A solo Grand Trunk Western GP38-2 heads a 57 cars, 4000 plus ton train towards CP Vernon.
Gray and rainy skies covered the area as CN 765, an empty coal train begins its journey back to the western coal fields after pulling out of the yard in Durand, MI.
Under cool and rainy skies, CN L502 backs into the yard in Durand as fellow railfan Evan Locke gets his shots of the backing move.
After a 2 1/2 hour wait in the yard for 3 other trains, the GLC OSTN finally escapes the trap that is Durand Yard and runs south with a short train against a strong setting sun.
Preparing to make one final shove back, an empty coal train led by HESR 2661, an SD40M-2 casts a light on the depot in the distance.
A pair of C30-7's, a GP38AC and a switcher lead this southbound HESR train toward Durand. Today, three out of these four locomotives are no longer running on the HESR. The only one running is th... (more)
A pair of Burlington Northern Executive SD70MACs run light to Durand under the GTW searchlight cantilever signals at East Durand. CN will be replacing these signals with new LEDs, which may be ac... (more)
The conductor protects the point as BNSF 9563 eases past the Durand Union Station, build in 1903.
A sight that 20 years ago was more common, but still different than it will ever be again. A pair of blue GTW geeps back down into the yard in Durand, MI. to work after 4619 went to Pontiac earli... (more)
CN 5633 leads a Westbound freight under Newberry Rd. bridge
After breaking off the CN at Pitt, GLC smokes it up heading on their own tracks
CN Train 393 is heading onto the double track just east of Durand on the Flint Subdivision.
Huron and Eastern 701 is departing from Durand with the newly renumbered 3037 leading.
With the tail end of their train clearing the CN mainline, this extra GLC southbound grain train begins the throttle up and push plumes of black exhaust into the sky as they head for Ann Arbor, MI... (more)
GLC heads North passing under Lansing Rd. overpass