MQT 2041 and 3000 lead a cut of cars from Stronach across the swing bridge and are about to enter Manistee Yard. The bridge still proudly displays a C&O logo in the middle of the bridge.
With 3 Engines behind on the headend, LSRC 1171, 6301 and (at the time) CITX 3095 lead Z127 30 South.
A surprising lashup for the Flint sub, CN SD60F #5516 and BNSF C44-9W #746 lead train M395 west. This was certainly a nice consist.
Lake State Railway train 327 crosses the Thunder Bay River Bridge with the railroad's second MEI-built slug set as power. The crew has brought the train up from Tawas, MI and will hand it off to t... (more)
The LSRC's second new MEI-built slug set works hard to get its 38 loads and 9 empties up the grade and out of the Alpena area.
CP train 244 is seen crossing Main Street and passing the 47.0 intermediate signal in the small village of Britton, MI.
After meeting N91014 and D80214 pushers at Saugatuck, D70015 heads west across the Kalamazoo River and on towards Coloma to drop off these two boxcars, pickup one, run around their train, and head... (more)
D80214 headed down to Wells as lite power to push this N91014 up the curves of Saugatuck Hill. Moving at a decent clip as the headend passed me, but going at a walking speed as the rear pushers w... (more)
NS Triple Crown train 264 heads east across the Huron River bridge at French Landing with an EMD SD70 leading.
The wind howls up Oxy hill coming from Pere Marquette Lake and Lake Michigan as the Ludington Yard job finishes their day up by pulling and spotting Sargent Sand at sunset. The bitter cold and cle... (more)
After a primarily cloudy day, the sun finally breaks through just in time as the yard job shoves back to the yard past Morton salt after working American Materials and Mortons.
NPCU 406 in Phase 3 paint lays over on a bitterly cold night in GR after leading the train into town. Grand Rapids down town Skyline looms in the background as well as the new Amtrak station.
NS Triple Crown train 253 resumes its journey west after meeting train 122 at West Milan.
After dropping a few cars off in Holland, D700 proceeds timetable west nearing Saugatuck, where they'll wait in the siding for an eastbound coal train. Afterwards, it's a straight shot to Coloma ... (more)
Norfolk Southern manifest 171 has just departed Oakwood Yard and is passing CP Roberts on its way west on the former Wabash main.