Glowing like a fire, the fall color in Woodland Park was at near peak as the GLC ONTN throttles up out of Ithaca, MI. and could not be dampened by gray, drizzly skies.
The Huckleberry Railroad is a 3ft narrow gage railroad located on an old logging rail line in Genesse, MI. The Huckleberry Railroad is using their DRGW 2-8-2, built in 1903, to pull their annual H... (more)
The "Road Train" stumbles back towards Ishpeming with loads of nickel and copper from Humboldt.
Purchased originally by Western Maryland as WM 75 in 1943 more than 70 years later and wearing a fresh WM dress the 75 is hauling passengers in Michigan on the Southern Michigan Railroad.
The last stand for searchlights at Durand has come. Effective 0800 Sunday October 11th, work will begin to cut over the new signals and take down the old searchlights that have been protecting the... (more)
While the fall color was less than stellar, and when I say less than stellar, I mean non-existent, the scenery along the GLC Northern District was still excellent as usual. As the train races nort... (more)
While Michigan may be underwhelming as far as terrain changes, the GLC Northern District from Elmira north definitely goes against the grain. The roar of the locomotive charging the twisting grade... (more)
While I have stated time and time again how difficult the climb that Boon Hill on the GLC Western District presents to trains, the climb that Elmira Hill presents to southbound is just as difficul... (more)
A CN C40-8 waits in Durand yard for a crew change as the sun sets behind this old locomotive.
Originating at EJ&E's Kirk Yard, a manifest glides along the Grand River on it's way to Toronto. The rusty rails to the right of the main originated hundreds of GM automobiles out of the now demo... (more)
An unusual extra, originating on UP at Yard Center with an uncommon Canadian safety cab GE, skirts the Grand River in downtown Lansing.
Located between the medium sized cities of Jackson and Lansing and directly between Detroit & Chicago and having a decent paint scheme, it surprises me that the Jackson & Lansing Railroad is seldo... (more)
Z127 creeps into McGrew yard with a train of interchange for the CSX.
Comparison of Lake States new on the left and old on the right paint schemes on a pair of standard cabbed EMD's at Lake States yard. Photo taken with permission.
With a freshly repainted nose, an exx-MoP, ex-GTW GP38-2 is smoking like a train leaving Durand behind.