BNSF 6111 heads up M 395 out of Battle Creek. The train sits in 5 West, Battle Creek Yard waiting on a crew. The Unit had spent the past few days prior leading a CN Weed Sprayer Work Train on the ... (more)
Paint looking a little rough on the KCS ACe. KCS 4043 heads East pulling out of Battle Creek Yard. CN McAllisters last signal project had the West Bound Absolute Signal Masts moved a few hundred y... (more)
Now commonly referred to as Shoving Platforms, Cabooses are still in use on many local and industry jobs in order to provide safety and a bit more comfort for Conductors having to shove long dist... (more)
Between Yard assignments, BLE 907 sits on the "New Lead" just in front of the Battle Creek West Tower. The New Lead serves as pocket for Yard Engines in the East Yard. Even though Im no... (more)
Out Of The Fog - CN 3115 (BC Rail Heritage) Leads a two unit mixed freight across Battle Creek in Battle Creek in very very thick fog , Westbound on the Flint Subdivision
B 57 works ROCK TEN paper mill in Battle Creek. As brought up in another photo, this industry is served by a State Owned piece of track maintained by Amtrak.
B 57 heads West through CP GORD. The Control Point spans the North Branch of the Kalamazoo River. The Washington Street overpass span crosses at almost the exact same location.
Destine for Camp Graying Michigan, L 300 stops in Battle Creek for a brief Crew Change. The train is just leaving the South Bend Sub and getting onto the Flint sub as it heads for the Lake State R... (more)
The BLE 907 works the yard as M 399 Doubles out to the South Bend Sub.
B 57 works West Rock AKA Rock Ten paper mill of the Battle Creek to Kalamazoo line now owned by Amtrak.
X 319 Pulls out of Battle Creek about to hit MP 175. CN requires conductors to call out any restrictions for the next 10 miles at every mile post that ends in 5.
399 doubles out of Battle Creek Yard as a storm hits. Its about to rain a lot on the conductor making the move.
Former SP 9305, an old SD45T-2, Works Battle Creek yard. Long days of Banging cars and doubling up trains.
The classic Red Caboose is still in service on the NS out of Battle Creek's Hinman Yard. Mostly used on B57 as a Shoving Platform for the Conductor, the caboose see's service along the line betwee... (more)
A 492 pulls under cover for a crew swap during a down poor. A storm blew in quick as 492 hits Battle Creek Yard.