The Detroit Connecting is heading northward as they pass an old abandoned warehouse located along Warren Avenue. The DCON is owned by the Adrian and Blissfield that operates roughly 2 miles of tr... (more)
For the first time in 27 years, the former Ann Arbor snow plow, now owned by Great Lakes Central, made an appearance south of Clare, MI. to plow the line from Ithaca back to Cadillac. Drifts as hi... (more)
After a brief stop to flag the Reading Road crossing, the hogger aboard the IN 2216 notches his old EMD up as they roll by the large elevator complex in downtown Reading.
The GLC ONTN enters the small village of Pompeii, MI. as it passes through a brief snow squall with a CSX grain train loaded at the Middleton grain complex. This train will eventually reach CSX vi... (more)
The GLC ONTN heads west to Middleton as it busts snow drifts at a healthy 10 mph on the Middleton Branch.
POOF!! Bustin' drifts, Great Lakes Central style.
G&W is using Great Lakes Central's locomotive repair facility to replace wheel sets on all of Huron and Eastern's locomotives. Here we see HESR 2028 former Central Michigan 2014 underneath the cra... (more)
WC 2557 is eastbound with plow 315 on the Kincheloe Spur clearing the way to the propane unload facility that gets a lot of use during the Upper Peninsula's cold winters.
The LS&I's pair of U25C's and an RS3 at the Marquette yard in the spring of 1973. This was a common power set on the Hill Job at the time. Photo is in my collection and was taken by Russ Porter.
Got a heads up from Tlout that E949 was going by his place on the north side of Holland. With lots of snow the day before and a gorgeous sunny day, had to head trackside during lunch to nab a "we... (more)
C&H #3 looks pretty good for 140 years old. The train has stopped near the main entrance to Greenfield Village to pick up passengers for the last round trip of the day.
The last rays of sun lights the nose of WC 3005 as it highballs west out of Trout Lake with an IC GP40 and mixed freight. It was a bitterly cold windy evening and I was back in the car before the ... (more)
The westbound White Pine job waits for a rested crew in North Bessemer while the sun peaks out on a mainly cloudy late summer afternoon.
After crossing the CN main in downtown Durand, MI., the extra grain train makes its way through the yard and pass under Interstate 69 and head towards Owosso.
After starting early this morning, a pair of GLC geeps haul a 90 car CSX unit grain train northbound towards Cohoctah, MI. and will eventually take it all the way to its destination of Oakley, MI.