With this curve being more famous for the steam photo charters with the 1225, it is hard to remember that the Great Lakes Central runs daily trains over the line. With the Owosso to Bannister reha... (more)
GLC heads on CN rail at Pitt passing old GT searchlight signals
Pulling into San Yard, the GLC OSTN will pass through the yard and make their way to the shop area where the lead two locomotives will be cut from the head end, and then the train will be taken to... (more)
The last moments of sunlight gleam off of the freshly washed GLC 395 as it leads a CSX unit grain train out to the Middleton grain complex for spotting.
GLC heads back to Owosso light power
Even though there have been better drifts, this tiny snow pile placed courtesy of the county road commission did not stand a chance against a very long GLC OSTN that is rounding the curve at Geeck... (more)
After an odd crew change point and some switching in the north end of the yard in Durand, a very long GLC OSTN begins to makes it way out of the yard for Owosso. The empty coal cars in the left a... (more)
After spotting a grain train in Oakley, GLC power returned to Owosso to switch out the other cars that had been brought into town with the grain train. 395 is currently being switched over to the ... (more)
The Lott Elevator complex in the small farming community of Cohoctah, MI stretches high into the sky above as the GLC OSTN races south. The complex no longer loads and ships out grain by rail, a... (more)
Awaiting clearance to cross the CN mainline as CN L502 clears ad prepares to back in, the GLC OSTN waits patiently to depart for Osmer, MI. with 83 loads, mostly composed of grain from Rosebush an... (more)
90 pounds of pressure escapes in a flash.
With large flakes of snow falling, the GLC OSTN drops a small cut of plastics hoppers for the Huron & Eastern before departing Durand for Osmer, MI. with a short train of mixed empties and freight... (more)
Passing remnants of a past track repair project, the GLC OSTN hustles along at track speed, kicking up a light dusting of snow that has fallen recently in the area.
Resting momentarily as the lead locomotive is switched, GLC 396 + 2 sit patiently in the north end of San Yard for GLC engineer Josh Whorley to put them back to work. Taken with permission.
After building their train, the GLC OSTN leaves the south end of San yard, pulling out onto the HESR-GLC joint line from Owosso to Durand with 70 cars, most of which are for CN.