Grand Rapids Eastern engine #2104 is about to cross Alta Dale road just west of Ada, Michigan with a string of loaded wheat cars for King Milling in Lowell.
MQT 2042 heading east at Cascade Peace Park with cars for King Milling in Lowell. Last day for MQT 2042 after a 5 month run as it was due to head back towards Baldwin to run on back on Marquette.... (more)
MQT 2042 heading east at Alta Dale Ave with cars for Amway in Ada and King Milling in Lowell. Last day for MQT 2042 after a 5 month run as it was due to head back towards Baldwin to run on back o... (more)
Mooooooooo honk honk.
3885 works its way east with a decent train for King Milling in Lowell seen just outside of Ada, where they will stop and work Amway.
CFE 3885 and MMRR 24 lead a short train of empty hoppers west after working King Milling in Lowell. 24 was making its first test runs on this day after having been OOS for over a year, leaving 388... (more)
MMRR 24 rolls west on the old GTW main between Lowell and Ada.
Where K class Pacifics once hustled passenger trains at 70 and trios of GP9s lugged heavy freights with Milwaukee bound ferry traffic, Mid Michigan RR GP9 #24 now trundles along with traffic from ... (more)
24 and train arrives in Ada and will spot 3 cars at Amway and will pull a few outbound's.
A few ducks gather in the chilly water of the Thornapple River as #24 passes by with a short unit grain train for King Milling in Lowell.
The cows are grazing in the field as 24 heads back to Grand Rapids. It has just completed it's second to last run to Ionia.
24 heads east on the former GTW with 11 loads for King Milling in Lowell.
One cow found me more interesting than the passing train. She must not be a railfan.
MMRR engine #24 leads a short train of metal coils and covered hoppers enroute to customers in Lowell, Michigan. Here they are seen passing a gated community in rural Ada on a warm spring morning... (more)