Canadian National Train M348 proceeds through a heavy snow storm on Super Bowl Sunday.
Nearly 30 years after E&LS bought five SD9s from bankrupt Minnesota iron ore mining firm Reserve Mining, the units still wear their brown and cream Reserve scheme. Now stored due to more powerful ... (more)
On their usual Thursday run to Hamilton, Y121 trudges along at a brisk walking speed on jointed rail. Takes about 90 minutes to make the 10 mile run. Used to be able to read the milepost, but lo... (more)
A CN Freight led by IC 1005 heads West over the Sturgeon River near Norway Michigan.
After changing crews after arriving very late into Durand, CN L502 holds steady as the sun sets over the former CN yard, now operated by Huron & Eastern (leased from CN).
A yard job heads back to Grand Rapids after working industries east of town near Fox Siding. When I lived in Michigan back in the 90's, the old Pere Marquette saw 20-25 trains a day. With the lo... (more)
Amtrak 32 flies by me as I am standing by the Michigan Line at a top speed of 80MPH just before the sun sets.
After meeting Amtrak P37128 at Wells, Q32628 then headed east up the hill at Saugatuck. Was going by at a decent clip for the headend, rear end was likely below 10mph as they crested the hill.
A mere monument kept as a extra, the nose of TSBY 388, a GP35 originally purchased by Ann Arbor in 1964, was involved in a rollover wreck in Northern Michigan, and due to the heavy damage it recei... (more)
NS Triple Crown train 264 heads east past the MP 44.8 intermediate signals at Milwaukee Rd near Britton, MI.
After re-crewing in Durand, CN L502 finally begins the final leg of its journey south to Lang Yard in Toledo passing by the former GTW depot in Gaines, MI. which now lives a second life as a libra... (more)
Lake State train Z127 is busy in Saginaw yard. After doubling the first 3 tracks of their train, they shove over to 47 track to grab 10 cars from HESR. SD40-2s #6301 and 6302 sandwich SD40 #5921.
CN train M397 heads west into the sunset in Lapeer, MI with an ES44AC leading CN 8103, an ex-EMD SD70ACe demonstrator.