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  1. Dirty Bob

    Dirty Bob New Member

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    Anyone know who's building a terminal off of central and 55 in Chicago? Just noticed it this week. Place looks huge.
     
  2. White

    White Well-Known Member

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    Estes?
     
  3. Oddriverrr

    Oddriverrr New Member

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    Fedex freight.
     
  4. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    I had hopes of us leaving that old, beat up, too small yard off Central and 55... place is ancient and there are potholes big enough to lose a truck in... but no, we put in a fuel island and started renovating the office... we won't ever leave now.
     
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  5. Greenbriar

    Greenbriar New Member

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    The last time I was there I heard we bought all the way out to the street. (West 47th) Just waiting for leases to end before moving dirt. I could have been misinformed though. It's been awhile since I've been up that way.
     
  6. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Part time Coop Dispatch driver

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    I heard it was a new Midwest location for BillyLo's mowers to be stored, so he can mow at terminals around Illinois....
     
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  7. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    Heard Billy's putting a box sleeper on his zero turn.
    I wonder who will be his "Dream Mower" partner, Song or Ump?
     
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  8. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    Don't look at me!
     
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  9. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    Idk you may be right, there's an empty freight terminal on the right as you go down the giant pothole attempting to be an alley, I was through there a couple of months ago and it looked like there was about to be some demolition at that abandoned property.
     
  10. White

    White Well-Known Member

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    No no no. BillyLo can't come 'round these parts. I followed an OD set down 65 onto 30 the other night. Must not of pre tripped cuz his turn signals weren't working.
     
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  11. Shark_with_laser_beams

    Shark_with_laser_beams New Member

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    How much freight gets damaged on that last 100 yards i wonder?
     
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  12. haulbytruck

    haulbytruck Member

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    Wait till you see that place... it is about to be a show place. Unreal how much work has been done to that place. Not finished yet but sure is looking better. Office looks like new.
     
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  13. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    We got some real losers beating the crap out of our equipment. You should've reported him. But I reckon you ain't gonna care much about safety either to let a maniac run wild like that.
     
  14. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    A bunch I'm sure...
     
  15. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    I hope so, it had a long way to go... the yard needs as much help as the building and shop. I kinda thought they would move break operations out to CWS, they've got a lot of yard space for relays and a good platform size. Then they would just use CHI for local p and d.
     
  16. White

    White Well-Known Member

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    Not my company my friend, not my company. Although we've got plenty just like 'em.
     
  17. haulbytruck

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    Old shop will be torn down and a new one built on the property that was purchased so I am told.....
     
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  18. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    Billy, I actually did snitch on this driver for you, but I was informed the TS were working properly on the unit,
    but the maintenance dept had asked him not to use TS, less drain on battery, less wear and tear on alternator.
    I am undecided if we should snitch on maintenance, on the other hand, they are looking after the equipment.
    Will appreciate your advise on this matter.
     
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  19. White

    White Well-Known Member

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    Well, you guys guilted me into reporting the guy. I'll call corporate Monday. I wasn't able to get a truck number though. It was a single axle Freightliner, does that narrow it down enough?
     
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  20. Big Dave

    Big Dave Dispatcher for Team BRG-Wong

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    Was it green and white?
     
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