After a dispute with CSX for 2 months over who would repair a broken rail on the interchange track, with CSX eventually agreeing to repair the rail, the interchange track is finally back in servic... (more)
After running light to Durand and picking up 22 cars, the GLC OSTN rolls by the large Lott Elevator complex in the small town of Cohoctah, MI. Lott Elevator has not loaded railcars for years, and ... (more)
As a prelude to National Train Day Toledo 2014 a night photo session was held at the depot. One of the units present was GLC 399.
The GLC CSTN completes a final air test on a short cut of sand hoppers at the Wexford Sand Plant in Yuma, MI. at the end of the Western District. This train will proceed south to Clare, MI. to tra... (more)
A short GLC OSTN climbs the hill into Cohoctah past the Lott Elevator facility. The elevator has not been rail served since the days of the Ann Arbor, and the loading track is used for storing LPG... (more)
Two GLC GP38's and two GLC GP35's rock the quaint town of Cohoctah, Michigan as they rumble in notch 8 to get the loaded grain train up the grade.
The GLC Middleton Turn passes the massive MAC complex in downtown Middleton, MI. at the end of the Middleton branch. This line was formerly owned by Grand Trunk Western and ran all the way to Musk... (more)
The GLC Middleton Turn makes its way west along the Middleton Branch as it passes a small herd of cows huddling for warmth in the plentiful sun, oblivious to the passing train crawling along behin... (more)
GLC conductor Justin Ellis walks towards a switch after removing the derailers so he can line up his train to drop it and then turn and burn light back to Owosso.
A trio of GLC geeps lean into the curve at King Rd. as the head north towards the Middleton Branch, where they will head west to spot a long string of private hoppers.
Fresh off of a crew change, the now GLC OSTN crosses Corunna Ave. as it heads into San Yard to work before heading south.
Southbound at sunset...
The Great Lakes Central CSTN shuffles a few cars around in Selma Yard against a wonderful sunrise before making the journey to Yuma, MI. to pick up a cut of sand hoppers.
The Great Lakes Central CSTN resumes south to Clare, MI. after picking up a pair of empty flats from the lumber mill in downtown McBain, MI. The train will be handed off to the GLC ONTN crews and ... (more)