The Forecast: Increasing cloudiness....with a chance of cindershowers. A sparking clear morning suddenly becomes a low overcast, as a pair of 400-ton, Lima Berkshire Locomotives charge thr... (more)
800 tons of Berkshire muscle. Shortly after dawn, Nickel Plate Road #765 and Pere Marquette #1225 charge across the lush farmland of Henderson, Michigan with a 31-car freight consist during... (more)
There is not a whole lot that sounds and looks better than a pair of Lima built Berks hauling a freight train at sunrise... it really doesn't get much better at all.
At daybreak, run heading north along N Chipman Rd. Light fog breaking up as the sun burns it off.
Crew monitoring over their backup move on this photo charter at daybreak. Wood stove keeping the caboose warm with some nice black exhaust.
Lima built No. 765 pounds across the Great Lakes Central mainline just after sunrise as a fog begins to lift. The 30 car freight train was part of a photo charter organized by HTP.
Pere Marquette #1225 leads a hot shot early morning westbound freight just before sunrise under a dramatic Michigan sky. Taken nearly four years back, this is one engine and a fine crew that I mi... (more)
Spring in Michigan - a scene from years ago.
A early morning freight train rolls across the Michigan farm lands as it heads for points north.
NKP 765 storms south with a mixed freight for Owosso in the early fall.
With winds over 30mph, temperatures around -15, snow drifting 3 plus feet and the snow continuing all day, PM 1225 pulls the first NPE trip of the day through Henderson.
Fog hangs low over the fields just after sunrise as the first run-by of the day shoves back to get into position.
Fast Freight! A pair of 400-ton, Lima-built Berkshire Locomotives bask in the early morning light as they charge eastward on the GLC main with a 31-car freight consist. The August, 2009 L... (more)
Heres a B&W perspective of the 765 blasting through downtown Henderson on a Historic Transportation Preservation Charter. Thanks John!