The 292-mile Ann Arbor Railroad was a subsidiary of the Detroit Toledo & Ironton RR from 1963 to 1970. Locomotive maintenance and repairs for both railroads was done at DT&I’s engine and shop faci... (more)
What could have been if not for a little gray paint. IORY A400 works its way off the lead in Flat Rock, MI. to proceed back south on the CN Flat Rock Sub and eventually back to home rails. While I... (more)
DT&I GP38 1776, and Conrail SD40-2 6428 wait to leave the DT&I yard at Flat Rock, while DT&I 212 switches cars at Flat Rock, MI. 11-24-1979
Built in 1971 this is a SD38DC which the DT&I only had two numbered 253-254.. The other SD 38's they had were built in 1969 numbered 250-252.
Taken with Permission. The CN Santa train arrives at CN Flat Rock Yard in Flat Rock Michigan. Here we see the kid of conductor posing for the camera.
power being serviced at Flat Rock engine facility
a pair of DT&I's SD38's were working the Flat Rock yard
A trio of Ann Arbor GP35's sit in the yard, all featuring DT&I logos. Location uncertain, any help appreciated. 35mm slide from my collection, photographer unknown.
A southbound DTI local has just departed Flat Rock yard
LS&I U25C 2501 is seen on lease to the DT&I. With the close of the shipping season on the Great Lakes the LS&I would lease out what ever units it could.
From my slide collection by KEN BORG.
A few hearty fans braved the snow for the arrival of the CN Santa train at Flat Rock yard.
Built for the DT&I in 1973 as their #420, GTW 6420 keeps company with an even older DT&I veteran at Flat Rock. The boxcar in the backround was built in the 1930's and is now used by the car depar... (more)
"Taking her out for a spin." 4082 is given a ride on the DT&I turntable to point her south for our return trip. Note: Taken on railroad property by a railroad employee.