GTW SD40-2 5930 and Shoving Platform resides under the lights at Kilgore Yard in Kalamazoo while the crew takes their dinner break on this very hot and humid 4th of July night.
Huron and Eastern 702 is crossing over the Saginaw River as they toward Durand with five engines.
CNW 6916 skirts the shores of Goose Lake near Marquette, MI on a beautiful day in June of 1988. Alco's pulled these ore trains just a few years earlier, but the SD40-2's were nice in their own rig... (more)
Ridin' the switchback
A CSX local runs south down the old PH&D line along 32nd Ave in Port Huron. They were running down to St. Clair, Michigan to service customers.
CN R950 is heading south thru Royal Oak with the GTW 6221.
The R950 job is based out of Pontiac and provides service to the local customers along the Holly Subdivision in the Metro Detroit ar... (more)
The CN Port Huron local is working alongside the St. Clair River as the CSL Tadoussac passes downbound for Sarnia, Ontario.
CN R950 is crossing over from Main 1 to 2 at Moterm as they head south from Pontiac to Detroit.
CN's weed spraying train in Michigan had some very rare power on it this week. WC 3018 is the last untouched WC GP40 in service. I was lucky that I had the day off work to be able to take the hour... (more)
Wisconsin Central 3018, the last GP40 in the Wisconsin Central paint and badges lead a work train/weed spray train across the South Bend Sub and Flint Sub. The train only went by at 25 mph, so it ... (more)
PM 1225 leads the Curwood Highlander.
CNW 8003 has a ore train in tow as it parallels Highway M35 near Rock, MI in June of 1987. Unfortunately, little ore goes this way anymore.
An hour late Amtrak 355 heads west over the Huron River at the Barton Dam just before sunset.
LS&I 1604 switches Munising, MI in August of 1965. Bob Ferge Kodachrome from my collection.
Three Alco locomotive models in three different paint schemes await their fate on a siding in White Pigeon, MI.