NYC Alco RS-11 8008, with three FA's heading west at River Rouge, Michigan near Detroit in March 1962. The NYC RS-11's were delivered in July 1957, not in Lightning stripes, but in black with a w... (more)
Shortly after running a group of empty subs to Zug Island to be loaded, 459 returns south with a couple loads for the caster. The caster was screaming for fresh metal, so as quick as the furnaces ... (more)
Shortly after running a group of empty subs to Zug Island to be loaded, 459 returns south with a couple loads for the caster and is now about to make the delivery as it reflects on some fresh pond... (more)
One of the coolest operations I have seen in Southern Detroit has to be the Delray Connecting Railroad. Operating over about 2 miles on the north end of the CN Flat Rock Sub. Loads come out of the... (more)
One of the most unknown spots on the CN Michigan Division, to both railfans and even employees is Belanger, also known as "Short Cut". The reason for this is that it is not controlled by CN, but r... (more)
CN Train 387 is heading southbound past the signals guarding the interlocking at CP-YD in River Rouge.
IC 101 leads the 2009 GTW Santa Train as it passes the signals at CP-YD in River Rouge.
Spotting local industry in industrial metro Detroit
CSXT 6356 is pulling across Visger Road at the South End of the Conrails River Rouge Yard for more headroom while switching.
Norfolk Southern 38E is departing River Rouge Yard after dropping off a set of cars and are proceeding through the 8 inches of snow that had fallen on Metro Detroit earlier that morning.
NS 27V went into emergency at CP-YD just before they reached the Detroit Line. The conductor lucked out that he only had to walk back 11 cars in about 8 inches of snow.
NS 31A backs into the yard at River Rouge with a former N&W SD40-2 on the point.
NS 27V South rolls along the Detroit Line near Visger Road in River Rouge.
NS 27V rolls off the connector to the Detroit Line at CP-YD in River Rouge.
NS Train 31A works the Conrail River Rouge Yard with the 7598 in the lead.