X 391 drags a Bad-ordered EJ&E 663 back from Battle Creek. The unit quit running earlier in the day from suspected bad fuel filters.
396 pull into the plant at Emmett Street
521 with the GTW 4925 works a shove by CN West Tower as 390 gets off the South Bend Sub and pulls into the yard.
396 gives some horn and bell as she rolls through down town Battle Creek passing by Norman Foods.
BNSF 9837 & 9452 creep into the CN yard in Battle Creek dragging loaded coal train 764. After Dropping the distributed power off the tail end and a crew change 764 will get onto the Flint Sub and ... (more)
390 gets set to head east on the Flint Sub after calling for a signal and giving a mark-up to CN Desk 9.
Engineer Pat Kinney has this ACe in notch 8 as the lone unit crests the grade out of Battle Creek dragging 251 kicking and screaming. At 8,138 Tons, 10,284 feet, 251 is down to 12mph.
New to the CN Battle Creek yard, EJ&E 665 is assigned to 521 and about to head down the Southbend Sub toward Midwest Lumber.
251 rounds the bend by Norman Foods in Battle Creek headed for the grade out of town.
4623 sits at the Main Street crossing waiting on the OK from Desk 10 to head east at track speed for track testing.
New colors for Battle Creek yard. Not often seen this far east on the South Bend Subdivision, EJ&E 665 is assigned to train 521 for the day. Here 665 heads into the East Yard and grabs onto cars f... (more)
394 stops at CN West Tower. A yard job also waits by the tower headed up by GTW 4623.
6 PM departure from Battle Creek, The head end of X391 just clears GORD and heads straight into the sun for an evening ride to Chicago.