CN M385 is heading into the late afternoon sunshine as they pull south along the Mt. Clemens Subdivision at Stephens Road in Warren.
On an unseasonably warm November night, Amtrak's Pere Marquette waits for it's 6:00 AM departure. The Vernon J. Ehlers Station is just over a year old and a vast improvement over the old depot.
A gleaming U25C and two U23C's, each one representing a different LS&I paint scheme, approach Eagle Junction with a train of ore from the Tilden mine.
CSX manifest Q399 heads south on the former Pere Marquette a few miles north of Monroe, MI.
In the early morning hours of October 30th, CN L501 departed Flint South Yard and headed west. While passing through town, 14 cars non-consecutively, all auto racks, derailed. One car tipped over ... (more)
A local switching somewhere in lower Michigan.
Shades of the 1990's as a Burdakin Blue GTW GP38-2 races south with a decent sized L514 past one of the GTW searchlights protecting Pitt Junction. These signals are on the chopping block as the ne... (more)
"There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold And she's buying a stairway to heaven."
Rounding the S-curves as this West Olive coal empty climbs out of the Kalamazoo River valley, we see E94922 passing some nice fall color in West Michigan.
The color this fall has been some of the best I have seen in years, and in many places was beyond spectacular. While this spot north of Carland has never failed me, it was beyond incredible this y... (more)
CN 2941 is leading M348 as it heads over Grand River Avenue, which is a main thoroughfare on the west side of Detroit.
A freshly painted former EMD demonstrator SD70ACe is leading CN M385 as they head down the Mt. Clemens Subdivision in the northern suburbs of Detroit.
CSX Q216-19 is passing under Interstate 275 as they head to TDSI in New Boston to pickup additional autoracks.
The first train on the Western District since the closure of the Wexford Sand Plant at the end of the line, the GLC Fall Color Train races past a stand of full peak fall color. It's a shame that t... (more)
Hot coffee? Check. Disregard of a vague, empty threat? Ready to disregard. I think this is the time for a coffee break...