WC train 135 with Ladysmith ore up front is eastbound at Rudyard with 56 cars. WC 2554 and AC 1750 and 1754 lead the way.
WC 3012 leads the two operational ACR F9B's and SD45 6579 eastbound at Trout Lake.
Solid sets of WC painted units weren't all that common in Upper Michigan even three years after the WC bought these ex Soo lines. A late evening train 34 rushes westbound near Dryburg with 6538,58... (more)
UP 5028 and 3942 await an empty at Little Lake, as soon as it arrives and clears the 5028 job will be off to Escanaba with this loaded train.
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)
Pere Marquette 1225 double-headed with NKP 765 during the Lerro trip in August 2009.
LSRC GP40-3M 1171 with the logos of both the Lake State Railway and the Saginaw Bay Southern Railway on the long hood is seen switching the LSRC's yard at Saginaw, Michigan as the dispatcher readi... (more)
2008 and 2005 lead a train of empty Oxy hoppers out of Walhalla in almost white out conditions.
No this isn't the UP in Minnesota but 3 of MQT's former GMTX/LLPX/UP GP38-2's pull a cut of cars out of the East Pass as they work in Walhalla with a fierce winter storm bearing down on most of th... (more)
Originally acquired by the Detroit & Mackinac Railway in November of 1946, the ex-Lake State Railway Alco RS-2 469 is seen outside the Saginaw, Michigan roundhouse of the LSRC in storage for a pri... (more)
MQT 2008 and 2005 lead a train of empty oxy hoppers through Custer as the wind howls and snow flies and with the wind chill hovers around -27 made it for a fun/interesting chase.
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)
6301, and GP40M-3 1162 sit on the fuel pad in Saginaw, MI., during a heavy snow.
GP40X number 4300 sits in the snow at the Saginaw Roundhouse, during a heavy snow.
Eastbound Chicago-Halifax intermodal train Q148 begins it's descent into the international tunnel at 16th street in Port Huron, Michigan.