A pair of former CEFX/SP EMD's power a short Flat Rock turn back south after interchanging with the CN at FR. The crew will take this train down to Delta Oh. These two have been bought from CEFX a... (more)
What was supposed to be a chase only for a pair of trains that had CSX YN2 Dash 8-40C standard cabs south through Carleton, MI. turned into a trip back to Flat Rock and back to Carleton for a pair... (more)
This March 1989 Kodachrome shows a filthy U30B leading this southbound train at Carleton, Michigan with the engineer just about to grab the orders.
Today, the tower is closed (but still standing... (more)
A CSX mixed freight passes the boarded-up tower at Carleton
Southbound grain train through Monroe Street with 520 and 7593.
No emergency today, unless you count the vast quantities of poorly-made Chinese merchandise or poison toothpaste rushing to the Wal-Mart distribution center.
I&O's 400 train makes a rare daylight appearance hammering across CSX at Carleton. Click the train symbol to see a view from the cab.
A view from the cab as we pass the tower at Carleton. Click on the train symbol to see a ground level shot.
The yellow nose may have been a throwback to an old C&O livery, but it certainly made a difference in terms of visibility.
A southbound DTI manifest enhances the small-town Michigan ambience of Carleton (note the volunteer corn stalk staking its claim near the diamond!). This trackage is now operated by the IORY.
The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Blue Unit circus train pounds the diamonds in Carleton, Michigan, as it heads south to Florida.