The Lake State's night road freight to Bay City slips out of Alpena as the last rays of sunlight touch the land.
Inside the cab of the 1225.
Beautifully painted Marquette Rail 3001 passes the railroad's classy caboose while working the yard.
Is this the 50s, or 2009? The photographer is lucky enough to catch the beautiful Grand Trunk geep that the Marquette Rail is leasing on a beautiful October day.
A detail shot of two Barber S2 trucks at dawn.
"The Rocket'" arrives back at Wenona Yard at sunset after making the trip down to Durand and back. The train is doing some final switching before it ties up for the night.
Train 326 passes, "The Pump", a local bar and a great place to get a drink and watch the train leave. An observant viewer may notice that the bar is advertising two dollars off per pitcher tonight... (more)
Ever wonder what an engineer sees? Well here's the controls to an ex:TFM GP40. Viewers may notice the blue light on the locomotive, which tells employees that workers are currently working on the ... (more)
Train 327a works the yard shortly after sunrise. It's comforting to know that since this photo was taken, the Lake State has been busy repairing it's track.
Pere Marquette 1225 and Nickel Plate Road 765 sit in a sea of foam. Can you find you and/or your friends?
Two aging GP35s put on a show for the photographer as they head back to Cadillac with a loaded train of sand.
A CN mixed freight pounds the diamonds in Durand, kicking up dust that glimmers in the last rays of sunlight. A specials thanks goes to John Ryan for the editing of this shot.
The daily Owosso-Osmer road-freight rolls through a rural crossing South of Durand.
The photographer was blessed to have not only a set of matching ex:Central Michigan locomotives, but to have the old GE be leading.
A Westbound CN freight races past the Durand depot as seen from the old GTW caboose on display. Of note is the BC Rail C44-9W which is third in the consist.