First snow of the season, with Fall color still holding on - In early morning hours ,CSXT Q327 Rolls West to Chicago ,from Grand Rapids Mi with NS Dash9 power leading. Here they round the curve ju... (more)
Long hood forward running through the S-curves south of the Kalamazoo River, GP30M4216 and I see this short local. They headed down to New Buffalo to run around their train, work at Sawyer, and b... (more)
Q32721 clear New Richmond 11:50am. CSXT 343 and CSXT 252 leading.
12:05pm - q32721 just said their only working unit likely just had a traction motor go out, needs mechanical to call them.
Unit ... (more)
Rounding the S-curves as this West Olive coal empty climbs out of the Kalamazoo River valley, we see E94922 passing some nice fall color in West Michigan.
After meeting N91014 and D80214 pushers at Saugatuck, D70015 heads west across the Kalamazoo River and on towards Coloma to drop off these two boxcars, pickup one, run around their train, and head... (more)
Traveling on CSX's Grand Rapids Sub, westbound Amtrak Grand Rapids to Chicago train, the Pere Marquette is 40 miles into the trip passing just east of Fennville, MI. Having made it's first station... (more)
After the "Storm of the Century" (well, so far), Amtrak's Pere Marquette slams through a thick snowbank on an elevated curve en route to Chicago.
For the video, click Railroad: AmtrakLocomotive: EMD NPCULocation: Fennville, Michigan, USALocomotive #: AMTK 90368Train ID: P371Photo Date: February 02, 2011
Before continuing on its eastbound trip to Toronto, CP's X500 waits for BNSF 6177 as it leads an empty coal drag into the snow covered siding.
Fresh snow covers the rails as 6177 leads an empty coal drag into the siding to allow an oncoming train to pass.
A bird's eye view sees an empty BNSF coal train cruising through an elevated, high speed curve on its long journey back to the Powder River Basin.
CP run-through on the CSX has brand new UP EMD convertables in the consist as they pass Wells siding enroute to their new employer.
Amtrak's #44 and 3 Superliners kick up a light dusting of snow as they pass the signal at the east end of CSX's Wells siding.
Northbound BNSF 6160 sits on the main with a full load of coal cars as southbound BNSF 9685 leads an empty coal train into the siding. The engineer in parked 6160 prepares to hand off a box to th... (more)