The train has just crossed the GRAND TRUNK WESTERN tracks and is headed north along the east side of the impressive Durand railway station.
Shown here is Combine 7365. It had been converted to serve both crew and passengers on Grand Trunk's Mixed Trains 41 and 42 running between Durand and Greenville, thus making a caboose unnecessar... (more)
THE MAPLE LEAF, Train 20, has just arrived from Chicago. It is waiting in Durand while the last car is detached so that it can later be hooked to the rear of Detroit bound Train 56 which can be s... (more)
AMTK P42DC 36 shoves P365 away from the Durand Depot.
Last Man Standing - While there are a considerable amount of former GTW painted geeps still roaming the rails in the Great Lake states, there's only one SD40-2 left, being 5936. Here, it's trailin... (more)
UP AC4400CW 6028 leads an empty windmill train east on CN's Flint Sub. Ahead of the empty flats were 46 cars of mixed freight.
With at the time, a bold forecast of heavy grain traffic in Canada, the decision was made to bring in reinforcements, i.e., pull power out of storage, which meant all but about half a dozen 8-40CM... (more)
With snow flakes starting to fly at a heavy rate just moments before arrival, CN M399 passes Durand Union Station shortly after 4am.
I am all for getting people into the hobby, and seeing this many people in Durand, a place that used to have many dedicated visitors, is great. However, they were all on the wrong side of the ligh... (more)
There is something wonderful about waiting in the dark for the shot, listening to the wind twist between the leaves, seeing the bright stars push through the thin wispy clouds, and looking down th... (more)
The rear of 451 has just cleared the wye and the engineer notches out the 8018 and makes a dash for Battle Creek just before sunset.
CN A451 with CN 2226 leading, a SD70M-2, and two UP GEVO's trailing, heads passed Pittsburg Road.
CN A451 with CN 2201 leading, and IC 1005 trailing, heads under Newberry Road.
Despite a derailment with an empty northbound just over a week ago, the NS grain trains continue to come to the GLC with NS power. After pulling this train out of Oakley, the train left Owosso und... (more)