Grand Elk RR train 302 Relief crew slowly rolls across the Saint Joe River in Three Rivers, Michigan at 00:55 hours
After interchanging with the NS the 4002 heads back north for Kalamazoo.
Shortly after sunrise a southbound 302 with the WSOR 4077 rolls through Three Rivers and Across the St. Joseph River as it heads for the Interchange with the NS at Elkhart.
After a nasty derailment, Hulcher works to get the single track main open between Elkhart and Kalamazoo.
Cause of a derailment? These Journal parts were found on the right of way about 50 yards in front of the Nine car derailment in Three Rivers, Michigan. The 302's tail end had just cleared the Pra... (more)
The marker is still in place on the tail end of Grand Elk Train 302. Journal parts were found on the right of way about 50 yards in front of the Nine car derailment in Three Rivers, Michigan today... (more)
Mallard ducks barely ruffle a feather as GDLK 501, the Kalamazoo-Elkhart local, sprints back to Botsford yard, having just switched its last industry for the day, International Paper in Three Rive... (more)
WAMX 3531 leads Grand Elk train 501 south over the St. Joe River bridge in Three Rivers. Until March of 2009, NS ran this line.
A local out of Kalamazoo, MI heads south over the St Joseph River at Three Rivers. This local is at MP 28, which is 28 miles from the Jct with the Chicago Line near Elkhart, IN. Couple GP 40's and... (more)