Y193 rolls over Plaster Creek on the City Market branch after servicing Columbian Storage Warehouse. Looks like they decided to take both shoving platforms with them!
CSX train Q336 led by GP40-2 6067, SD40-2 8457 and SD50 8641 arrives at the west end of the Wyoming, MI yard. Passing the unusual signal (I was told it indicated which track to yard trains on befo... (more)
A filthy C&O SD rests near Plaster Creek on the east end of C&O's Grand Rapids area Wyoming Yard. Oddly enough at the time considering the amount of tonnage C&O/B&O moved(coal) they had many more ... (more)
I didn't venture into the southern part of Lower Michigan very often as I was much more interested in my hometown Soo Line and the CNW/MILW/LS&I ore operations closer to home, although I did get s... (more)
Z151 is seen at the west end of Wyoming yard after coming south from Baldwin. The crew will run back through the yard and eventually head back for home rails.
A few yard locos and some road power rest on a sunny Thanksgiving.
A once-common scene that will probably never be repeated. CSX Y194, with MP15 1177, shoves past CP X500, awaiting a new crew, at Wyoming yard.
CSX Y290 with CSXT 2621, CSXT 9249, and Chessie Caboose 904151 heads north across Chicago Dr from the spur that serves Reynolds Metal Factory.
Q195 Snakes its way past East tower and out of Wyoming yard after a fast 5 min crew change so it can continue on to Chicago in a timely manner.
A ballast train waits at Plaster Creek.
CP 8835 leads a patchwork of intermodal cars as the train weaves off the main and into the CSX's Wyoming yard.
CP's daily Chicago-Toronto train waits for a crew change on this snowy February day. The blizzard conditions had greatly reduced the yard visibility, and at times white outs were experienced, mak... (more)