After meeting Amtrak P37128 at Wells, Q32628 then headed east up the hill at Saugatuck. Was going by at a decent clip for the headend, rear end was likely below 10mph as they crested the hill.
After changing crews after arriving very late into Durand, CN L502 holds steady as the sun sets over the former CN yard, now operated by Huron & Eastern (leased from CN).
A mere monument kept as a extra, the nose of TSBY 388, a GP35 originally purchased by Ann Arbor in 1964, was involved in a rollover wreck in Northern Michigan, and due to the heavy damage it recei... (more)
NS Triple Crown train 264 heads east past the MP 44.8 intermediate signals at Milwaukee Rd near Britton, MI.
After re-crewing in Durand, CN L502 finally begins the final leg of its journey south to Lang Yard in Toledo passing by the former GTW depot in Gaines, MI. which now lives a second life as a libra... (more)
Lake State train Z127 is busy in Saginaw yard. After doubling the first 3 tracks of their train, they shove over to 47 track to grab 10 cars from HESR. SD40-2s #6301 and 6302 sandwich SD40 #5921.
CN train M397 heads west into the sunset in Lapeer, MI with an ES44AC leading CN 8103, an ex-EMD SD70ACe demonstrator.
CSXT D711, led by an Ex-Seaboard SD50-2, flies by the Amtrak depot in Lapeer, Michigan on a beautiful Friday evening. CSXT D711 is a run-through train from Flint to Port Huron on the Canadian Nati... (more)
LSRC train Z127 is southbound at Knott Rd. This is one of 2 Defect Detectors along this line. The detector is behind me.
Amtrak 355 led by Amtrak 32 hustles through Chelsea, Michigan 30 minutes late into Jackson.
2 GP38-2's and 2 GP35's come screaming southbound thru Byron with 86 grain loads in tow. The 4th unit, GP35 #385 was on it's first run, after being laid up after an accident.
A single Dash 9 leads NS Triple Crown train 260 east at West Milan. The train will be tied down at Milan and the crew picked up by a waiting van due to being short on time.
CSXT 7622 & IC&E 6101 lead 63 cars south toward Flint.
LSRC 4300 and 805 sit on the fuel pad, awaiting their call to action. This was one of the last decent shots I ever got of the 4300, it, along with the other red 4300s sit deactivated, waiting to b... (more)