A few times a week you get an NS local job between Hinman Yard in Battle Creek and the Grand Elk, Gerhart Yard in Kalamazoo. Its kind of cool seeing freight under the old M.C. Coaling Tower.
Built by Fairbanks-Morse in 1923, The Michigan Central Coaling Tower still stands over the Amtrak line in Agusta, Michigan. Passengers most likely don't realize that they are passing through the h... (more)