This is not the way to treat a carload of beer. A split switch just south of the Birmingham station caused quite a pileup over half a century ago..
What can happen when a freight train splits a switch. Workers can be seen carrying cartons of Schlitz Beer from a damaged box car. Many a bottle of brew from Milwaukee was snatched by members of ... (more)
Train #21 has just left the Birmingham station and is on its way to Muskegon. The rear coach will be switched to the Chicago bound INTER-CITY LIMITED at Durand. Locomotive 5629 was scrapped in Jul... (more)
Train #21 from Detroit to Muskegon is shown arriving at the Birmngham station. You will note that the platform was level with the car floors and so passengers were not required to climb steps to ... (more)
Amtrak 352 accelerates up to track speed after leaving the new Troy Transit Center. 352 is one of six daily Amtrak trains that frequent the Holly Subdivision. However, due to ongoing track upgra... (more)
After working industries along the Mount Clemens Subdivision, GTW 4906, still in blue, leads CN L515 home up the Birmingham Hill towards Pontiac.
A 56 year old GP9 leads train 513 through Birmingham. This is one of a few trains where it is common to have first generation power and intermodal.
A CN painted ex-GTW GP38-2 leads train 513 through Birmingham.
GTW 4920 and GTW 4900 lead 513 through Birmingham, MI.
Amtrak 352 is pulling into their station stop in Birmingham, and past the new signals CN put up along the Holly Subdivision last year.
The phase II heritage unit leads the Wolverine through Birmingham.
Amtrak 32 brings up the rear of the train 355, 156, the phase I heritage unit is on the point
CN 391 is rolling north on the Holly Subdivision through Birmingham with CN 8003 leading, and a long block of intermodal cars picked up at Moterm.
GTW 4918 leads the Pontiac to Detroit transfer train.
GTW 4618 pulls a string of double stacks through heavy snow.