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.
Shortly after entering the United States through the international tunnel, train M399 gets a fresh crew at Port Huron Yard. From here, the train will do some brief switching and continue westbound... (more)
C&O 5917 and B&O 3549 rest at Traverse City after arriving with a northbound train. At the time Traverse City still rated a switch engine and daily service from the C&O.
BCOL 4609 shoves its train around the High Wye at Durand before departing for Battle Creek.
CSX 9156 a RCO drone works the east end of Wyoming yard with a GP38-2. The 9156 now sits off of the back lead awaiting to be scrapped along with many HBO cars, a RCO sled and a Chessie caboose.
With downtown Grand Rapids in the background Z151 creeps towards CSX's Wyoming yard just a few thousand feet ahead.
MQT 3389 leads Z151 through Grand Rapids as it heads for the CSX.
MQT 3391, 3390 and 3389 former GLLX 3003, 3002 and 3001 are about to depart Ludington yard with a very heavy outbound train for the CSX.
3839 and 3000 pull south towards town with a cut of cars for Ludington. The fall colors have just started to change in the area and would soon be in full fall color.
Fresh out of the shops 3391 leads an extra out of Manistee to Walhalla with a small freight.