CSX manifest L321-18 heads south in early morning light as the last of the fog burns off at Romulus, MI.
CSX train Q276-23 is seen passing the old and new signals at Wick Road, MP 92.7 on the Saginaw Subdivision. The train will stop at TDSI New Boston to add to the 25 multi-levels it brought from Ro... (more)
NS train 171 is seen heading west at Ozga Street in Romulus, MI in sweet evening light.
After waiting for NS local B70 to clear the diamond at Romulus, CSX Q321 gets up to track speed on its journey from Flint, MI to Toledo, OH.
An evening staple on Norfolk Southern's Detroit to Butler, Indiana mainline, BNSF 5408 leads the Triple Crown Road-Railer into the SE Michigan countryside.
CP 8738 leads it's manifest train across the CSX (ex-C&O) diamond in Romulus for points west.
A Delta Express Tram in Terminal A runs passengers along the long hallway from gates A1 to A66. This train is actually an Otis Hovair People Mover, much like the one at the Getty Center (also in t... (more)
Ethanol train 640 is a study in primary colors. Growing up in Michigan in the 90's, I caught CP runthrough trains on pretty much every line through the state... but the NS Detroit Line is a new l... (more)
A CP train hauls westbound with some nice power. A pair of CP SD40-2's are trailing in this train.
"Iron dog" crossing? This old "dog" still looks good after many years in service while sporting CSX's YN3 paint scheme, which I believe is the first time it's been seen on RP. The "cyclops" cros... (more)
NS 5044, a High Hood GP38-2 and former SOU 5044J, leads 3 86' boxcars brought from the Ann Arbor Railroad Interchange in Milan past Romulus on its way to Oakwood Yard in Detroit.
NS 952 rolls by what remains of some Halloween pumpkins that were just thrown out as it heads for Detroit and approaches the CSX Saginaw sub diamonds in Romulus.
A Detroit-bound RoadRailer bangs over the CSX diamond at Romulus.
CSX 8769 leads Train Q216 south along the Saginaw Subdivision near Wick Road in Romulus, Michigan.
With the knowledge that Romulus tower was not long for this world, I stopped by one afternoon to record its presence before it "bit the dust." While I was there, I was treated to the passage of t... (more)