A loaded coal train pulls through the yard and will pull it's train right into the power plant's yard which is behind me.
CN M394 races east as the fast setting sun glints off of the flanks.
Simmering after dark.
CEFX 1042 cools it's heels in the siding at CP West Milan.
GTW 5853 lays over in the Newberry yard on a clear and frigid January day.
Retired in 1951 and surviving the cutting torch shortly after, Pere Marquette 1223 has lived a long life of display while sister 1225 has continued to breathe on the other side of the state. First... (more)
Showing her years as she heads a light power movement from the Osmer interchange, Ann Arbor 7802, still in her orange Michigan Interstate paint, heads into the heart of Ann Arbor.
4225 makes it's way through Hamilton as the conductor and his trainee protect the point. The end of the line is a couple hundred feet behind me.
After switching out a local customer, the WSOR twins and a GP39-2 shove back to their train before heading south with a destination of Kalamazoo.
While the color most of the way up to Boyne Falls, MI. was a bit flat until Kalkaska, MI. Once we were clear of Kalkaska, the color suddenly was all over, and it was spectacular everywhere we look... (more)
NS 7003 kicks up leaves as it drags a lone coil car on transfer job B90 from Wayne to Jackson, MI.
Nickel Plate Berkshire 765 heads south on the Detroit Line track 1 with the NS employee special from Detroit (Allen Park) to Toledo (Airline Junction).
Veteran SD40-2 5935 slows down on the approach to CP West Milan where it will meet NS 264, the eastbound RoadRailer.
A pair of GP38-2's switch tie gons at Selma yard before heading north to Kalkaska and Traverse City.
After switching DTE Gas in Kalkaska the train now heads back south to Walton Jct. as it rolls along Fife Lake.