Huckleberry Railroad photo special crosses the new Butternut Creek Trestle.
A replica of the DeWitt Clinton offers a stark contrast to one of the largest steam locomotives ever built, the C&O Allegheny.
PM 1225 gets her rear tube plate installed, as a welder from Purvis & Foster lights up her firebox with the blue-purple glow of his arc welder. Funds are still needed for 1225's 15-year overhaul.
With her ash pans and fire grate removed, it's possible to see into PM 1225's firebox from ground level. A welder from Purvis & Foster welds in the rear tube plate, as progress continues on the r... (more)
Progress continues on 1225. The Berkshire has had her inner firebox sheets installed, and workers are continuing the process of installing thousands of staybolts. Funds are still needed to compl... (more)
Ex-BN GE leads a special movement of Vestas wind turbine blades destined for the Thumb. Train is traveling through Gilford Twp, which is getting its own (ironically, GE) turbines and blades by tr... (more)
Two versions of the EMD cowl unit nose are represented in Barn 9 at IRM by CB&Q E5(A) 9911-A and MILW F7(A) 118-C. HDR composite from three exposures.
MILW 265 and South Shore "Little Joe" 803 rest in barn 9 at IRM. Note the Soo Line tile inlay in the concrete floor. HDR composite from three exposures.
Former AC6000CW leads a grain train west of the Kate Shelley High Bridge. The alignment to the old bridge can still be seen in the background.
Matched pair of RailAmerica GP38-2s head east toward Reese at sunset.
RailAmerica-painted Huron and Eastern GP38-2s 3865 and 3866 race light engine toward Arthur to switch out ADM and Agrium on their way to Reese and points east in Michigan's Thumb. Pan at 1/15th.
One of four rebuilt GP40s acquired by Central Michigan in 1988 (hence the number) and the only one left on the roster with a CM logo, CMGN 8804 leads a Huron and Eastern GP38-2 in RailAmerica pain... (more)
B30-7 of Central Michigan, BN, and Frisco heritage leads GP38-2 3866 on the Arthur Turn through the bean fields and backyards of Michigan's Thumb.
HESR Arthur Turn with ex-Central Michigan GP40-2W 9712 and GP38M 8804 speed toward Arthur, Reese, and points east on the former C&O. Pan at 1/20th.
Hot metal goes flying as volunteers torch away components along PM 1225's boiler. Progress continues on her 15-year overhaul. Canon 60D with 15-85 IS, handheld at 1/6 second.