Minutes before sunset, the gray skies loosened their grip at just the right moment, creating a pretty colorful sunset. A pair of GP35's pause for a moment for the photographer after switching the ... (more)
A very unusual sighting on the GLC, a pair of GP38-2's with the lead unit running long hood forward leads the OSTN south out of Durand on a wonderful spring day.
A midday meet between the GLC ONTN and the GLC CSTN in the northern end of Clare Yard. This is the only place on the railroad where a meet between 2 trains is fairly common as it is the the northe... (more)
On an icy morning just after sunrise, a quartet of GLC Geeps race north on the St. Charles Branch for Oakley, MI. to pick up a loaded Anderson's grain train.
The Great Lakes Central OSTN passes by the wonderful Howell Depot, which has watched the end of Ann Arbor steam, numerous unique diesel units, and the return of steam with the Pere Marquette 1225 ... (more)
The final Friday night run of the North Pole Express led me to an old favorite daylight spot, the Carland Elevator. With flashes in tow, this is no longer a spot limited to light. Lit with 3 Canon... (more)
Two weeks after I pulled a beyond belief rookie move by leaving my camera off as the train was approaching and not realizing until too late, I was given another chance at this spot to catch the Pe... (more)
The GLC OSTN makes its way back into Owosso, MI. with a grain train in tow as some rich fall color graces the right of way.
With much needed crossing repairs underway, the GLC OSTN crawls through the work zone as Armond Cassill workers look on, awaiting clearance so they can continue their work.
Peeking its nose out from some burning fall color, the GLC OSTN makes its way back into Owosso, MI. with a grain train in tow.
The GLC OSTN rolls south of Byron, MI. through a forest on fire with color.
Simmering after dark.
While the color most of the way up to Boyne Falls, MI. was a bit flat until Kalkaska, MI. Once we were clear of Kalkaska, the color suddenly was all over, and it was spectacular everywhere we look... (more)